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apnea

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For some with sleep apnea, patch proving good alternative to mask

The Provent Therapy device, which has gained steam since its 2008 FDA approval, consists of two disposable plugs held just inside the nostrils with hypoallergenic adhesive -- a much less bulky option than the often prescribed CPAP mask.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Got sleep apnea? Stimulate your tongue

ImThera's new treatment for sleep apnea ditches the bulky masks of yore for a tiny neurostimulator surgically implanted near the tongue, currently being tested in Belgium.

By Feb. 19, 2010

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Neonatal monitor 'Babalung' could save preemies

The battery-powered apnea monitor alerts caregivers if a newborn stops breathing.

By Apr. 17, 2012

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At CES 2014, health monitors join the wearables parade

With three new lightweight, wearable medical devices, iHealth is hoping to give people the ability to monitor their health without needing large, ugly, obtrusive equipment.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Tired of snoring? All you need is heat

Scientists find that radiofrequency ablation, a minimally invasive procedure using heat to shrink soft palate tissue, minimizes snoring for several years.

By Oct. 5, 2009

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The 404 1,092: Where we wake up screaming (podcast)

Dr. Michael Breus is back in the studio with The 404 to answer all our questions about sleep!

By Jul. 18, 2012

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Wireless network could monitor breathing

The same University of Utah engineers who built wireless networks that see through walls are now redirecting their efforts to noninvasively measure the breath of hospital patients and newborns.

By Sep. 20, 2011

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Rest your snoring head on a robot bear pillow

Bears are good sleepers, what with all the hibernating they do. So what better robot animal to climb into bed with you and give you a loving little smack when you start snoring?

By Nov. 16, 2011

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Smart pillow analyzes your sleep

Snoring may never be the same

By Dec. 21, 2006

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Baby Bubbler could help ailing infants breathe

A portable device out of Rice University is aimed at helping children with acute respiratory infections breathe naturally as they recover.

By Jun. 9, 2010