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Snoring As Bad For Your Heart As Diabetes
2012-12-05 14:26:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Snoring can be more than just an annoyance–if untreated it can have the same effect on the cardiovascular system as diabetes, according to new research from a Romanian medical doctor. The research, which was presented this week at the at EUROECHO and other Imaging Modalities 2012 conference by Dr. Raluca Mincu, showed that the nighttime breathing disorder is a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition known to cause...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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