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Sleep and DNA Methylation

A recent study led by Jonathan Cedernaes and researchers at Uppsala University reported that the consequences of acute sleep loss on weight gain are more than being hungry and making poor food choices. They demonstrated “how” sleep loss, shift work or sleep disturbances influence the epigenome and gene expression through DNA methylation. Numerous studies suggest…

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February 2, 2019
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Too Much or Too Little Sleep Linked to Inflammation

Inflammation is a hot topic these days, as it contributes to numerous health concerns. A new study in the journal Biological Psychiatry reports that inflammatory markers were found in people who have sleep disturbance issues as well as long sleep duration. This highlights the fact that both too little and too much sleep may cause…

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October 28, 2016