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You may already know that sleep apnea can cause an increased risk of chronic illness, high blood pressure and even some forms of cancer. But can sleep apnea affect how you age? Researchers at the Department of Child Health at the University of Missouri School of Medicine say yes, because…

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Is there a link between obesity and gum disease? According to a research study from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, yes, there is, but the relationship isn’t as easy to explain as cause and effect. The study, published in the British Dental Journal, focuses on one…

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Brazilian researchers may have a new way to reduce joint inflammation, which they hope could be beneficial to those living with temporomandibular joint disorder. The researchers have enhanced the efficacy and duration of a drug commonly used to reduce inflammation caused by joint degeneration. Using lipid nanoparticles containing a high…

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While no one has found the mythical Fountain of Youth, that doesn’t mean people have stopped searching for it. Some are just searching for it in a different way – by trying to reverse the aging process. Among those looking for ways to turn back the hands of time are…