Human sleep pattern may have evolved first in oceans
Human sleep pattern may have evolved first in oceans

The cells that control our rhythms of sleep and wakefulness may have first evolved in the ocean - hundreds of millions of years ago - in response to pressure to move away from the Sun, a new study has found.

Human sleep patterns evolved first in ocean?

The cells that control our rhythms of sleep and wakefulness may have first evolved in the ocean - hundreds of millions of years ago - in response to pressure to move away from the sun, shows a new study.

Depression can lead to obesity in adolescent girls

Adolescent girls who suffer from depression are at a greater risk for developing obesity as they grow older, a research said.

Now, a smart mattress system to make you sleep sounder!

An innovative smart sleep system reportedly uses under-the-mattress sensors and beside clock to monitor and improve a user`s sleep patterns.

Daily routines may influence sleep quality, quantity

Maintaining a consistent daily routine may be linked to better sleep, according to a small new study.

Women need more sleep than men: Study

According to a study, women need an extra 20 minutes of sleep each night.Women need more sleep than men and often don`t get enough. Not getting enough sleep is the major reason behind a host of different illnesses and health issues like obesity, heart disease and depression.

SAD sufferers misreport sleep patterns due to depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have revealed that individuals with seasonal affective disorder have misconceptions about their sleep habits similar to those of insomniacs.

Workers at physically demanding jobs tend to have unhealthy sleep patterns

A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that people who work in jobs that are more physically demanding tend to be either short sleepers (fewer than 6 hours a night) or long sleepers (longer than 9 hours).

Live music may boost health in premature babies: Study

Listening to live music may boost the health of premature babies who are being treated in the neonatal intensive care unit, a new study has claimed.

Dopamine also regulates your sleep, scientists say

Dopamine, has been linked to everything from laziness to creativity and from impulsivity to drug addiction. Now, a new study has added sleep regulation to that list.

Winter blues? Go for light therapy!

Using light therapy can help our sleep patterns, energy levels.