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Vitamin D supplements may not prevent type 2 diabetes
 

Vitamin D supplements may not prevent type 2 diabetes

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A large new study has examined the effects of vitamin D on a diverse group of adults and found no evidence that this supplement can prevent type 2 diabetes. Vitamin D is an essential vitamin; it builds and maintains healthy bones. Our bodies produce vitamin…

How does being a night owl impact quality of life and why?
 

How does being a night owl impact quality of life and why?

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In the collective imagination, night owls are free, creative spirits. Yet studies have shown that people who are more active at night face greater health risks. Do night owls experience more benefits or risks due to their rhythms? This Spotlight feature tackl…

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity
 

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity

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There is a close link between lifestyle choices, such as diet and exercise, and a person’s weight. Researchers now identify another factor as they report that sleeping with a light or television on puts women at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese. H…

My experience of living with various autoimmune conditions
 

My experience of living with various autoimmune conditions

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I have several autoimmune conditions: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, celiac disease, and systemic lupus erythemus. Healthcare professionals define autoimmune conditions as occurring when the immune system, which normally protects…

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