Could a narcolepsy drug help combat food addiction?

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A prescription drug used to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders has the potential to help people whose obesity is driven by food addiction. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. Researchers suggest that a drug used to treat narcolepsy may…

Videogame addiction: Sleep loss, obesity, and cardiovascular risk for some gamers

Some children and youth with high videogame addiction tendencies may be at risk of sleep deprivation and disorders associated with obesity and poor cardio-metabolic health, Hamilton researchers have found. The study, published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, examines the growing global gaming phenomenon and its impact on youth…