CHEO researchers pioneer new screening method for children with sleep apnea

On April 2, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

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New screening tool to diagnose common sleep problem in children

On April 1, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Home Pediatrics April 1, 2014 Clinical investigators at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) have developed a new screening tool to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in children. Their findings are published in Pediatric Pulmonology. Evidence suggests that adults with a large neck circumference are more likely to develop obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), especially [...]

Retired NFL Players Health Screening To Be Held In Washington DC Hosted By Living Heart …

On March 22, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 May 12th, 2014 marks the next health screening for former NFL players hosted by Living Heart Foundation (LHF) and Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). Dr. Elliott Alpher, Sleep Director of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) Dental Division, is said to be a key speaker at the event. [...]

NFL Legends Eric Dickerson, Marcus Allen, Roy Green And More Attend Health Screening With …

On February 24, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Living Heart Foundation continued their HOPE Program Screenings at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ on February 22, 2014 with the added star power of Eric Dickerson, Marcus Allen and Roy Green. The event, sponsored by Pro Player Health Alliance and the NFLPA, was considered a huge success gathering [...]

Local Healdsburg Dentist Now Offering Sleep Apnea Screening …

On December 10, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Healdsburg, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Healdsburg dentist, Will Brogdon, DDS, of Healdsburg Family and Implant Dentistry, has recently announced that he is now screening, treating and offering alternative therapies to the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine for patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, working in conjunction with local sleep physcians. Dr. Brogdon first [...]

FAA Will Require Sleep Apnea Screening For Obese Pilots

On November 29, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

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Mandatory Pilot Obesity/Sleep Apnea Screening: New FAA Policy …

On November 28, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

On November 20, 2013, Fred Tilton, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Federal Air Surgeon, announced a New Obstructive Sleep Apnea Policy1 (Policy) the FAA will be “releasing shortly.”2 Under the Policy, aviation medical examiners (AMEs) must calculate the Body Mass Index (BMI) – a method for identifying obesity – for every pilot.  Pilots with a [...]

Mandatory Pilot Obesity/Sleep Apnea Screening: New FAA Policy …

On November 27, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

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Living Heart Foundation (LHF) and Screening Team Associate Pro …

On November 18, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Long Island, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 December 5, 2013 at 5:00 PM will mark the beginning of The Living Heart Foundation’s (LHF) HOPE Super Bowl Program and feature special screenings for retired players in Long Island, New York. Dr. Archie Roberts founded LHF 10 years ago, as a nationally functioning, multi-institutional, 501 (c) (3) [...]

Sleep apnea screening recommended for type 2 diabetes patients

On June 6, 2013, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

People who suffer from type 2 diabetes or hypertension should be evaluated for sleep apnea, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Sleep apnea, also known as obstructive sleep apnea, is a common breathing disorder that affects many people whilst they sleep . Anyone can develop this condition but it is more common [...]

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