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Study links sleep-disordered breathing to age acceleration

SAN ANTONIO – Increasing severity of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep disruption are associated with epigenetic age acceleration, according to preliminary results of a new study. Results show that each standard deviation increase in the apnea-hypopnea index, a measure of sleep-disordered breathing severity, was associated [...]

2019-06-07T16:33:56+00:00June 7th, 2019|Press Releases|

Algorithm provides customized caffeine strategy for alertness

SAN ANTONIO – A web-based caffeine optimization tool successfully designs effective strategies to maximize alertness while avoiding excessive caffeine consumption, according to preliminary results from a new study. Using multiple sleep-deprivation and shift-work scenarios, the researchers generated caffeine-consumption guidance using the open-access tool 2B-Alert [...]

2019-06-07T14:07:07+00:00June 7th, 2019|Press Releases|