Sleep
Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Soon Pills to adjust night-shift workers’ body clock

Night Shift Work

What if a pill could help adjust your internal body clock to night shifts or jet lag the way it works during the day to  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Kids who sleep well do better in math

A good night’s sleep is linked to better performance in math and languages – subjects that are powerful predictors of later  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Poor sleep causes weight gain and susceptibility to diabetes

People who suffer breathing and heart rate abnormalities, called obstructive sleep apnea  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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e-readers not good for sleep

It would be a better idea to read paper books before sleeping as use of e-readers can adversely impact overall health,  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Social networking platform to help insomniacs

An expert from Loughborough University in Britain has developed a social network platform called ‘Sleepful’ to help  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Understanding the sleep patterns of your child

If your infant is not sleeping through the night, it may not be a reason to panic as sleep patterns of infants vary for at  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Workers sacrificing sleep for long hours: Study

A study has suggested that people are exchanging paid work with their sleeping time and a chronic sleep loss can be prevented  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Poor sleep linked to osteo-arthritis in cycle of distress

New research has confirmed that sleep disturbances are initially associated with depressive symptoms and pain  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Sleep disturbances indicate onset of Parkinson’s

Sleep behaviour disorder characterised by vivid, violent dreams or dream re-enactment could be a better indicator of onset of Parkinson’s disease than other common symptoms such as olfactory dysfunction and More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Full moon night may reduce sleep by 20 minutes

Next time when your grandmother tells you a folklore as you try to sleep on a full moon night, tell her to cut short as you are going to lose some sleep owing to the effect of lunar cycle on your brain  More...