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News and articles from inside Atlantic Health Sleep Centers, the research they are involved in and news of interest from around the world of sleep medicine.
As new research raises awareness of the impact of poor sleep in children, more are finding their way to pediatric sleep clinics for testing. Andrea Petersen and Children’s National Medical Center Director of Sleep Medicine Dr. Judith Owens explain read more
Two new studies have found that people with sleep apnea, a common disorder that causes snoring, fatigue and dangerous pauses in breathing at night, have a higher risk of cancer. The new research marks the first time that sleep apnea has been linked to cancer in humans. read more
American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Blood Vessel Abnormalities
Study Highlights: Sleep apnea can cause changes in blood vessel function that reduces blood supply to the heart in people who are otherwise healthy. Continuous positive airway pressure treatment reverses blood vessel abnormalities. read more