A lack of deep sleep could indicate Alzheimer's development

On January 14, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

A recent study suggests that a warning sign may come before any symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease: Adults who do not get enough deep sleep may be on their way to developing the disease. A lack of deep sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Washington University School of…

Sleep apnea in children may stunt brain development

On March 18, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Sleep apnea, a common condition in which breathing briefly stops during the night, may reduce the amount of gray matter in a child’s brain, finds a recent study. Although further research is needed, the results are worrying. Sleep apnea’s effect on the developing brain is currently little understood. …

How a bad night's sleep might worsen cancer development

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Recent studies have indicated that patients with sleep apnea may be associated with worse cancer outcomes. Now a new animal study, presented at the European Association of Urology Congress in Munich, uncovers a possible mechanism which may underlie this link. Hypoxia is where a tissue or organ does…