CHIL­DREN WHO SLEEP LESS COULD AGE FASTER

BBC Earth (Asia) - - Update -

Telom­eres are struc­tures at the end of our chro­mo­somes

that shorten with age. In nine-year-old chil­dren who miss out on sleep, they are sig­nif­i­cantly shorter than in kids who sleep more, a study at Prince­ton Univer­sity

has found.

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