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Possible link between sleep-disordered breathing, cardiovascular disease found


June 15th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Researchers have long known that sleep-disordered breathing is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD), but had no clue as to why. Now a possible link has been established.Researcher ... Read more...

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Severe sleep apnea reduces nightmare recall frequency


February 15th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) report a significantly lower frequency of nightmares than patients with mild or no sleep apnea, indicating that OSA suppresses the cognitive ... Read more...

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Obstructive sleep apnea quiet common in adults with Down syndrome


August 16th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Adults with Down syndrome frequently suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) too, according to study.However, complications of untreated OSA-such as cardiovascular disease, daytime sleepiness and impaired cognitive functioning-overlap ... Read more...

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Intensity of snoring sounds linked to sleepiness


December 15th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has shown that there''s an independent relationship between the intensity of snoring sounds and sleepiness. The study showed that objectively measured snoring intensity is directly ... Read more...

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Habitual snoring may be behind womens daytime fatigue


November 12th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers from Sweden has revealed that in women, habitual snoring may be an independent cause of excessive daytime sleepiness and daytimefatigue, regardless of ... Read more...

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