Brain chemical linked to sleeplessness identified

 Researchers have identified a brain chemical absence of which can lead to hyperactivity and sleeplessness.

Insomnia, depression can trigger nightmares

Worried about having frequent nightmares? It could be an early sign of depression, suggest Finnish researchers who have cited a possible link between depression and nightmares.

Chronic insomnia ups mortality risk: Study

Chronic insomnia increases mortality risk primarily due to heart-related problems and not cancer, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Social networking platform to help insomniacs

An expert from Loughborough University in Britain has developed a social network platform called 'Sleepful' to help insomniacs access online a promising "talking therapy".

Is it time to shift your focus from weight loss to fitness?

One should vie for health and not a model-like figure! Here are some important, not-to-be- missed signs, to tell you if it's time you shifted your focus from 'weight loss' to fitness.

Sleep it over: Four ways for a good night's sleep

Cherries are rich in melatonin which is a sleep inducing hormone. Munch a few cherries as the evening snacks and feel the difference.

New mother and sleepy? Avoid work for now

Are you a new mother and cannot figure out why you are still sleepy and tired at work even four months after birth? Get your maternal leave extended to catch some sleep.

REM sleep disorder a sign of impending neurodegenerative disease

The sleep disorder in particular, called Rapid Eye Movement (REM) behavior disorder, could be a sign of impending neurodegenerative disease, including Parkinson`s and dementia, scientists claimed.

Audacity to ignore the need for sleep

Nowadays it has become quite normal for every four out of the five people to ignore sleep for something `better`.

Insomniacs may be at higher stroke risk

A new study has revealed that the risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia than those who don`t have a sleeping problem.

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.

Kylie Minogue suffers sleeplessness

Singer Kylie Minogue is so stressed about judging British TV show "The Voice" that she is having sleepless nights.

Tips to ward off insomnia

Occasional sleeplessness is a common occurrence, with about 30 to 40 percent of adults report having symptoms of insomnia within a given year.

Sleeplessness / Insomnia

Sleeplessness / Insomnia: Massage Ghee (Clarified Butter) or Castor oil on the feet before going to the bed daily for 5 to 10 minutes.

Sleepless nights can shrink human brain: Study

In a finding that could lead to new treatment for insomnia, a new study has claimed that sleeplessness may actually shrink a person`s brain.

Sleepless nights can shrink human brain: Study

In a finding that could lead to new treatment for insomnia, a new study has claimed that sleeplessness may actually shrink a person`s brain.