Sleep helps us learn and memorise: Study

 Scientists have found the underlying mechanism of how sleep helps us learn and memorise.

Sleeping with lights on can make you fat

A new study has found that people who sleep with light on or while watching TV or using mobile phones are tends to put on weight.

Bedtime routine makes kids sleep better

Children going to bed at a fixed time every night have a much better sleep than those who do not follow a bedtime routine, says a study involving over 10,000 mothers from 14 countries.

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.

Obesity, depression too make us feel 'drowsy' during day

It's not only sleep deprivation, but obesity and depression too play role in making us feel drowsy and sleepy all the time.

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.