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Aging Reduces Intermittent Hypoxia-induced Lung Carcinoma Growth

A scientific study, conducted with animal models, states that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. Thus, aging would be a protecting factor against the fast tumor development, induced by this sleep alteration The study was published in the journal Americal Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine,

It has been carried out by research teams led by the lecturers Ramon Farré, from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IN2UB) of the University of Barcelona, and Josep María Montserrat, from the same Faculty and Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, also linked to the Respiratory Diseases Networking Biomedical Research Centre (CIBERES).

Nasal Allergies Treated With Quercetin Supplements

A reader reports reduced allergy symptoms while using the supplement. Plus: an odd remedy for nighttime leg cramps. They have written about NasalCrom for allergies and they ordered it with high hopes. 

They have glaucoma and wanted to get off Nasacort, although it is working beautifully for my nose. I also take Xyzal or Zyrtec daily. Sad to say, despite using it two or three times a day for three months, NasalCrom did not seem to do anything for my allergies.

Public Policy Education: 'Indian Students need to Develop Skills for its Application'

Public Policy has always been close to Paul Kelly's heart and gets him talking enthusiastically. On a recent visit to India, Kelly, who is pro-director for International Partnerships and East Asia and professor of Political Theory, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), feels Indian students need to develop skills for policy application, in a sense, policy entrepreneurship and the character that goes with it – involving critical engagement, being an independent learner and the ability to use relevant knowledge.

E-cigarette Users: Risk of Heart Attacks is Doubled

Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a heart attack, according to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people. The research also found that dual use of e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes — the most common use pattern among e-cigarette users — appears to be more dangerous than using either product alone.