What causes asthma complications?

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Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs and respiratory system. It causes inflammation of the airways, which can make it hard to breathe. Asthma can present at any age. Symptoms can sometimes appear in infancy, while other people do not develop the condition until adulthood. The potential triggers of…

Sleep apnoea blamed for schizophrenia complications

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Undiagnosed sleep apnoea is being blamed for high rates of cardiovascular disease and memory loss among people with schizophrenia. Researchers from the University of Adelaide in South Australia in collaboration with Lyell McEwin Hospital have shown that people with schizophrenia are more likely to develop severe obstructive…

Study links hypoxemia from obstructive sleep apnea with renal complications in type 2 diabetes

Examining the poorly understood link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and type 2 diabetes complications, researchers identified specific measures of low blood oxygenation that are associated with impaired kidney function and diabetic nephropathy. The study by Linong Ji, MD and colleagues, Peking University People’s Hospital and Peking University Health…