The "Mail online" recently trumpeted what physicians have been lamenting since the beginning of the Internet age: the web is not necessarily reliable for medical information. Call it a validation of sorts, courtesy of Dr. Robert Hasty of Campbell University in North Carolina colleagues. The team concluded that many entries in Wikipedia, especially medical … [Read more...] about Wikipedia is No Substitute for Doctors
DALLAS, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The “Sleep Apnea Diagnostic & Therapeutic Devices Market [Polysomnographs, Respiratory Polygraphs, Pulse Oximeters, CPAP, Masks, Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV), Oral Appliances, Nasal EPAP, Neurostimulation] Global End-user Analysis, Competitive Landscape & Forecast to 2017″ report analyzes and studies … [Read more...] about MarketsandMarkets: Global Sleep Apnea Devices Market Worth $19.72 Billion by 2017
Friedman M, Hamilton C, Samuelson CG, Kelley K, Pearson-Chauhan K, Taylor D, Taylor R, Maley A, Hirsch MA. Source Advanced Center for Specialty Care, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Abstract Objective. To share our experiences treating patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) with titratable thermoplastic (TPD) and … [Read more...] about Compliance and Efficacy of Titratable Thermoplastic versus Custom Mandibular Advancement Devices
The Value of a Bicuspid What’s the value of a tooth? Not a baby tooth but a fully formed adult premolar or bicuspid. How about priceless. It could cost you your life. Taking out permanent teeth to make room for crowded teeth could be robbing your child of reaching their potential as well as closing their airway and increasing headaches and neck pain. And later in … [Read more...] about 10 Things every Mother needs to know about teeth and sleep
I attend many conventions and meetings through the year in the course of my work in sleep therapy. These meetings tend to be predominantly in the medical world however I am starting to meet more and more dentists. I am struck by the passion of the dental community as they approach the practice of sleep. It seems that every weekend there is some kind of dental course teaching … [Read more...] about Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea treatment within the dental scope of practice?