January 27, 2020

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 in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Sleep apnea […]
January 27, 2020
pulmonary fibrosis

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
January 13, 2020
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
January 9, 2020
Gestational Diabetes

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.