Tag: sleep apnea

Innovation, Med Tech

Artificial intelligence could improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine

March 2, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine, resulting in more patient-centered care and better outcomes, according to a new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Published online as an accepted paper […]


Employers’ dream of controlling health costs turns to workers’ sleep

January 17, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Charlie Blakey had a sense he was sleeping poorly since he often would wake up tired and hear from his wife how loudly he breathed during the night. So he jumped at the chance when his employer, Southern Co., an […]


Seven ways to get the right amount of sleep during holiday season

December 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Aunt Jessica is visiting from the west coast. Twelve gifts need wrapping. Three party invites just arrived by text message. And now little Timmy’s classmates expect fresh-baked cookies by 7 a.m. Between shopping, entertaining, socializing and traveling, the holidays bring […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Sleep apnea may be related to higher accumulation of Alzheimer’s biomarker in the brain

March 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

People who are witnessed by a bed partner to have stopped breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of an Alzheimer’s disease biomarker called tau in an area of the brain that helps with memory, according to a preliminary study […]


Daytime sleepiness found to be a potential risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease

September 7, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Beta-amyloid is a protein which is characteristically seen Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The findings are important because they suggest that helping people to get a good night’s sleep could prevent AD. Previous research has already shown that AD risk could be […]


Physician explains how poor or low-quality sleep hinders common resolutions

January 23, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Making New Year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them — beyond a couple of weeks, at least — is tough. One big factor that affects whether the commitment sticks: sleep. It’s a key component many people neglect when striving to make […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Smartphone App Evaluates Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Sleep/Wake Activity

January 17, 2017

Via: Medgadget

At the Ben-Gurion University in Israel researchers have developed a smartphone-based system for evaluating a patient’s obstructive sleep apnea, as well as sleep-wake activity, an analysis of how sleepy one feels. The hope is that this technology, which is easy and cheap […]