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Article ID: 699046

Evening Preference, Lack of Sleep Associated with Higher BMI in People with Prediabetes

University of Illinois at Chicago

People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day — those who have an “evening preference” — have higher body mass indices compared with people with prediabetes who do things earlier in the day, or exhibit morning preference. The higher BMI among people with evening preference is related to their lack of sufficient sleep, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago-led study.

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15-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698991

Fat Metabolism Is Linked to Sleep Apnea

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Researchers studying the link between sleep apnea and heart disease have found a new mechanism: lipid clearance from the blood is slower in people with apnea, predisposing them to heart disease. Fortunately, CPAP treatment seems to improve matters.

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14-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698982

Seven Ways You Are Hurting Your Sleep This Summer

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Summer is the season of barbeque, beach trips, and some of the simplest joys of life, but if you’re not careful, it can also be the lone enemy of one of the most important joys of them all: sleep.

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14-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698620

Indian-Americans Have Fewer Sudden Infant Deaths, Rutgers Study Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Sleep-related infant deaths are associated with bed-sharing, sleeping position, poverty and other factors

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7-Aug-2018 10:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698584

Late nights = no breakfast and more junk food for kids

University of South Australia

Research from the University of South Australia confirms that sleep timing and sleep quality can influence the dietary behaviours of school-aged children, causing them to skip breakfast and eat more junk food, both warning signs of poor nutrition.

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5-Aug-2018 10:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698143

Waking Up to New Facts on Childhood Sleepwalking

University of South Australia

Children, like adults, need quality sleep in order to function well. But, when a child sleepwalks, parents often worry about how this might impact their child’s development and behaviour. In a new study by the University of South Australia, researchers have explored the prevalence of sleepwalking in school children and its relationship with broader sleep and daytime difficulties.

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27-Jul-2018 3:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697746

Mum’s Sleep Matters: The Effect of Sleep on an Unborn Baby

University of South Australia

How much sleep mothers get when they are pregnant can impact on the health of their growing baby, according to a new scoping study conducted by the University of South Australia.

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23-Jul-2018 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697581

Supplemental Oxygen Eliminates Morning Blood Pressure Rise in Sleep Apnea Patients Following CPAP Withdrawal

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Supplemental oxygen eliminates the rise in morning blood pressure experienced by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients who stop using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), the standard treatment for OSA, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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18-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697467

Dim That Light: Settling Your Child to Sleep

Family Institute at Northwestern University

Settling youngsters down to sleep at night isn't always easy. Recent research suggests that the amount of exposure children have to bright light in the hour leading up to bedtime

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17-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697493

FAU, Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant for Sleep and Metabolic Disorders

Florida Atlantic University

Researchers are working on this collaborative project that utilizes genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.

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17-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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