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People with Short Sleep Time Have Increased Cancer Risk

In an interesting study released last month, June 2014, it was found that insomniacs that suffer from the variation of insomnia characterized by a sharply shortened duration of sleep are at an increased cancer risk. The study was conducted by Dr. Julio Fernandez-Mendoza from the Penn State College of Medicine. In addition, the study considered the existence of depression in the patients studied.