Sleep apnea unlikely to cause cancer, says study  

August 5, 2014 9:13 PM

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Sleep apnea unlikely to cause cancer, says study  

Health experts always recommend proper sleep for good health. Previous researches and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report have also showed that sleep deprivation can lead to chronic diseases including high blood pressure, depression, type 2 diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, cancer, premature death and reduced quality of life. But here is a cause of cheer for the medical world as a new study says even if sleep apnea is linked to a number of health risks, this sleep disorder does not cause cancer.

The researchers at institutions like ICES, University Health Network, Women’s College Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto and the Institute of Health Policy Research have carried a study to find out possible association bet...

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