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Sleep tight to reduce cardiovascular disease risk


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Good sleep, physical activity and a balanced diet can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

A high genetic risk for CVD can be partly offset by a healthy sleep pattern.

Individuals with low genetic risk could lose their inherent protection due to poor sleep pattern.

385,292 people participated in this observational study.

Research by Tulane University, USA and Peking University Health Centre in China published in European Heart Journal.

Don't miss your sleep, it's part of a healthy lifestyle

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Scientific Journal providing information about cardiovascular diesases.


Peking University is a major research university in Beijing, China, and a member of the elite C9 League of Chinese Universities


A top ranking university in USA