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Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

According to Penn State College of Medicine, researchers have found that using technology before bed was associated with less sleep, poor sleep quality, greater fatigue, and high body mass indexes (BMI). Previous research points to technology impacting sleep patterns. But new research shows that 40% […]

Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity

Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity

Researchers from several worldwide institutions – including the Imperial College London in the UK and the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization (WHO) in France – have discovered that cancers related to metabolic diseases like diabetes and obesity (high body […]

New Study: 90% of Men, 80% of Women, and 50% of Children are Overfat

New Study: 90% of Men, 80% of Women, and 50% of Children are Overfat

Researchers have labeled the presence of excess body fat that poses a danger to your health as ‘overfat’. This excess body fat, especially in the abdominal region, is commonly associated with an increased risk of chronic diseases, morbidity, mortality and reduced quality of life. Overfat […]