Study Reveals Lack Of Sleep Can Make It Difficult To Maintain Weight Loss

Study Reveals Lack Of Sleep Can Make It Difficult To Maintain Weight Loss

The findings of a randomized trial undertaken by the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and presented at the European Congress on Obesity suggest that better and longer sleep patterns may help people lose weight for good. It is generally recognized that not getting enough or poor quality sleep raises the risk of high blood pressure, high…

More Black Men Have Died As A Result Of Sleep Apnea Than Whites Or Black Women

More Black Men Have Died As A Result Of Sleep Apnea Than Whites Or Black Women

Highlights: OSA mortality was higher in men than women, Blacks than Whites, and in the Midwest. Black men had a continuous OSA mortality increase over the last decade. Blacks with OSA were more likely to have obesity and cardiovascular disease. According to a University of Buffalo peer-reviewed study, during the last two decades, more Black…

Hypocretin: A New Sleep Molecule Discovered

Hypocretin: A New Sleep Molecule Discovered

Birgitte Kornum, a brain scientist from the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) , was surprised when she attended one of the world’s largest sleep conferences to see many Pharmaceutical businesses were focused on hypocretin. The protein found in brain cells has recently received a lot of interest in sleep research. This…