WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) - Getting too little sleep
doubles a young child's risk of being overweight and raises the
chances of later anxiety and depression, researchers said on
Several studies published in the journal Archives of
Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine add heft to the notion that
getting enough sleep has wide-ranging health benefits.
Previous studies have shown that older children and adults
who get too little sleep are more likely to weigh too much.