Association of insomnia and short sleep duration with atherosclerosis risk in the elderly.


BACKGROUND Short sleep duration is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality, although a relationship with atherosclerosis in the elderly remains unclear. METHODS Eighty-six volunteers aged ≥65 years (mean, 73.6 ± 4.9 years) were evaluated for insomnia. Total sleep time (TST) and sleep efficiency were measured by… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2012.107