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Insomnia Tied to Greater Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

New research has found a link between insomnia and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. “Sleep is important for biological recovery and takes around a third of our lifetime, but in modern society more and more people complain of insomnia,” said first author Qiao He, a graduate student at China Medical University in […]

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Insufficient Sleep Tied to Bone Loss

A new study suggests that chronic insufficient sleep may be a factor in the development of osteoporosis. Experts believe lack of sleep may be an unrecognized risk factor for bone loss and could help explain why there is no clear cause for osteoporosis in about half of the estimated 54 million Americans with low bone mass […]

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Increased Risk for Depression Among Diabetic ‘Night-Owls’

A new study finds that people with type II diabetes who 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.

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