American Academy of Sleep Medicine

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Name: American Academy of Sleep Medicine
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Study Links Severe OSA to Stroke, Cancer, Death

A new study shows that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death.Results of the 20-year follow-up study show that people with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea were ... [Published Advance for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Normal-Tension Glaucoma and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Werner EB: Normal-tension glaucoma. In The Glaucomas . 2nd edition. Edited by Ritch R, Shields MB, Krupin T. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book; 1996:769–797.Flammer J: The vascular concept of glaucoma. Surv Ophthalmol 1994, 38(suppl):S3-S6.Hayreh SS, Zimmerman ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 23 2014]
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NIH funding opportunity targets healthy habits in children and teens

American Academy of Sleep MedicineWednesday, April 23, 2014The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced two funding opportunities addressing Healthy Habits: Timing for Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents. The ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 8 hours ago]
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Chin strap may improve PAP therapy adherence among sleep apnea patients

American Academy of Sleep MedicineWednesday, April 23, 2014A study in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine reports that the addition of a chin strap may improve positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy adherence and reduce mask leak ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

SLEEP 2014 spotlight: Minneapolis

American Academy of Sleep MedicineWednesday, April 23, 2014Minneapolis is more than just the city hosting SLEEP 2014, it’s a destination. Voted 4 th in best U.S. cities for affordable getaways by Travel + Leisure Magazine, Minneapolis boasts a great variety ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 11 hours ago]
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EHR hardship exception deadline is July 1

American Academy of Sleep MedicineWednesday, April 23, 2014Eligible professionals unable to meet 2013 electronic health record (EHR) meaningful use demonstration requirements can still apply for a hardship exception to avoid penalties in 2015. The Centers ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 11 hours ago]
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A-STEP update introduces new features for sleep technologist education program

American Academy of Sleep MedicineWednesday, April 23, 2014The AASM’s Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP) program now features updated modules with content based on scoring rules in the AASM Scoring Manual v2 . Other improvements ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

PAP therapy lowers blood pressure in sleep apnea patients with uncontrolled hypertension

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 17, 2014A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine reports that obstructive sleep apnea patients with uncontrolled hypertension are likely to experience the largest reduction ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New coding resource: ICD-9 to ICD-10 Crosswalk

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 17, 2014The AASM has developed a new diagnostic coding tool for sleep center staff and physicians: the ICD-9 to ICD-10 Sleep Medicine Crosswalk.  This new tool will come in handy as sleep centers prepare ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Educate your patients with AASM brochures

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 17, 2014Keep your patients up-to-date on the most current sleep medicine information by providing them with AASM Patient Education brochures. The AASM offers 19 different patient education brochures that ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Buy your ticket for the SLEEP 2014 Welcome Reception

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 17, 2014You are invited to attend the Pizza with a Purpose Welcome Reception on Sunday, June 1 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Join us in celebrating the career and legacy of Thomas ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

AASM & SRS congressional briefing a success

American Academy of Sleep MedicineThursday, April 17, 2014The AASM and the SRS recently conducted a successful congressional briefing that was attended by numerous legislative staffers and co-hosted by Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) and Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA). ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]

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"Sleep apnea is a common disease that has a powerful impact on public health because it greatly increases the risk of strokes, cancers and mortality from any cause" said lead author Nathaniel S Marshall, PhD, senior lecturer in clinical trials at the University of Sydney in Australia
...M Safwan Badr, President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, elicited both laughter and applause when he announced,  "I say the bed is for two things that begin with the letter S, and struggling and suffering are not among them." As more and more research emerges on the important role of sleep in overall health, many clinicians and health advocates are making awareness around...
...bidding program to include either additional regions or additional product categories," wrote Susan R Henderson, the group's executive director. "We oppose any proposal to expand the program for the following reasons: 1) competitive bid pricing can drive smaller, community-based durable medical equipment (DME) providers on whom people with disabilities rely, out of business, and 2) force DME providers to have smaller product inventories in stock, which has an impact on consumer choice, product quality and the speed with which urgent, emergency repairs can be made."
"Too many home sleep tests create summary reports that may tempt less qualified physicians to accept invalid results if they fail to assess detailed data" he said

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Study Links Severe OSA to Stroke, Cancer, Death [Published Advance for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - 3 hours ago]
Chin strap may improve PAP therapy adherence am... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 8 hours ago]
NIH funding opportunity targets healthy habits ... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 8 hours ago]
AASM PAC at SLEEP 2014: Shaping the outlook for... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 11 hours ago]
A-STEP update introduces new features for sleep... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 11 hours ago]
EHR hardship exception deadline is July 1 [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 11 hours ago]
SLEEP 2014 spotlight: Minneapolis [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - 11 hours ago]
Normal-Tension Glaucoma and Obstructive Sleep A... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 23 2014]
Apnix Announces New Services for Houston Sleep ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
Brain Cooling Cap Can Be Natural and Effective ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Apr 21 2014]
10 Tips for Better Sleep [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - Apr 19 2014]
Public Comments Disclose Flaws In Medicare Prog... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 18 2014]
Sleep Apnea and Snoring Patients in Kenosha and... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 18 2014]
New coding resource: ICD-9 to ICD-10 Crosswalk [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 18 2014]
Buy your ticket for the SLEEP 2014 Welcome Rece... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
Educate your patients with AASM brochures [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
AASM & SRS congressional briefing a success [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
David Kuhlmann, MD named first AASM PAC Chair [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
PAP therapy lowers blood pressure in sleep apne... [Published American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Apr 17 2014]
Sleep apnoea ‘increases risk of cancer, stroke ... [Published Spire Healthcare - Apr 16 2014]
More than snoring: Sleep apnoea linked to strok... [Published All4Women - Apr 16 2014]
Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk Of Cancer, Universit... [Published BioSpace - Apr 16 2014]
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]
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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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