Archive for December 2015

Jaw Device, CPAP Similar for BP Reduction in Sleep Apnea – MedScape Medical News

www.medscape.com – The use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and mandibular advancement devices (MADs) in the treatment of sleep apnea showed similar effects on blood pressure reduction, according to a new network meta-analysis. For the full version of the article click here…

Obstructive sleep apnoea in women can be overlooked – The Straits Times

www.straitstimes.com – For a long time, Madam S. could not understand why she felt so drained in the morning despite clocking seven to eight hours of sleep every night. She dragged herself to work, had difficulty focusing and would sometimes doze off during meetings. For full version of the article click here…

Child obesity link to rise in sleep apnoea – The West Australian

www.au.news.yahoo.com/thewest – Rising levels of childhood obesity are being partly blamed for a big increase in WA children being referred to hospital with sleep problems. For full article click here…