With the monsoons come power cuts, and even though the weather seems to be a bit kinder than the harsh summers, the warm sultry nights can be quite annoying. Keeping the windows open is one good option, but with mosquitoes
A new study has found that frequent binge drinking is associated with insomnia symptoms in older adults. Results show that overall, 26.2 percent of participants had two or less binge drinking days per week, on average, and 3.1
There is nothing worse than waking up at 2 AM and not being able to get back to sleep. If you have problems falling asleep at night or you wake up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep, then you know the torture
People who work in jobs that are physically demanding experience extremes of sleeping habits, according to a US research. Such workers either experience shorter sleeping hours (fewer than six hours a night) or longer sleeping
Ever had someone tell you, you snore when you sleep? You are not alone. According to recent reports close to 150 million people in India suffer from sleep disorders. With the recent launch of India’s first pan India Sleep
Alarmed by the high prevalence of sleep disorders among the Indian population and the lack of specific data on this, an Indian-Norwegian group that is running a chain of clinics across the country to treat the disorders will now
The West Bengal Human Rights Commission has asked the State Pollution Control Board to probe allegations by residents of a building in Kolkata hub's posh Park Street that they faced health hazards from mobile phone towers.
March 15 is World Sleep Day.
Whether it’s a one-off occurrence before a big event or a nightly struggle, most of us suffer from insomnia at one time or another. Fortunately, there are many foods that can help you sleep a
March 15 is World Sleep day
Having trouble sleeping lately? Check how your schedule has been for the last few nights (and days). Have you been sleeping at different times everyday? Have you been eating out (and drinking) late at
September 15 is World Sleep Day.
Doctors have cautioned against apathy to seemingly trivial sleep problems, saying a third of humans exhibit one or the other form of 80 types of disorders, some potentially fatal. But the good
Almost a third of professionals in India say they sacrifice sleep to fit in personal and work commitments by waking up early or by burning the proverbial midnight oil, a survey said. The survey, conducted by Regus, a
If you have trouble falling asleep on most nights or wake up several times during sleep and feel tired during the day, it is time you acknowledge that insomnia is taking its toll on you.
Factors like increasing age, hormonal
Sleeping pills don't lull you to sleep but their placebo (dummy) effect does, which is psychological, reveals a new study. A placebo is a dummy treatment for a disease intended to deceive the recipient into believing that he
Teenagers wanting a good night's rest should avoid prolonged video gaming, says a new study. The study - conducted by masters student Daniel King at the Flinder's University Sleep Lab - found that long hours of video gaming