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Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

For the study, team examined health records of 14,000 people with multiple sclerosis and compared them to the health records of 67,000 people without the disease.

Jul 18, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

Sleep problems in menopause linked to hot flashes, depression

The study found no correlation between the likelihood of reporting poor sleep before menopause, during menopause and after menopause.

Feb 20, 2018, 18:25 PM 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

How informal caregiving could lead to sleep issues

Sleeping problems are common and deserve attention because people with insomnia are more likely to suffer from other physical illnesses.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:59 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

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

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. 

Jun 05, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Insomniac? Climate change could make that worse

The researchers said if climate change is not addressed, warmer temperatures could cause six additional nights of insufficient sleep per 100 individuals by 2050 and approximately 14 extra nights per 100 by 2099,.

May 30, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

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.  

May 22, 2017, 13:55 PM 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

Lack of sleep can cause behavioural problems: Study

Information used in this study was gathered from mothers at in-person interviews when their children were around 6 months, 3 years and 7 years old, and from questionnaires completed when the children were aged 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 years.

Mar 12, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Stress main factor for seizures in people with epilepsy, finds Apple study

Using the Apple Watch app - known as EpiWatch - researchers observed that stress and lack of sleep are the reasons for seizures in people with epilepsy.

Feb 22, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Revealed – How air conditioner affects your health, sleep

As new study suggests that airflow from an air conditioner stimulates the human body while sleeping as it may increase the heart rate and impact sleep conditions even if the mean airflow velocity is lower than an insensible level.

Feb 17, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Insomnia linked to higher risk of asthma

The study found that those people with chronic insomnia had more than three times the risk of developing asthma, suggesting that any changes in the body due to insomnia may accumulate and result in more severe harmful effects on the airways.

Feb 02, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

What is healthy sleep? Why it's important!

People who fall asleep within 30 minutes or less and wake up no more than once at night qualify for several health benefits associated with good sleep.

Jan 24, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

Yoga, exercise may not promote sleep in middle-aged women with hot flashes

The findings showed that neither yoga nor aerobic exercises had a statistically significant effect on objective measures of sleep duration or sleep quality. 

Jan 24, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Insufficient sleep, skipping breakfast can cost you more than you think - Read

The research says that child obesity is linked to multiple factors such as mothers smoking in pregnancy, children skipping breakfast and not having a regular bedtime or sufficient sleep.

Nov 12, 2016, 13:47 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

Revealed – Why you can't sleep in a new place!

As per a study published in the journal Current Biology, it's likely that half of our brain remains alert and acts as a 'night watch to monitor unfamiliar surroundings during sleep'.

Jul 11, 2016, 13:25 PM 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