Researchers Connect Sleep Loss to Higher Rates of Illness

Researchers Connect Sleep Loss to Higher Rates of Illness

Scientists have long associated sufficient sleep with good health. Now they’ve confirmed it.

In 2009, Carnegie Mellon University’s Sheldon Cohen found for the first time that insufficient sleep is associated with a greater likelihood of catching a cold. To do this, Cohen, who has spent years exploring psychological factors contributing to illness, assessed participants self-reported sleep duration and efficiency levels and then exposed them to a common cold virus… Read More>>

Source: MedicalXpress

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