Sleep Apnea Tied to Mood Disorders

Sleep apnea may increase the risk for mood disorders, researchers have found. Obstructive sleep apnea, or O.S.A., is a sleep-related breathing disorder that has been linked to many other conditions, including cardiovascular disease, asthma exacerbation, glaucoma, erectile dysfunction and neurocognitive problems. For the new study, in JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, researchers enrolled 197 Korean…

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Big Spider Love: The Brooch That Ate Brexit

On Tuesday, while announcing the British Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had illegally suspended Parliament, Lady Brenda Hale — the court’s first female president — wore a brooding fantastical diamanté spider brooch. Its exact species was up for debate, though many social media observers thought the animal shape on the left…

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