Hypertension avoided with nightly CPAP

Treating severe sleep apnoea can prevent patients developing hypertension, research confirms, but therapy appears to have no benefit in mild cases without daytime sleepiness.

Two studies published Wednesday have clarified the role of continuous positive airway pressure therapy in obstructive sleep apnoea, with one providing some of the strongest-yet evidence supporting its long-term use.

Tracking almost 2000 patients over 11 years, researchers found those