Genes affected by lack of sleep include those governing the immune system, metabolism and the body's response to stressGetting too little sleep for several nights in a row disrupts hundreds of genes that are essential for good health, including those linked to stress and fighting disease.Tests on people who slept less than six hours a night for a week revealed substantial...
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Researchers say a lack of sleep affects the function of genes related to stress and cell renewal, possibly contributing to poor health.Doctors know that being chronically sleep-deprived can be hazardous to your health. Night-shift workers, college crammers and all the rest of us who get less than our fair share of zzz's are more likely to be obese and to suffer...
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Researchers say a lack of sleep affects the function of genes related to stress and cell renewal, possibly contributing to poor health.Night-shift workers, college crammers and others who don't get their fair share of zzz's are more likely to be obese and to suffer cardiovascular woes than people who get a consistent, healthful eight hours.
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As every new mother knows, sleep deprivation is the cruellest of tortures. My own children are well beyond the night...
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A U.K. study says lack of sleep affects genes, health.
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How will the likely next C.I.A. chief handle what is “by far the most thorough examination of how the United States came to use nudity, cold, sleep deprivation, stress positions, wall-slamming and waterboarding, methods it had long condemned as abuse or torture”?
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DAYTON, Ohio — Scientists have been looking into the association between sleep deprivation and weight gain in both adults and children.
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New research suggesting that sleep deprivation can lead to changes in our genes is the latest addition to growing evidence...
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Vatsal Thakkar, professor of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine, is treating an increasing number of people with sleep disorders who exhibit the symptoms of behavioural problems.
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TUESDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) -- Getting enough sleep is important for good heart health, an expert says."Without enough sleep, there is an increase in blood pressure and stress hormones, lower glucose [blood sugar] tolerance and weight gain," Dr. Alan Gertler, a cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said in a...
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