People with sleep apnea may be at increased risk for complications if they have surgery, but little is known about how to reduce this risk, experts say. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study has confirmed that removing the tonsils and adenoids of children with obstructive sleep apnea can reduce sleepiness and improve the quality of life, but putting off the surgery might not hurt either. Full story
For the first time, doctors say that snoring alone may be an indicator of heart disease – likening it to other well-known risk factors such as sleep apnea, obesity, smoking and high cholesterol. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.