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Sleep Medicine in the News – Our Top Picks This Week!

Welcome to our roundup of the week’s best sleep stories and top industry news from around the world, including; all things sleep health, sleep apnea, telemedicine and breakthroughs in these fields:

Getting enough sleep is a ‘game changer’ for weight loss, study finds

Getting sufficient rest at night reduces the amount of food people eat during the day — about 270 fewer calories on average than adults who are chronically sleep deprived, new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine had found.

The Australian study uncovering what happens in the brains of people with sleep apnoea

Imagine being so tired you literally cannot keep your eyes open when you drive. That’s something Sydney nurse Fran Boyer experienced for two years until a car accident served as a wake-up call.

Sleep Disorders: The Signs Not To Be Underestimated

A good night’s sleep, between seven and nine hours, helps the adult individual to face the day ahead adequately, both from the point of view of productivity and concentration in work tasks, and with regard to mood and the reduction of anxiety and stress.

Sleep apnea in pregnancy linked with increased post-delivery risk of hypertension

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. A new study by researchers examined whether sleep disordered breathing (primarily obstructive sleep apnea) during pregnancy and in the years after delivery is associated with an increased risk for hypertension and metabolic syndrome.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Sleep Medicine

Machine learning could revolutionize sleep medicine by taking over the diagnostic process, identifying gaps in care, and helping predict CPAP adherence even before therapy begins.

How I Find Help With Sleep Apnea and Why Community Matters

Many people with sleep apnea suffer in silence. They feel trapped and alone with a condition that is hard to understand or come to terms with. I felt these things all the time when I was first diagnosed. Here’s how a good sleep apnea community can offer you the support that you need.

Dental Sleep Medicine Market Is Thriving With Rising Latest Trends By 2029

Dental sleep medicine is an area of dental practice which focuses on offering oral appliance therapy to deal with sleep-disordered breathing, along with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and loud night breathing.

What to know about asthma and obstructive sleep apnea

Asthma and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are long-term respiratory disorders that affect breathing. There is a link between the two conditions. Having OSA may increase asthma symptoms, and people with asthma may have a higher risk of developing OSA.

Sleep Apnea Symptoms to Watch For

This article discusses the symptoms and risk factors for sleep apnea.

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