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Sleep Your Way to Success: Authors of book on insomnia share hacks on cultivating and maintaining sleep hygiene
Arts & Culture

Sleep Your Way to Success: Authors of book on insomnia share hacks on cultivating and maintaining sleep hygiene

"What I do not like about allopathy is the focus on disease rather than health. I wanted to focus on health," says Khurshed Batliwala, co-author of Sleep Your Way to Success.

It's a snoozefest! Hong Kong tour bus helps puts travellers to sleep
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It's a snoozefest! Hong Kong tour bus helps puts travellers to sleep

As COVID-19 grinds Hong Kong's travel industry to a halt, a travel agent has come up with a new, relaxing experience that puts its idle buses to good use — a five-hour ride on a 'Snooze Bus'

A need for lifestyle change: How poor sleep can result in Type 2 diabetes
Health

A need for lifestyle change: How poor sleep can result in Type 2 diabetes

Prolong obstructive sleep apnea has been associated with conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, as well as cardiovascular diseases, and obesity.

Explained: 'Coronasomnia', the sleep disorder that spiked during the pandemic, and how to cope with it
Lifestyle

Explained: 'Coronasomnia', the sleep disorder that spiked during the pandemic, and how to cope with it

As per research studies, the prevalence of insomnia during the COVID-19 pandemic was found to be higher in healthcare workers, females and urban citizens.

Dementia risk higher in 50-70 year-olds who sleep for less than six hours, finds study
science

Dementia risk higher in 50-70 year-olds who sleep for less than six hours, finds study

Almost 8,000 people participated since 1985 with them either self-reporting their sleep duration or wearing monitors.

Dissatisfaction with physical appearance, poor sleep linked to depression in teens and adolescents, suggest studies
Health

Dissatisfaction with physical appearance, poor sleep linked to depression in teens and adolescents, suggest studies

Chronic sleep disruption due to early-life stress can produce long-lasting changes in neuroendocrine signalling pathways, and cause depression in adolescents, especially women, one of the studies said

Sleeping in wrong position can cause chronic back, neck pain: Simple ways to improve your sleep posture
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Sleeping in wrong position can cause chronic back, neck pain: Simple ways to improve your sleep posture

If you sleep on your back, you can keep a pillow under the back of the knees to reduce stress on the spine

Specially designed sleep interventions may alleviate PTSD risks in people with trauma, says new study
Health

Specially designed sleep interventions may alleviate PTSD risks in people with trauma, says new study

The study discovered that there is a time-sensitive window after experiencing a trauma where optogenetic intervention can help improve sleep duration and quality

Juan Cabral on high-concept debut feature Two/One: 'It’s like the universe watching humans trying to connect'
Entertainment

Juan Cabral on high-concept debut feature Two/One: 'It’s like the universe watching humans trying to connect'

Argentinian writer-director Juan Cabral opens up on the concept and philosophy behind his debut feature Two/One, now streaming on MUBI WORLD.

Using blue light filtering glasses improves sleep and productivity levels next day, claims study
Health

Using blue light filtering glasses improves sleep and productivity levels next day, claims study

All your digital devices, from phones and tablets to computers, laptops and televisions, emit blue light.

Study reveals an extra 29 minutes of sleep every night can help improve mindfulness the next day
Health

Study reveals an extra 29 minutes of sleep every night can help improve mindfulness the next day

Mindfulness is the ability of a human to be fully present and aware of where the person is and what they are doing without getting overwhelmed by any of the situations they find themselves in.

Using weighted blankets may reduce sleep issues related to anxiety, insomnia and psychiatric disorders
Health

Using weighted blankets may reduce sleep issues related to anxiety, insomnia and psychiatric disorders

The results of a study indicated that the use of weighted blankets resulted in better sleep maintenance, a higher daytime activity level and reduced daytime symptoms of fatigue, depression and anxiety.

Sleeping too much just as bad as insufficient sleep where cognitive decline is concerned, new study shows
Health

Sleeping too much just as bad as insufficient sleep where cognitive decline is concerned, new study shows

Profound changes in neurological functioning during sleep, as the study shows, have immense effects on mood, memory and cognition.

Google has included Bedtime Mode in its Clock App for nearly all Android devices
News & Analysis

Google has included Bedtime Mode in its Clock App for nearly all Android devices

The feature helps track sleeping schedules, to wake up and sleep at a set time and limit digital exposure.

Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance
Health

Smoking, not sleeping enough, and three other habits that harm your sexual performance

A study, published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology in 2020, indicates that an unhealthy lifestyle does contribute to the development of sexual disorders and dysfunctions in the long run

Five yoga asanas that can help you get rid of stress, improve quality of sleep
Health

Five yoga asanas that can help you get rid of stress, improve quality of sleep

One of the most effective ways to sleep better is to give yourself a wind-down period that begins at least an hour before bedtime

Monophasic, biphasic or polyphasic: Amid stress brought on by pandemic, different sleep patterns come with many advantages
Health

Monophasic, biphasic or polyphasic: Amid stress brought on by pandemic, different sleep patterns come with many advantages

A disturbed sleep pattern is one of the main reasons behind sleep disorders, like insomnia and hypersomnia. But there are many types of sleep patterns and each one has its own benefits and disadvantages

Parenting woes: Whether you feel mild fatigue or are close to a burnout, here are eight tips to prevent emotional exhaustion
Health

Parenting woes: Whether you feel mild fatigue or are close to a burnout, here are eight tips to prevent emotional exhaustion

The chronic stress of parenting can turn into parental burnout, which can be emotionally exhausting

Losing too much sleep over the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are some ways to fix your sleep cycle
Health

Losing too much sleep over the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are some ways to fix your sleep cycle

Getting proper sleep should be your priority as it boosts the immune system, improves brain function and keeps mental health disorders at bay.

Having trouble getting sleep during coronavirus lockdown? Less use of phones, warm showers can help maintain sleeping pattern
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Having trouble getting sleep during coronavirus lockdown? Less use of phones, warm showers can help maintain sleeping pattern

Some studies have revealed that taking a warm shower before going to bed increases the chances of a sound sleep.