Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 15, 2007
AASM approves home sleep testing to detect sleep apnea
New guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine state that a home sleep test can help detect obstructive sleep apnea in select adults.

Transtheoretical model may help to identify OSA patients' level of intention to exercise
In an effort to answer the question as to how ready people with obstructive sleep apnea are to engage in exercise, a study published in the Dec.

Study: Short sleep times in patients with chronic medical diagnoses linked to obesity
A study published in the Dec. 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine demonstrates an association between short sleep times and obesity in patients with chronic medical problems.
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