CPAP alternative comparable for reducing blood pressure

People with hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea were no less likely to see their blood pressure drop over six months if they used a mandibular advancement device (MAD), which is inserted onto the teeth similar to a bite ...


Creating a remote sensor to detect health troubles

A Cornell doctoral student is building a company based on a radio-based technology that could sense cardiac and respiratory troubles for patients without the need for them to wear a bulky monitor or skin electrodes. SensVita, ...


Does how loud you snore matter to your health?

Snoring is often a sign of a very serious condition known as obstructive sleep apnea, a common disorder marked by loud snoring and stops and restarts in breathing. Until now it was thought that the louder the snore, the worse ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hope for treating sleep disorders, no pills required

Are sleeping pills the only solution for insomnia? Not according to Flinders University's Dr. Alexander Sweetman, who says that using self-guided digital behavioral therapy is an alternative solution that should be considered.

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