ARTICLES RELATING TO SLEEP APNOEA

Sleep apnoea treatment effective for older people

2014-09-19 12:48

A study has found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment is useful and cost-effective for older patients.

Sleep apnoea treatment effective for older people

2014-08-27 12:16

A study has found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment is useful and cost-effective for older patients.

Severe sleep apnoea aggravates blood pressure risk

2014-08-18 11:25

A study suggests that severe obstructive sleep apnoea contributes to poor blood pressure control.

Drowsiness

2014-06-03 12:37

Drowsiness is a state of sleepiness.

Impotence can be reversed by lifestyle changes

2014-04-25 05:00

Losing weight, eating better, getting more active, drinking less alcohol and getting better sleep can all help reverse problems that contribute to impotence, according to a new study.

A-Z of sleeping disorders

2014-04-24 15:31

Dead man (or woman) walking? If a sleep disorder is disrupting your life, read on.

Young adult insomniacs at higher risk for stroke

2014-04-04 13:38

Researchers found that insomnia seemed to raise the likelihood that a person will be hospitalised due to stroke by 54%, especially if they were young adults.

Spinal injuries can cause sleep apnoea

2014-01-29 13:03

Researchers suggest that people with spinal cord injuries should be assessed for sleep apnoea.

Treating sleep apnoea may lower blood pressure

2013-12-11 13:52

People with sleep apnoea and hard-to-control high blood pressure may see their blood pressure drop if they treat the sleep disorder.

Treatment for sleep apnoea may improve your looks

2013-09-16 16:15

Treatment for sleep apnoea may do more than improve your sleep and health: It could help you look better, according to a new study.

Sleep apnoea linked to glaucoma

2013-08-19 11:42

A new study suggests that people with sleep apnoea are at increased risk for glaucoma and should be screened for the eye disease.

Removing tonsils helps kids with sleep apnoea

2013-05-22 10:23

For children who have sleep apnoea, removing the tonsils appears to improve daytime energy and behaviour, researchers say.

Exercise, diet stops sleep apnoea worsening

2013-04-19 09:12

Losing weight through exercise and healthier eating may have long-term benefits for people with mild sleep apnoea, a new study suggests.

Family docs can treat simple sleep apnoea

2013-03-13 09:26

With some basic training, primary care doctors and nurses could treat uncomplicated sleep apnoea cases, according to a new study.

The sinister side of snoring

2010-08-13 00:00

Sleep apnoea - usually manifest in bursts of strangled-sounding snores - plagues millions every night. It's a sleep-thief, but it's also potentially very dangerous...

Sleep apnoea raises death risk

2009-08-18 16:05

Severe sleep apnoea raises the risk of dying early by 46%, US researchers reported, but said people with milder sleep-breathing problems do not share that risk.

 

Fatigue in MS patients may indicate sleep disorder

2014-09-15 14:14

Sleep disorders among people with multiple sclerosis are often left undiagnosed and untreated.

Severe sleep apnoea aggravates blood pressure risk

2014-08-21 08:50

A study suggests that severe obstructive sleep apnoea contributes to poor blood pressure control.

No apparent link between sleep apnoea and cancer

2014-08-11 10:18

A new study shows no connection between sleep apnoea and cancer, although low oxygen levels might trigger cell mutations connected with cancer.

Sleep apnoea may affect your hearing

2014-05-21 15:41

Sleep apnoea is associated with hearing impairment at both high and low frequencies, according to new research.

Impotence can be reversed by lifestyle changes

2014-04-24 15:36

Losing weight, eating better, getting more active, drinking less alcohol and getting better sleep can all help reverse problems that contribute to impotence, according to a new study.

Sleep apnoea linked to poor bone health

2014-04-16 09:59

Sleep apnoea causes repeated, brief interruptions in breathing during sleep, and can harm many of the body's systems, including the skeletal system.

Evening workouts don't affect sleep quality

2014-02-27 15:43

Researchers found that people who exercised in the evening reported sleeping just as well as those who weren't active in the hours before bed.

The sinister side of snoring

2013-12-31 09:00

Sleep apnoea - usually manifest in bursts of strangled-sounding snores - plagues millions every night. It's a sleep-thief, but it's also potentially very dangerous...

The sinister side of snoring

2013-10-30 05:00

Sleep apnoea - usually manifest in bursts of strangled-sounding snores - plagues millions every night. It's a sleep-thief, but it's also potentially very dangerous...

Sleep apnoea treatment may improve looks

2013-09-16 10:18

Treatment for sleep apnoea may do more than improve your sleep and health: It could help you look better, according to a new study.

Sleep apnoea in seniors tied to Alzheimer's

2013-05-20 12:59

Slimmer seniors with signs of disrupted breathing during sleep were more likely to have indicators of developing Alzheimer's disease, says study.

Sleep apnoea may impair drivers

2013-04-15 09:51

Motorists with sleep apnoea were more likely to fall asleep at wheel, fail simulated road tests.

A snoring crisis?

2013-04-09 16:01

If you're kept awake by snoring, here's what you can do.

Help! My kid is sleepwalking!

2012-01-25 13:19

Tips for when your kid goes “bump” in the night.

More fat, less sleep

2010-02-09 15:06

Expanding waist worsens kids' sleep apnoea.

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