Medications

Team finds a promising medication for sleep apnea

Targeting a condition suffered by nearly a billion people worldwide, a new study from Flinders University has shown a drug previously used to treat depression can reduce obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How ICUs in England were stretched to cope with the pandemic

There has been much discussion recently about how governments handled the COVID pandemic during 2020 and 2021. In particular, debate has centered on the costs and benefits of the various social restrictions, including lockdowns.

Overweight & Obesity

Weight loss and lifestyle program cuts severity of sleep apnea

An interdisciplinary weight loss and lifestyle intervention is associated with clinically meaningful and sustainable improvements in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and health-related quality of life, according to ...

Medications

Drug reduces frequency of breathing pauses in sleep apnea

A new University of Gothenburg study has paved the way for the first drug treatment for sleep apnea. Compared to before receiving the treatment, breathing pauses decreased with on average more than 20 per hour for patients ...

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