15th September 2021
DENTAL SLEEP PHYSICIANS STEP UP AFTER PHILIPS’ CPAP RECALL
The U.S. product recall announced by Dutch company Philips has shaken sleep medicine practitioners and patients alike. Philips announced in June it was recalling millions of units of the Philips Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-Level PAP), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), and mechanical ventilator devices.
01 June 2021
Benefits of breathwork: is mouth breathing during exercise bad?
Should you try to breathe through your nose when you run? How about when you’re weightlifting? While breathing isn’t complicated in everyday life, does how we in- and exhale during exercise matter? Writer Nupur Trivedi explores how much of breath science is just hot air.
20 March 2021
Sleep Health Campaign
We recently worked with Health Awareness on the 2021 Sleep Health campaign. A printed publication was enclosed within every copy of the Guardian newspaper and the content is available online via the 'read more' button below. The campaign featured exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices about the importance of sleep health.
30 November 2020
The Complete Guide to Insomnia - and How You Can Manage It
Tossing and turning. Being unable to switch off. Struggling to get restful sleep. We’ve all been there. Not being able to drift off and stay asleep can be so frustrating. It affects you into the next day too, as most people find it hard to function on limited sleep.
10 June 2020
Younger Women Less Likely to Continue with CPAP Therapy
The use of CPAP devices for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) varies substantially by age and gender, with younger women who have OSA using CPAP the least, according to a new study.
27 May 2020
Deep Breaths: How Breathing Affects Sleep, Anxiety & Resilience
Humans typically take about 25,000 breaths per day — often without a second thought. But the COVID-19 pandemic has put a new spotlight on respiratory illnesses and the breaths we so often take for granted.
20 May 2020
CPAP vs COAT
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29 April 2020
Recorded Live Webinar: Latest Advances in the Management of Sleep Disordered Breathing
Presented by: British Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (BADSM) and Signifier Medical Technologies
APRIL 29TH 2020, 16:00 BST – FREE
20 April 2020
Sleep apnea devices need filter for use in COVID-19, Yale doctor warns
Dr. Meir Kryger, professor of medicine (pulmonary) at Yale and a colleague at Harvard designed a circuit that can be attached to PAP devices to filter the air both breathed in by and exhaled by patients in order to prevent shedding of the COVID-19 virus.
7 November 2018
Why going to the dentist can help you sleep better
Most people turn to their GP when they develop headaches or have trouble sleeping — but what they may need is a trip to the dentist.
Growing evidence shows dental and oral problems can cause a series of common health...
27 May 2016
'I Want Dental Sleep Medicine to be Taken Seriously '
Can you tell me a bit about your background and how you came to study dentistry in Cardiff?
I'm of Indian origin, born in Kenya and have been in the UK since 1972. I still have family there but haven't been for quite a while although I am hoping to change that this...