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Sunday, April 05, 2020

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A new day for night owls: maybe your sleep problem isn’t a problem

January 24, 2020 11:29 am

According to a much-publicized study of chronotypes published this year, night owls may die earlier than morning people. Another study, in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, found those night owls are 6 per cent more likely to suffer depression than people who slept conventional hours.

Wish to gain overall fitness? Luke Coutinho tells you how

November 25, 2019 3:56 pm

A well-rested person is able to function effectively throughout the day.

Is your sleep cycle out of sync? It may be genetic

August 15, 2019 4:30 pm

For those who awaken in the middle of the night, it is advised getting regular exercise, avoiding a big meal close to bedtime and not stressing about not sleeping.

Regular bedtime may boost your heart, metabolic health: study

September 21, 2018 6:29 pm

People with irregularity in sleeping pattern were also more likely to report depression and stress than regular sleepers, suggests the study, published in the journal Scientific Report.

New wrist-worn gadget to track your sleep habits: Study

December 29, 2017 7:11 pm

Researchers have developed a new wrist-based gadget, that can help monitor sleep cycles, and create observations made on wrist activity over three months.

Novel way to control internal body clock

December 26, 2014 2:19 pm

The discovery of a small molecule that controls internal body clock can help treat problems like sleep and anxiety disorders, say researchers.

Sleepy-head gene

September 13, 2014 12:52 am

Scientists hope discovery of Lhx1 can help treat sleep disorders.

Parental neglect leading to depression among kids

August 01, 2013 4:16 am

The number of children and teenagers in the city suffering from depression is on the rise as their parents are too occupied to spend enough time with them,say city-based psychiatrists.


Top 6: Tips to beat jet lag

December 08, 2014 6:55 pm

Yes, jet lag can nearly ruin a trip and totally throw you off but one can make it less terrible by following a few simple steps.