Sleep apnea

Statins may lower risk of heart disease in people with sleep apnea

A new study conducted at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has revealed some of the underlying mechanisms that may increase the risk of heart disease in people with sleep apnea. The study also found that statins—the ...

Health

Poor sleep may age your brain

(HealthDay) -- Evidence is building that poor sleep patterns may do more than make you cranky: The amount and quality of shuteye you get could be linked to mental deterioration and Alzheimer's disease, four new studies suggest.

Neuroscience

Improving prediction of Parkinson's disease

Including genetic markers in addition to well known risk factors improves tests to predict Parkinson's disease, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.

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