Tag Archives: sleep apnea

A novel measure for predicting OSA whilst awake

AoS.A Novel Measure for predicting OSA whilst awake

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder, and its prevalence increases significantly with age. Despite being massively under-diagnosed, the latest estimation of OSA prevalence is >1 billion globally. OSA diagnosis is based on an overnight

Body weight and age may predict severity of obstructive sleep apnea in children

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children is a common clinical problem that causes obstruction to breathing during sleep. Affecting one in ten children, the growing prevalence of this problem has attracted national attention. The hallmark of OSA

Removal of small tonsils helps children with obstructive sleep apnea

Approximately 2% to 4% of children are affected by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition that can result in decreased memory, bad grades and behavioral problems in school when it is not treated. Large tonsils and adenoids