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Playing a wind instrument may prevent sleep apnea


17 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
By playing a wind instrument, people lower their risk of developing sleep apnea, new study shows. The study, conducted by European Lung Foundation, found that players of wind instruments have a reduced risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea, suggesting that this could be considered beneficial to those individuals who are…

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Sleep apnea linked to cognitive decline


16 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An accentuated wheezing during sleep has been connected with a decrease of memory and deduction abilities, a new study shows. On the positive side though, the study led by Dr. Ricardo Osorio of the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, NY suggests that treating sleep apnea with ceaseless positive…

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Staying mentally sharp require discipline and knowledge


15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Staying sharp as you age will require you to follow expert’s advice: exercise more, check your risk for heart disease, and cooperate with your doctor to eliminate medical conditions and drug side effects that may impair your thinking. Other strategies are equally beneficial, including staying active socially, getting enough sleep,…

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Lack of sleep affects risk of obesity in children


17 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Children age 15 and younger with sleep-related problems and a chronic lack of sleep could double the risk of a child turning obese, new study warns. The study performed at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University followed almost 2,000 children who were involved in the Avon Longitudinal Study…

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Smartphone app may diagnose sleep apnea


15 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
A new technology based on smartphone aims at tracking sleep disorders including sleep apnea much easier than visiting a doctor. Researchers from Florida State University and New Jersey-based Stevens Institute of Technology used earbuds equipped with an in-line microphone and an Apple iPhone to analyze participants' breathing habits during a…