• Sleep Disorders and Cancer: It's Complicated

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    An analysis of patients in the Cardiovascular Health Study shows that sleep problems may raise risks for some cancers but lower them for others.
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  • Sleep-disordered breathing tied to greater preeclampsia risk

    Sleep-disordered breathing tied to greater preeclampsia risk

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Women with high-risk pregnancies who experience sleep-disordered breathing have an increased risk for preeclampsia, according to a study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
    The prospective observational cohort study involved women with high-risk singleton pregnancies, author Stella S. Daskalopoulou, MD, MSc, PhD, of the department of medicine's division of internal medicine at McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, and colleagues reported in the study.
    High-risk factors included age of at least 35 years, BMI of at least 25 kg/m2, chronic hypertension,
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