Researchers are learning more about the link between obstructive sleep apnea and strokes.
The key may be the surges and drops in oxygen and blood pressure in the brain that occur with sleep apnea.
Yale university researchers say those episodes repeated over and over may eventually damage the body's ability to regulate blood pressure and blood flow to the brain.
More than 12-million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. It can be treated... Though it's unclear whether treatment decreases the risk for stroke.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reiterated Tuesday that she won’t intervene in the “incredibly agonizing” case involving a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who is waiting for a lung transplant, telling members of Congress that medical experts should make those decisions.
One of the first provisions of the 2010 health reform law has had its intended effect: shifting costs from hospitals, taxpayers and families to health insurance companies, researchers reported on Thursday. It’s one of the most popular aspects of the law.
People may realize that fast food isn’t health food, but they don’t realize just how fattening it really is, researchers report. They surveyed people eating at 10 burger, chicken, sandwich and doughnut chains and found they greatly underestimated just how much they were chowing down.
A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.