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Short-term sleep can take a toll on your heart - Read

Short-term sleep can take a toll on your heart - Read

The study has further warned that people who are associated with jobs like medical services, fire and emergency and are forced to work 24-hour shifts with little opportunity to sleep are at a higher risk.

Sleep-deprived kids tend to eat more, at greater risk of being obese!

These findings may shed light on how sleep loss can increase weight gain and why a number of studies show that preschoolers who do not get enough sleep are more likely to be obese as a child and later in life.

Just one week of sleep loss can hamper 'good' cholesterol

According to University of Helsinki researchers, genes which participate in the regulation of cholesterol transport are less active in persons suffering from sleep loss than with those getting sufficient sleep. 

Low vitamin D levels don't worsen sleep apnea

Contradicting common perception, researchers have found that low levels of vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin", does not cause or worsen sleep apnea.