A new study suggests that yoga, sex and hot shower are three things which are great for a good night’s sleep. The ReDormin Sleep Study found that doing yoga can increase a person's sleep by 64 minutes, while making love and a
Stressing the need to sleep for moderate duration, a Chinese study has urged people to avoid overuse of networking devices and turn to soothing music, massage, and naps for a better sleep. The Chinese people sleep on an average
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
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
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
Online chatting, playing computer games or watching television at night can leave children sleep deprived and adversely affect their studies and physical health, psychiatrists said at a conference here Wednesday. ‘Parents
An impulsive approach to food, alcohol or drug often develops into full blown addiction, with deleterious effects -- but a new drug may help people quell these uncontrollable urges. For instance, modafinil (Provigil), a drug
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
US scientists claim that poor sleep is linked to memory loss and failure of cognitive senses as we age and therapies for better sleep could increase recall capacity. University of California-Berkeley neuroscientists have found
A good night's sleep fosters general health and well-being but now a new study highlights a more surprising outcome - greater feelings of gratitude. Social psychologists are finding that ‘prosocial’ behaviour, expressing
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
A three-hour operation has helped Munish Chadha, weighing in at 180 kg, breathe normally. He had a rare problem which obstructed his breathing when he slept.
‘Munish weighed 180 kg, which made him suffer from a rare sleep
Tension Tamer, a simple 10-minute technique to reduce stress, improve quality of sleep and decrease tiredness. It involves deep breathing and imagery using one’s personal preference and is encouraged at bedtime.
A simple and
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