While you should sleep between seven and nine hours every night, for women, sleeping a little longer could have significant benefits.
A Finnish study showed women who slept, on average, ten hours a night, had a lower breast cancer risk than those who slept less.
Researchers found it had to do with a hormone your body makes when you sleep. In fact, this hormone literally possesses anticance... ››› more
If you don't manage to get seven to nine hours of solid, good quality sleep every night, your health may be at risk, says new research.
When mice suffered constant sleep disruptions, their cancer risk shot up.
But the reason wasn't because they already had a higher cancer risk. It was because of what lack of sleep did to their immune system.
And just like in mince, a ... ››› more
If you needed motivation to get more beauty sleep, here's one factor that'll probably make you hop into bed on time every night: It lowers your breast cancer risk.
But not just any breast cancer. Getting a few more zzzzs protects you from the most aggressive forms.
What's more, sleeping also lowers your recurring tumour risk if you've already beaten breast cancer before.
So what are yo... ››› more
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