Coughing at night: Ten ways to relieve a nighttime cough

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Everyone has a cough from time to time. In fact, coughing can serve a useful purpose by ridding the lungs of irritants or excess mucus. Coughing may also help remove germs from the lungs and prevent infection. But when coughing occurs at nighttime, it can interrupt sleep and prevent a…

Automated measure of nighttime oxygen levels could speed diagnosis of sleep apnea

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Simple, inexpensive test could help identify sleep apnea in children who snore. Computer analysis of oxygen levels in the blood during sleep could — by itself – provide an easy, relatively inexpensive and sufficiently reliable way to determine which children who snore habitually could benefit from a…