Obesity

Best Sleep Duration for Health

Almost all species on earth need sleep to function optimally, and we humans are no exception. But, how much sleep do we really need to function best? This question has been the subject of considerable debate over a few decades now. Some research even suggests nighttime sleep in humans used to happen in 2 chunks,

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Sleep and Slumber since 1500 B.C.

As a sleep researcher, all things about sleep interests me. Other than sleep habits and how they influence health, I am also interested in understanding how sleep behaviours have changed over the last few years, decades, and even centuries. A great tool by Google allowed me to take a sneak peak at the use of

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Obesity and Sleep – What is the link between sleep and obesity?

Obesity

According to the Canadian and American Medical Associations, obesity is a chronic disease. The obesity rate is increasing in every part of the world. Over 30% of American and over 25% of Canadians are now living with obesity. Obesity is a global epidemic or pandemic that

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