Monday 28 July, 2014

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 constipation Continue reading “Sleep disturbances indicate onset of Parkinson’s” »  More...

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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 Continue More...

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By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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How much sleep parents lose over a child? Eight years

Believe it or not, if you are a parent you will have over eight years worth of sleepless nights by the time your child turns 30, a British study Continue reading “How much sleep parents lose over a child? More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Better sleep can treat chronic pain

A good night’s sleep is what chronic pain sufferers must first aspire to achieve before engaging in physical activity Continue reading “Better sleep can treat chronic pain” »  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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An electronic nose that sniffs sleep apnea

An electronic nose used in detecting molecules in a patient’s breath Continue reading “An electronic nose that sniffs sleep apnea” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Lack of sleep can kill you

A new study has suggested lack of sleep could be actually killing us Continue reading “Lack of sleep can kill you” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Easy to fall asleep at the wheel: study

Nodding off at the wheel could be easier than you think. All participants in a Queensland Continue reading “Easy to fall asleep at the wheel: study” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Longer sleep hours lower diabetes risk in teenagers

Longer sleep hours could prevent the onset of diabetes among teenagers Continue reading “Longer sleep hours lower diabetes risk in teenagers” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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Lack of sleep can hamper performance

Regardless of how tired you perceive yourself to be, lack of sleep can influence the way you perform certain tasks Continue reading “Lack of sleep can hamper performance” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
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Artificial light at night can cause depression

Sleeping in a room with too much light can lead to depression, psychologists claim Continue reading “Artificial light at night can cause depression” »  More...