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CPAP Works: Common Sleep Apnea Treatment Reverses Brain Function Changes Associated with Heart Disease

CPAP machines are a common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, but some people have a hard time adjusting and do not continue the treatment or are reluctant to start. A new study shows that CPAP is an effective sleep apnea treatment, finding that...
1-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Melatonin Can Prevent Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Test-Tube Babies

Babies born through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease later in life. In new research published ahead-of-print in AJP-Heart, researchers find that the solution used to culture ART embryos may...
27-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Y Chromosome Is Much More than a One-Trick Pony

Mostly associated with male reproduction, advances in genomic sequencing have revealed a new set of roles for the Y chromosome. In a new review article in Physiological Genomics, researchers summarize the influence of the Y chromosome in male...
27-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Potential Sleep-Related Treatment Targets for Fibromyalgia

A new study in Journal of Neurophysiology uses a novel approach to identify potential drug targets for treating fibromyalgia, This study is published ahead-of-print.
19-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Prebiotic Dairy Protein Promotes Digestive Health and Holds Therapeutic Promise

A protein found in dairy is discovered to be a prebiotic that holds promise for treating gastrointestinal conditions and obesity. This study is published ahead-of-print in the American Journal of Physiology—Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.
19-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Shows Why Statins Should Be Viewed as a Double-Edged Sword

Statins have significant cardiovascular benefits, but also serious side effects. A new study finds that statin use impairs stem cell function, which helps in slowing atherosclerosis but hinders other body processes. Because of these effects, the...
12-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Endothelin-14 Conference to Present Cutting-Edge Therapeutic and Disease Findings

APS will host the 14th International Conference on Endothelin: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics on September 2–5 in Savannah, Ga. The meeting will convene leading global researchers who study endothelin—a type of powerful peptide...
7-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Resuming Exercise Soon after Heart Attack Can Improve Heart Recovery

Many lifestyle factors cause heart disease, and exercise may not be enough to prevent heart attacks. A new study shows that regular exercise can still benefit the heart after a heart attack occurs. This research is highlighted as one of this...
3-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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