Sleep disruptions have been linked to a higher risk of death, especially in those with type 2 diabetes. Researchers found those with type 2 diabetes who reported frequent sleep disruptions, were 87% more likely to die of any cause than those without diabetes or sleep disturbances. Additionally, those with diabetes and sleep disruptions were 12% more die over a nine-year period than those with diabetes alone.
Taking a daily prebiotic supplement improves general wellbeing, reduces symptoms of anxiety, and promotes better gut health, a new study reports.
Apoptosis plays a critical role in brain development as it influences the thickness of layers in the cerebral cortex, variety, and layer cell density. Alterations in how cells perform division and apoptosis lead to the development of abnormal cortical structures as seen in a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.
Actively preparing your food, or watching others prepare your meal for you, can increase your desire to eat and lead you to consume more, a new study reports.
Socially isolated individuals may have an increased risk of physical inflammation in the body. Researchers found social isolation was associated with the presence of C-reactive protein and increased levels of glycoprotein fibrinogen. The link between social isolation and physical inflammation was more common in males.
Epigallocatechin (EGCG), a natural antioxidant found in green tea, may help in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. EGCG restores the activity of aztreonam, an antibiotic commonly used to treat infections caused by P. aeruginosa. The bacteria is resistant to major classes of antibiotics and is currently treated with a combination of drugs.
A new study reports human fat cells have their own internal clocks and circadian rhythms which affect metabolic functions.
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A newly developed AI is able to identify and predict the development of a combination of symptoms associated with chemotherapy.
According to a new study, the consequence of daily stress is linked to an increase in REM sleep. Researchers report the increase is associated with genes involved in apoptosis and cell survival. The findings shed light on how stress leads to mood disorders, and how changes in sleep contribute to this.
Researchers report the brains of those who practice meditation are less affected by negative feedback than those who do not meditate. The study reports this could be due to altered dopamine levels caused by the act of meditation.
A new sleep study reveals people who have suffered a stroke take longer to fall asleep and have reduced sleep efficiency compared to those who had no history of stroke.