Day: January 22, 2020

Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

January 22, 2020

Losing weight is an effective treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), but why exactly this is the case has remained unclear. Now, researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that improvements in sleep apnea symptoms appear to be linked to the reduction of fat in one unexpected body […]

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Women’s Blood Vessels Age Faster Than Men’s

January 22, 2020

New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai showed for the first time that women’s blood vessels – including both large and small arteries – age at a faster rate than men’s. The findings, published recently in the journal JAMA Cardiology, could help to explain why women tend to develop different types of cardiovascular […]

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Common foods can help ‘landscape’ the jungle of our gut microbiome

January 22, 2020

San Diego State University researchers have found a new way to harness food as medicine, which has far-reaching implications to control harmful microbes in our gut while balancing microbial diversity by fostering the growth of beneficial bacteria. Foods we eat commonly affect our gut microbiota. New research shows they do so by triggering the production […]

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