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 - Impact of Sleep and Sleep Disturbances on Obesity and Cancer (Energy Balance and Cancer) - 9781461495260 - V9781461495260
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Impact of Sleep and Sleep Disturbances on Obesity and Cancer (Energy Balance and Cancer)

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Description for Impact of Sleep and Sleep Disturbances on Obesity and Cancer (Energy Balance and Cancer) Hardcover. Editor(s): Redline, Susan; Berger, Nathan A. Series: Energy Balance and Cancer. Num Pages: 252 pages, 11 black & white illustrations, 19 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: MBGR; MFG; MJG; MMZS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 159 x 15. Weight in Grams: 502.
Sleep has recently been recognized as a critical determinant of energy balance regulating, restoration and repair of many of the physiologic and psychologic processes involved in modulating energy intake and utilization. In addition to having an impact on obesity, sleep abnormalities, both quantitative and qualitative, have now been shown to have significant effects on obesity associated comorbidities, including metabolic syndrome, premalignant lesions and cancer. Sleep problems and fatigue also constitute a significant challenge for the ever expanding group of cancer survivors. Moreover, circadian misalignment, such as that experienced by shift workers has been shown to be associated with ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Series
Energy Balance and Cancer
Condition
New
Number of Pages
239
Place of Publication
New York, NY, United States
ISBN
9781461495260
SKU
V9781461495260
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About
Dr. Susan Redline is the Peter C. Farrell Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Senior Physician in the Division of Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Physician in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Redline has won several scientific awards for her research in sleep, including the American Thoracic Society's ... Read more

Reviews for Impact of Sleep and Sleep Disturbances on Obesity and Cancer (Energy Balance and Cancer)
From the reviews: This book adopts a transdisciplinary approach and presents chapters authored by experts on sleep about the effect of sleep on obesity and cancer. ... The book was written for students, researchers, and clinicians across all disciplines but specifically for those involved in sleep, energy balance, and cancer. ... a worthwhile contribution to the ... Read more

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