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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on July 24th, 2020

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Recent Sleep Apnea News, July 2020

SLEEP APNEA WIRE final 1Sleep Apnea Wire is an occasional supplemental news report

capturing sleep breathing disorder news of relevant interest to

sleep technologists and sleep health educators not featured in

our regular news series, This Week in Sleep Medicine.


NOTE: Some links might require additional registration or password access. If you work in a sleep clinic, hospital system, or research institution, you should be able to allocate access through them. 
  1. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : A sleep apnea prediction model developed for African Americans: the Jackson Heart Sleep Study [JULY 15, 2020]
  2. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Prospective association of obstructive sleep apnea risk factors with heart failure and its subtypes in postmenopausal women: The Women’s Health Initiative [JULY 15, 2020]
  3. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Use of the WatchPAT to detect occult residual sleep-disordered breathing in patients on CPAP for obstructive sleep apnea [JULY 15, 2020]
  4. DovePress : Does Nasal Obstruction Induce Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Healthy Women? [JULY 13, 2020]
  5. Clinical Research in Cardiology : Automatic positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction [JULY 10, 2020]
  6. Sleep and Breathing : Vitamin D deficiency in patients evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea: is it associated with disease severity? [JULY 10, 2020]
  7. American Academy of Sleep Medicine : Talking Sleep Podcast: Cardiac Complications in Undiagnosed OSA [JULY 9, 2020]
  8. Annals of the American Thoracic Society : Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Pain Intensity in Young Adults [JULY 9, 2020]
  9. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Incidence of hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea using hypopneas defined by a 3 percent oxygen desaturation or arousal but not by only 4 percent oxygen desaturation [JULY 9, 2020]
  10. American Academy of Sleep Medicine : Medicare finalizes LCD policies for hypoglossal nerve stimulation for sleep apnea [JULY 6, 2020]
  11. Sexual Medicine Reviews : Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Testosterone Therapy [JULY 5, 2020]
  12. Sleep and Breathing : Diagnosis and treatment of isolated snoring—open questions and areas for future research [JULY 4, 2020]
  13. SciTeMed : Voice, Cough, and Diurnal Breathing Problems and Quality of Life in Obstructive Sleep Apnea [JULY 2, 2020]
  14. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing : EDITORIAL—Sleep Apnea Testing and Management in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Why is it So Difficult? [JULY 1, 2020]
  15. World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology : Predictors of success in hypoglossal nerve stimulator implantation for obstructive sleep apnea [JUNE 30, 2020]
  16. Medscape : Nocturnal Oxygen Therapy Reduces Hypoxemia, Apnea in COPD Patients at Altitude [JUNE 29, 2020]
  17. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Obstructive sleep apnea and pulmonary hypertension: a bidirectional relationship [JUNE 26, 2020]
  18. American Thoracic Society International Conference : Risk for incident cancer rises with severity of obstructive sleep apnea [JUNE 24, 2020]
  19. Sleep Review : Nox Launches Nox T3s Home Sleep Test [JUNE 24, 2020]
  20. Sleep Review : Nyxoah Gets FDA OK to Begin Study on Its Implanted Neurostimulator for Sleep Apnea [JUNE 24, 2020]
  21. DovePress : Does Nasal Obstruction Induce Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Healthy Women? [JUNE 22, 2020]
  22. Fisher & Paykel : Comorbid OSA and post-traumatic stress disorder: improving PAP adherence with SensAwake™ [JUNE 22, 2020]
  23. Medscape : OSA Syndrome Linked to Nocturia in Adults [JUNE 16, 2020]
  24. Respiratory Research : Interaction between obstructive sleep apnea and short sleep duration on insulin resistance: a large-scale study [JUNE 16, 2020]
  25. Sleep Review : Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Can Become a New Normal for Sleep Apnea Patients [JUNE 16, 2020]