Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep

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Researchers suggest that caffeine could reduce the impact of poor sleep on postoperative pain. Postoperative pain is exacerbated by lack of sleep prior to surgery, new research suggests. But it’s not all bad news, because the study also found that caffeine could help to counteract this effect. Study co-author Dr….

Certain factors may help identify patients for surgical procedure for obstructive sleep apnea

Patients with more severe obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to receive greater benefit from the surgical procedure known as maxillomandibular advancement, according to a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) is an invasive yet potentially effective surgical option in the…