There does appear to be a genetic component as OSA
predominates in long-limbed breeds.
The study analysed data from 19,556 people included in the European Sleep Apnoea Database (ESADA), an international multi-centre study that includes patients with OSA
, to explore the link between OSA
severity, low blood oxygen levels and cancer development.
Bivariate analysis of the relationship between waist circumference and OSA
A retrospective descriptive study was conducted of all patients 1-13 years of age screened with overnight oximetry for OSA
by the pulmonology service at RCWMCH from 1 December 2012 to 31 December 2014.
Men are more likely than premenopausal women to have OSA
. (Postmenopausal women have the same risk as men.)
Non-obese adult patients with moderate or severe OSA
, diagnosed based on AASM criteria, within an age range of 30-60 years were included in the study.
This study showed that patients with moderate and severe OSA
are more likely to present with OAB than the average population and that CPAP therapy improves the symptoms of OAB in both male and female patients.
All data from overnight polysomnography screening, which is the gold standard for OSA
diagnosis, were collected and stored on the Embletta Gold standardized level-3 portable diagnostic system (Natus Medical Inc., Ontario, Canada).
Last month, Dr Mahathir promised that his administration will not hide Public Accounts Committee reports under OSA
Group III participants had apnea/hypopnea index more than five who were newly diagnosed as having OSA
based on the polysomnogram, which is the "gold standard" diagnostic tool for OSA
There is not much data on the prevalence of OSA
in the Indian population, and hence this study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of OSA
in Odisha population using Epworth Sleepiness Scale.
Snoring and OSA
can lead to serious health risks such as heart failure, heart attack, high blood pressure, stroke, neurocognitive impairment and accidents due to sleepiness.