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Too little sleep may raise risk of death in people with cluster of heart disease risk factors
Sleeping less than six hours was associated with higher risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of several heart disease and diabetes risk factors. This effect was particularly strong in those with elevated blood pressure or poor glucose metabolism.
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Sleeping well in old age can cut the risk of mental disorder
Being able to sleep well in old age can cut the risk of developing a wide range of mental and physical disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists.
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