7 simple ways to overcome depression

Depression is a pervasive feeling or a state of mood which affects a person's thoughts, behaviour. 

DNA: How Obama, Modi keep themselves fit despite little sleep

Zee News' DNA analysed the sleeping pattern of some leaders from around the world that includes US President Barack Obama, who sleeps 5 hours in a day and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sleeps only 3-4 hours daily.

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Flexible work schedules of employees improve health, sleep

A new study has examined that people who have flexible work schedules have better health and they sleep properly than their counterparts.

How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand

Finding a new co-relationship between sleep and memory, a new study on flies has discovered that sleep, memory and learning are deeply connected.

Better sleep in youth may aid memory in old age

Sound sleep in young and middle-aged people helps memory and learning, new research claims.

Does ref sleep at night? Carlos Queiroz asks
Does ref sleep at night? Carlos Queiroz asks

Carlos Queiroz asked how referee Ben Williams can sleep at night and said he was considering his future in the game after 10-man Iran crashed out of the Asian Cup on Friday.

Day napping in middle age boosts memory

 By the time people reach middle age, more sleep during the day such as an afternoon nap helps the memory and protects against its decline as long as they night-time sleep is not skipped, a study has found.Sound sleep in young and middle-aged people helps memory and learning.

How what you eat can impact your brain health

 A new study describes that what we eat are responsible for our gut bacteria which has a significant impact on behavior and brain health.

Latest wearable tracking devices alone can't change health behaviour

A new research has suggested that the latest wearable tracking devices alone can't change behaviour and improve health for those that need it most.

Quality of sleep really affects kid's academic performance

A new study has revealed that school-aged kids' sound sleep is linked to better performance in mathematics, languages and so in future academic success.

Choose the right mattress for a sound sleep!

Healthy sleep habits or a sound sleeping pattern can make a big difference in your quality of life.

E-readers may face shift in circadian clock

 Scientists have found that contrary to the belief that e-reading helps one sleep at night, in reality it may cause a shift in your circadian clock, harming your sleep quality.

Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders
Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders

Researchers are working on a smartphone-based technology which can help track sleep disorders, like sleep apnea, much easier than visiting a doctor.

Chronic lack of sleep, sleep-related breathing problems may double obesity risk in kids

A new study has revealed that sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may each double the risk of a child becoming obese by age 15.

Alcohol hampers body's ability to adjust sleep

 A team of Indian American scientists from the University of Missouri has found that drinking alcohol to fall asleep interferes with body's natural ability to regulate sleep.

Lack of sleep may lead to dementia

Scientists have found that people who don't sleep much or are suffering from sleep apnea were possibly likelier to develop dementia.

Going to bed early can help you worry less

A new study has revealed that when a person goes to bed and how long they sleep at a time affects how much they worry.

Daydreaming, reality run in opposite directions

While tracking brain activity in people who imagined scenes or watched videos, researchers have discovered that as people daydream, its path through the brain runs opposite reality.

Learn lessons to quit smoking during sleep

Some of our brain regions remain active even during slumber and researchers have found that certain conditioning during sleep can change behaviour such as quitting smoking or giving up other addictions.

Early schooling hours not in tune with kids' sleep patterns

Early schooling hours could deprive teenagers of adequate sleep and hamper their academic performance, a study suggests.