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Going To Extremes To Improve Human Health
...gy. His research includes a special focus on sleep apnea
which can set the stage for high blood pressure. Halliwill, who also studies factors responsible for changes in blood flow to various regions of the body, co-directs the university's Exercise and Environmental Physiology Laboratories with Chris Mins...
Gene variation increases SIDS risk in African Americans
...ng or apnea. One of the immediate consequences of apnea
is a slight increase in acid levels inside oxygen-hungry muscle cells. When the researchers compared cells with the Y1103 mutation against normal cells in a slightly more acidic environment, the cells with the abnormal channels began to misbehave. ...
New GI technologies improve internal organ visualization
...nt (low=85 percent) and seven subjects experienced apnea
for less than 30 seconds. However, the device automatically responded to these adverse physiological reactions by adjusting sedation amounts and all eight subjects recovered to normal respiratory parameters without intervention by the anesthesiologi...
For super-obese patients, duodenal switch beats gastric bypass
...esterol levels, acid reflux, and obstructive sleep apnea
in these patients. We don't know yet how much weight loss we need to get those health benefits, but losing more of the excess weight certainly seems to be better." ...
Fat fish put obesity on the hook
...stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea
and respiratory problems, and some types of cancer. ...
Longer treatment benefits sleep apnea patients
WHAT: Adults with obstructive sleep apnea
benefit significantly from longer nightly use of c...ed States and Canada studied 149 adults with sleep apnea
to determine how long they routinely used CPAP each night. In addition, patients were evaluated for ...