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Adequate sleep helps weight loss

Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Sep 17, 2012
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Canadian Medical Association Journal

The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a general medical journal that is published biweekly by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). It showcases innovative research and ideas aimed at improving health for people in Canada and globally. CMAJ publishes original clinical research, analyses and reviews, news, practice updates and thought-provoking editorials.

It is considered to be one of the top six general medical journals ; the others being the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, The Lancet, the British Medical Journal, and the Annals of Internal Medicine. The journal has an impact factor of 7.1 and its website receives over 25 million requests a year.

Dr. Paul Hebert, a medical researcher and senior scientist with the Ottawa Health Research Institute, is the editor-in-chief.

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