Researchers studied 38,000 people for 35-50 years.
Researchers analyzed data from 5,570 adults, aged 75 on average.
The research suggests that 72 percent of new cases of coronary heart disease and stroke might be avoided each year with better shut-eye.
They are based on 360,000 people who were tracked for an average of around eleven years.
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The analysis found that women with endometriosis had a 34 percent greater risk of stroke, compared to those without the condition.
Cardiovascular diseases - which include stroke - are the world's biggest cause of death globally.
A study found participants who ate fewer eggs had lower and higher levels of beneficial and harmful ones, respectively.
Aspirin is best known as a pain reliever, but it is also a blood thinner that can reduce the odds of blood clots.
Cardiovascular disease kills almost 18 million people each year.