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Here's how new artificial intelligence algorithm can treat sleep disorder

A new breakthrough study develops artificial intelligence algorithm that will serve to help doctors and researchers around the world to learn more about sleep disorders in the future and help treat difficulty in sleeping, sleep apnea and narcolepsy
Here's how new artificial intelligence algorithm can treat sleep disorder(Twitter/firefighters999)
Here's how new artificial intelligence algorithm can treat sleep disorder(Twitter/firefighters999)
Updated on Jun 09, 2021 10:38 AM IST
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World Sleep Day 2021: 5 tips to ensure a deep and uninterrupted slumber at night

  • World Sleep Day 2021: Read on to learn these 5 simple tips that will not only ensure that you sleep better at night but also make sure that you are more energetic and productive during your waking hours
World Sleep Day 2021: 5 tips to ensure a deep and uninterrupted slumber at night(Photo by Isaac Quesada on Unsplash)
World Sleep Day 2021: 5 tips to ensure a deep and uninterrupted slumber at night(Photo by Isaac Quesada on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 19, 2021 10:45 AM IST
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Too stressed to sleep? Try therapeutic lavender oil like Bhagyashree

  • Watch: Bhagyashree gushes on the healing purposes of lavender oil and here’s why you should give it a try too
Too stressed to sleep? Try therapeutic lavender oil like Bhagyashree(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Too stressed to sleep? Try therapeutic lavender oil like Bhagyashree(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Updated on Jan 29, 2021 04:55 PM IST
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Meditation-relaxation therapy might treat sleep paralysis: Study

Sleep paralysis is a condition thought to explain a number of mysterious experiences including alleged cases of alien abduction and demonic night-time visits.
As many as one in five people experiences sleep paralysis, which may be triggered by sleep deprivation, and is more frequent in psychiatric conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
As many as one in five people experiences sleep paralysis, which may be triggered by sleep deprivation, and is more frequent in psychiatric conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 07:57 PM IST
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Cambridge [United Kingdom] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Binge-watching, video chats till dawn: Coronavirus lockdown anxieties take toll on sleep cycle

As India navigates the ninth week of the nationwide lockdown that pushed millions of people into the confines of their homes, distress and anxiety are on the rise, manifesting primarily in the form of sleep disorders.
Binge-watching till dawn, playing endless online games, video chats until the sun rises or simply staring into darkness while everyone around is in deep slumber… wakeful nights are no longer about once in a while but too often for comfort.(Unsplash)
Binge-watching till dawn, playing endless online games, video chats until the sun rises or simply staring into darkness while everyone around is in deep slumber… wakeful nights are no longer about once in a while but too often for comfort.(Unsplash)
Updated on May 27, 2020 11:58 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

AI to enhance treatment of sleep disorders

Goldstein noted that AI could be used to automate sleep scoring while identifying additional insights from sleep data.
AI could derive more meaningful information from sleep studies.(Unsplash)
AI could derive more meaningful information from sleep studies.(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 02:58 PM IST
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Connecticut | ByAsian News International

Having trouble sleeping? It could be a of these 5 sleep disorders

Sleep disorders are a group of conditions that affect the aptitude to sleep well on a regular basis. It is a common problem nowadays that coincides with a simple headache and day-to-day stress.
Insomnia is a very common type of sleep disorder in which people have trouble falling and or staying asleep.(Unsplash)
Insomnia is a very common type of sleep disorder in which people have trouble falling and or staying asleep.(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Lose tongue fat to improve common sleep disorder. Here’s how

Schwab’s 2014 study compared obese patients with and without sleep apnea, and found that the participants with the condition had significantly larger tongues when compared to those without sleep apnea.
The study examined if reducing tongue fat would improve symptoms and to further examine cause and effect.(Unsplash)
The study examined if reducing tongue fat would improve symptoms and to further examine cause and effect.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 01:19 PM IST
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New York | ByIndo Asian News Service

Menopause makes uninterrupted good night’s sleep difficult

Sleep disorders are one of the more common complaints during menopause, affecting 40% to 60% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.
Menopause makes uninterrupted good night’s sleep difficult.(Unsplash)
Menopause makes uninterrupted good night’s sleep difficult.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 11:24 AM IST
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Washington DC (USA) | ByAsian News International

Healthy sleep is linked to earthquake-like brain-wave

Sleep is traditionally considered to be a homeostatic process that resists deviation from equilibrium. In that regard, brief episodes of waking are viewed as perturbations that lead to sleep fragmentation and related sleep disorders.
Healthy sleep is linked to earthquake-like brain-wave.(Unsplash)
Healthy sleep is linked to earthquake-like brain-wave.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 25, 2019 09:17 AM IST
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Washington D.C. | ByAsian News International

Get your sleep back insomniacs, here’s your solution

The study, published in the journal Neurology, involved 487,200 people in China with an average age of 51. Participants had no history of stroke or heart disease at the beginning of the study.
According to the experts, there have been multiple studies linking chronic insomnia to the occurrence of stroke.(Unsplash)
According to the experts, there have been multiple studies linking chronic insomnia to the occurrence of stroke.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 07, 2019 04:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Anti-inflammatory drugs can curb the symptoms of major depression

The researchers, including those from Tongji Hospital in China, said that a third of clinically depressed people across the world don’t respond well to current drug and counselling therapies, and drug side effects are relatively common.
The study, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, is a pooled analysis of the available evidence of the effectiveness of using anti-inflammatory drugs to treat MDD.(Unsplash)
The study, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, is a pooled analysis of the available evidence of the effectiveness of using anti-inflammatory drugs to treat MDD.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 29, 2019 02:30 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India, Beijing

Study reveals veterans with PTSD suffer from rare sleep disorder

Researchers next want to probe whether the disorder, known as REM sleep behaviour disorder or RBD, might provide an early signal of the development of neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s disease.
Normally during sleep that coincides with rapid eye movement, or REM sleep, muscles are effectively paralysed(Unsplash)
Normally during sleep that coincides with rapid eye movement, or REM sleep, muscles are effectively paralysed(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 05:57 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Sleep problems linked to troubles in early life

Insomnia, the most common sleep disorder in adults, is estimated to affect almost one in three people.
The findings of this study published in JAMA Network Open journal used data from a long-running UK population study to find links between moderate to severe childhood behavioural problems and insomnia in adults by the age of 42 years old.(Unsplash)
The findings of this study published in JAMA Network Open journal used data from a long-running UK population study to find links between moderate to severe childhood behavioural problems and insomnia in adults by the age of 42 years old.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 01:14 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Restless leg syndrome nearly triples suicide risk

Restless legs syndrome causes an uncomfortable feeling in a person’s legs resulting in the urge to move them, often during the night.
The study looked at health records of 24,179 people who had been diagnosed with restless legs syndrome and 145,194 people who did not have RLS.(Unsplash)
The study looked at health records of 24,179 people who had been diagnosed with restless legs syndrome and 145,194 people who did not have RLS.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 04:33 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Poor sleep could be linked to genetics

Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Exeter identified as many as 47 links between our genetic code and the quality and quantity of sleep.
Among the genomic regions discovered is a gene called PDE11A. The team found that an uncommon variant of this gene affects not only how long one sleeps but also the quality of sleep.(Unsplash)
Among the genomic regions discovered is a gene called PDE11A. The team found that an uncommon variant of this gene affects not only how long one sleeps but also the quality of sleep.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 07, 2019 02:06 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

Sleep apnoea patients with excess daytime sleepiness at greater cardiovascular disease risk: Study

Sleep apnoea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts.
Sleep apnoea patients with excess daytime sleepiness at greater CVD risk(Unsplash)
Sleep apnoea patients with excess daytime sleepiness at greater CVD risk(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 02:48 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

China clones five gene-edited monkeys for human disease research

Chinese scientists have cloned five monkeys from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer’s disease.
Monkeys cloned from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders are seen in a lab at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China January 18, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Monkeys cloned from a gene-edited macaque with circadian rhythm disorders are seen in a lab at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China January 18, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 01:33 PM IST
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Beijing | ByPress Trust of India

Anxiety linked to kicking, yelling during sleep

For the study, the researchers looked at 30,097 people with an average age of 63. They identified 958 people, or 3.2% with possible REM sleep behaviour disorder.
Identifying lifestyle and personal risk factors linked to this sleep disorder may lead to finding ways to reduce the chances of developing it,.(Unsplash)
Identifying lifestyle and personal risk factors linked to this sleep disorder may lead to finding ways to reduce the chances of developing it,.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 28, 2018 10:46 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Women who snore are at a greater risk of having cardiac problems

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is the most common type of sleep apnea. It occurs when the throat muscles intermittently relax and block the airway when a person sleeps.
The cardiac parameters in women appear to be more easily affected by the disease and that women who snore or have OSA might be at greater risk for cardiac involvement.(Shutterstock)
The cardiac parameters in women appear to be more easily affected by the disease and that women who snore or have OSA might be at greater risk for cardiac involvement.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 03:11 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Women who undergo surgical menopause likely to have insomnia, finds study

The findings showed that women who underwent surgical menopause reported facing extreme sleep troubles, compared with women with natural menopause.
Early surgical menopause is known to be associated with more severe menopause symptoms. (Shutterstock)
Early surgical menopause is known to be associated with more severe menopause symptoms. (Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 14, 2018 02:41 PM IST
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New York | ByIndoAsian News Service

Sleeping too much can be harmful, it affects your mental skills

The amount of sleep associated with highly functional cognitive behaviour was the same for everyone (seven to eight hours), regardless of age. Also, the impairment associated with too little or too much sleep did not depend on the age of the participants, the researchers said.
Think sleeping too much is good? Here’s how it can affect your mental health.(Shutterstock)
Think sleeping too much is good? Here’s how it can affect your mental health.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 11, 2018 10:42 AM IST
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Don’t take insomnia lightly, here are 5 health conditions caused by sleep disorders

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.
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)
Published on Jul 27, 2018 11:46 AM IST
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9 healthy bedtime snacks that will help you sleep better, get fitter

Bananas, almonds, walnuts and cherries are some of the bed time snacks you should keep handy for your late night cravings.
Being prepared with what you should eat if you feel hungry at night will help to avoid snacking on unhealthy foods.(Shutterstock)
Being prepared with what you should eat if you feel hungry at night will help to avoid snacking on unhealthy foods.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 11:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByKabir Bhandari

These easy-to-adopt healthy habits can save you from early death

Being physically inactive is the root cause of most health issues. If you’d like to get fitter or shed a few pounds but find that gymming or dieting is not your jam, try following these 7 simple habits that’ll go a long way in building your health.
If you find it too much to commit to a fitness routine like working out at a gym or yoga, take baby steps and go for a daily run.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
If you find it too much to commit to a fitness routine like working out at a gym or yoga, take baby steps and go for a daily run.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 04:59 PM IST
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Passive smoking may increase snoring risk in kids, could lead to sleep disorders

Passive smoking is not harmless, exposure to it can increase the risk of children developing habitual snoring which can lead to sleep apnoea, high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease.
Children are at a two per cent higher risk of snoring for every cigarette smoked at home daily.(Shutterstock)
Children are at a two per cent higher risk of snoring for every cigarette smoked at home daily.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 08, 2018 04:44 PM IST
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This sleep disorder can predict dementia, helping early diagnosis

The new study suggested that the drop in oxygen may be linked to a shrinking of the brain’s temporal lobes and a corresponding decline in memory.
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), common among elderly, is a condition where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep, stopping breathing.(Shutterstock)
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), common among elderly, is a condition where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep, stopping breathing.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 06, 2018 05:17 PM IST
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Long-term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to heart disease, here’s why

Researchers have identified an enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body which is responsible for vascular damage caused by aircraft noise.
Long-term exposure to aircraft noise can make you prone to develop cardiovascular diseases.(Shutterstock)
Long-term exposure to aircraft noise can make you prone to develop cardiovascular diseases.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 17, 2018 11:59 AM IST
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Getting a good night’s rest is important, especially for those with diabetes

In previous studies, diabetes has been linked to cognitive impairment and an increased risk for dementia. Other studies have found that sleep disturbances, which are common in people with diabetes, are also linked to cognitive impairment.
Suffering from diabetes? Here’s why you should get some quality snooze time.(Shutterstock)
Suffering from diabetes? Here’s why you should get some quality snooze time.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 01:19 PM IST
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Lack of proper sleep may cost countries billions of dollars

Surveys have revealed that the number of people facing inadequate sleep is steadily increasing.
Insufficient sleep is associated with lapses in attention and the inability to stay focused.(Shutterstock)
Insufficient sleep is associated with lapses in attention and the inability to stay focused.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 03:19 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India, Melbourne
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