High glucose said to impair circadian clocks in obesity, may drive cardiovascular risk

High glucose in obesity appears to gum up the works of the circadian clocks inside our cells that help regulate the timing of many body functions across the 24-hour day … Read More

Obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and other metabolic disorders more prevalent among irregular sleepers

According to a new study, not sticking to a regular bedtime and wakeup schedule and getting different amounts of sleep each night, can put a person at higher risk for … Read More

New study shows how sleep loss may contribute to adverse weight gain

Weight scale (stock image). Credit: © Win Nondakowit / Fotolia In a new study, researchers at Uppsala University now demonstrate that one night of sleep loss has a tissue-specific impact … Read More

Researchers discover potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes

A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes. The scientists studied the biological … Read More

Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Image Source More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heavy smoking and obesity were among the significant risk factors, a new study … Read More