In a universe of savvy competitors, Somnetics International has managed to carve its niche in the CPAP galaxy with a nimble culture, a healthy dose of innovation, and most recently a little help from a rather large star. After the Transcend gained attention as the smallest and lightest CPAP, engineers at Somnetics International examined the mobile theme yet again, … [Read more...] about Solar Recharger Builds Buzz at Transcend
Volume 7.4 : August 2012
Rajiv Doshi, MD and Philip Westbrook, MD from Ventus Medical, San Jose, CA Abstract Primary snoring, defined as snoring in the absence of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea (OSA), is a very common problem that can significantly worsen the sleep quality of the bed partner and has been linked to important medical conditions. Health- care providers are frequently asked by … [Read more...] about A Novel Non-Prescription Nasal EPAP Device (Theravent) to Treat Snoring
Establishing a novel and effective alternative to CPAP is no easy task, but the inventor of oral pressure therapy (OPT) believes he has the technology to do just that. Matt Vaska is not your average garage tinkerer. As a Stanford-educated mechanical engineer with an affinity for medical solutions, the founder of ApniCure does not hesitate to focus his problem-solving skills on … [Read more...] about The Next Big Thing?