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Sleep Apnea Research

My Conversation With Sleep Apnea Expert Richard Schwab

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Dr. Richard Schwab, a professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, has used innovative imaging techniques to study the development of sleep apnea. In our conversation, he shared his insights on the high prevalence of the disorder, how obesity and alcohol can cause sleep apnea, and the resulting cardiovascular problems.

Women, Wake Up: Sleep Apnea is Not Just a Male Disorder

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 11.30.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

Sleep apnea is not just a male disorder. Women -- especially those with hypertension and/or obesity -- need to wake up to the dangers of OSA and seek treatment if diagnosed with it.

Experiments Test If Implant Can Block Sleep Apnea

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Loud snoring may do more than irritate your spouse: It can signal sleep apnea, depriving you of enough zzzz's to trigger a car cras...