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Snoring causes damage and prevents healing in the upper airway tract, reveals study

These findings are reported by researchers at Umeå University, Sweden. Their on-going research focuses on the processes behind vibratory damage and healing of the upper airway tract. The data generated will help identify people at high risk of developing sleep apnoea and to find novel treatment strategies. “Besides the disturbing effects, constant snoring can be […]

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Exercise activates brain circuits associated with memory in older adults

This includes the hippocampus, which shrinks with age and is the brain region attacked first in Alzheimer’s disease “While it has been shown that regular exercise can increase the volume of the hippocampus, our study provides new information that acute exercise has the ability to impact this important brain region,” said Dr J. Carson Smith, […]

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Scientists develop implantable device to treat overactive bladder

A beam of light may one day be the solution to an overactive bladder or urinary incontinence. An implant that uses LED lights to stimulate nerves has been found to restore bladder control in rats. People with bladder dysfunction experience frequent and uncontrollable urges to urinate before their bladder is full. The condition is caused […]

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