More Black Men Have Died As A Result Of Sleep Apnea Than Whites Or Black Women

More Black Men Have Died As A Result Of Sleep Apnea Than Whites Or Black Women

Highlights: OSA mortality was higher in men than women, Blacks than Whites, and in the Midwest. Black men had a continuous OSA mortality increase over the last decade. Blacks with OSA were more likely to have obesity and cardiovascular disease. According to a University of Buffalo peer-reviewed study, during the last two decades, more Black…

Apnimed Raises $62.5 Million To Advance Its Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Medication Into Phase 3 Trials

Apnimed Raises $62.5 Million To Advance Its Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Medication Into Phase 3 Trials

Apnimed believes there is a market for a new pharmaceutical therapeutic option for OSA, which affects 25 million Americans. Muscles that normally maintain the upper airway open collapse periodically during sleep in these people, resulting in occasional low oxygen levels and long-term morbidity. Although continuous positive air pressure can be useful, many patients do not…