Losing Sleep Over Your Divorce? Your Blood Pressure Could Suffer
It's normal for people to experience trouble sleeping after a divorce. But if sleep problems last too long, they can lead to potentially harmful increases in blood pressure, a new UA study finds. The research suggests that poor sleep quality might be one of the reasons divorce is linked to negative health effects.
Comparing the genomes of disease-causing and harmless bacteria, UA microbiologists found no clear genetic demarcation between the two groups. The bacteria have swapped genes in the past, suggesting they can switch roles fairly easily.
Efforts by the Mexican government to control the manufacturing of methamphetamine resulted in a drop in treatment admissions in Mexico and in neighboring Texas, a study led by UA researcher James Cunningham finds.