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Philips launches CPAP alternative


AMSTERDAM – Philips has commercially launched NightBalance, a mask-free CPAP alternative for patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea. People with positional OSA experience higher breathing disturbances while sleeping on their backs as opposed to their sides.

Study: Patients prefer NightBalance over APAP


AMSTERDAM – Patients with exclusive positional obstructive sleep apnea treated with a sleep-positioning device like NightBalance were more compliant with therapy than those treated with APAP, according to a study

Philips buys NightBalance


AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Royal Philips has expanded its sleep and respiratory care portfolio with the acquisition of NightBalance, the Delft, Netherlands-based maker of the Sleep Position Trainer.

Short takes: NightBalance, OnCourse Learning


Netherlands-based NightBalance has received a “positive recommendation” from the Dutch National Health Care Institute to reimburse its Sleep Position Trainer for obstructive sleep apnea.