Sleep apnea affects everyday memory

Sleep apnea may affect your ability to form new spatial memories such as remembering where you parked your car, a research found.

Alcohol can disrupt sleep even after quitting

Chronic alcohol exposure can lead to disruptions in the sleep cycle, not just when one actively drinks but even years after one stops drinking.

Lack of sleep hits student's academic performance

A new study has revealed that lack of sleep in adolescents may result in their poor academic performances.

Sleep apnea may lead to resistant high BP

There is a strong link between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications, an alarming study indicates.

Sleep loss can lead to memory lapses

Most of us face problems in getting a sound sleep due to several factors like work pressure, family responsibilities, relationship issues, etc.

Early birds likelier to be `less moral` in evenings

A new study has revealed that people who wake up early in the morning are more likely to behave immorally and cheat in the night.

Sleep better: Eat these 5 foods to fall asleep

Most of us face problems in getting a sound sleep. There may be several factors that can be responsible for this, like work pressure, family responsibilities, relationship issues, etc.

Full moon night may reduce sleep by 20 minutes

Next time when your grandmother tells you a folklore as you try to sleep on a full moon night, tell her to cut short as you are going to lose some sleep owing to the effect of lunar cycle on your brain.

New study confirms link between sleep apnea and diabetes

A new study of more than 8,500 Canadian patients has demonstrated a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the development of diabetes.

Insufficient sleep ups obesity and overall body fat among kids

Researchers have found evidence that children who consistently received less than the recommended hours of sleep during infancy and early childhood had increases in both obesity and in adiposity or overall body fat at age 7.

5 easy tips to stop snoring

Believe it or not, but snoring is a serious trouble. If a person snores occasionally, it is quite normal. But, if one tends to snore very often, it is time to be cautious as this can lead to serious problems.

TV viewing reduces young kids` sleep

Researchers have confirmed that television viewing indeed results in reduced sleep among young children.

Taking smartphones, iPads to bed could make you an insomniac

As insomnia becomes a serious epidemic, experts have revealed that more than 28 million people do not get at least seven hours a night.

World Sleep Day: Lack of sleep can cause heart disease

How you sleep is a major determinant of how well your heart functions. A new study carried out on cardiac patients at the Sir Gangaram Hospital here revealed that around 96 percent of patients who have cardiovascular problems have sleep apnea.

People suffering from sleep apnea may face higher risk of pneumonia

A new study has revealed that people who have sleep apnea, may be at a higher risk of contracting pneumonia.

Poor-quality sleep along with frequent awakenings accelerates cancer growth

A new study has revealed that poor-quality sleep marked by frequent awakenings can speed cancer growth, increase tumor aggressiveness and dampen the immune system`s ability to control or eradicate early cancers.

Now, device that can reduce sleep apnea episodes by 70%

Researchers have developed a new device called Inspire(r) Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS), implantation of which can lead to significant improvements for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Smoking affects good night`s sleep too

Here is a wake-up call. Smoking ruins productive sleep, leading to cognitive dysfunction, mood disorders, depression and anxiety.

`Good night`s sleep` essential for brain health

Researchers have found that one night of sleep depravity can cause morning blood concentrations of molecules NSE and S-100B to increase in healthy young men.

Sleep well for sparkling eyes

There will be late nights aplenty over the coming days. If you want your eyes to look bright and sparkling, follow some easy tips, like having a good night`s sleep, to help you.