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Know why it is important to sleep at the same time each night

If you are sleep deprives, your brain and body systems won’t function normally, dramatically lowering your quality of life. Therefore, it is essential that you follow a healthy sleep regime for a fit body and mind. Let’s understand the ideal time at which you should sleep and wake up, to ensure a healthier and better […]

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Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep in seniors, finds study

In the small laboratory study, researchers determined that people with new lenses spent more time in deep sleep and performed better on tests of cognition than healthy age-matched individuals, according to the results published in JAMA Ophthalmology. “The main take-home message is that cataract lens replacement may be associated with improved circadian rhythms, better cognitive […]

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Explained: How your body functions over a 24-hour period

A 24-hour period is very taxing on the human body. From day to night, our body is constantly going through changes that affect basic functions like sleep, hunger, and even sex drive. In Asap Science’s video, “This Is Your Body over 24 Hours,” creators Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown explain the different states the body […]

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How smartphones are playing havoc with your sleep

If you want a decent night’s sleep stop fiddling with your phone, researchers have warned. A US study has found that greater screen time, particularly at bedtime, is linked to disrupted sleep patterns – including taking a longer time to drop off. “The more screen time, the worse the quality of sleep,” said Gregory Marcus, […]

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Morning exercise may burn more calories

Study finds: Exercise can shift human body clock depending on time when people work out

That’s according to new research in published in The Journal of Physiology. These findings suggest exercise could counter the effects of jet lag, shift work, and other disruptions to the body’s internal clock (e.g. military deployments) helping individuals adjust to shifted schedules. The circadian ‘body’ clock is the 24 hour cycle that regulates many physiological […]

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Do’s and don’ts for a good night’s sleep

Sleep and well-being go hand in hand, and getting a good night’s sleep is just as important to your overall health as eating well and exercising regularly. When you sleep your body gets to work by healing damaged cells, boosting your immune system, recovering from the day’s activities and prepares your heart and cardiovascular system […]

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Night time light exposure may raise risk of breast cancer, says study

Night time light exposure may raise risk of breast cancer, says study

As artificial lights continue to line city streets across the country, scientists are studying how light pollution affects the world around us. The abundance of bright bulbs has been linked to health problems among not only wildlife, but humans, too. Now, a new study has linked outdoor light and breast cancer. In the study, published […]

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