Health

Blue light at night increases the consumption of sweets in rats

A new study demonstrates that just one hour of exposure to blue light at night—the kind of light produced by the screens of many devices—raises blood sugar levels and increases sugar consumption in male rats. This study, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The biology behind binge eating

Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, according to new research that provides some of the strongest evidence yet that biology plays a role in eating disorders.