Sleep Apnea

AASM: Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Used to Treat Sleep Apnea

By April 16, 2018

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) remains the mainstay of medical treatment for OSA.

Patients with sleep apnea achieve similar outcomes when receiving care from a sleep specialist or nonspecialist

January 31, 2018

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients have similar outcomes regardless of sleep specialist or non-specialist care.

Sleep Apnea: Can Non-Specialists Provide Sufficient Care?

January 31, 2018

Care provided by NSSs and SSPs resulted in similar quality of life, adherence, and symptom scores (low-strength evidence), based on results from five randomized trials and three observational studies (1,515 participants; mean age, 52 years; 68% male).

New Implant Approved for Moderate to Severe Central Sleep Apnea

By October 10, 2017

The implantable device works by stimulating a nerve in the chest that is involved in transmitting signals to the diaphragm to stimulate breathing.