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World Sleep Day 2018: Sleep is not a priority for over 60 % Indians

The findings will provide directions to raise awareness and innovate interventions to ensure an important but oft-neglected aspect of health and wellbeing: sleep health.

Mar 16, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Unable to fall asleep? Try writing a to-do list, suggests study

For the study, published in Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers monitored electrical brain activity using electrodes on a group of healthy young adults.

Jan 15, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Unable to stick to a healthy diet? Sleep for an extra hour every day

The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, looked at the impact of increasing sleep hours on nutrient intake.

Jan 11, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

Using amber-tinted glasses could lead to improved sleep in insomniacs: Study

The glasses approach allows us to filter out blue- wavelength light from all these sources, which helps sleep.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Parents, beware! Your teen's lack of sleep may increase their risk of depression

The study showed that teenagers with sleep deprivation may indulge more in risk-taking behaviour and addictions.

Dec 07, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Sleep deprivation could make you gain weight, says study

Shorter sleep was also linked to reduced levels of High- density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol in the participants’ blood-another factor that can cause health problems, researchers said.

Oct 26, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

Excessive smartphone use may cause sleep deprivation in teens

Most sleep experts agree that adolescents need nine hours of sleep each night to be engaged and productive students; less than seven hours is considered to be insufficient sleep.

Oct 21, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Pregnant women suffering from sleep deprivation prone to gestational diabetes

The research has also linked short sleep duration to elevated blood sugar levels in pregnant women.

Oct 18, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Dream loss due to sleep deprivation a 'silent' health hazard

Typical sleep follows a pattern in which deeper, non-REM sleep is prioritised by the body.

Oct 01, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Feeling Monday blues? Lack of sleep may just kill you

 Unfortunately, sleep deprivation is the culprit behind a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said.

Sep 25, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Sleep deprivation can effectively treat depression symptoms

Researchers found that partial sleep deprivation - sleeping for three to four hours followed by wakefulness for 20-21 hours - was as effective as total sleep deprivation for 36 hours.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Sleep problems may cause ADHD

Many sufferers benefit from taking melatonin in the evening or bright light therapy in the morning, which can help reset the circadian rhythm.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

Have muscles taken over brain's reponsibility to combat sleep disorders?

The surprising revelation challenges the widely accepted notion that the brain controls all aspects of sleep.

Aug 06, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

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.

May 27, 2017, 12:29 PM IST

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

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

May 25, 2017, 00:05 AM IST

Reversing ageing: Elderly need as much sleep as younger people to turn back the clock

Similarly, researchers say that older people need as much sleep as those who are younger in order to turn back their clock on ageing.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Find out – How much sleep do you really need?

Because lack of sleep can lead to a number of health problems, it's extremely important that your body gets the sleep it needs each night.

Apr 03, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Do you work in shifts? It may aggravate your risk of bone loss!

The group plans to study sex differences in the sleep-bone relationship in subsequent studies.

Apr 02, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

World Sleep Day: Here's how you can create your own ideal environment to relax before bedtime

There’s no point saying to someone who doesn’t like reading to curl up with a good book to help them fall asleep. 

Mar 17, 2017, 11:59 AM IST