Sleeping patterns

Here's how night owls can advance sleep timings by 2 hours

In an experiment with a small group of participants that spanned for three weeks, the group were asked to wake up two-three hours before regular wake up time and maximise outdoor light during the mornings.
 

Jun 11, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Relax! No day nap or eight-hour sleep for our ancestors either

One myth dispelled by the results is that in earlier eras people went to bed at sundown. The subjects of the study stayed awake an average of three hours and 20 minutes after sunset.
 

Oct 16, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

6 effective health tips for corporate employees!

 Taxing nine-to-five jobs, long hours in front of a computer screen, uneven sleeping patterns and diet issues sum up the lives of most corporate employees. To lead a healthy and fit life, they should keep water handy, carry home cooked food and more, says an expert.

Jun 23, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Can't sleep? This simple therapy session can cure your insomnia

 Good news for insomniacs! A simple one-hour therapy session can improve your sleeping patterns.

Jun 03, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

How much sleep do we really need?

The National Sleep Foundation in the US has done an extensive research and chalked out guidelines on how much sleep you really need at each age.

Feb 16, 2015, 10:12 AM IST

Here's how 'social jet-lag' can affect your weight gain and disease risks

 A new research has revealed that people with "social jet-lag" or sleeping patterns which differ significantly between work days and rest days likelier to suffer from obesity and diabetes compared to individuals who are up with the lark even at weekends.

Jan 21, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Teens` sleeping patterns a clue to mental health risk

The sleeping patterns of teenagers can provide a clue to their longer-term risk of developing depression or bipolar disorder.

Oct 23, 2010, 13:13 PM IST

Teens` sleeping patterns a clue to mental health risk

The sleeping patterns of teenagers can provide a clue to their longer-term risk of developing depression or bipolar disorder.

Oct 23, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Sleep patterns may help predict depression risk in teens

Sleep patterns can help predict which adolescents might be at higher risk of depression, says Indian-origin researcher Uma Rao from UT Southwestern Medical Centre.

Aug 14, 2009, 12:01 PM IST

Sleep patterns may help predict depression risk in teens

Sleep patterns can help predict which adolescents might be at higher risk of depression, says Indian-origin researcher Uma Rao from UT Southwestern Medical Centre.

Aug 14, 2009, 00:00 AM IST