American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Type: Organization
Name: American Academy of Sleep Medicine
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Sleep apnoea ‘increases risk of cancer, stroke and death’

Moderate to severe sleep apnoea is linked to an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death, according to new research from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.The results - from a 20-year follow-up study - demonstrated that those with moderate to severe ... [Published Spire Healthcare - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk Of Cancer, University of Sydney Study

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released a 20 year follow-up study of sleep apnea which reveals that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death. The results ... [Published BioSpace - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

Sleep apnoea could lead to 'serious health problems' - 15 Apr 14

A new study has led researchers to claim that obstructive sleep apnoea could be linked to an increased risk of developing cancer or having a stroke.The information was gathered as part of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, which carried out a survey ... [Published NetDoctor.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Local dentist now offers sleep disorder therapy

Dr. Phillip DeJesus, a Shelton resident with a dentistry practice in Bridgeport, now is offering sleep dysfunction therapy.Sleep apnea can be a contributing factor in strokes, heart disease, diabetes, dementia and motor vehicle accidents, but only 4% ... [Published Shelton Herald - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

“Are you sleeping? Sleep disorders uncovered”

It's not just daytime drowsiness…research shows that sleep deprivation puts you at an increased risk for adverse health consequences, such as obesity, diabetes, heart problems, depression and substance abuse. It is also estimated that between 50 and 70 ... [Published Garden City News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

New product bundles - Quarterly Product Catalog

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 10, 2014Stay Current with the latest products from the leading voice in the field of sleep medicine and save with these exclusive online learning module bundle prices. View the Quarterly Product Catalog ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Learn, join and share the Seniors Sleep Campaign

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 10, 2014Navigate through the new Seniors Sleep Campaign website to learn how you can help the AASM pass a federal bill that will standardize preventive OSA screening for at-risk Medicare patients. The ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

SLEEP 2014 abstract supplement now available

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 10, 2014The SLEEP 2014 abstract supplement is now available for download on the journal SLEEP website. This comprehensive resource which includes hundreds of abstracts will be presented both orally and ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

CDC data show insomnia varies by family income level and gender

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 10, 2014The percentage of U.S. men and women who report that they regularly have insomnia or trouble sleeping decreases as family income increases, according to data from the 2012 National Health Interview ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Study explores hip fracture risk among zolpidem users

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 10, 2014A retrospective population cohort study from Taiwan shows that hip fracture incidence was two times higher among first-time zolpidem users than nonusers. The risk increased with age for both cohorts, ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nocturia may hinder behavioral insomnia treatment in older adults

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 10, 2014A study in the April issue of SLEEP shows that brief behavioral treatment of insomnia (BBTI) produced significant improvement in the sleep parameters of older adults. However, changes in the same ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Prepare for the ICD-10 transition today

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 10, 2014Visit the online store today and purchase your copy of the ICD-9 to ICD-10 Sleep Medicine Crosswalk to start preparing for the transition now. As clinicians and their staff prepare for the transition ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]

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...Safwan Badr. "People with symptoms of sleep apnoea, such as loud and frequent snoring or silent pauses in breathing during sleep, should see a board certified sleep medicine physician for a comprehensive sleep evaluation."
"Recognition and early treatment can essentially reduce sleep apnea's complications to zero, so early detection and treatment is one of the most important preventative medicine treatments available today" concluded Fotinakes
...follow-up for all-cause mortality, stroke, and cancer incidence and mortality in the Busselton Health Study Cohort" or the related commentary, "Emerging from the shadows: A possible link between sleep apnea and cancer" or to arrange an interview with the study author or an AASM spokesperson, please contact Communications Coordinator Lynn Celmer at 630-737-9700, ext...

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Sleep apnoea ‘increases risk of cancer, stroke ... [Published Spire Healthcare - 2 hours ago]
More than snoring: Sleep apnoea linked to strok... [Published All4Women - 3 hours ago]
Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk Of Cancer, Universit... [Published BioSpace - 3 hours ago]
Sleep apnoea could lead to 'serious health prob... [Published NetDoctor.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Stroke, Cancer And Death More Likely In Those... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 15 2014]
Sleep, Interrupted [Published Advance for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - Apr 15 2014]
Study links severe sleep apnea to increased ris... [Published Bio-Medicine - Apr 15 2014]
Study links severe sleep apnea to increased ris... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 14 2014]
TMJ Disorders Exposed by Doctor in Sleep and He... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 14 2014]
Microsleep Perplexes Neuroscientists [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 12 2014]
Local dentist now offers sleep disorder therapy [Published Shelton Herald - Apr 12 2014]
I HATE CPAP offers CPAP Alternatives in SAN DIE... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 11 2014]
“Are you sleeping? Sleep disorders uncovered” [Published Garden City News - Apr 11 2014]
Learn, join and share the Seniors Sleep Campaign [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
Nocturia may hinder behavioral insomnia treatme... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
Study explores hip fracture risk among zolpidem... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
CDC data show insomnia varies by family income ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
Narcolepsy Network to host Walkathon April 26 i... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
SLEEP 2014 abstract supplement now available [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
Prepare for the ICD-10 transition today [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
New product bundles - Quarterly Product Catalog [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
Woodland Hills Dental Implant Center Doctors Ca... [Published PRWeb - Apr 09 2014]
American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine Awards ... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 07 2014]
Gurnee Dentist Featured in Bottomline Personal ... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 07 2014]
CPAP AND CPAP ALTERNATIVES ORAL APNEA APPLIANCE... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 07 2014]
Sleep Apnea Treatment: Treatment Alternatives t... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 06 2014]
Medhat E. Ismail, MD, FACP, FACCP, Represents N... [Published ECPlaza - Apr 05 2014]
Invite your congressional staffers to AASM & SR... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 04 2014]
Patients with Minimally Symptomatic Obstructive... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 04 2014]
Medical News Today: Insomnia may increase the r... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 04 2014]
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Poor sleep quality linked to cognitive decline ... [Published CisionWire - English - Mar 31 2014]
Sleep fragmentation and poor self-reported sleep quality are associated with decline in executive functionFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Lynn Celmer, 630-737-9700, ext. 9364, lcelmer@aasmnet.orgDARIEN, IL – A new study of older men found a link between ...
Eminent Sleep Medicine Professor Joins European... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 13 2014]
Professor D.L. Bliwise appointed as Associate Editor to increase multidisciplinary understanding of the causes and treatments of nocturia SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Amsterdam, March 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- The joint editors of European Urology’s ...
Can’t Catch Any Zs? 8 Things That Could Be Sabo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 02 2014]
Sleep: it’s what many Americans dream about all day, but what many still cannot obtain. According to the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research at the National Institutes of Health, highlighted by HealthCommunities.com , about 30 to 40 percent ...
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AASM Partners with CDC to Address Chronic Sleep... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 13 2013]
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