A new nationwide study is being instituted to see if wearable sleep sensors can be as accurate as sleep lab tests for sleep apnea. The study focuses on an at-risk population for sleep apnea that may not know they have elevated risk: traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients.
This month, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) published a new, comprehensive description of the complex relationship between sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease. The goal is to emphasize the serious crisis of sleep apnea that represents a major threat to the life and health of the American people.
“A Modifiable Risk Factor”
Perhaps the […]
Do you think that not getting enough sleep makes you more likely to get sick? Well, it’s not just your imagination, it’s true. And now we know why: sleep deprivation suppresses your immune system. This insight has been brought forward by other studies in the past, but the most recent study is unprecedented in […]
We’d like to introduce the infographic that we developed to help people understand the risks of high blood pressure (hypertension) and sleep apnea. Our goal is to get this infographic made into a poster that can hang in doctors’ offices to increase awareness. We hope this infographic will encourage more people to talk to their […]
There’s no doubt that 2016 has been hard on pop culture icons. We’ve lost dozens of recognizable names, many of them still vibrant and working in their careers. The year is not yet finished, and, neither, apparently, is the string of deaths being visited on our pop culture stars.
In just the last week, we’ve […]