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Even Fat Cells Need Sleep

October 17, 2012

Here’s a study to make you hit the bed early tonight. Matthew Brady, PhD, associate professor of medicine and vice-chair of the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition at the University of Chicago, found that not getting enough sleep [Read more]

Restless Sleep, Restless Blood Sugar

May 16, 2011

By Dianna Douglas Kristen Knutson, PhD, recently added to the growing body of research from the University of Chicago on the long-term consequences of skimping on sleep. She found that diabetics who sleep poorly have a harder time controlling their [Read more]

VIDEO: Celebrating the Miracles

September 8, 2010

Two months ago, ScienceLife wrote about a very special scientific conference, focused less on data and graphs than on the real human effects when a scientific breakthrough is successfully translated to the clinic. Called Celebrating the Miracles, [Read more]