Teenage sleep loss puts boys at diabetes risk

Slow-wave sleep (SWS) is an important stage of sleep that is involved in memory consolidation and recovery after sleep deprivation, and is also associated with reduced cortisol and inflammation.

Sleep deprivation can lead to false confessions

Participants were asked to sign the statement, check a box confirming its accuracy and sign their name.

Short flashes of light can prevent jet lag

Short flashes of light can prevent jet lag

Researchers led by Zeitzer have been working on developing an optimal technique for using light exposure to help people adjust more quickly to changes in their sleep cycles.

Lack of sleep may lead to compulsive Facebook use: Study

 Facebook is the preferred landing spot for sleep-deprived students, according to a new study which found a direct connection between chronic fatigue, crankiness and greater reliance on social media browsing.

Anxiety, sleeping pills don't put you at increased dementia risk

A new study has suggested that taking drugs for anxiety and sleep problems is not associated with an increased dementia.

Sleep on time for super metabolic health

The research team analyzed data from the SWAN Sleep Study, an ancillary project to the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN).

Know what your sleeping position reveals about you

Know what your sleeping position reveals about you

Apparently, each sleeping position signifies and reveals something about the person that we are.

Sleepless nights put women at diabetes risk

Ladies, you may want to start getting a good night's sleep as a new study suggests that the worse you sleep, the higher is your type 2 diabetes risk.

Feeling sleepy? Blame it on social media

 Teenagers who spend a lot of time on Facebook and Twitter irrespective of the time are more likely to suffer sleep disturbances than their peers who prefer outdoor activities with smartphones on silent mode, say researchers.

Texting at night is bad for teens' sleep, studies

The new study, by Rutgers University, is the first of its kind to find an association specifically between nighttime texting and the sleep quality and school performance of American teens.

Sleep more on weekends to reduce diabetes risk!

The new study shows that young people who are sleep deprived returned to normal after two nights of extended sleep

Researchers find 'eating habits' can influence sleep

 You might have often heard that you're eating habits affect your sleep. To put a conformation on this, a new study has found that eating less fiber, more saturated fat and more sugar is associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disrupted sleep.

Inherited sleep, activity measures linked to bipolar disorder

In the first study of its kind, scientists have identified 13 inherited traits related to sleep, wake and activity cycles that are associated with severe bipolar disorder. Researchers also were able to tie the traits to specific chromosomes, providing important clues to the genetic nature of the disorder, as well as potential new avenues for prevention and treatment.

Five tips to avoid holiday weight gain!

Know some tips to avoid holiday weight gain!

Activity trackers may overestimate sleep time

Wearable activity trackers that promise to monitor physical activity, sleep and other behaviours may be good at counting steps but bad at measuring sleep, says a new study.

Simple ways to get rid of Migraine pain

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New Delhi: Migraine headaches are the most common and painful things that a person can experience.

It can be triggered by many factors like stress, strong odours, hormones, dietary changes and smoking.

Why dieting helps you get sounder sleep

You may want to switch to a healthier diet as a recent study has suggested that weight loss through diet changes can improve sleep at any body weight.

Have sleep problems? Drink a glass of milk taken from cows at night!

According to researchers, milk collected during night time has high amounts of tryptophan and melatonin, supplements proven to aid sleep and reduce anxiety.

Lack of sleep can make you feel grumpy: Study

Do you know what lack of sleep can do to you?

Lack of sleep can make your emotions go haywire

This is a bad news for adults who get less than six hours of sleep in night.