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Snoring and Sleep Apnea Linked to Greater Risk for Heart Damage in Women

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring are a threat to cardiac function in both men and women. But in women, the heart seems more affected by the conditions, putting women at greater risk of worsened cardiac function, suggest new findings presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), reports RSNA.  Sleep… Read More »

Risk Of Premature Birth Is Reduced With Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Researchers have found a reduction in premature birth risk with an increased intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids intake while pregnant. With approximately 15 million babies born too early annually, premature birth is a major global health concern. Premature birth is the number 1 cause of death for under 5 year old children worldwide,… Read More »