Sleep apnea

Surgery for sleep apnea improves asthma control

Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children suffering from sleep apnea is associated with decreased asthma severity, according to the first large study of the connection, published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea study uncovers more hidden dangers for women

(Medical Xpress)—There's more bad news for women with sleep apnea. A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing shows that the body's autonomic responses—the controls that impact such functions as blood pressure, heart ...

Cardiology

Atrial fibrillation recurrence lower with sleep apnea treatment

The use of continuous positive airway pressure was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to an analysis of data from past research ...

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