sleep apneaSince the beginning of the year, many of our hot topics articles have followed the predicted explosive growth of stem cell research. We continue that trend plus intriguing articles about the disappointing results of research using mice and the latest on sleep apnea.

1. Recently, the first artificial red blood cells were developed and they were derived from stem cells that have been made from an adult donor’s skin or blood.

2. Mice have been used in clinical research studies for years and many times the results showed promise in drugs when in fact they weren’t good.  Not using mice in studies, may cost more in the short run, but will avoid wasting time and money in the long run.

3. Are you sleeping well at night?  Sleep apnea has been found to have a direct impact on our health by increasing the risk of stroke, cancer, and death.