We know that driving drowsy is dangerous, but exactly how dangerous is hard to appreciate until you look at the raw numbers. A new study puts the danger of drowsy driving into stark relief, and it’s not good. Driving drowsy isn’t just as dangerous as driving drunk, it can be as dangerous as having […]
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, is a serious threat to aging Americans. Not only does it shorten people’s lives, it diminishes the quality of people’s lives and causes distress to their families. There are few promising treatments available, and no cure in sight, so prevention remains our best approach to helping people at risk for this […]
We’ve said it before: it’s not too late to get your sleep apnea treated after you’ve had a stroke. In fact, new research suggests that the stakes may be even higher after your first stroke.
Sleep apnea can cause global disruptions in your body’s normal functioning. After all, breathing is about as basic a function as we have–everything depends on getting enough air to the body and brain. So it makes sense that when that’s not happening, everything could be disrupted.
But now a new study which involved real-time measurements of […]