Researchers explored the relationship between OSA and white matter hyperintensities, which are associated with brain aging and dementia.
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In this study, the researchers explored the potential interaction between genetic risk and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in relation to severe COVID-19.
Pulse rate variability as detected by pulse oximetry could serve as a useful biomarker for stroke risk stratification in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Patients with sleep apnea who received positive airway pressure therapy did not exhibit reduced cardiovascular risk compared with patients who received usual care.
A photoplethysmography biosensor present in millions of smartphones could potentially be approved by the FDA for pulse oximetry monitoring.
Patients with obstructive or central sleep apnea experienced improvements in apnea-hypopnea index following treatment with acetazolamide.
Patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 had higher rates of ischemic stroke than those of patients with influenza.
Patients with sleep-disordered breathing were more likely to have impairments in free fatty acid metabolism than those without sleep-disordered breathing.
Researchers have developed and validated the SNORE (Symptoms of Nocturnal Obstruction and Related Events) Utility Index, a novel utility scoring algorithm, for use as a sleep apnea-specific quality-of-life instrument.
Children with neurologic impairment had lower rates of recurrent severe pneumonia if they practiced dental care as a preventive measure.
Older adults with emphysema had a greater risk for either subarachnoid hemorrhage or ruptured aortic aneurysm compared with those without emphysema.
In both cohorts, the risk for neuropsychiatric disease increased in children with poorly controlled asthma.
Factors that were associated with medication overuse headache in this study included high headache-related disability, attempts to escape and avoid stimuli associated with pain, and the use of combination medications.
Investigators sought to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of sTMS for migraine prevention.
Participants were asked to complete an online diary to record headache activity and needs satisfaction for a 3 week duration.
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