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Exercise, Caffeine, Stairs, Office, Health, Health & Wellness

Tired? Try Walking Up Stairs Instead of Caffeine

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Research from the University of Georgia shows that 10 minutes of walking up and down stairs was more likely to make participants feel energized than ingesting 50 milligrams of caffeine.

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Sleep, Depression, Anxiety

Poor Sleep in Anxiety, Depression May Make It Harder to See Positive

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that an area of the brain, the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex, may have to work harder to modify negative emotional responses in people with poor sleep who have depression or anxiety.

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Sleep Apnea, Sleep Patterns, Brain Injuries, TBI patients, Ut Southwestern

Study: Can Wrist Devices Detect Sleep Apnea with Lab Precision?

Researchers from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute will participate in a national study to determine whether medical devices used in the home can diagnose sleep apnea that often develops after traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

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Measuring Cystic Fibrosis Drug's Effectiveness, Young Athlete Injuries, Treating Aggresive Brain Cancer, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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co-sleeping, Parenting

Musical Beds: Iowa State Professor Finds Co-Sleeping Is More Common Than Some Parents Admit

Parents know that co-sleeping is considered a no-no, but many still allow their children to crawl into bed with them at night. Doctors generally discourage co-sleeping, but an Iowa State professor says it is a phenomenon that extends well beyond the infant and toddler years.

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ENDO 2017, Endocrine Society, Diabetes, Sleep, Shift Work, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Metabolism, Circadian, Glycemic Control

Diabetes Control Is More Difficult for Night Shift Workers

People with type 2 diabetes have poorer control over their blood glucose levels when they work the night shift compared with those who work in the daytime or are unemployed, a new study finds. The study results, to be presented Monday at the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., showed that poor long-term glycemic, or blood sugar, control, was independent of what workers ate or any sleep problems they had.

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Gestational Diabetes, ENDO 2017, Endocrine Society, Sleep Apnea, Sleep, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Osa), Pregnancy

Decision-Tree Tool Can Help Screen Women with Gestational Diabetes for Sleep Apnea

Healthcare providers can use a decision-tree tool to screen women who have gestational diabetes (GDM) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), new research from Thailand reports. The results of the study will be presented in a poster Saturday, April 1, at ENDO 2017, the annual scientific meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Orlando, Fla.

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Sleep, Diabetes, ENDO 2017, Endocrine Society, Depression, sleep schedule, chronotypes, Depression and Diabetes, Mental Health, Endocrinology

Late Sleep-Wake Time Preference Linked to Depression in Individuals with Diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes who are “night owls” and prefer the evening for activity report having more symptoms of depression than those who are early to bed and early to rise, regardless of the quality of their sleep, a new study finds. Study results are being presented Saturday at the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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ENDO 2017, Endocrine Society, Bone Health, Sleep, University Of Colorado, Oregon Health & Science University, Sleep Deficits, Sleep Deprivation, Endocrinology, Bone Metabolism

Prolonged Sleep Disturbance Can Lead to Lower Bone Formation

Insufficient sleep, a common problem that has been linked to chronic disease risk, might also be an unrecognized risk factor for bone loss. Results of a new study will be presented Saturday at the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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dim-light, Sleep, Immunity

Harms of Nighttime Light Exposure Passed to Offspring

Animals can pass the damaging effects of nighttime light exposure to their offspring, a new study has found, adding to a growing body of evidence that there’s a health cost to our increasingly illuminated nights.







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