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30Nov 2015

This study was prospective and conducted across three sites and four different wards. Objective To quantify the consumption of chocolates in a hospital ward environment. Design Multicentre, prospective, covert observational study. Setting Four wards at three hospitals (where the authors worked) within the United Kingdom. Participants Boxes of Quality Street (Nestl√©) and Roses (Cadbury) on […]

27Oct 2015

Background Sleep duration may be an important regulator of body weight and metabolism. An association between short habitual sleep time and increased body mass index (BMI) has been reported in large population samples. The potential role of metabolic hormones in this association is unknown. Methods and Findings Study participants were 1,024 volunteers from the Wisconsin […]

09Sep 2015

Today, we live in a world where modern machines do much of our work for us, which greatly eliminates the need for manual labor. This means many workers have office or sales jobs, forcing them to remain sedentary for eight or more hours a day. According to a report published in Annals of Internal Medicine, […]