Insomnia likely to worsen chronic pain

People who have problems sleeping may also be more sensitive to pain, thus potentially worsening the effects of chronic pain conditions, shows new research.

Indian-origin duo develop app to detect sleep apnea at home

A team of Indian-American researchers from the University of Washington (UW) has developed an app that uses a smartphone to wirelessly test for obstructive sleep apnea in a person's bedroom.

Extra sleep may help restore memory

An extra three to four hours of sleep daily over as little as two days has been found to restore memories in fruit flies with Alzheimer's-like condition.

Orange glasses may help you sleep better

You may have a great night's sleep if you put on orange glasses some hours before going to bed, says a study.

Playing flute lowers sleep apnea risk

If snoring is ruining your sound sleep, learning to play the flute can do wonders.

Sleep disturbance can hamper your kid's memory

Children with sleep problems may find it harder to learn and remember new lessons, says a new research.

The best lullaby to get babies to sleep
The best lullaby to get babies to sleep

A new survey has revealed that 'Moon River' from the film 'Breakfast' is the best lullaby parents sing to make their little ones sleep.

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.

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.

Insufficient sleep increases blood pressure at night

Chronic sleep deprivation can increase night time blood pressure, putting you at greater risk of heart diseases, warns new research.

Have a sleep disorder? Four best tips for a good night's rest

We have heard how poor sleep can cause serious health issues later in life. Sleep is an important part of life to maintain good physical, mental and emotional health.

Risk of car accidents higher in people with sleep apnea

Treating the obstructive sleep apnea disorder can help save many lives as researchers have found that it is associated with a significantly increased risk of motor vehicle accidents.

Baby daughter is allergic to sleep: Ryan Reynolds
Baby daughter is allergic to sleep: Ryan Reynolds

Actor Ryan Reynolds gushed about his new baby daughter saying she is allergic to sleep.

Emma Stone won't miss out on sleep for Oscars
Emma Stone won't miss out on sleep for Oscars

Actress Emma Stone, who is in the race to grab an Oscar for her performance in movie "Birdman", says she is concentrating on getting enough sleep before the big night.

Even insufficient sleep may lead to diabetes

Lack of sleep can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood, accompanied by temporary pre-diabetic conditions in healthy young men, a new research reveals.

New treatment for muscle cramp found effective

 A new treatment developed by US researchers has been found effective in reducing the intensity of muscle cramps by as much as thrice.

Teens getting increasingly sleep deprived: Study

In a worrying trend, teenagers in the US are increasingly getting less number of sleeping hours than they ideally should, finds a new study.

Menopause plays no role in sleep difficulties

Menopause neither increases nor creates any difficulty in sleeping amongst women, says a University of Pennsylvania study.

How much sleep do we really need?

Tired of getting too many lectures on the number of hours you sleep? An expert panel convened by the US National Sleep Foundation has rolled out a new recommendation on how much sleep do people of different age-groups need.

Here's your healthy excuse to take 30 minute cat nap

New studies reveal that indulging in a short nap for 30 minutes can help people relieve stress and bolster their immune system.