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Sleep Apnea May Take Toll on Your Mood, Thinking Skills
Sleep Apnea May Take Toll on Your Mood, Thinking Skills
Sleep apnea may have an impact on brain function, new research suggests. People with sleep apnea have lower levels of GABA and abnormally high levels of glutamate, according a study published online recently.
Why Your Ears Pop on Planes, and How to Fix It
Why Your Ears Pop on Planes, and How to Fix It
We've all felt it: A plane descends, pressure inside the cabin changes, and our ears may pop. Normally, a yawn or two should clear any discomfort. But sometimes, as anyone who has flown with a cold knows, the pressure shift can cause real pain.
Discovery of Cancer Gene May Predict Survival in Patients with Mouth Cancers
Discovery of Cancer Gene May Predict Survival in Patients with Mouth Cancers
A newly discovered tumor gene may help to predict survival outcomes in patients with cancer of the mouth and tongue. If the gene is expressed (turned on), patients are 4.6 times more likely to die at any given time. The finding could help guide treatme...
Very Hot Drinks Are 'Probably Carcinogenic'
Very Hot Drinks Are 'Probably Carcinogenic'
In a review published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, drinking very hot beverages was classified as "probably carcinogenic to humans." More specifically, the review by a panel of g...