Is this new treatment the cure for sleep apnoea?

2017-10-12 11:00

A new implantable device that sends signals to the diaphragm is the latest treatment option for sleep apnoea.

5 body odours that could mean you have a disease

2017-09-16 07:29

These smells can signal more than a skipped shower.

Should people with sleep apnoea be allowed to drive?

2016-09-08 11:31

Compared to a control group, sleep apnoea patients were more likely to say they had a high risk of sleepiness while driving. They were also more likely to admit they've fallen asleep while driving.

Jawbone adjuster may help with sleep apnoea

2015-06-03 15:50

An option for mild or moderate apnoea is a device that holds the lower jaw, or mandible, and the tongue forward during sleep.

Heavy snoring and apnoea linked to earlier mental decline

2015-04-20 14:28

Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in adults, researchers say.

Sleep apnoea may lower your aerobic fitness

2014-12-04 11:52

People with this sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds.

Can sleep apnoea affect your sex life?

2014-10-23 15:38

Many patients who use CPAP for sleep apnoea believe it makes them less sexually attractive, which may make them less likely to comply with treatment.

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

2014-08-18 11:25

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

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.


New nerve 'zap treatment' helps sleep apnoea

2017-09-22 11:00

Sleep apnoea is a potentially dangerous condition, but a new treatment could be the answer.

Sleep apnoea may increase risk of post-op problems

2016-10-18 11:50

Patients who suffer from sleep apnoea have an increased risk of blood clots in the veins and atrial fibrillation following surgery.

Sleep apnoea tied to complications after angioplasty

2016-06-17 11:34

During the follow-up after angioplasty, more than 20 percent of patients with sleep-disordered breathing had major heart events, including heart attack, stroke and heart failure.

Sleep apnoea treatment improves heart condition

2015-04-21 12:28

A new review has found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) also reduces recurrences of a heart arrhythmia called atrial fibrillation.

Treating sleep apnoea may also lessen depression

2014-12-23 11:13

For people with depression and obstructive sleep apnoea, using a nightly device to improve breathing may also improve depression symptoms- according to a new review.

Sleep apnoea tied to memory problems

2014-11-03 11:26

Remembering locations and directions may suffer when deep sleep is disrupted by breathing difficulties.

A fat tongue may be disrupting your sleep

2014-10-01 10:12

A study shows that there are increased fat deposits in the tongues of obese people who suffer from sleep apnoea.

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.

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.

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.

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