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Getting a good night's sleep is all about perfect timing – Precise time to hit the sack revealed!

Getting a good night's sleep is all about perfect timing – Precise time to hit the sack revealed!

It's believed that if we're roused suddenly, midway through a cycle, by an alarm clock or disturbance, it's more likely to make us irritable in the morning.

Sleep problems may signal Alzheimer's risk: Study

Sleep problems may signal Alzheimer's risk: Study

Amyloid is a protein that can fold and form into plaques. Tau is a protein that forms into tangles. These plaques and tangles are found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer's risk

Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer's risk

While amyloid is a protein that can fold and form into plaques, Tau is a protein that forms into tangles. These plaques and tangles are found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Sleep well to avoid eating junk food due to job stress

Sleep well to avoid eating junk food due to job stress

Stress at your job can lead to overeating and intake of junk food at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.

Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

The reason for these eating habits, researchers believe, is that food is percieved as a diversion to get rid of negative feelings and approach desired feelings.

The secret to a successful work life is hiding in your sleep patterns!

The secret to a successful work life is hiding in your sleep patterns!

Scientists from Brigham and Women`s Hospital have found that it is as important to have a regular sleep pattern as having enough sleep.

Anti-nausea drug may help treat people with sleep apnoea

Anti-nausea drug may help treat people with sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea is a condition where breathing is briefly but repeatedly interrupted during sleep.

Mothers take note! Babies sleep better in their own room

Mothers take note! Babies sleep better in their own room

Sudden infant death syndrome is the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age.

People with mild sleep apnoea at higher risk of hypertension, diabetes

People with mild sleep apnoea at higher risk of hypertension, diabetes

Obstructive sleep apnoea is a serious chronic disease that involves the repeated collapse of the upper airway during sleep.

Heart disease: Sleeping more during weekends increases your risk

Heart disease: Sleeping more during weekends increases your risk

The findings showed that each hour of social jet lag is associated with an 11 per cent increase in the likelihood of heart disease. 

New wearable patch can detect sleep disorders

New wearable patch can detect sleep disorders

Researchers analysed patch recordings from about 174 subjects. They found that 38 out of 39 users were successful in activating the diagnostic patch and collecting at least 4 hours of sleep data while relying only on the instructions included with the device.

Parents take note! Excessive use of smartphone impacts teenager’s sleep, mood and mental health

Parents take note! Excessive use of smartphone impacts teenager’s sleep, mood and mental health

A new study on child development has revealed that excessive use of smartphone among children and adolescents’ affects their sleep, mood and mental health.

You may die if you sleep less than 6 hours a day! - Read

You may die if you sleep less than 6 hours a day! - Read

The study further noted that people with metabolic syndrome who slept for more than six hours were about 1.49 times more likely to die of stroke.

The brain may start 'eating' itself if you don't sleep enough!

The brain may start 'eating' itself if you don't sleep enough!

 The study conducted on mice showed that sleep deprivation can cause parts of the brain's synapses to be 'eaten' by other brain cells.

Have trouble sleeping? Climate change is about to make it worse!

Have trouble sleeping? Climate change is about to make it worse!

Researchers have long known that being too hot or too cold at night can disturb anyone’s sleep, but nobody had thought to ask how that might affect people in a world grown hotter because of climate change.

Here’s why parents should enforce bedtime rules for children!

Here’s why parents should enforce bedtime rules for children!

A new study has found that they should enforce bedtime rules for children as it may help them get adequate sleep which is an important determinant of health.

Here`s what can happen to your body when you`re sleep deprived!

Here`s what can happen to your body when you`re sleep deprived!

Sleep plays an important role in our health and well-being. 

Suffering from arthritis and back pain? Good sleep and normal vitamin D levels might help!

Suffering from arthritis and back pain? Good sleep and normal vitamin D levels might help!

A new study has found that adequate levels of vitamin D supplements combined with good sleep can help you you get rid of chronic arthritis and back pain.

Not sleeping well? Air pollution could be the reason behind it

Not sleeping well? Air pollution could be the reason behind it

Now, researchers have linked air pollution to poor sleep, adding that greater exposure to nitrogen dioxide and small particulates known as PM 2.5s may disrupt your sleep.  

Artificial heart valve disturbs sleep

Artificial heart valve disturbs sleep

Chronic sleep deprivation can lead to serious health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes etc.