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Wearables can help predict hypertension, sleep apnea

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11/14/2017

SAN FRANCISCO – Off-the-shelf wearables and a multi-task deep learning algorithm are “surprisingly good” predictors of hypertension and sleep apnea, researchers at the University of California at

NJ train operators screened for sleep disorders

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11/10/2017

HOBOKEN N.J. – NJ Transit has taken 44 train engineers out of service until they meet treatment requirements for sleep apnea, according to NJ.com. NJ Transit screened 373 engineers for sleep disorders.

Sommetrics enters Canadian market

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11/08/2017

SAN DIEGO – Sommetrics has partnered with AvantSleep to distribute its sleep apnea therapy system, aerSleep, to Canadians diagnosed with OSA.

Senators introduce sleep testing bill

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09/29/2017

WASHINGTON – A bill that seeks to require the Secretary of Transportation to implement a rule to test and treat commercial transportations workers for sleep apnea was introduced Sept. 28.

Poll: United on sleep screening, divided on regulation

‘Transportation workers should be screened, but (it shouldn’t be a) carte blanche,’ said one respondent
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09/15/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Requiring transportation workers to get screened for sleep apnea is a “no brainer,” say respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

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.

Lofty goals at Lofta

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09/01/2017

SAN DIEGO – New provider Jay Levitt wants to revolutionize the sleep therapy space with a streamlined path to treatment and “shockingly” good customer service.

EarlySense, SleepMed synch up technologies

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08/29/2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., and WALTHAM, Mass. – EarlySense and SleepMed have partnered to improve the detection of and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

Criticism piles up for decision to drop sleep testing

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08/25/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – A regulation requiring sleep apnea testing for transportation workers recently fell victim to the Trump administration’s vow to slash federal regulations, but industry stakeholders say it’s not over yet.

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