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Society has become 'supremely arrogant' in ignoring the importance of sleep, Professor Russell Foster has told the BBC's Day of the Body Clock.

Arrogance of ignoring need for sleep

Scientists including Russell Foster are saying that cutting sleep is leading to 'serious health problems'. They say people and governments need to take the problem seriously. Cancer, heart disease, type-2 diabetes, infections and obesity have all been linked to reduced sleep.

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