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sleep
Excess or poor sleep linked to heart disease, death

Toronto: Do you sleep too much or do you not get sufficient sleep? If so, there is bad news. The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death, a new study warns. The study found that people who slept for longer than the […]

Diabetes
Diabetes linked to deaths from alcohol, accidents, suicide: Study

London: People with diabetes are more at risk of deaths from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide, than non-diabetics, a study has found. The increased risk of death from these causes may be related to the mental health of patients, which may be adversely affected by the psychological burden of living with and self-treating this debilitating […]

obesity
Obesity in your 20s linked to reduced life expectancy: Study

Sydney: If you are obese or overweight in your 20s and 30s, expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, researchers have warned. The findings showed that men and women who are obese in their 20s will lose up to eight and six years respectively in their lives. In addition, if they are […]

Pregnancy
Maternal high blood sugar linked to obesity risk in kids

New York: Babies born to woman with higher blood sugar levels during pregnancy could be at significantly greater long-term risk of obesity – even more than a decade later, a study has found. The higher the woman’s blood sugar, the greater the risk of her child being obese. The researchers suspect that epigenetic changes are […]