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Obstructive sleep apnea-induced hypertension linked to gut microbiomeFeb 8, 2016
Researchers find that obstructive sleep apnea can cause a gut microbiome imbalance that can induce hypertension.
Sleep and proper nutrition are essential for final exam successDec 3, 2015
According to experts at Baylor College of Medicine, putting the books and notes to the side for proper sleep and nutrition can be just as important as studying.
Grant funds program to improve asthma control among African Americans in HoustonJan 8, 2014
Grant will provide more than $2 million for Baylor's Environmental Health Service's asthma intervention program for African-American adults.
Trouble sleeping? Experts say skip antihistaminesOct 7, 2013
Baylor sleep expert says antihistamines may cause drowsiness, but shouldn't be used as a sleep aid as the side effects can pose health risks.
Sawing logs at night is not a good workout for your heartFeb 6, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine experts find that snoring is not only disruptive to sleep but may also signal heart troubles.
Mars 520-day simulated mission provides important sleep-wake change informationJan 15, 2013
BCM researchers among those to reveal important sleep-wake change information from Mars 520-day simulated mission.
New model provides better way to study sleep apnea, brainMay 3, 2012
BCM researchers create model to simulate obstructive sleep apnea to understand how the disorder affects the body.
Screen time before bed varies by personApr 17, 2012
Avoiding computer, TV, and e-reader screens before bed can improve quality of sleep.
Sleep Q&AApr 17, 2012
Problems sleeping? Check out this Q&A with BCM sleep experts.
Snoring may be cause for alarmApr 8, 2011
Loud snoring, daytime sleepiness and waking with a sore throat may be signs of sleep apnea.