Obese, snoring mini pigs show how air flows through the throat during sleep apnea — ScienceDaily

With a small snout, a short and curled tail, and a big, round stomach, mini pigs are the epitome of cute — and sometimes, they snore. Now, researchers think these snoring pigs can be used to study obstructive sleep apnea. A study appearing January 19 in the journal Heliyon found that obese Yucatan mini pigs do have naturally occurring sleep apnea and that MRI scans taken while they’re in sedated sleep can be used to gain new insights into what happens in the airways during sleep apnea episodes via computational…

12 Facts About Squalane | Twelve Beauty

Although squalane has been around for a while, it’s only relatively recently that it’s taken the beauty world by storm. We check out 12 interesting facts about this wonder ingredient. My fascination with squalane started early-on in my student days. I remember my University professor discussing it in class and demonstrating just how compatible it is with our skin, as it’s one of the most important components of human sebum. It’s no wonder I fell for this ingredient quickly and decided to include it in the 12 key natural ingredients…