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Sleep Apnea

Published on
Sep 16, 2022
This week’s In the News highlights research on mitochondrial disease, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, type 2 diabetes, and sleep apnea.

Children and adults with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome may be at increased risk for sleep apnea than other children.

This study is aiming to compare at home sleep studies and in lab sleep studies.

This study seeks to understand why some babies born with a small jaw (micrognathia) have sleep apnea and/or trouble growing and others do not.

The Wolfson Family Laboratory for Clinical and Biomedical Optics focuses on the development and use of novel non-invasive optical devices to probe cerebrovascular hemodynamics and physiology in vivo. These devices are used in clinical and pre-clinical studies to discover the timing and causes of brain injury during care.

Improving the safety, quality, and health outcomes of pediatric care through clinical research. PeRC’s mission is to provide the expertise and infrastructure needed to support research within the primary care setting.

Published on
Sep 3, 2013
Sleep experts have conducted the first multicenter clinical trial of obstructive sleep apnea in children and have found that those who underwent surgery to remove their adenoids and tonsils had notable improvements in behavior, quality of life and other symptoms compared to those treated with "watchful waiting" and supportive care.