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Wednesday, April 01, 2020



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.

From realistic new year resolutions to mindful eating goals: Follow these tips for a healthy 2020

December 30, 2019 12:01 pm

Say hello to good health in the coming year!

Over nine hours of night sleep, long noon naps raise stroke risk by 85 per cent: Study

December 12, 2019 5:22 pm

The study, published in the journal Neurology, noted that eight per cent of the people took noon naps lasting more than 90 minutes, and 24 percent said they slept nine or more hours per night.

Indians are the second most sleep-deprived; find out how many hours we sleep

October 30, 2019 3:18 pm

A new data insight suggests Indians are the least active and log in only 6,533 steps daily.

Sleep plays essential role in ensuring the brain receives necessary repairs: Study

October 24, 2019 5:40 pm

The findings add to the evidence that mechanisms related to sleep play an essential role in ensuring that the brain receives necessary repairs and continues to function correctly.

Decoded: How our memories stabilise during sleep

October 21, 2019 10:15 am

According to the researchers from Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) in France, during sleep, the hippocampus sends information to the cortex, which reacts in turn.

Feeling under the weather lately? Here are some signs you need to exercise more

October 09, 2019 4:24 pm

Exercising is not just limited to having weight-loss benefits.

Fish consumption linked to better sleep and higher IQ

October 02, 2019 4:30 pm

Fish contain omega-3 fatty acids which have numerous health benefits. Among other things, these help in the relaxation of muscles, in digestion and in the clotting of blood. 

Women need not sleep on their left side during pregnancy, study finds

September 12, 2019 5:53 pm

The study found that women who slept on their right side or on their back were no more likely to have serious complications than those who slept on their left side.

Suffering from insomnia? You may have an increased risk of heart failure

August 20, 2019 1:25 pm

Researchers found genetic variants for insomnia were associated with significantly higher odds of coronary artery disease, heart failure and ischemic stroke – particularly large artery stroke.


Must-haves for a good night's sleep

October 16, 2014 10:37 am

Here are a few things you can do to have a comfortable time sleeping, reports

Top 4: Food that help you sleep

September 02, 2014 10:18 am

There are a few food items which can improve your sleeping pattern, reports