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Medical News Today: Snoring can worsen heart function, especially in women

Both snoring and obstructive sleep apnea could lead to earlier impairment of cardiac function in women, according to a new study. A recent study unlocks the health issues linked to snoring. “Snoring” refers to a sleeping pattern in which a person breathes while emitting a snorting or grunting sound. The National Sleep Foundation suggest that… Read More »

AHA: Fish Oil, Vitamin D Not VITAL to Heart Health

CHICAGO — Supplementation with vitamin D or omega-3 fatty acids did not lead to a lower incidence of cardiovascular events or invasive cancer versus placebo, researchers reported here. In the VITAL trial, 1,617 participants were diagnosed with cancer (793 taking vitamin D; 824 on placebo) during 5.3 years of follow-up (hazard ratio 0.96, 95% CI… Read More »