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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.