Apnea

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Name: Apnea
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Sleep Apnea Affects REM Sleep and Memory

By Rick Nauert PhD[1] Senior News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on October 31, 2014 New research suggests sleep[2] apnea may disrupt the formation of new spatial memories. Spatial memories are used every day and act as our internal compass ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Sleep Apnea, Memory, Apnea
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Blame your sleep apnea for forgetting where you parked your car

Scientists have revealed that sleep apnea may affect people's ability to form new spatial memories, such as remembering where they have parked their car.Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center conclude people took longer to complete a 3D maze when sleep ... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sleep apnea and sexual function

Q: Does my sleep apnea cause sexual problems?A: Although most people would think that the CPAP therapy would ruin the romantic mood, it’s the sleep apnea itself that may cause impotence.Sleep apnea is directly related to peripheral vascular disease and ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Penn State won’t reopen report on handling of sex scandal

PennsylvaniaPenn State report will stand, trustees sayPenn State’s trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal was handled, disappointing many who have ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

NTSB Cites Sleep Apnea in Fatal 2013 Metro-North Train Crash

(NEW YORK) -- The National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday that the December 2013 Metro-North train derailment that killed four and injured 61 occurred when the train engineer had fallen asleep.The train rounded a curve at 82 mph, well above ... [Published WLS-AM - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

MARK MAYNARD; Who is that masked man?

For the past 17 years, my bedtime routine has included slipping on a mask.Holy superheroes, I am Batman.No, not really. After all, the real Batman probably takes his mask off before going to bed.I’m not unlike 18 million other Americans who suffer from ... [Published Daily Independent - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fat tongue may be sign of sleep apnea

PHILADELPHIA (MCT) -- Does your tongue look fat?Goofy as that query may sound, it could become an important part of the diagnosis, and maybe the treatment, of sleep apnea in fat people, a new study suggests. Obesity has long been recognized as a risk ... [Published Crescent-News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Innovative Orthosis for Treating Sleep Apnea

A French start-up has designed, developed and is currently marketing a new affordable mandibular advancement device for treating obstructive sleep apnea. This covers a market of five million people only in France.Thomas Petit-BourgOf the 19 million people ... [Published European Medical Device Technology - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

New help for apnea sufferers has arrived

Q: I was diagnosed several years ago with sleep apnea and have been using a CPAP machine, but I really don’t like it. What else can I do to combat this?A: We recently got some good news for our sleep apnea sufferers with regard to a new treatment. The ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

CardioBreak: Apnea Tx, Sex Differences

(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine. ... [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Apnea, Sex
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Study tells doctors to look at tongue as sleep apnea clue

PHILADELPHIA – Does your tongue look fat?That goofy query could become an important part of the diagnosis, and maybe the treatment, of sleep apnea, a new study suggests.Obesity has long been recognized as a risk factor for sleep apnea, but the study is ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. lawmakers call out medical trainers for pushing apnea tests for truckers

Some organizations that train certified medical examiners are skirting the law by telling examiners to test truckers for sleep apnea, a pair of U.S. representatives stated in a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Thursday, Oct. ... [Published Land Line Magazine - Oct 08 2014]

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...that's what led to the development of the sleep store concept," said Paul Puopolo, Highmark vice president of business innovation and development. "The lack of a good night's sleep does not just affect your mood and productivity. It also can contribute to serious health conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and depression."
"We've shown for the first time that sleep apnea, an increasingly common medical condition, might negatively impact formation of certain memories, even when the apnea is limited to REM sleep" said Varga
"Our findings suggest memory loss might be an additional symptom for clinicians to screen for in patients with sleep apnea" Varga added
The train rounded a curve at 82 mph, well above the 30-mph speed restriction. The NTSB report determined that the operator had "an undiagnosed severe obstructive sleep apnea exacerbated by a recent circadian rhythm shift required by his work schedule." In other words, his apnea condition was made worse when his regular shift was moved from one that started in the late afternoon and ended in the early...

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Blame your sleep apnea for forgetting where you... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 30 2014]
Sleep apnea may affect memory of everyday events [Published Business Standard India - Oct 30 2014]
Sleep apnea affects everyday memory [Published Business Standard India - Oct 30 2014]
Innovative study using video games shows sleep ... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 29 2014]
Innovative study using video games shows sleep ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 29 2014]
Sleep apnea and sexual function [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 29 2014]
Penn State won’t reopen report on handling of s... [Published Washington Post - Oct 29 2014]
MARK MAYNARD; Who is that masked man? [Published Daily Independent - Oct 28 2014]
NTSB Cites Sleep Apnea in Fatal 2013 Metro-Nort... [Published WLS-AM - Oct 28 2014]
Cannabinoid Type 1 and Type 2 Receptor Antagoni... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 28 2014]
Fatal train crash in New York caused by enginee... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 28 2014]
New Clinical Study Presented at the American So... [Published IndiaPRwire - Oct 26 2014]
Snoring, heart disease and sudden death [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 24 2014]
Tongue Fat and Size May Predict Sleep Apnea [Published Advance for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - Oct 24 2014]
Teen's case adds to debate over brain death [Published Philly.com - Oct 23 2014]
Patent Issued for Pharmaceutical Formulations o... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Oct 23 2014]
Trucker Distraction Due to Hands-Free Phone Cit... [Published Trucking Info - Oct 22 2014]
The Medicines' (MDCO) CEO Clive Meanwell on Q3 ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 22 2014]
The Medicines Company Reports Third Quarter and... [Published Citybizlist - Oct 22 2014]
Innovative Orthosis for Treating Sleep Apnea [Published European Medical Device Technology - Oct 22 2014]
Fat tongue may be sign of sleep apnea [Published Crescent-News - Oct 22 2014]
Masimo Updates on New Clinical Study [Published Individual.com - Oct 22 2014]
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Longest Breath-Hold World Record Attempt at Dub... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 30 2014]
DUBAI, UAE, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fazza Freediving Champion, Branko Petrovic, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest breath-hold underwater also known as static apnea next month.      (Photo:... ...
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First off I saw my gp this week and have an appointment to see a cardiologist next week, so I am seeking professional help. I'm mostly just hoping for a little reassurance from people who have maybe experienced something similar before.This is going to ...
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Indie Underwater Game Depth Hunter 2 Now Out on... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 25 2014]
Moscow, Russia, August 25, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Biart Company, an independent games development studio, announced today that its first-person underwater game Depth Hunter 2 is now available through Steam platform. The game offers players an opportunity ...
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