Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk

On June 28, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Could being a morning or an evening person be a risk factor for breast cancer? A large study suggests that women who are morning people could be at lower risk. New research suggests that women who find it easier to wake up early in the morning may have a lower…

A good night's sleep could lower cardiovascular risk

On January 15, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Can the duration and quality of your sleep affect your cardiovascular health? A new study suggests there is a connection between how much sleep you get each night — and how well you sleep — and the risk of cardiovascular problems. Are you getting enough sleep, and could this be…

Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds

On June 17, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Do sleep-wake preferences influence our risk of depression? A new study confirms that they do, and “morning people” are on the winning side. Are you up bright and early each day? You’ll be glad to learn that this may help to protect your mental health. People’s chronotypes — that is,…

How should you sleep if you have lower back pain?

On February 10, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Lower back pain not only affects a person’s daily life but can also disturb their sleep. Furthermore, poor bed posture can worsen or even cause backache. So, what are the best sleeping positions for lower back pain? This article provides a guide to the six best sleeping positions for lower…

Increased smartphone screen-time associated with lower sleep quality

On November 11, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Exposure to smartphone screens is associated with lower sleep quality, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Matthew Christensen from the University of California, San Francisco, USA, and colleagues. Smartphones are increasingly becoming part of everyday life, but questions remain about the…

Sleep deprivation may lower 'good' cholesterol

On April 24, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Previous studies have suggested that lack of sleep may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, and a new study may help explain why; researchers found that sleep deprivation may have a negative impact on cholesterol levels. Lack of sleep may have a big impact on cholesterol, a new study suggests….

Getting the right amounts of sleep and regular exercise lower stroke risk

On February 19, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Getting seven to eight hours of sleep a night and exercising 30 to 60 minutes, three to six times a week, are healthy behaviors that can greatly reduce adults’ stroke risk, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016. Researchers used a…

Statins may lower risk of heart disease in people with sleep apnea

On January 7, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Statins found to protect blood vessels from substances that cause inflammation. A new study conducted at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has revealed some of the underlying mechanisms that may increase the risk of heart disease in people with sleep apnea. The study also found that statins —…