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Lessons Learned about Airway and Respiratory Illness at the World Trade Center

There are few events in our collective consciousness that have united us as a country like the events of 9/11. Everyone knows where they were on the day, what they were doing and how they felt. Lessons learned by early responders on that day...

Lessons Learned about Airway and Respiratory Illness at the World Trade Center

There are few events in our collective consciousness that have united us as a country like the events of 9/11. Everyone knows where they were on the day, what they were doing and how they felt. Lessons learned by early responders on that day...

Blood lipid profiles are associated with childhood asthma, airway obstruction, bronchial responsiveness, and aeroallergen sensitization, researchers from Denmark report. Dr. Hans Bisgaard from the University of Copenhagen told Reuters Health by email that he was surprised by the “significant association between serum lipids and...

Bad Cholesterol linked to increased pediatric asthma and airway obstruction

Blood lipid profiles are associated with childhood asthma, airway obstruction, bronchial responsiveness, and aeroallergen sensitization, researchers from Denmark report. Dr. Hans Bisgaard from the University of Copenhagen told Reuters Health by email that he was surprised by the “significant association between serum lipids and...

Could the cpap machine really be the dirtiest place in the home?

CPAP machine may not be the first item that comes to mind when you consider the dirtiest surfaces in your household. But scientists say that some of the filthiest places in our home are where we would least expect. Take a minute to think...

Could the cpap machine really be the dirtiest place in the home?

CPAP machine may not be the first item that comes to mind when you consider the dirtiest surfaces in your household. But scientists say that some of the filthiest places in our home are where we would least expect. Take a minute to think...

Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) was founded by myself, the nation’s top producer of dental sleep apnea devices, and NFL greats. As a state champion high school football coach, I initially approached Derek Kennard, a former NFL center and Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl champion,...

Sleep Apnea: A problem we can tackle

Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) was founded by myself, the nation’s top producer of dental sleep apnea devices, and NFL greats. As a state champion high school football coach, I initially approached Derek Kennard, a former NFL center and Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl champion,...

One of the most intriguing features of the ResMed Narval CC is its small footprint. I find most patient’s transitioning from an acrylic appliance frequently comment on both the small size and the increase in comfort, as compared to their previous appliance. But what...

ResMed Narval CC Case Study: Size Matters!

One of the most intriguing features of the ResMed Narval CC is its small footprint. I find most patient’s transitioning from an acrylic appliance frequently comment on both the small size and the increase in comfort, as compared to their previous appliance. But what...

Over the last 20 years there has been an ever increasing use of oral appliances for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and sleep disordered breathing (SDB). In Scandinavian countries the preferred interventional therapy for the mild to moderate sleep apnea patient has...

Treatment Acceptance Based on Patient Qualification- The Predictor Device®

Over the last 20 years there has been an ever increasing use of oral appliances for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and sleep disordered breathing (SDB). In Scandinavian countries the preferred interventional therapy for the mild to moderate sleep apnea patient has...

Sleep awareness has blossomed over the last decade, and it’s hard to find anyone who believes the market is anywhere near its peak. Consumers and members of the medical community increasingly agree that better sleep is a must for improved overall health. With all...

Sleep Diagnostics Industry Overview

Sleep awareness has blossomed over the last decade, and it’s hard to find anyone who believes the market is anywhere near its peak. Consumers and members of the medical community increasingly agree that better sleep is a must for improved overall health. With all...

How is it possible, with supporting literature, along MD groups like American Medical Association (AMA) and even government sponsored spirometry initiatives National Quality Forum (NQF) 0091 COPD Spirometry Evalution (1) stating that spirometry has to be done to “prove” Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)/Air Flow Obstruction...

Not all that wheezes is asthma (or COPD)!

How is it possible, with supporting literature, along MD groups like American Medical Association (AMA) and even government sponsored spirometry initiatives National Quality Forum (NQF) 0091 COPD Spirometry Evalution (1) stating that spirometry has to be done to “prove” Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)/Air Flow Obstruction...

In the current issue of JAMA “Journal of the American Medical Association” A large study of Police Officers in the U.S and Canada found 40% of police officers had symptoms of a sleep disorder, including sleep apnea and insomnia. Click here to view Abstract...

40% of Police Officers have Sleep Disorders

In the current issue of JAMA “Journal of the American Medical Association” A large study of Police Officers in the U.S and Canada found 40% of police officers had symptoms of a sleep disorder, including sleep apnea and insomnia. Click here to view Abstract...

Adenotonsillectomy is commonly performed in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, yet its usefulness in reducing symptoms and improving cognition, behavior, quality of life, and polysomnographic findings has not been rigorously evaluated. We hypothesized that, in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome...

Is early Adenotonsillectomy better for children better than wait and see?

Adenotonsillectomy is commonly performed in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, yet its usefulness in reducing symptoms and improving cognition, behavior, quality of life, and polysomnographic findings has not been rigorously evaluated. We hypothesized that, in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome...