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Sleep Deprivation Affects Immune System Like Physical Stress

Sleep Deprivation Affects Immune System Like Physical Stress | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Sleep deprivation jolts the immune system into action in the same type of immediate response shown during exposure to physical stress, according to a new study.

 

Previous studies have linked sleep deprivation with diseases such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension. Other studies have shown that sleep helps sustain the functioning of the immune system, and that chronic sleep loss is a risk factor for . . .

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Want to Eat Healthier? Work Less

Want to Eat Healthier? Work Less | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Parents with high levels of work stress struggle to feed their families healthy food.

 

The extra hours moms and dads are putting in at the office are taking a toll on their family's nutrition, according to a new study.

 

Research by Temple University's Center for Obesity Research and Education revealed that greater stress levels for both moms and dads are interfering with healthful eating opportunities. The study found . . .

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