Working long hours increases depression risk in women

On March 5, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Women who clock 55 working hours or more every week might have a higher risk of depression. Also, working weekends can increase depression risk for both men and women. Working longer hours may impact mental health, especially for women. A new study that now appears in the Journal of Epidemiology…

Just 6 hours of sleep loss increases diabetes risk

On September 8, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

The importance of sleep is well-known. A recent study enforces this by demonstrating that sleep deprivation might increase diabetes risk — after losing just 1 night of sleep. A new study investigates the link between sleep and diabetes. Sleep is undoubtedly one of physiology’s most mysterious but essential functions. We…

Just one night of bad sleep increases Alzheimer's protein

On April 12, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

If you think that a bad night’s sleep is harmless, think again. New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers reveal that just one night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of beta-amyloid protein. Scientists from the…

Chronic lack of sleep increases risk-seeking

On August 31, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Sleepiness, reduced concentration and performance – more and more people are suffering from the consequences of a chronic lack of sleep. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now demonstrated a further consequence: the people affected are subject to more intensive risk-seeking behavior without even noticing. The scientists advocate for…

Bad sleep increases Alzheimer's-related brain proteins

On July 12, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers from the United States and the Netherlands have shown that bouts of bad sleep can significantly increase the amount of tau and amyloid beta in the brain, which are linked to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. A study of healthy, middle-aged adults has found that poor sleep can…

Lack of sleep increases death risk in people with metabolic syndrome

On May 25, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A recent study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, finds that people with a common cluster of heart disease risk factors have a higher risk of dying if they get under 6 hours of sleep each night. The links between sleep duration and stroke risk in metabolic…

Insomnia increases asthma risk in adults

On February 2, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Asthma affects millions of people in the United States – both adults and children alike. New research suggests that insomnia may be a risk factor for developing asthma in adulthood. New research suggests that chronic insomnia can lead to asthma. According to the most recent estimates…

Lack of Sleep Increases a Child's Risk for Emotional Disorders Later

On July 22, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

When asked how lack of sleep affects emotions, common responses are usually grumpy, foggy and short-tempered. While many jokes are made about how sleep deprivation turns the nicest of people into a Jekyll and Hyde, not getting enough shut-eye can lead to far more serious consequences than irritability, difficulty…

Sleep deprivation increases hunger in similar way to marijuana

On March 1, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

After a bad night’s sleep, you may find you’re more likely to be reaching for unhealthy snack foods in a bid to curb the munchies. And according to a new study, we just can’t help ourselves: lack of sleep increases our appetite in a similar way to marijuana, raising blood…