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China clones gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research

A gene-edited monkey most prone to the disorder was selected as a donor, and its fibroblasts were used to make five cloned monkeys.

Jan 24, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Insomnia most common of all sleep disorders: National Institutes of Health

Sleep medications are not the first line of treatment, various other methods such as behavioral therapy or sleep hygiene must be tried first. 

Aug 23, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

World Sleep Day 2018: Five effects of sleep deprivation on your body

Most of the people don't get enough time to rest well even in the night, mostly due to their hectic lifestyle.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:34 PM IST

Sleep apnoea may increase alzheimer's risk in elderly

Alzheimer's disease is a "progressive neurodegenerative disorder" that destroys memory and other important mental functions, researchers from New York University said.

Nov 10, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Suffering from sleep disorder? Muscle protein may hold key to it

The study shows that the protein in the muscle can lessen the effects of sleep loss in mice.

Aug 04, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Gene which makes you a 'night owl' identified

People with the "night owl" variant of this gene have a longer circadian cycle than most, making them stay awake later

Apr 07, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart attack

Researchers have found that suffering from insomnia may put people at increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

Apr 01, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Are you a victim of inadequate sleep? Dietary prebiotics might help you out!

When beneficial bacteria digest prebiotic fiber, they not only multiply, improving overall gut health, but they also release metabolic byproducts.

Feb 25, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Sleep disorder may affect kidney function

There was also a significant association between sleep quality and kidney failure risk: each one percent increase in sleep fragmentation was linked with a four percent increase in the risk of developing kidney failure.

Nov 20, 2016, 16:37 PM IST

Insomnia increases risk of stroke, irregular heartbeat

Are you suffering from insomnia? Well, this sleep disorder may increase the risk of an irregular and often rapid heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation or arrhythmia.

Nov 15, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

Sleep deprivation: Five ways lack of sleep affects your health!

People who have sleep problems are at an higher risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and and stroke.

Nov 05, 2016, 11:10 AM IST

Sleep apnea patients at glaucoma risk

Glaucoma is thought to be a disease in which the optic nerve sustains damage due to increased eye pressure, resulting in a restricted visual field.

Jul 24, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Insomnia and ageing: How to get good night's sleep as you age!

Here are a few tips to help you overcome age-related sleep problems and enjoy a good night's rest.

May 05, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

Want to sync your body clock? Eat magnesium-rich diet!

Shift work, time zone changes or sudden change in routine are some of the reasons that causes Circadian rhythm disorders commonly known as delayed phase sleep disorder.

Apr 16, 2016, 18:35 PM IST

Size of your tongue and tonsils can be reason for trouble sleeping

The research found that oversized tonsils and tongue indentations, which are teeth imprints along the tongue that indicate it is too large for the mouth, placed people at high risk for OSA.

Mar 10, 2016, 08:17 AM IST

'Too much' or 'too little' sleep can increase stroke sisk!

A new study suggests that getting the right amount of sleep and exercising several times a week can significantly can reduce the risk of stroke.

Feb 19, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

Depression? It could be just sleep apnea

Just having suicidal thoughts need not necessarily suggest that you are suffering from depression as researchers have found that such depressive symptoms are extremely common in people who have obstructive sleep apnea, (OSA), a common sleep disorder.

Sep 23, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Why insomnia is more common among women

Insomnia in adults is partially explained by genetic factors, and this heritability is higher in females than in males, suggests a new study on twins.

Sep 17, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Coffee at night can disrupt sleep: Study

A double espresso three hours before bedtime can induce a 40-minute time delay in your body's internal clock, making it harder to go to sleep on time and more challenging to wake up in the morning, scientists have shown for the first time.

Sep 17, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

'Sleepless nights' could pose heart disease risks equivalent to smoking

In a new study, scientist have found that a bad night's sleep could trigger health risks equivalent to that of smoking.

Jun 15, 2015, 17:41 PM IST