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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on October 25th, 2019

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Recent Sleep Apnea News October 2019


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.



IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

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. Forbes : Keep Your Mouth Shut, But Should You Tape It? [OCT 18, 2019]
  2. Wayne State University School of Medicine : WSU sleep medicine expert secures $3.5 million NIH grant to study improved sleep assistance methods [OCT 17, 2019]
  3. Journal  of Clinical Sleep Medicine Can We Predict Which Children With Autism Will Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea? [OCT 15, 2019
  4. Journal  of Clinical Sleep Medicine : The Effects of Transgender Hormone Therapy on Sleep and Breathing: A Case Series [OCT 15, 2019] …Also, this commentary: On Not Knowing What We Don’t Know to Knowing What We Don’t Know: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Transgender Community
  5. Sleep Review : CleveMed Achieves Accreditation for Home Sleep Testing [OCT 15, 2019]
  6. Sleep Review : Diabetics with Severe Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk of Blinding Eye Disease [OCT 15, 2019]
  7. Ear, Nose & Throat Journal : Olfactory Bulb Volume and Olfactory Sulcus Depth in Patients With OSA: An MRI Evaluation [OCT 13, 2019]
  8. American Academy of Sleep Medicine : Submit comments on Medicare LCDs for hypoglossal nerve stimulation for sleep apnea [OCT 10, 2019]
  9. Harvard Health Publishing : Can your CPAP make you sick? [OCT 8, 2019]
  10. Sleep Medicine Reviews : The effect of CPAP and PDE5i on erectile function in men with obstructive sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis [OCT 7, 2019]
  11. Sleep : Predictors of long-term adherence to continuous positive airway pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease [OCT 6, 2019]
  12. Sleep Review : Italian Researcher Says Sleep-Breathing Screenings Should Be Required for Truckers [OCT 6, 2019]
  13. Chest : Study: Allergic Rhinitis and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children Residing at High-Altitude [OCT 4, 2019]
  14. The Sleep Zone : How To Handle Sleep Apnea And Nightmares [OCT 4, 2019]
  15. American Thoracic Society : The Challenge of Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy [OCT 1, 2019]
  16. American Thoracic Society : Does Sleep Apnea Worsen the Adverse Effects of Opioids and Benzodiazepines on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? [OCT 1, 2019]
  17. Sleep Review : Why PTSD Patients Should be Tested for Obstructive Sleep Apnea [OCT 1, 2019]
  18. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center : TTUHSC Researchers Use NHANES to Search for Hypothyroid-Sleep Apnea Link [OCT 1, 2019]
  19. Sleep Junkies : Will Medicare cover your CPAP therapy? [SEPT 30, 2019]
  20. Forum: Qualitative Social Research : Mastering Treatment for Sleep Apnoea: The Grounded Theory of Bargaining and Balancing Life With Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), in the Context of Decisional Conflict and Change Theories [SEPT 26, 2019]
  21. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery : Evaluation of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Treatment in Obstructive Sleep Apnea [SEPT 26, 2019]
  22. Sleep : Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing with Total Healthcare Costs and Utilization in Older Men: the Outcomes of Sleep Disorders in Older Men (MrOS Sleep) Study [SEPT 25, 2019]
  23. Sleep : Slow frequency EEG activity during wake and sleep in obesity hypoventilation syndrome [SEPT 25, 2019]
  24. Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria via Scielo : Obstructive sleep apnea and Parkinson's disease: characteristics and associated factors [SEPT 23, 2019]
  25. Alabama News Center  : Snoring nose no limits: UAB experts advise how to cut noisome snoring [SEPT 22, 2019]
  26. Brigham and Women's Hospital : Patients with Sleep Apnea Are More than Just a Number [SEPT 20, 2019]
  27. University of Maryland School of Medicine via ScienceDaily : Study questions routine sleep studies to evaluate snoring in children [SEPT 18, 2019]
  28. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : The Association Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea Characterized by a Minimum 3 Percent Oxygen Desaturation or Arousal Hypopnea Definition and Hypertension [SEPT 15, 2019]
  29. Scientific Reports : Artificial neural network analysis of the oxygen saturation signal enables accurate diagnostics of sleep apnea [SEPT 13, 2019]