All posts tagged "obstructive sleep apnea"
Elevated Risk of Death in Men with Insomnia and Short Sleep Duration
A study has found an elevated risk of death in men with a complaint of chronic insomnia and an objectively measured short sleep duration. The results suggest that public health policy should emphasize the diagnosis and appropriate...
- Posted September 1, 2010
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated With Risk of Heart Failure in Men
According to research, severe obstructive sleep apnea raised the risk of heart failure for middle-aged and older men – and significantly raised the risk of coronary heart disease in men up to age 70. After adjusting for...
- Posted July 13, 2010
CPAP Therapy Helps Restore Memory Impairments Caused By Sleep Apnea
According to a study, continuous positive airway pressure therapy helps restore memory consolidation in adults with obstructive sleep apnea.
- Posted June 9, 2010
Sleep Apnea in Children and Teens Linked to Lower Academic Grades
According to a study, the average academic grades of children and teens with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea are worse than the grades of students who have no sleep-disordered breathing. Results indicate that moderate to severe...
- Posted June 8, 2010
CPAP Therapy Restores Brain Tissue in Sleep Apnea Patients
Obstructive sleep apnea patients had reductions of grey-matter volume at baseline but showed significant grey-matter volume increase after three months of CPAP therapy, according to a research abstract.
- Posted June 7, 2010
CPAP Reduces Incidence of High Blood Pressure in Sleep Apnea Patients
In non-sleepy patients with obstructive sleep apnea, treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) can reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events and hypertension, according to researchers.
- Posted May 19, 2010
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated With an Increased Risk of Stroke
Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of stroke in middle-aged and older adults, especially men, according to new results from a landmark. Overall, sleep apnea more than doubles the risk of stroke in men.
- Posted April 8, 2010
FES Eye Condition is Strongly Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea
A British study finds that the condition known as floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) is strongly associated with obstructive sleep apnea, implying that when doctors see FES in a patient, they should also look for obstructive sleep apnea,...
- Posted April 1, 2010
Reduced Brain Gray Matter Found in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients
A study has found gray matter concentration deficits in multiple brain areas of people with severe obstructive sleep apnea. This study is the first to assess gray matter concentration in obstructive sleep apnea patients with both modulated...
- Posted February 1, 2010
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Adversely Affects Glucose Control in Diabetes
According to researchers, obstructive sleep apnea adversely affects glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes. The study “demonstrates for the first time that there is a clear, graded, inverse relationship between obstructive sleep apnea severity and...
- Posted January 14, 2010