Sleep apnea

Facing sleep apnoea

A 3-D scan of your face could be all it takes to detect your risk of sleep apnoea.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Obstructive sleep apnea linked with higher risk of gout

New research reveals that people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have a higher risk of developing gout, even beyond the first years after being diagnosed with the sleep disorder. The findings are published in Arthritis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sleep disorder linked with abnormal lipid levels

In the Respirology study, investigators identified strong associations between several measures of OSA severity and higher total cholesterol, higher LDL-cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, and lower HDL-cholesterol. Lipid ...

Sleep apnea

When weight loss helps with sleep

Carefully managed weight loss has been linked to improvements in obstructive sleep apnoea, a common problem that contributes to a range of short and long-term health issues.

Sleep apnea

Treating sleep apnea could reduce dementia risk

Inadequate oxygen levels during sleep can damage the brain and increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, University of Queensland researchers have found.

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