Nox Receives US and EU Patents for RIP Belt Technology
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5d ago
Nox Medical, the medical device business unit of Nox Health, announced its receipt of patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) related to the Nox RIP [respiratory inductance plethysmography] belts, which are incorporated into all of Nox Medical’s diagnostic sleep tests. Nox Medical‘s systems include two RIP belts, which record changes in the volume of the abdomen and chest to help the sleep professional measure breathing effort during sleep. While The American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s guidelines specify that the preferred measur ..read more
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Navigating the Shift: Philips Discontinues HST Devices, Alice NightOne & PDx, and Its Impact on Sleep Medicine
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by RTSleepWorld
2w ago
The recent announcement by Philips regarding the discontinuation of their Alice NightOne and Alice PDx Home Sleep Testing (HST) systems has sent shockwaves through the sleep medicine community. With medical and dental practices reliant on these systems for their home sleep testing needs, the decision on which system to choose as a replacement poses a significant challenge. However, amidst this transition, there are opportunities for improvement, particularly with alternative solutions like the Zmachine Synergy offered by General Sleep. In this article, we delve into the implications of Philips ..read more
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Nyxoah DREAM U.S. Pivotal Study Meets Primary Endpoints
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3w ago
Nyxoah SA has announced the DREAM U.S. pivotal study achieved a statistically significant reduction in the co-primary endpoints of 12-month AHI responder rate, per the Sher criteria, and ODI responder rate, both on an ITT basis. The DREAM study is a pivotal trial being conducted under an investigational device exemption (IDE) and is designed to support the marketing authorization of the Genio® hypoglossal nerve stimulation system (HGNS) in the United States. This multicenter, prospective, open-label, interventional study enrolled 115 patients and has co-primary efficacy endpoints of the Apnea ..read more
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ŌURA Files ITC Action Against Three Competitors for Patent Infringement
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1M ago
ŌURA, best known as the maker of Oura Ring, announced its recent filing with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) against Ultrahuman, RingConn, and Circular for infringement on several patents related to the Oura Ring form factor and both internal and external components, including sensor functionality and data processing. “ŌURA pioneered the smart ring and has spent over a decade and hundreds of millions of dollars developing the most accurate and trusted smart ring on the market,” said Tom Hale, chief executive officer at ŌURA. “We’ve invested countless hours of design, sci ..read more
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Partnership Expands Positional OSA Therapy Treatment Options in the Caribbean
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by RTSleepWorld
1M ago
Sleep Specialists, LLC, developers of the FDA-cleared Zzoma® positional therapy device, and ISD Health Solutions, the leading provider of sleep disorder treatment in the Caribbean, today announced a partnership to bring the benefits of Zzoma to patients suffering from mild to moderate positional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This collaboration comes just in time for World Sleep Day on March 15th, 2024, a global initiative highlighting the importance of sleep health. This partnership aligns with Sleep Specialists’ global strategy to educate physicians and patients that Zzoma can benefit almost ..read more
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Study: How Sleep Position Can Drive Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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by RTSleepWorld
1M ago
It’s well understood and accepted that sleep position, in particular the supine position in which a person sleeps on their back with their face and abdomen facing upwards, is associated with an increase in sleep-disordered breathing.1 While over half of all cases of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are classified as supine-related,2 the pathological endotype during supine position is not fully understood. An endotype is a subtype of a health condition, which is characterized by a shared disease process. To better understand this phenomenon, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard S ..read more
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Does Stroke Risk Linked to Sleep Apnea Vary by Race?
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by RTSleepWorld
1M ago
The risk of stroke tied to sleep apnea may vary for Black people and white people, according to a study published in the March 6, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study found that white people diagnosed with sleep apnea, whether or not they used a continuous positive airway pressure machine (CPAP), were at increased risk for stroke. White people who were at high risk for sleep apnea but had not been diagnosed with the condition were also at increased risk for stroke. The study did not find an increased risk of stroke in B ..read more
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Meet AirFit F40, ResMed’s Smallest Full-Face CPAP Mask
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1M ago
ResMed announced the U.S. launch of the AirFit F40, an ultra-compact, full-face mask offering the comfort of smaller masks without sacrificing performance in order to help improve sleep apnea therapy compliance.2 Finding the right mask with the right fit and comfort can be daunting, especially for individuals requiring high-pressure CPAP treatment. The AirFit F40 addresses this problem by providing the necessary pressure support in a more comfortable, lower-profile full-face mask. The mask is ideal for people who sleep on their side, are claustrophobic, and want the stability and seal of a uni ..read more
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2024 Philadelphia Sleep Conference Free Registration & Hotel Winner
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1M ago
[Winner Announced!] Free Registration & Hotel to Philly Sleep 2024 Was it You?? View in browser Congratulations to Cindi Marstellar! Winner: Free Registration & Hotel to Philly Sleep 2024! 6 CEs MD, DO NP, PA DMD, DDS RN PSY 10 CEUs RPSGT CPSGT CCSH RRT CRTT   When March 22, 2024 6:30AM Exhibits & Breakfast 8AM Tech Track 9AM Phys. Track  Where Live! Casino & Hotel 900 Packer Ave Philadelphia, PA 19148 833.472.5483   In-Person or Stream the Event Live! * streaming not ..read more
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Sleep Navigators: A Roundtable Discussion
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by RTSleepWorld
1M ago
The field of sleep health continues to expand into the acute care/inpatient environment. Over the years, more and more hospital leaders have started to see the importance of sleep as a vital component of the hospital experience. A recent scoping review undertaken by Suen et al. found that undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea in cardiovascular patients was shown to have a negative effect on outcomes.1 In addition, those with a diagnosis were seldom provided with continuous positive airway pressure devices. A very interesting nationwide, single-day study conducted in the Netherlands found that sl ..read more
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