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In the wake of unprecedented restrictions associated with the COVID-19 global pandemic, clinicians and patients alike are asking; When it comes to minimizing the risk of spreading corona virus, how safe is a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine? While acknowledging that CPAP is...

COVID-19: Statement On Safety of Oral Appliances and Positional Sleep Therapy

In the wake of unprecedented restrictions associated with the COVID-19 global pandemic, clinicians and patients alike are asking; When it comes to minimizing the risk of spreading corona virus, how safe is a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine? While acknowledging that CPAP is...

Everywhere in the world, sleep problems are on the rise. According to The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 936 million individuals have sleep apnea, and 85% are undiagnosed cases. Meanwhile, local experts estimate that 50 to 70 million Americans have sleep-related problems. Why is the world...

How Your Diet and Sleeping Patterns Affect One Another

Everywhere in the world, sleep problems are on the rise. According to The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 936 million individuals have sleep apnea, and 85% are undiagnosed cases. Meanwhile, local experts estimate that 50 to 70 million Americans have sleep-related problems. Why is the world...

Anaheim, CA: Anaheim Regional Medical Center More than 40 former NFL players woke up early on Saturday, November 16, 2019 in an attempt to create a positive pathway for their health as opposed to responding to problems that may occur in the future. This...

ASBA Diplomates Screen Former NFL Players In LHF/PAFHealth Assessment

Anaheim, CA: Anaheim Regional Medical Center More than 40 former NFL players woke up early on Saturday, November 16, 2019 in an attempt to create a positive pathway for their health as opposed to responding to problems that may occur in the future. This...

San Francisco, CA: With September coming to an end, so was the tour of Living Heart Foundation (LHF) and Professional Athletes Foundation’s (PAF) nationwide health screening events for former NFL players. In the second to last screening being held of 2019, American Sleep and Breathing...

Dr. Stanley Dintcho, ASBA Diplomate, Participates In LHF/PAF Health Screening For Former NFL Players

San Francisco, CA: With September coming to an end, so was the tour of Living Heart Foundation (LHF) and Professional Athletes Foundation’s (PAF) nationwide health screening events for former NFL players. In the second to last screening being held of 2019, American Sleep and Breathing...

The Sleep and Wellness Magazine | SUMMER 2019 issue is online! Click here or see below to view the entire version of the latest magazine.   ASBA members can enjoy the benefit of receiving a hard copy of every quarterly issue at no extra...

Sleep & Wellness Magazine Summer 2019 Issue

The Sleep and Wellness Magazine | SUMMER 2019 issue is online! Click here or see below to view the entire version of the latest magazine.   ASBA members can enjoy the benefit of receiving a hard copy of every quarterly issue at no extra...

  Pankaj Singh, DDS, MD, does not mince words when assessing the knowledge levels of his dental colleagues. Even dentists who know the scope of oral appliance therapy often practice “with guesswork,” he says. Even more troubling, most of those in the traditional restorative...

Oral Appliance Efficacy – Time for Augmented Intelligence!

  Pankaj Singh, DDS, MD, does not mince words when assessing the knowledge levels of his dental colleagues. Even dentists who know the scope of oral appliance therapy often practice “with guesswork,” he says. Even more troubling, most of those in the traditional restorative...

  Results of a multi-year study by the Sleep Research Society concluded that insomnia rates soared among combat soldiers from 1997 to 2011, spiking considerably after the 2003 invasion of Iraq. As reported in Military Times, the study covered 1.3 million military personnel, and...

Massive Insomnia Spike Among Members of the Military

  Results of a multi-year study by the Sleep Research Society concluded that insomnia rates soared among combat soldiers from 1997 to 2011, spiking considerably after the 2003 invasion of Iraq. As reported in Military Times, the study covered 1.3 million military personnel, and...

  As oral appliance therapy continues to gain respect across the health care continuum, predictors of treatment outcomes are emerging. Small and detailed physiological studies that look at OSA endotypic traits (pharyngeal collapsibility and loop gain) can help determine greater oral appliance efficacy. PubMed...

Specific Traits Key to Predicting Oral Appliance Efficacy

  As oral appliance therapy continues to gain respect across the health care continuum, predictors of treatment outcomes are emerging. Small and detailed physiological studies that look at OSA endotypic traits (pharyngeal collapsibility and loop gain) can help determine greater oral appliance efficacy. PubMed...

  A ResMed-led analysis published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine (July 2019) estimates that more than 936 million people have obstructive sleep apnea. As summarized in news-medical.net and elsewhere, the estimate from the multinational analysis by ResMed and 12 sleep researchers is nearly 10...

Close to a Billion With Sleep Apnea? Analysis Spotlights Latest Estimates

  A ResMed-led analysis published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine (July 2019) estimates that more than 936 million people have obstructive sleep apnea. As summarized in news-medical.net and elsewhere, the estimate from the multinational analysis by ResMed and 12 sleep researchers is nearly 10...

California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA PASADENA, CA – Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, Calif, have found that serotonin is necessary for sleep in two key animal models. An article on the Caltech web site details work by David...

Caltech: Serotonin Linked to Sleep Pressure

California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA PASADENA, CA – Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, Calif, have found that serotonin is necessary for sleep in two key animal models. An article on the Caltech web site details work by David...