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Obesity & Sleep Apnea

A recent paper in the journal Obesity is as interesting for what it did not find as for what it found. The authors studied diet-induced (high fat) obese and lean mice exposed to repeated episodes of intermittent hypoxia, twelve hours per … Continue reading

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The Price of Insomnia

Estimates of the prevalence of insomnia among US adults have suggested that as many as one-third experience difficulty sleeping at least once a week.  This has been associated with decreased work performance and increased accidents with an annual cost across … Continue reading

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Non-exercise Activity

The evidence that increased levels of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality is well-known.  Simply put, what we commonly refer to as “being in shape” protects us independently of other risk factors such as … Continue reading

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