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January 27, 2020 / Sleep Disorder

Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Risk of Pneumonia

People with sleep apnea appear to be at higher risk of pneumonia than people without, according to a study published...
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pulmonary fibrosis
January 27, 2020 / Sleep Disorder

Short or Long Sleep Associated with Pulmonary Fibrosis

Scientists have discovered that people who regularly sleep for more than 11hrs or less than 4 hrs are 2-3 times more likely to have the incurable disease, pulmonary fibrosis, compared to those that sleep for 7hrs in a day
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heart disease
January 23, 2020 / Heart Disease, Stroke

Low Educational level, Income and Work Stress Link to Heart Disease and Stroke

Low educational levels predict an increased risk of developing or dying from heart disease and stroke according to the first...
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chili pepper
January 20, 2020 / Dementia, Heart Disease

Consumption of Chili Pepper Cuts Down the Risk of Death from Heart or Cerebral Attack

Neuromed researchers observed that in people regularly consuming chili pepper (four times a week or more), the risk of dying of a heart attack was cut by 40 percent. Risk reduction for cerebrovascular mortality was more than halved.
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blood pressure
January 16, 2020 / Hypertension

Long Work Hours at the Office Linked to High Blood Pressure

Office workers who spend long hours on the job are more likely to have high blood pressure, including a type...
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Sleep disorder
January 13, 2020 / Diabetics, Sleep Disorder

Sleep Apnea Linked to Blinding Eye Disease in People with Diabetes

New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness
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Gestational Diabetes
January 9, 2020 / Diabetics, Sleep Disorder

Gestational Diabetes Tied to Seven-Fold Increase in Sleep Apnea Risk

Gestational diabetes causes glucose levels in the bloodstream to rise above normal levels. This form of diabetes occurs during pregnancy, typically in the second trimester.
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January 6, 2020 / Diabetics, Heart Disease

High Lipoprotein(a) levels in type 1 diabetes linked to cardiovascular disease

Findings show that patients with type 1 diabetes and high lipoprotein(a) levels had a 50 per cent higher risk of developing some form of cardiovascular disease, a 70 per cent higher risk of coronary artery disease and a 100 per cent higher risk of calcified aortic valve disease,
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December 30, 2019 / Hypertension

Blood Pressure Pills ‘Work Better at Bedtime’

To get the best out of your daily blood pressure medication, take it just before you go to bed, say researchers. The pills offer more protection against heart attacks and strokes when taken at bedtime rather than in the morning, a large new study suggests
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December 23, 2019 / Health news, Heart Disease

Frequent Drinking is Greater Risk Factor for Heart Rhythm Disorder than Binge Drinking

Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, according to research published today in EP Europace, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology
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