Sleep apnea

Hormones linked with sleep apnea, snoring in postmenopausal women

Middle-aged women with low levels of estrogen and progesterone are more likely to snore and to report symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea, according to a new study published this week in PLoS ONE by Kai Triebner of University ...

Vaccination

Moderna to build UK centre for mRNA vaccines

Moderna and the UK government on Wednesday announced a deal for the US biotech firm to build a cutting-edge centre to develop and produce mRNA vaccines for respiratory diseases, including COVID.

Health

Severe gum disease is associated with impaired lung function

Lung function declines with increasingly severe gum disease, according to research presented at EuroPerio10, a world congress in periodontology and implant dentistry organized by the European Federation of Periodontology ...

Health

Harmful effects of e-cigarettes

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) was commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Care Services (HOD) to assess whether the use of e-cigarettes containing nicotine can be harmful to health. The report is based ...

Pediatrics

Kids aren't skipping just COVID vaccines

There are thousands of children across Maryland who not only haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19, but also lack protection from influenza and the kinds of diseases that routine shots long ago made scarce, such as measles ...

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