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More Than a Snore? Recognize the Signs of Sleep Apnea

SATURDAY, June 12, 2021 – Does your bed partner claim that you snore? If so, don't just tune him or her out. It may mean you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Untreated sleep apnea – which causes...

Sleep Disorders Tied to Higher Health Care Utilization, Costs

THURSDAY, May 27, 2021 – Sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and insomnia, in U.S. adults are associated with significantly higher rates of health care utilization and expenditures, according to a...

'Yo-Yo' Dieting May Mean Sleepless Nights for Women

MONDAY, May 24, 2021 – So-called yo-yo dieting may increase a woman's risk of insomnia, sleep apnea and other sleep problems, a new study suggests. Yo-yo dieting – formally called weight cycling --...

AHA News: Kids With Sleep Apnea Into Teen Years Could Develop High Blood Pressure

FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) – Children with obstructive sleep apnea who don't outgrow it by adolescence have nearly three times the risk of high blood pressure as teens...

Sleep Apnea Raises Odds for Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 – People suffering from severe obstructive sleep apnea are at a greater risk of catching COVID-19, a new study finds. But researchers at Kaiser Permanente Southern California...

ACC: Less Than Six Hours of Sleep Tied to Higher Cardiovascular Risk

TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 – People who regularly sleep six to seven hours a night have lower cardiovascular risk compared with those who sleep less, according to a study presented at the annual meeting...

Being a 'Night Owl' Raises Odds for Diabetes If You're Obese

MONDAY, May 17, 2021 – Though obesity by itself can drive up heart disease risk, new research suggests diabetes and heart disease risk is especially high when combined with a tendency to stay up...

Sleep Disorders Cost U.S. Health Care System Nearly $95 Billion Per Year

TUESDAY, May 11, 2021 – Sleep problems cost America's health care system nearly $95 billion a year and raise the cost of health care by 60%, a new study finds. Researchers discovered the number of...

Some Kids Snore, and It Could Affect Behavior

TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 – Snoring just isn't for adults, and behavior problems in kids who regularly snore may be due to changes in their brain structure, researchers say. Prior studies have found a...

Sleep Issues Are Soaring in U.S. Military: Study

MONDAY, April 5, 2021 – Serving in the U.S. military can be stressful, and new research suggests the effect of that is showing up in a dramatic increase in two types of sleep problems. From 2005 to...

Clocks 'Spring Forward' on Sunday: Be Prepared

THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 – Many people dread the switch to daylight saving time. When you're losing an hour of sleep, it can be hard to actually feel like springing forward. Dr. Rachel Ziegler, a...

Add Sleep Woes to Long-Term Effects of Concussions

THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 – Concussions can increase the long-term risk of a wide range of sleep disorders, a new study indicates. Researchers looked at more than 98,700 U.S. veterans diagnosed with a...

CPAP Mask for Sleep Apnea May Boost Daytime Activity Levels

FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 – CPAP therapy for sleep apnea may do more than help people sleep better. A new study finds use of the therapy is also associated with increased physical activity in people...

FDA OKs Marketing of New Device to Reduce Snoring, Mild OSA

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021 – A new device to reduce snoring and mild obstructive sleep apnea has received marketing authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Friday. The...

FDA Approves 'Tongue Strengthening' Device for Certain Sleep Apnea Patients

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the marketing of a new "tongue strengthening" device to cut down on snoring in patients with mild obstructive sleep...

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