Sleep loss

Want a good night’s sleep? Try simple tricks

Want a good night’s sleep? Try simple tricks

A headstand will supply enriched oxygenated blood to the brain cells and ward off all depressive thoughts.

Dec 23, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Sleep apnoea may increase alzheimer's risk in elderly

Sleep apnoea may increase alzheimer's risk in elderly

Alzheimer's disease is a "progressive neurodegenerative disorder" that destroys memory and other important mental functions, researchers from New York University said.

Nov 10, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Sleep deprivation could make you gain weight, says study

Sleep deprivation could make you gain weight, says study

Shorter sleep was also linked to reduced levels of High- density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol in the participants’ blood-another factor that can cause health problems, researchers said.

Oct 26, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Short-term sleep can take a toll on your heart - Read

Short-term sleep can take a toll on your heart - Read

The study has further warned that people who are associated with jobs like medical services, fire and emergency and are forced to work 24-hour shifts with little opportunity to sleep are at a higher risk.

Dec 03, 2016, 12:12 PM IST

Sleep-deprived kids tend to eat more, at greater risk of being obese!

These findings may shed light on how sleep loss can increase weight gain and why a number of studies show that preschoolers who do not get enough sleep are more likely to be obese as a child and later in life.

Oct 14, 2016, 12:53 PM IST

Just one week of sleep loss can hamper 'good' cholesterol

According to University of Helsinki researchers, genes which participate in the regulation of cholesterol transport are less active in persons suffering from sleep loss than with those getting sufficient sleep. 

Apr 23, 2016, 00:38 AM IST

Low vitamin D levels don't worsen sleep apnea

Contradicting common perception, researchers have found that low levels of vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin", does not cause or worsen sleep apnea.

Dec 24, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

How losing a night's sleep loss can cost your body

Scientists have shown that not sleeping for a night can alter the genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout our body.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Sleep loss of one night can alter genes

Losing even one night of sleep can alter your genes, putting you at an increased risk of obesity and Type 2 diabetes, new research says.

Jul 22, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

Just one night of sleep loss can alter your genes

Genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout the body are altered after losing just a single night of sleep, scientists have found.

Jul 21, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Sleep apnea increases depression risk in men

In a new study, scientists have found a strong link between severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and heightened risk of depression in men.

May 19, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

Working in shifts can cause disorder in sleep patterns

Working in shifts disrupts the normal cycle of employees, creating sleep-related health problems, finds a new study.

May 19, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

How sleep deprivation affects our decision making power during crises

Lack of sleep can do more than just making us feel drowsy, for a new study claims that if a person was deprived of "shut eye" time, it could hamper their decision-making power in time of crisis.

May 08, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

Losing 30 minutes of sleep every day may promote weight gain

A new research has speculated that losing 30 minutes of sleep per day may promote weight gain and adversely affect blood sugar control.

Apr 06, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Sleeping too much or too less can actually kill you

If you tend sleep over 9 hours or less than 6, chances are you might die early.

Mar 28, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Hormone can get you good night's sleep amid noise

Using melatonin hormone can provide better quality sleep compared to using an eye mask and earplugs in a noisy and illuminated environment, researchers report.

Mar 19, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Brain waves reveal insomnia risk

Stress may trigger insomnia, but those with a lower amount of a particular pattern of brain waves are at even greater risk of developing the disorder, research has found.

Mar 12, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

Why a good night's sleep helps keep diabetes, obesity at bay

A new study has shed light on the links between sleep loss and diabetes indicating that lack of sleep can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood, accompanied by temporary pre-diabetic conditions in healthy young men.

Feb 20, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

Why sleep loss could lead to weight gain

Following a night of total sleep deprivation, a brain region known as the "salience network" may lead us to eat more fat, new research has found.

Feb 13, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Poor sleep leads to alcohol and drug addiction

Sleep difficulties and hours of sleep can predict a number of specific problems, including binge drinking, driving under the influence and risky sexual behaviour, shows a study.

Jan 18, 2015, 14:35 PM IST