18 hours ago

New sleep apnea treatment could help millions

There is a new treatment for sleep apnea that could help millions of Americans get a good night's rest and avoid the dangerous long-term consequences of leaving the disorder untreated.

Some 18 million Americans suffer from the affliction. T read more...

21 hours ago

Health & Fitness :: What Are BiPAP Machines?

Many people may have heard of BiPAP machines and are curious to learn more about them. BiPAP is an acronym. The "Bi" part of the name stands for bi-level, and the PAP part stands for positive airway pressure. It is a kind of machine designed speci read more...

1 week ago

Resmed: waking up to sleep.


This is a case for a class on Strategic Management. The case

focuses on ResMed, the second largest manufacturer and marketer of sleep

equipment. The case describes a successful company in a very high


2 weeks ago

The Secret Stories Behind Kempton Park Haunted Hospital South Africa


Ghost stories, particularly involving old and abandoned hospitals will really scare people, especially those who perceive ghost stories to be real. Kempton Park read more...

2 weeks ago

Treatment Alternatives to Give Relief to Sleep Apnea Sufferers

Sleep apnea -- disrupted breathing while sleeping -- affects more than 12 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health.

The consequences of the disease are becoming more and more apparent, with links to heart disease, c read more...

2 weeks ago

Compression stockings may ease sleep apnea

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Wearing compression stockings during the day may slightly improve sleep apnea at night, a small study suggests.

The benefits of the knee-high socks, however, failed to convince sleep specialists that they'd hit read more...

3 weeks ago

Weighing in on the Pros and Cons

CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machines are popular healthcare machines used for treating patients suffering from sleep apnea. This machine basically consists of two components - an electronic assembly, and a mask. Wearing this mask wh read more...