16Jul 2020

A New Kid on the Block?

German researchers have identified a parasite that plays a role in gum disease. Entamoeba gingavilis causes inflammation and damage when it invades gum tissue. 

16Jul 2020

Less Oxygen, More Cancer?

According to a new study, cancer risk increases with severity of obstructive sleep apnea.

16Jul 2020

Apnea and Accumulation

Are sleep apnea and Alzheimer's linked? Research shows that patients who stop breathing during sleep could have higher levels of an Alzheimer's disease biomarker known as tau in the area of the brain that helps with memory.

16Jul 2020

Missing Memories

Can sleep apnea contribute to loss of memory? According to research, fragmented sleep can interfere with the brain's ability to consolidate memories, which can put patients at risk of depression.