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Genetics of Major Depression Linked to Increased Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) (2024 Study)

In a new study leveraging Mendelian Randomization, researchers highlight the complex interplay between psychiatric disorders, specifically major depressive disorder (MDD), and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This meticulous investigation sheds light on the genetic predispositions that suggest a causal relationship between MDD and increased risk of developing OSA, offering new insights into the bidirectional interconnections of …

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Sleep Disorders vs. Systemic Immune-Inflammation Index (SII) in the U.S. Population (2023 Study)

Sleep and inflammation have long been topics of scientific inquiry, with a growing body of evidence underscoring their intricate relationship. The systemic immune-inflammation index (SII), a novel marker based on leukocyte parameters, has emerged as a significant indicator of systemic inflammation. A recent study explored the association between sleep-related disorders and SII, revealing intriguing connections …

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