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Prague Med Rep. 2008;109(4):275-85.

The effects of sleep and sleep deprivation on metabolic, endocrine and immune parameters.

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Charles University in Prague, First Faculty of Medicine and General Teaching Hospital, Department of Neurology, Prague, Czech Republic.


Sleep curtailment is becoming widespread in modern society. In parallel with this, more and more studies are dealing with the health consequences of sleep deprivation. This short review focuses on the main results of studies examining the effects of sleep and sleep deprivation on metabolism with extra emphasis on appetite regulation, and on the endocrine and immune system.

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