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Day: March 3, 2016

Sleep Deprivation Boosts Pleasure In Eating More Unhealthy Food

Sleep deprivation causes one to derive greater pleasure in eating unhealthy food while also increasing one’s appetite, says a new study published in the journal SLEEP. So, if you want to lose weight, and you are one prone to sleep deprivation, you know what to do – sleep more! Numerous studies have shown that sleep deprivation is

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Mobile Phone Addiction Linked With Depression & Anxiety

Being addicted to one’s mobile phone and Internet has been linked with mental health issues like depression and anxiety disorders in a new paper published in the journal Computers in Human Behaviour. Addiction to anything at all is never good; being addicted to one’s mobile phone is no exception. Cellphone use as to the motivation

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Microorganism Uses ‘Human’ Immune System Strategies

A microorganism – a social amoeba – using ‘human’ immune system strategies has been documented in a new paper published in Nature Communications. Two immune system strategies that have hitherto been documented in humans and higher animals only have now been discovered in a social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum, a unicellular organism thriving in the soils

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