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Initially, Cook Medical OHNS will focus on products that are used to treat salivary gland disease, chronic sinusitis, vocal cord paralysis and obstructive sleep apnea, as well as products used for soft-tissue repair and in interventional airway and esophageal procedures.
The study of nearly 17,000 people ages 16 and older in South Australia found the more soft drinks a person consumed, the higher the risk of having asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Obstructive sleep apnea, which causes periodic pauses in breathing during sleep, affects about 15 million adults in the United States, according to the American Heart Association.
Individuals were excluded if they had a known respiratory disorder, including obstructive sleep apnea.
The first group had moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea without hypertension, the second group had hypertension without obstructive sleep apnea, and the third comparison group had neither hypertension nor obstructive sleep apnea.
Both the diagnosis and treatment of chronic respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea are now much improved
Key Words: obstructive sleep apnoea, postoperative respiratory obstruction, hypoxaemia
The researchers then divided the patients into two groups of 14 with obstructive sleep apnea.
The term "hut lung" has been used to describe a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations including chronic bronchitis (CB), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and interstitial lung disease associated with high level exposures to biomass smoke.
Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms also greatly improved in five nondiabetic PCOS patients who received continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for 8 weeks as part of a study presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society.
Quality of life for children with obstructive sleep apnea.
From November 2001 to February 2002, 1 year before the first cases of SARS appeared, we tested the sputum of patients >64 years of age who had experienced exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, for HMPV.