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Obstructive sleep apnea may be part of ‘pathway’ to type 2 diabetes regardless of severity, BMI

January 24, 2020
Adults with obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those without OSA, according to findings published in…

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Pitolisant reduces daytime sleepiness in OSA

January 22, 2020
Treatment with pitolisant, as compared with placebo, reduced excessive daytime sleepiness and improved several other outcomes among patients with…

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In AF, obstructive sleep apnea confers stroke risk

January 17, 2020
Among patients with atrial fibrillation, obstructive sleep apnea was an independent risk factor for major adverse CV and neurologic events…

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Top pulmonology news from December: Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, mild OSA treatment and more

January 10, 2020
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in December. See below for…

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Reducing tongue fat could improve sleep apnea

January 10, 2020
Losing tongue fat was associated with improvements in sleep apnea severity, a recent study showed. The findings suggest that tongue fat could be a…

Healio's top pulmonology news from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, vaping-related lung injury and more

December 31, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, the Healio Pulmonology Editors have compiled a list of the most-read articles published this year. Our readers were…

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Menopause associated with insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea risk

December 18, 2019
Healthy, postmenopausal women are 50% more likely to report symptoms of insomnia and screen positive for obstructive sleep apnea when compared with…

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Kidney function improves more among women vs men with sleep apnea treatment

December 13, 2019
Published research suggests, due to sex differences in kidney function, women may gain more renal benefits from sleep apnea treatment than men…

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CPAP improves quality of life in mild OSA

December 9, 2019
When compared with sleep hygiene counseling, CPAP in addition to sleep counseling improved symptoms among patients with mild obstructive sleep apnea…


Narcolepsy diagnoses plagued by misunderstandings

December 6, 2019
The symptoms of narcolepsy are often mistaken or even missed by physicians, which can seriously impact patient care. “It is often 10 years…

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RA increases risk for CV disease, sleep apnea, venous thromboembolism

December 5, 2019
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes and venous thromboembolism have an increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis, which in turn…

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Screening algorithm accurately predicts OSA in pregnant women

October 31, 2019
A new algorithm may help screen pregnant women, particularly African American women, for obstructive sleep apnea, according to a recent study. …

Top pulmonology news from September: Updates on vaping-related lung injuries, COPD treatment, sleep medicine

October 14, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of the most popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in September.

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Sleep-related breathing disorders common in truck drivers

October 4, 2019
In a survey of more than 900 Italian truck drivers, approximately half reported experiencing at least one sleep-related breathing problem, according…

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Sleep duration may be predictive of cardiometabolic risk factors, cerebrovascular disease mortality

October 2, 2019
Sleep duration was found to be a significant predictor of cardiometabolic risk factors and cerebrovascular disease mortality as well as cancer…

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BP increases with severity of OSA in resistant hypertension

September 20, 2019
Obstructive sleep apnea is highly prevalent and more severe disease appears to be associated with higher blood pressure among patients with resistant…

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Opiates linked to escalation of care in patients with heart failure at high risk for sleep-disordered breathing

September 13, 2019
In-hospital opiate use is associated with an increased likelihood of escalation of care in adults with acute heart failure who are at high-risk for…

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E-cigarette use negatively impacts sleep quality, survey shows

September 5, 2019
Ecigarette users reported “worse sleep health” than those who did not use the devices, according to researchers. The same association…

Top pulmonology news from August: Updates on vaping-related lung disease, asthma treatments, critical care

September 3, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of the most-popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in August. See below…

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Cancer prevalence higher in women with OSA

August 23, 2019
Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk for cancer in women, a recent analysis of the European Sleep Apnoea Database study…

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