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Here’s how lack of sleep impairs ability to stop unwanted, unpleasant thoughts

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 12:57 PM IST
The authors of the study say the findings could have implications for people suffering from psychiatric conditions associated with unwanted thoughts - such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and schizophrenia.
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Constantly feeling sleep deprived? Blame it on your smartphone, here’s why.(Unsplash)
Constantly feeling sleep deprived? Blame it on your smartphone, here’s why.(Unsplash)

Constantly feeling sleep deprived? Blame it on your smartphone, here’s why

By Indo Asian News Service | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 11:28 AM IST
Sleep deprivation has been known to impact immunity, metabolism and mood, while increasing the chances of chronic lifestyle ailments such as obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.
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Deprived sleep can increase the risks of heart-related diseases.(Unsplash)
Deprived sleep can increase the risks of heart-related diseases.(Unsplash)

Lack of sleep could lead to heart disease

By Anjali Mukerjee | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2019 09:23 AM IST
Deprived sleep can increase the risks of heart-related diseases.
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Sleep disruption has been known to be having harmful effects on metabolism for some time.(Unsplash)
Sleep disruption has been known to be having harmful effects on metabolism for some time.(Unsplash)

Lack of sleep can be severely harmful for you

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 02:12 PM IST
In the Journal of Lipid Research, researchers at Pennsylvania State University reported that just a few days of sleep deprivation can make participants feel less full after eating and metabolise the fat in food differently.
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Ariana Huffington

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Sleeper Hit

By Malavika Sangghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 08:46 AM IST
India lover Ariana Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, who set up the initiative Thrive Global to raise awareness about personal well-being, is all set to launch her first Thrive Global Leadership summit in Mumbai next month.
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Researchers have linked sleep deprivation to DNA damage. (Shutterstock)
Researchers have linked sleep deprivation to DNA damage. (Shutterstock)

Poor sleep makes you weak by changing your DNA, warns study

By Asian-News International | Washington DC
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2019 05:41 PM IST
Sleep deprivation does more harm to the human body than one can imagine. According to a recent study, sleep deprivation can affect our genes and lead to the damage of our DNA. 
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Approximately half of all participants reported typically sleeping less than 6.3 hours per night, about an hour less than the study’s recommended amount.(Shutterstock)
Approximately half of all participants reported typically sleeping less than 6.3 hours per night, about an hour less than the study’s recommended amount.(Shutterstock)

Sleep for 8 hours every night to boost brain health

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 01:41 PM IST
A new study shows that people who sleep for 7 to 8 hours per night perform better cognitively than those who sleep less, or more than this amount, shows a new study.
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Here’s how being sleep deprived can affect your health.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how being sleep deprived can affect your health.(Shutterstock)

Feeling tired and sleepy? This test will detect if you are sleep deprived

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 12:14 PM IST
A machine learning algorithm identified a subset of 68 genes and with 92% accuracy could detect whether a sample was from a sleep-deprived or well-rested individual.
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Sleep deprivation has been associated with eating more, moving less, and having a higher risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.(Shutterstock)
Sleep deprivation has been associated with eating more, moving less, and having a higher risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.(Shutterstock)

Type 2 diabetes risk shoots up after losing a night’s sleep

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 09:20 AM IST
Type 2 diabetes risk increases after being deprived of sleep for just six hours or a single night, says a new study.
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High blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, low physical activity, and poor sleep quality were more common in men who slept five or fewer hours per night compared to those who got seven to eight hours.(Shutterstock)
High blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, low physical activity, and poor sleep quality were more common in men who slept five or fewer hours per night compared to those who got seven to eight hours.(Shutterstock)

Inadequate sleep may lead to cardiovascular diseases in men

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 11:30 AM IST
Compared to those with normal sleep duration, men who slept five or fewer hours per night had a two-fold higher risk of having a major cardiovascular event by age 71.
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Kareena Kapoor’s dietician Rujuta Diwekar says to lose weight avoid drinking coffee or tea after 4 pm. (Instagram)
Kareena Kapoor’s dietician Rujuta Diwekar says to lose weight avoid drinking coffee or tea after 4 pm. (Instagram)

Kareena Kapoor’s dietician Rujuta Diwekar says sleep is the most important thing for weight loss

By Sanya Panwar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 06:36 PM IST
Kareena Kapoor Khan’s dietician, celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar says how much sleep you get is more important for your weight loss than you realise. To sleep more, weigh less monitor your caffeine intake. Follow Rujuta Diwekar’s tips.
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Insomnia can affect your weight loss routine, and increase chances of heart disease and pregnancy complications.(Shutterstock)
Insomnia can affect your weight loss routine, and increase chances of heart disease and pregnancy complications.(Shutterstock)

Don’t take insomnia lightly, here are 5 health conditions caused by sleep disorders

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2018 11:46 AM IST
Insomnia may be fairly common, but it can also lead to and aggravate several health conditions. Here’s all you need to know about it.
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Here are some reasons why women need more sleep than men.(Shutterstock)
Here are some reasons why women need more sleep than men.(Shutterstock)

Sleep and hypertension: Here’s why women need quality snooze time

By Meenakshi Iyer | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 01:53 PM IST
According to a recent study, women need better sleep because apart from cardiovascular health, it can affect their blood pressure too.
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Lower your expectations for the wedding day. The only thing that truly matters is that you get to marry the love of your life.(Shutterstock)
Lower your expectations for the wedding day. The only thing that truly matters is that you get to marry the love of your life.(Shutterstock)

Stress can spoil your wedding fun, stay cool with these 10 tips

By HT Correspondent | Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 12:20 PM IST
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are all set to tie the knot in May. But, like all weddings, there is bound to be a lot of stress and uncertainty. Experts suggest tips for the royal couple (and potential brides and grooms) to manage the wedding pressure.
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The study found beta-amyloid increases of about 5% after losing a night of sleep in brain regions.(Shutterstock)
The study found beta-amyloid increases of about 5% after losing a night of sleep in brain regions.(Shutterstock)

Just one night of bad sleep can increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 11:45 AM IST
A new study shows a link between lack of sleep and Alzheimer’s disease due to an increase in a protein in the brain.
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According to the Society for Neuroscience-led study, the brain maintains its ability to generate local neural oscillations during sleep throughout the lifespan.(Shutterstock)
According to the Society for Neuroscience-led study, the brain maintains its ability to generate local neural oscillations during sleep throughout the lifespan.(Shutterstock)

Struggling to get a good night’s rest? Here’s why seniors have a disturbed sleeping pattern

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International, Washington DC
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 03:16 PM IST
The research indicated that age-related disruptions in sleep and associated large-scale brain activity, are not due to changes in the activity of individual neurons.
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World Sleep Day: Sometimes it seems like we never get enough sleep. Even nights when we get nine hours, we still wake up feeling tired the next day. These studies might help you find out why.(Shutterstock)
World Sleep Day: Sometimes it seems like we never get enough sleep. Even nights when we get nine hours, we still wake up feeling tired the next day. These studies might help you find out why.(Shutterstock)

World Sleep Day: How scientific studies relate eating pizza, binge-watching to your sleep

By Sanya Panwar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 09:01 AM IST
With the pressures of school, office, family life, among countless other things, sleep often takes a back seat. On World Sleep Day (March 16), we look at what various researches have to say about it or how the lack of it impacts your health.
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