Sep 2, 2022

Scientists Use ‘Sleep Age’ to Infer Long-Term Health

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health

Summary: Sleep age, a projected age that correlates to a person’s sleep health, may be a predictor of overall health and mortality risk.

Source: Stanford.

Numbers tell a story. From your credit score to your age, metrics predict a variety of outcomes, whether it’s your likelihood to get a loan or your risk for heart disease. Now, Stanford Medicine researchers have described another telling metric—one that can predict mortality. It’s called sleep age.

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