WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds may be higher for women than men, researchers say.
"Recent studies have shown that low blood oxygen levels during the night and disrupted sleep, which are both common in [obstructive sleep apnea], may play an important role in the biology of different types of cancers," said study leader Athanasia Pataka.
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- The way you view aging can affect how well you manage stress.
Older people who see aging negatively have stronger (negative) emotional reactions to day-to-day stresses, while such events have little effect on the moods of adults who are more positive about getting older. Their sunny outlook acts as a buffer against little annoyances.
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- Children of parents who use opioids have more than double the risk of attempted suicide, a new study finds.
Researchers noted that along with a dramatic rise in suicides among young people in the United States in the past 15 years, opioid use among adults has spiked. This study suggests a possible link between the two.