Obstructive sleep apnea
is a condition where the airway repeatedly becomes blocked, limiting the amount of air reaching the lungs.
Schumers letter to the DOT comes on the heels of a National Transportation Safety Boards (NTSB) investigation concluding that two recent crashes in Brooklyn and Hoboken were the result of the train engineers fatigue and their employers failure to screen and treat for sleep apnea
Karen Lee, a clinical assistant professor of Neurology at New York University Langone Medical Center said sleep apnea
isn't actually a "disability" and the ones who have the condition can still do their jobs if they go for proper treatment.
can begin as early as infancy, and develop at any age thereafter regardless of gender or ethnicity.
is a chronic disorder that can be bifurcated in two different types- obstructive sleep apnea
and central sleep apnea
She and her coinvestigators undertook this study because even though previous studies have linked maternal sleep apnea
to increased risks of gestational diabetes and gestational hypertension, most of the prior studies were small, cross-sectional, and/or relied upon snoring as a proxy for sleep apnea
, which many sleep specialists consider invalid.
The rate of neonatal intensive care unit admission in the sleep apnea
group was 27.
Treating sleep apnea
may reduce concurrent depression
The gradually increasing awareness with regards to sleep apnea
and available diagnostic/therapeutic options is another significant factor that is slated to increase the growth of this market.
METHODOLOGY: Total 48 patients with post-infective pulmonary fibrosis with Obstructive sleep apnea
were included in the study.
Patients with sleep apnea
who are undergoing any type of surgery are at an increased risk for developing respiratory and cardiovascular complications in the period following surgery," says Dr.
The global sleep apnea
devices market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.
USPRwire, Mon Apr 06 2015] North American Sleep apnea
devices Market by Types (Sleep Apnea
Therapeutic Devices, Sleep Apnea
Diagnostic Devices) - Forecast to 2019
is a frequent cause of fatigue, particularly in overweight and obese older adults.
Any association between opioid use and death in patients with sleep apnea
cannot be explained by sleep apnea
alone, according to a retrospective analysis of data from the prospective observational DREAM study.