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Link Between Type 2 Diabetes, Sleep Apnea
Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
The ties being found between type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) indicate these disorders have major implications on public health.

Early Life Sleep Apnea Could Lead To Cardiovascular Disease
Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Sleep apnea during early childhood might greatly increase the risk of later life cardiovascular disease, according to a recent Israeli study. The study found that the condition often starts early in life, enhancing the importance of the findings.

Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Extremes of Sleep
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2008
Both short and long sleepers are at higher risk for developing metabolic syndrome, a condition that can lead to cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to a recent study.

Not Enough Sleep As A Child Could Lead To Future Problems
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Children with sleeping problems are more likely to develop psychological problems, such as depression, aggression and anxiety, according to a new study.

Chronic Pain Could Lead To Brain Dysfunction
Posted: Monday, February 25, 2008
People suffering from chronic pain are often effected in many neurological functions and behaviors. This includes sleeping, depression, decision making and anxiety. A recent Northwestern University study is believed to have discovered the reason for this connection.

Airplanes and Snoring, an Aural Assault
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Besides providing an easier environment for sleep, a quiet and peaceful sleeping environment may help keep blood pressure down.

A Short Daytime Nap Helps Retain Learnt Knowledge
Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2008
Once certain information is learned and processed in the brain, the information is more likely to be retained if a short daytime nap is taken.

Lack of Deep Sleep Possible Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Monday, January 21, 2008
A recent study at the University of Chicago has found a direct connection between insufficient non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, also known as slow-wave sleep (SWS), and type 2 diabetes. This is the first study of its kind.

Lack of Deep Sleep Raises Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2008
Three nights of interrupted slumber upsets young people's blood sugar levels the same as if they gained 20-30 pounds,, study finds.

Sleep Duration Linked to Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2007
Too little sleep or too much may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to the results of a new study.

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