Sleeping with Light on Linked to Obesity in Women, New Study Finds

This cohort study assesses whether exposure to artificial light at night while sleeping is associated with the prevalence and risk of general and central obesity among women.

Findings  In this cohort study of 43 722 women, artificial light at night while sleeping was significantly associated with increased risk of weight gain and obesity, especially in women who had a light or a television on in the room while sleeping. Associations do not appear to be explained by sleep duration and quality or other factors influenced by poor sleep. Read more at Source: Exposure to Artificial Light at Night While Sleeping and Risk of Obesity in Women

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