September 17, 2018

  • A trio of new studies show that too little or too much sleep is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

  • Sleeping less than five hours per night raises the risk for a heart attack or stroke by about the same degree as smoking does, ac...

Like more than 20 million other Americans, John Brugger has been diagnosed with sleep apnea. He snored, tossed and turned, and struggled to breathe during the night, which often left him not only exhausted the next day, but also raised his risk of heart attack, stroke...

June 19, 2018

Short and long daily sleep duration were risk factors for dementia and premature death in a study of Japanese adults aged 60 years and older. The findings are published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Among 1,517 adults who were followed for 10 years,...

May 2, 2018

Copenhagen, May 2, 2018 – Dental and sleep professionals can now use their 3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanner to cloud-send digital impressions directly to Panthera for the manufacture of its sleep apnea devices.

After intraoral scanning a patient with 3Shape TRIOS, the doc...

A Loyola Medicine study is providing further evidence that floppy eyelids may be a sign of sleep apnea.

In a study published in the journal The Ocular Surface, corresponding author Charles Bouchard, MD, and colleagues reported that 53 percent of sleep apnea patients had...

Early diagnosis important to control risk of heart disease, stroke, depression, and death.

Many menopausal women complain about poor sleep. Should the problem be blamed simply on menopause or on a more serious underlying sleep disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea (O...

September 10, 2017

Home Sleep Testing Vs. In-Lab Sleep Studies

HST has been used in Canada, Australia, and Europe successfully for over twenty years. For many years, US based insurers considered it to be inferior to an in-lab polysomnography (PSG). Why has this changed and what evidence i...

September 1, 2017

Everyone knows that sleep is important – and who doesn’t love to sleep – but do you know just how important it is for your long-term health? If you suffer from sleep apnea, you are one of 18 million Americans affected by the disorder. While it’s a very common afflictio...

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