Product news: ResMed, SnooZeal

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

ResMed’s AirFit F20 full-face mask and N20 nasal mask are now available in the United States, the San Diego-based company announced Nov. 22. The AirFit 20 series introduces a new InfinitySeal silicone cushion that adapts to the unique facial contours of each patient and is designed to provide a universal fit for all patients, regardless of face shape or size, the company says. The masks also feature magnetic clips for easy fit and removal. ResMed expects mask and accessories growth in the Americas to rebound with the launch of the AirFit 20…The anti-snoring and sleep apnea device from Seattle-based SnooZeal has scored a CE mark, making it the first commercially available over-the-counter device that targets the underlying cause of snoring, Fierce Biotech reported Nov. 21. The device addresses the excessive relaxation and loss of tongue muscle tone during sleep. Worn for 20 to 25 minutes twice a day over six weeks, it delivers electric pulses to the back of the tongue to increase muscle tone. Patients use a smartphone app to control their treatment.