Posts Tagged ‘CPAP’

June 16th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: June 16th

This week’s topics include statins and physical activity in older men, transitional care interventions to prevent heart-failure readmissions, and more.

May 22nd, 2012

Studies Probe Effect of CPAP and Sleep Apnea on Hypertension

Two studies published in JAMA provide additional, but not surprising, information about the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and hypertension — and the role of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). In the first study, Ferran Barbé and colleagues randomized 725 people with OSA but no daytime sleepiness to either CPAP or no active treatment. After a median […]