Blood test may show whether children get enough sleep
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Blood test may show whether children get enough sleep

Testing a group of molecules in the blood could reveal if children get enough sleep or are susceptible to specific health conditions

A simple blood test could hold the key to assessing whether children are getting enough sleep, according to new research. Scientists have found that a group of molecules in the blood known as microRNAs are associated with sleep quality.

Nursing Children and Young People. 32, 2, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.32.2.6.s2

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