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Study refines link between sleep apnea, other diseases

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09/05/2017

BALTIMORE – Untreated sleep apnea can contribute to a range of conditions associated with heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers.

Sleep therapy could help certain heart failure patients, ResMed study shows

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03/21/2017

SAN DIEGO – Further study is needed to determine how using adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV) therapy to treat sleep-disordered breathing helps people who have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, according to a study published March 20 in the Journal of the Amer

Philips, ResMed highlight research on World Sleep Day

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03/17/2017

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Adults recognize that sleep is important, but they still prioritize other things in their lives over sleep, according to a new international survey published by Royal Philips on World Sleep Day.

AOPA: Send us your ideas for pilot programs

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03/03/2017

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association, in partnership with the Center for O&P Learning & Evidence-Based Practice, has unveiled its 2017 requ

Patients often don’t get correct home nutrition, Option Care finds

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02/14/2017

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orders upon discharge from the hospital for home parenteral (intravenous) nutrition (HPN) did not meet the needs of patients nearly one-quarter of the time, according to research from Option Care.

Quantum Rehab sponsors seat elevation study

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12/22/2016

EXETER, Pa. – Quantum Rehab is sponsoring a Georgia Tech study examining how power adjustable seat height can affect the everyday lives of wheelchair users.

Groups surveys drivers on sleep apnea

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04/19/2016

ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Transportation Research Institute has launched an online survey seeking input from commercial drivers on a number of issues related to sleep apnea.

Sleep therapy reduces readmissions for CHF patients, study shows

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01/28/2016

PHILADELPHIA – Early diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea may reduce six-month readmissions for patients hospitalized with heart failure, according to research recently published online by the American Journal of Cardiology.

Össur, Ottobock fund research

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01/26/2016

REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Össur and Ottobock have joined forces to fund breakthrough research in mind-controlled prosthetic limbs. The companies have contributed a combined $1 million to the Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund at the University of Iceland.

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