Cancer

Sleep Apnea Makes Body Fat Even Unhealthier

Sleep apnea and obesity have a complex relationship. Obesity is a leading cause of sleep apnea, and many of the dangers of sleep apnea are also dangers of obesity. This has led some to argue that it is not sleep apnea that is dangerous, but obesity, with sleep apnea playing a […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps At-Risk Patients

Sleep apnea can increase your risk of ending up in the hospital for heart problems, diabetes complications, and even cancer. But once you’re there, it remains a danger and can increase your risk of serious complications.

Fortunately, according to a new study, sleep apnea treatment can […]

Snoring and Short Sleep Linked to Poor Breast Cancer Survival

A new study shows that women who report snoring and getting too little sleep before their breast cancer diagnosis have much poorer survival rates than those who get enough sleep and don’t snore.

The researchers suggest that the connection could be that poor sleep drives inflammatory processes that can worsen cancer.

A […]

Sleep Apnea Could Drive Cancer Growth

The link between sleep apnea and cancer is less clear than that between sleep apnea and other risks like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. But as we are coming to understand the mechanisms that bind the two conditions, it seems likely that sleep apnea can [link id='1166' […]

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