With increasing demands on productivity in modern society, lack of sleep is increasingly prevalent. People are now sleeping on average only 6.8 h a day, which is 1.5 h less than a century ago. There is emerging evidence that lack of sleep may contribute importantly to cardiac and vascular dysfunction and disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Sleep Deprivation and Disease: Effects on the Body, Brain and Behavior|
|Publisher||Springer New York|
|Number of pages||17|
|ISBN (Print)||9781461490876, 1461490863, 9781461490869|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2013|
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