• Common Apnea Treatment Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

    3 days ago - By Medscape

    Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with positive airway pressure was associated with a lower odds of incident Alzheimer's disease and other dementia in a large retrospective cohort study.
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  • Physicians should improve obstructive sleep apnea testing, experts say

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Primary care physicians' and sleep specialists' adherence to recommendations for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea was “fair with low failure rates,” according to researchers.
    However, they said efforts are needed to improve diagnostic success rates and reduce unnecessary testing.
    The findings were initially published in Sleep, the journal of the Sleep Research Society, and presented recently at the society's annual meeting, which was held virtually.
    Ken He, MD, PharmD, a physician at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, and colleagues compared
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