Siesta in healthy adults and coronary mortality in the general population.

@article{Naska2007SiestaIH,
  title={Siesta in healthy adults and coronary mortality in the general population.},
  author={Androniki Naska and Eleni Oikonomou and Antonia Trichopoulou and Theodora Psaltopoulou and Dimitirios Trichopoulos},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={167 3},
  pages={296-301}
}
BACKGROUND Midday napping (siesta) is common in populations with low coronary mortality, but epidemiological studies have generated conflicting results. We have undertaken an analysis based on a sizable cohort with a high frequency of napping and information on potentially confounding variables including reported comorbidity, physical activity, and diet. METHODS Among participants in a general population cohort (the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition [EPIC… CONTINUE READING