sleeping News

Can you burn calories when you are asleep? Science says yes!

Even when you are getting your shut-eye, your body tends to burn some calories, in fact, more than you can imagine.

Everything you need to know about a white noise machine

There are, primarily, two types of machines: one that emits white noise, and one that emits natural sounds.


The right to nap: Indian employees wish to sleep a wink at work

According to a survey conducted by Wakefit, 70 per cent of 1,500 respondents said they do not have a 'nap room' at work and 86 per cent felt having one would boost their productivity. 

What is the best sleeping position during pregnancy?

What is the best position to sleep in during pregnancy? What sleeping positions should pregnant women avoid and why? We got in touch with a gynaecologist to get some tips on how women should sleep during pregnancy.

How co-sleeping can affect the child and parents too

Co-sleeping is a very common practice in India, with some parents continuing to share their bed with older children too. But is it really healthy?

Being a night owl increases risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes: Study

The study published in the journal 'Advances in Nutrition' attempts to understand the relationship between circadian rhythms and eating patterns - called chrono-nutrition - and overall cardiometabolic health. 


Eating dark chocolate may help you sleep better: Study

Magnesium, present in many foods such as dark chocolate, nuts, and green leafy vegetables, helps the body's internal clock.

A good night's sleep may help improve memory: Study

Brain activity during sleep sorts through the huge number of experiences we encounter every day, filing only the important information in memory.

Shun screens at bedtime for better sleep

Limit screen time and caffeine for your kids at bedtime if you want them to get quality sleep and perform better in life, says a study.

Alcohol not a good sleeping aid

A study has found that drinking before sleep results in an increase in frontal alpha power in the brain.