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Dr. Halstrom Presentation – Jan 9th 2020

January 10th, 2020   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

A special thank you to the Chinese Canadian Dental Society for the invitation to speak at their meeting. Dr. Halstrom’s slide presentation is captured here in a video file.  

Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: State of the Art.

January 7th, 2020   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Abstract: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) represents a significant global health burden, with impact on cardiometabolic health, chronic disease, productivity loss and accident risk. Oral appliances (OA) are an effective therapy for OSA and work by enlarging and stabilising the pharyngeal airway to prevent breathing obstructions during sleep. Although recommended in clinical guidelines for OSA therapy, […]

World Sleep 2019 – VANCOUVER, BC

September 12th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

World Sleep 2019 is a full scientific congress on sleep medicine and research taking place from September 20-25, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. Our sleep congresses bring sleep professionals from more than 75 countries together to advance sleep health worldwide. The congress will feature the most current, world-class scientific content in the field of sleep medicine […]

Dr. Randy Patch – Speaking at Pacific Dental Conference 2018

February 28th, 2018   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Breath Easy Sleep Tight: Treatment Options for the Epidemic – Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 Randall Patch Chair: Vera Horn This talk will define Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and explore various ways of testing for it and how to differentiate OSA from other sleep disorders. We will then […]

‘No Excuses:’ Schumer Calls For NTSB Safety Review, Sleep Apnea Testing Following LIRR Crash

January 11th, 2017   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for sleep apnea testing for LIRR engineers following a crash in Brooklyn on Jan. 4, 2017. Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — State officials in New York and New Jersey are calling on the National Transportation Safety Board for increased safety reviews, sleep apnea testing and the installation […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked To 5 Times Higher Crash Rate In Untreated Truckers

April 1st, 2016   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

New obstructive sleep apnea research reveals that truck drivers who don’t treat the sleep condition are five times more likely to be involved in a crash that’s their fault.   New obstructive sleep apnea research reveals that truck drivers who don’t treat the sleep condition are five times more likely to be involved in a […]

Sleep apnea probable cause of last year’s deadly Metro-North train disaster.

October 28th, 2014   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Metro North Railroad engineer William Rockefeller is wheeled away from the area where the train he was operating derailed in the Bronx. The National Transportation Safety Board said the sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of the commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph. (AP Photo/Robert Stolarik) Metro North […]

Sleep Well: Kids’ sleep apnea often misdiagnosed as ADHD

August 14th, 2014   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

AZ Daily Sun August 2014 Dear Dr. Rosenberg: My 9-year-old son was diagnosed with ADHD and put on Ritalin. He snores and is a restless sleeper. Friends are telling me that I should get his snoring checked out. They say they have heard sleep apnea in children can be misdiagnosed as ADHD. Is this true? A: Yes, […]

Commercial Drivers & Sleep Apnea – New Guidelines Fall 2013

July 22nd, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

RENO – Dr. Michael Lucia, a certified sleep disorder specialist, opened eyes during an STN EXPO panel Sunday on sleep apnea by dispelling “voodoo” he said is dominating the current conversation on one of the leading causes of motor crashes. In fact, added Lucia, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) results in an average of 50,000 fatalities […]

Combination Therapy

May 30th, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Here is what Reed had to say about using The Silencer and CPAP:   I have been using your product for over 15 years – alternating between the Silencer and a cpap machine. Sometimes I have better luck with using the silencer. Otherwise, I use the Silencer exclusively while camping (I camp a lot!) and […]