“This Week In Health” offers some highlights from the world of health news and wellness tips that you may have missed this week:
- Just One All-Nighter Can Alter Your Genes: Though the negative effects of sleeplessness have been well documented, a new Swedish study has revealed further damage caused by late nights out. According to the study, a lack of sleep can cause changes to the genes that regulate the body’s circadian rhythms. These changes can alter metabolism, and lead to an increased risk of obesity and diabetes. Full article here.
- World’s First Malaria Vaccine Takes Another Step Forward: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has given the vaccine, in development by GlaxoSmithKline, a positive review.