Gender and Sleep Apnea

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Why does gender influence survival in obstructive sleep apnoea? A gender-based analysis of sleep apnea by Morrish E, Shneerson JM, and Smith IE. at the Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre, Papworth Hospital , Papworth Everard, Cambridge, UK . Published in the Respiratory Medical Journal, July 8, 2008. The study aim was to compare the mortality risk of men and women diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). View the abstract on PubMed.