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Methods To Conquer Sleep Apnea For Place In Bedroom

Researchers examine every night without fail straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air. It is been his routine since he was diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea. While it helps, he does not like wearing the mask. It's been two decades since doctors fully recognized that breathing that stops and starts during sleep is tied to a host of health issues, even early death, but there still isn't a treatment that most people find easy to use.

Oral Microbiome and Risk of Dental Decay in HIV Patients

A team of scientists from The Forsyth Institute, a global leader in oral health research, in collaboration with the NIH-funded Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), has published the results of a new study indicating that differences in the mouth bacteria of youth born with HIV may increase their risk of cavities. The researchers found that HIV-infected youth, compared with uninfected youth, had lower numbers of Corynebacterium, a microbe that is abundant in dental plaque of healthy individuals.