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UNM researcher explores how sleep apnea drives high blood pressure

With obstructive sleep apnea, the upper throat closes and patients stop breathing numerous times during the night, putting them at risk for developing vascular disease that causes a treatment-resistant form of high blood pressure. Nancy Kanagy, PhD, a professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, is seeking to understand how that happens.

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Nancy Kanagy, PhD

UNM researcher explores how sleep apnea drives high blood pressure

August 31, 2015 — With obstructive sleep apnea, the upper throat closes and patients stop breathing numerous times during the night, putting them at risk for developing vascular disease that causes a treatment-resistant form of high blood pressure. Nancy Kanagy, PhD, a professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, is seeking to understand how that happens.

Dr. Robert Sapien

UNM joins national emergency care research group

August 26, 2015 — The University of New Mexico's Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the UNM Emergency Medical Service Consortium will collaborate with multiple sites and investigators to conduct research studies that improve emergency medical care for ill and injured children.

Dr. Heather Pratt-Chavez offers advice on treating head lice

UNM pediatrician: no need for panic over 'super lice'

August 25, 2015 — Reports of drug-resistant “super lice” are spreading across the country, but there’s no need to panic, according to a UNM Hospital pediatrician, who says head lice is more a nuisance for children than a danger.