News tagged with sleep apnea

Experiments test if implant can block sleep apnea

(AP) -- Loud snoring may do more than irritate your spouse: It can signal sleep apnea, depriving you of enough zzzz's to trigger a car crash, even a heart attack. Now scientists are beginning to test if an ...

Dec 27, 2010
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Belly fat puts women at risk for osteoporosis

For years, it was believed that obese women were at lower risk for developing osteoporosis, and that excess body fat actually protected against bone loss. However, a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Researchers study sleep apnea and lack of oxygen

According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the average sleep apnea sufferer stops breathing and loses oxygen between five and 30 times a night. This lack of oxygen leads to a host of complications, including ...

Oct 04, 2010
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