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CPAP therapy: Don’t forget about younger patients, women and mildly diagnosed, study finds


DALLAS – Men with sleep apnea are 8.5% more likely to stay adherent on CPAP therapy than women, according to a study presented by ResMed at the American Thoracic Society’s ATS 2019 International Conference here.

CPAP therapy reduces risk of heart failure for all, study finds


YARMOUTH, Maine – Sleep apnea not treated with CPAP therapy was associated with an increased risk of heart failure in patients of all ages, according to a nationwide cohort study recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

New study links non-adherence to CPAP therapy to hospital readmissions


DARIEN, Ill. – Non-adherence to CPAP therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital readmissions, according to a study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea published in the Feb. 15 issue of Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

ApniCure combines DTC, telehealth business model


REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – For many patients struggling with obstructive sleep apnea, the longtime standard treatment— CPAP therapy—may not be worse than the condition itself, but pretty close. 

ResMed logs major milestone


SAN DIEGO – ResMed has downloaded one billion nights of sleep data on its AirView remote patient monitoring platform.

Study shows self-monitoring tools make a difference, ResMed says


LOS ANGELES – More than 87% of CPAP users were compliant with their therapy when they used ResMed’s myAir and were monitored with AirView, according to the results of a study that will be presented at the CHEST annual meeting on Oct. 26.

Study casts doubt on impact of CPAP therapy on cardiovascular events


WALTHAM, Mass. – CPAP therapy plus usual care, versus usual care alone, does not prevent cardiovascular events in patients with moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea and established cardiovascular disease, according to a study published Aug. 28 on the website of the New England Journal of Medicine.

CPAP therapy reduces nightmares in vets with PTSD, OSA


DARIEN, Ill. – CPAP therapy may reduce nightmares in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study abstract published recently in an online supplement of the journal SLEEP.