'Abnormal' sleep linked to obesity risk - BBC News

Sleeping too much or too little can increase the likelihood of becoming obese, researchers have discovered. The study found abnormal sleeping patterns increased the risk of being overweight for those genetically predisposed to obesity. The effect was ...

Getting a bad night's sleep could be increasing some people's likelihood of becoming obese - Medical Xpress

According to a study led by the University of Glasgow, and published today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN), abnormal sleeping habits increase the risk of obesity for those who are genetically predisposed to being overweight. The ...

Sleeping Too Much or Too Little May Increase Risk of Obesity - Health Newsline

Sleeping too little is known to cause numerous health problems such as stroke, obesity and heart disease. But sleeping too much could also be damaging to health; it, too, is associated with an increased risk of obesity, suggests a new study. According ...

Another reason to get 8 hours sleep each night: Those who get too much or too little are at risk of being OBESE - Daily Mail

New research has found that not sticking to the recommended amount of shut eye increases the chances of being obese. In fact, sleeping for either too much or too little poses the same threat on your waistline, scientists claim. And the risks of being ...