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Less than 6 hours of sleep linked to hardened arteries

"Failure to get enough sleep and restlessness during the night should be considered risk factors for blocking or narrowing of the arteries," said study author Fernando Dominguez.

Aug 27, 2018, 16:56 PM IST

Limit smartphone usage to two hours a day to get good sleep, study tells teenagers

Delving further into the data, researchers learned that the more time young people reported spending online, the less sleep they got.

Oct 26, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Sleep problems stress teenagers more

In stress tests, the researchers found that cortisol levels that indicate increased stress response are higher in adolescents with sleep problems.

Jan 18, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

Less sleep may affect kidney

 Shorter sleep duration can lead to a more rapid decline in kidney function, says a new study.

Nov 06, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Increased sleep, chronic short sleep linked to diabetes in women

The researchers found that chronically sleeping six hours or less per day as well as increases in sleep duration of more than two hours per day were associated with modest increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Nov 03, 2015, 10:17 AM IST

Sleep well to avoid sick leaves

Is taking a lot of sick leaves tarnishing your image at work? Following a good sleep hygiene can lower the risk of falling sick that often, says a new fascinating study.

Sep 05, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

Study suggests losing weight elevates mood

A new study has revealed that obese adults who lose even at least 5 percent of their body weight are more likely to sleep better and have a brighter mood.

Jun 25, 2014, 22:30 PM IST

How sleep duration can up depression risk

A genetic study of adult twins and a community-based study of adolescents have linked sleep duration with depression.

Feb 02, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

Healthy sleep key to ward off depression later

Don`t sleep deprive yourself as it may be a precursor for major depression as you reach adulthood - occurring before other symptoms of major depression and additional mood disorders hit you hard.

Feb 01, 2014, 11:11 AM IST

Now, bed with sensors that finds out how well you sleep

A British startup company has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its latest innovation: a bed scale and tracker.

Oct 20, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Kids who sleep less tend to have severe behavioural problems

A new study has found that 4-year-olds with shorter than average sleep times have increased rates of "externalizing" behaviour problems.

Jul 11, 2013, 14:28 PM IST

Sleep deprivation in teens linked to poor dietary choices

Well-rested teenagers tend to make more healthy food choices than their sleep-deprived peers, according to a new study.

Jun 22, 2013, 11:40 AM IST

Going to bed one hour earlier could help ward off high BP

People who were showing the early signs of high blood pressure were able to restore readings to healthy levels in just six weeks if they had an extra hour in bed every night, a new study found.

Dec 04, 2012, 16:09 PM IST