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Sleep apnea can have deadly consequences

Sleep apnea can result in poor quality of life, a risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even cancer, and perhaps most important of all, a threefold increased risk of often-fatal motor vehicle accidents.

Radar system can monitor body's vital signs wirelessly

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada developed the system to monitor sleep apnea patients by detecting subtle chest movements instead of connecting them to equipment in labs via numerous cumbersome wires.


What's the relationship between snoring and sleep disorders in women?

According to the study, which has been published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 'social stigma' prevented women from reporting the issue.

Hope for sleep apnea patients: This new implant can make life easier

Considering that sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and other serious health problems, it is critically important that there is an alternative instead of CPAP to treat patients.

New 'pacemaker' device could treat sleep apnea

Central sleep apnea is dangerous as the brain's signals telling the body to breathe get interrupted.

Sleep disorder can up risk of cancer mortality: study

Breathing difficulty while sleeping can increase risk of cancer mortality especially in men.


Sleep Slips

Called the silent killer,Sleep Apnea is a condition that can be treated easily to allow people suffering from it to sleep peacefully.

Strengthen your throat to stop snoring

For people suffering from sleep apnea,specialised breathing machines are the standard treatment.

Low-cost care gets high-tech substitues

Mention health care reform and the image that instantly comes to mind is a big government programme.

Sleep apnea is an indicator of serious cardiac and pulmonary ailments,say doctors

“Sleep apnea,a disorder in which a person stops breathing several times during sleep,may be an indicator of serious cardiac and pulmonary ailments,” said doctors,while attending a seminar on sleep disorders at the Fortis Hospital on Sunday.