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BMI in men strongly linked to prostate cancer mortality - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com

Body's autonomic responses greatly impaired in women - Detroit Women's Health | Examiner.com

Body's autonomic responses greatly impaired in women - Detroit Women's Health | Examiner.com: Heart rate impacted by sleep apnea in women

Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. More than 18 million American adults are affected by this disorder. If left untreated sleep apnea can result in numerous health problems. However, sleep apnea in women is often misdiagnosed or never addressed. The body's autonomic responses, autoregulatory functions that keep us alive which include changes in heart rate, blood pressure sweating and pupil dilatation. These responses appear to be greatly impaired in women.

Bariatric surgery is more efficient than non-surgical treatment for obesity - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com

Sunny climates appear to have lower prevalence of ADHD - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

Spanking linked to negative behavioral and cognitive development - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

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Spanking linked to negative behavioral and cognitive development - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

A new study reveals spanking is linked to externalizing behavior such as aggression and cognitive development such as receptive vocabulary.

Lifestyle program improves heart health for people with abdominal obesity - Detroit Alternative Medicine | Examiner.com

Teen body mass linked to esophageal cancer - National Children's Health | Examiner.com

Osteoporosis a considerable hazard that impairs women’s lives - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com

Shorter or longer sleep linked to diseases - National Disease & Illness | Examiner.com