Go To Sleep! Adequate Sleep Improves Quality of Life!

While previous studies have associated excessive and/or short sleep durations with increased risks of death, researchers from Cleveland Clinic (Ohio, USA) reveal findings on how sleep duration affects quality of life and depression. Charles Bae and colleagues analyzed records collected on 10,654 patients, mean age of about 52 years. A standardized questionnaire assessed quality of…

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Daytime Nap Alleviates Adverse Effects of Stress!

Sleep confers restorative effects to mental, emotional, and physical health.  With the average sleep duration is now almost 2 hours shorter per night than it was 50 years ago, sleeping less has been linked to an increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular problems generally.  Ryan Brindle, from Allegheny College (Pennsylvania, USA), and colleagues report that…

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