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2012-03-30 08:12:51

A new study by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that people suffering from a common form of sleep disorder are also increasing their risk of depression, reports Health.com. In the new research, men who are diagnosed with sleep apnea have been found to be more than twice as likely as other men to show signs of clinical depression. And researchers saw a bigger risk when looking at the link in women with sleep apnea: a fivefold risk increase...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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