Longer daytime napping may be linked to risk for NAFLD

Napping for more than 60 minutes during the day positively correlated with risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in an occupational population in China, according to research published in BMC Gastroenterology.“Optimal sleep duration is necessary for maintaining normal physical, cognitive and psychological function. … However, a long napping duration may be detrimental to one’s health,” Chang Hong, of Nanfang Hospital and Southern Medical University in China, and colleagues wrote. “In this cohort study, we aimed to investigate the association between daytimeRead More

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