Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sleep, snoring and sex differences

Women who snore could be at a higher risk of heart problems than men who snore. Adrian Curta, from Munich University Hospital, led a team of researchers who took images of the hearts of 4,500 British adults. Loud snoring is … Continue reading

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Sleep, widowhood and health

Widows and widowers who sleep badly could be more at risk of health problems. Diana Chirinos, from Northwestern University in Chicago, led a team of researchers who studied 101 people, with an average age of 67. Half had recently lost … Continue reading

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Sleep and dehydration

Prolonged sleep deprivation can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and respiratory disease. More recently some studies have found that sleeplessness also increases the risk of kidney disease. In this study Asher Rosinger, from Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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