The researchers found that body mass index (BMI), body fat percentage and resting energy expenditure were not significant predictors of sleep stage duration, but that overweight adults exhibited a higher percentage of time spent in the rapid-eye movement (REM) stage of sleep than normal-weight adults. … [Read more...] about Can Diet Affect Your Sleep Quality?
The results were presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, ENDO 2017 in Orlando. To examine the association between thyroid disorders and the risk of adverse outcomes, including ventricular assist device placement, heart transplantation or death, Kannan and her team investigated 1,382 patients with pre-existing moderate to advanced heart failure. … [Read more...] about Thyroid Dysfunction Can Cause Heart Failure – Finds Study