Well: Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk

Two new studies associate a common disorder of sleep that causes pauses in breathing with a higher risk of cancer. Full Story »

Posted by nancy martinez - via New York Times (Most Emailed), Google News (Health)
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Subjects: U.S., Politics, Health
Topics: Health Care, Cancer
Member Tags: sleep apnea, apnea (sleep disorder), medicine and health, sleep , heart, oxygen, snoring, body, featured
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Posted by: Posted by nancy martinez - May 20, 2012 - 7:35 PM PDT
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Dwight Rousu
4.3
by Dwight Rousu - May. 21, 2012

A good medical science statistical study reported in layman's terms.

A good story to forward to friends who are putting off checking out suspected apnea problems.

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nancy martinez
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by nancy martinez - May. 20, 2012

The article is relevant to current day issues because for many people sleep apnea is a problem, according to the article 28 million people in America have some form of it. With the possible link to cancer in humans, the medical and scientific implications that coincide with the findings would lead to further research being to to diminish the problem. The article bring forth plenty of scientific information to support not only the findings but the overall issue that sleep apnea is an issue that needs to be looked at since it affects much of the American public and can be said that if affect people outside of the United states as well.

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Jessica Yrani
by Jessica Yrani - May. 21, 2012

This story does have a medium level of science it because of the quotes from the different scientists. Also, it is relate able to American society because of its easy to understand language.

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