Research and Studies

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Rethinking Sleep

By David K Randall SOMETIME in the dark stretch of the night it happens. Perhaps it’s the chime of an incoming text message. Or your iPhone screen lights up to alert you to a new e-mail. Or you find yourself staring at the ceiling, replaying the day in your head. Next thing you know, you’re out of [...]

Sleep Apnea Linked to Cancer for First Time

May 25, 2012 (San Francisco, California) — In a study that followed more than 1500 state employees in Wisconsin for more than 20 years, sleep apnea — particularly if it was severe — was found to be associated with a greatly increased risk for death from cancer, researchers reported here at the American Thoracic Society [...]

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Sleep Apnea Treatment May Protect Against Heart Failure

March 26, 2012 | Co-authored by Mehmood Butt, M.R.C.P.; Girish Dwivedi, M.D., Ph.D.; Alena Shantsila, M.D., University of Birmingham Center for Cardiovascular Sciences; and Omer Khair, M.D., with the Department of Respiratory Medicine at City Hospital in Birmingham. A nightly breathing treatment may do more than help people with obstructive sleep apnea get a good night’s rest [...]