Morning exercise may burn more calories

Exercising in the morning is the best time to burn calories

“Circadian rhythms dominate everything we do. Previous studies from our lab have suggested that at least 50% of our metabolism is circadian, and 50% of the metabolites in our body oscillate based on the circadian cycle. It makes sense that exercise would be one of the things that’s impacted,” says senior author Paolo Sassone-Corsi. Whilst […]

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Avoid sleeping on your back in the last months of pregnancy, states research 

During pregnancy, sleeping on your back maybe a bad idea. Previous studies have found that sleeping in a supine position causes compression of veins and arteries that can lead to a reduction in blood flow to the placenta severe enough to double the risk for stillbirth after 28 weeks of gestation. Now a new study, […]

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Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes, finds study

Irregular sleep schedules and poor sleep quality are known to be associated with poor blood sugar control in people who already have diabetes. In the current study, however, 73% of participants had ‘prediabetes’ – meaning they weren’t yet diabetic but their blood sugar levels were almost in the diabetes range. The rest had recently been […]

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New evidence boosts link between sleep apnoea and Alzheimer’s disease

These findings bolster the growing body of evidence linking sleep problems with the onset of neurodegenerative conditions. It is becoming increasingly clear that sleep plays an incredibly important role in our overall cognitive health. Disrupted sleep has long been associated with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease; however scientists have only recently started to unpack exactly how […]

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‘Night owls’ have greater risk of having depressive symptoms, schizophrenia: Confirms new study

Staying up late and lying in could increase your risk of mental illness, experts have warned. People who go to bed early and wake up early report higher mental well-being, the University of Exeter researchers said. Study leader Mike Weedon said, “We’ve provided the strongest evidence to date that ‘night owls’ are at higher risk […]

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