• Shorter sleep duration associated with reduced antibody response to vaccination

    15 days ago - By Healio

    People who slept less than 6 hours per night had lower antibody responses to hepatitis and influenza vaccinations compared with those who slept 7 to 9 hours, according to researchers.
    Vaccinations are a “major tool for public health,” yet “simple behavioral interventions that might boost vaccine responses have yet to be identified,” Katherine Spiegel, PhD, of the French Institute of Health and Medical Research, and colleagues wrote in Current Biology.
    Previous research has presented mixed results on the role of sleep duration and responses to influenza and hepatitis
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