Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gene that Influences When You Wake Also Predicts Time of Death

Researchers have identified a common gene variant that is responsible for a person’s tendency to be an early riser or a night owl, and also predicts the time of day a person is most likely to die.http://www.highlighthealth.com/research/gene-that-influences-when-you-wake-also-predicts-time-of-death/

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Unhappy at Work? Genes May Play a Key Role

According to a recent study, stressed-out workers who blame their employer for their anxiety should think again.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/research/unhappy-at-work-genes-may-play-a-key-role/

Sleep Champ App Helps Kids Sleep Like Champs

The Sleep Champ app helps parents monitor the quality of sleep that their children are getting.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/mobile-app/sleep-champ-app-helps-kids-sleep-like-champs/

NIH Study Finds Leisure-time Physical Activity Extends Life Expectancy As Much As 4.5 Years

According to a study by a team of researchers led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), leisure-time physical activity is associated with longer life expectancy, even at relatively low levels of activity and regardless of body weight.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/nih-research-news/nih-study-finds-leisure-time-physical-activity-extends-life-expectancy-as-much-as-4-5-years/