WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and theSociety for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) have released a new report identifying the top 10 unanswered questions in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease in women . The new 10Q Report follows up on a 2006 alert, published because experts felt little traction…Read the Rest of Article
“Many people today are overweight or obese, and diet-induced weight loss is a widely used strategy to reduce the health risks associated with excess adiposity,” write Arlet V.Nedeltcheva, MD, from the University of Chicago, Illinois, and colleagues. “The neuroendocrine changes associated with sleep curtailment in the presence of caloric restriction, however, suggest that lack of sufficient sleep may compromise the efficacy of commonly used dietary interventions in such persons.”
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