Association of Rapid Eye Movement #Sleep With Mortality in Middle-aged and Older Adults

Rapid eye movement (#REM) sleep has been linked with health outcomes, but little is known about the relationship between REM sleep and mortality.. ..The MrOS cohort included 2675 individuals (2675 men [100%]; mean [SD] age, 76.3 [5.5] years) and was followed up for a median (interquartile range) of 12.1 (7.8-13.2) years. The WSC cohort included 1386 individuals (753 men [54.3%]; mean [SD] age, 51.5 [8.5] years) and … Continue reading Association of Rapid Eye Movement #Sleep With Mortality in Middle-aged and Older Adults

Effect of Vitamin #D Supplementation on the Incidence of #Diabetes Mellitus

The effect of vitamin D supplementation on the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) remains controversial because most randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been small or have reported low doses of vitamin D.. ..Nine RCTs were included (43 559 participants). The mean age (standard deviation) was 63.5 (6.7) years. The RR for vitamin D compared with placebo was 0.96 (95% CI, 0.90-1.03); P = … Continue reading Effect of Vitamin #D Supplementation on the Incidence of #Diabetes Mellitus