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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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New research says obesity can cut years off your life, especially if you drive to work

New research suggests that being severely obese can lead to life-threatening illnesses.

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Researchers have uncovered a link between childhood obesity and mental health problems

Obese children are more likely to suffer from mental health problems, such as anxiety and low mood, when they start secondary school, new research suggests.

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Right pregnancy diet can control childhood obesity

While childhood obesity is a rising concern for several mothers, a new study proposes that providing mothers with simple facts about the risks of …

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Obese people are ‘dehumanized’, according to new study

New research has found that people with obesity are not only stigmatized, but are blatantly dehumanized.

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Study: Eating Later in the Day Makes You Gain Weight

Maybe you rush around with work and activities during the day, then settle in for a large, relaxing meal in the evening. But new research says the later in the day … READ MORE …