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Sleeping pills harmful in long run


August 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) Sleeping spills are "counter-productive" and offer no real benefit in treating insomnia, says a sleep expert."Most people who take hypnotic (sleep inducing) drugs still have ... Read more...

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Now measure your sleep pattern with wireless (With Images)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Eager to know if you got a good night's sleep? A new sleep monitoring device can measure the amount you've slept!The contact-free device, launched by ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder linked to elderly men’s blood pressure


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Poor sleep quality greatly raises the risk of high blood pressure among elderly men, says a study.According to the study, lack of deep sleep was found ... Read more...

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Former Tory MP’s son died in India after eating opium


April 29th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): The son of a millionaire former Tory MP, who had come to India with one of his friends, died after eating some opium during the trip, an ... Read more...

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Supreme Court clarifies on active, passive euthanasia


March 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Even as the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Aruna Shanbaug will live and would not be put to passive euthanasia, the question regarding active and ... Read more...

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Boozing aggravates sleeping problems more in women than men


February 16th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study from University of Michigan has found that intoxication from alcohol can increase feelings of sleepiness while at the same time disrupt actual sleep measures in ... Read more...

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Now, a camera that creates real-time, 3D colour movies of the brain!


February 5th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A team of doctors have written software that creates dynamic, real-time, three-dimensional colour movies of the brain."We usually think of cameras as looking out at the world. This ... Read more...

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How laughter can make you snooze 100 times a day!


December 27th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Laughter may be the best medicine, but for some, it's nothing less than a disorder - a sleep disorder called narcolepsy can send a person into an instant ... Read more...

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Why Tom Cruise’s Double Treat Could Not Amuse Wife Katie Holmes On Her Birthday?


December 20th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The couple was spotted coming out of Il Cantinori Italian restaurant in New York while Suri was in deep sleep. Following this, they were supposed to head towards another eatery called ... Read more...

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Nine of family, driver die in Maharashtra accident


December 12th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Dec 12 (IANS) Nine members of a family and a driver were killed when their vehicle collided with a bus in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district Sunday morning, police said.The accident took ... Read more...

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Guzaarish - Aishwarya Caught Betwwen Love And Duty!


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The movie will see her taking a bold step of taking all the responsibility in her own hands to help her patient to go into a deep sleep for good! In ... Read more...

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How laughter can make some snooze 100 times a day!


November 7th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Laughter may be the best medicine, but for some, it's nothing less than a disorder - a sleep disorder called narcolepsy can send a person into an instant ... Read more...

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Sleep really does help when it comes to recalling memories


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of York and Harvard Medical School suggests that sleep not only helps in learning a new piece of information, such ... Read more...

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Trapped NASA Mars Rover finds more evidence of water on ‘Red Planet’


October 29th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): The presence of water on Mars has become more evident, suggests a new NASA finding.Scientists have revealed that the ground where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit became stuck ... Read more...

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Why lack of sleep keeps some chirpy while others grumpy


October 26th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Ever wondered how some stay perky all day with just a few hours of sleep, while others remain cranky all day? Scientists believe it's all in the genes. ... Read more...

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Oz study links snoring to brain damage


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Latest Australian research indicates that snoring and troubled nights could be a red flag for brain damage occurring during sleep.Brain scans of 60 people, aged in their mid-40s ... Read more...

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Bheja Fry Director Sagar Bellary’s Sleep Costs Rs. 15 Lakh!


September 11th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Sagar Bellary made us all laugh out loud with his 2007 comedy film Bheja Fry starring Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Sarika, Ranvir Shorey and ... Read more...

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Vivid dreams improve our memories


August 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Vivid dreams have a way of boosting our memories, making us better problem solvers. People who go through a dream-filled sleep can recall information more easily and link ... Read more...

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How to give your baby a good night sleep


August 14th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Being emotionally available to babies' needs is the key to a good night sleep, suggests a new study.According to the study, it's not so important how much time ... Read more...

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Oz docs urge air travellers not to pop sleeping pills


July 27th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 27 (ANI): In the wake of a woman's death from blood clots, doctors have warned travellers not to pop sleeping pills during long-distance flights.According to New England Journal of ... Read more...

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Small changes can make big difference to sleep, say experts


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Hectic schedules, stress and excess workload have made sound sleep a luxury for many. But a few lifestyle changes can make for a restful night, say experts. Helpful wind-down ... Read more...

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Dwindling testosterone levels reduce sleep


May 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) At 30 years, male testosterone levels drop by one to two percent annually. By age 40, men's quality of sleep begins to diminish.Could there be a link ... Read more...

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Dwindling testosterone levels ‘behind reduced sleep in middle-aged men’


May 15th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Decreased testosterone is to be blamed for reduced sleep in middle-aged men, according to a researcher.At 30 years old, male testosterone levels drop by one to two percent ... Read more...

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Solar powered energy-harvesting sensor system developed


February 10th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan, US, have developed a 9 cubic millimeter solar-powered sensor system that can harvest energy from its surroundings to operate nearly perpetually.The U-M ... Read more...

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Trainee hypnotist accidentally puts himself in trance using mirror!


January 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 6 (ANI): A newly trained hypnotist accidentally set himself into a deep sleep for five hours after practising in front of a mirror in his home in London.Helmut Kichmeier was ... Read more...

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Fly sperm force females to do housework post sex


November 28th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Male fruit fly sperm is coated with a chemical sex peptide which aborts the female's noon siesta and compels it into an intense period of foraging activity, according ... Read more...

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Kamaal hitches a ride!


November 26th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Picture this! You are in deep sleep and suddenly the Khiladi Akshay Kumar wakes you up! It's a dream come true, isn't it? Today morning, the cast of 'De Dana Dan' ... Read more...

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Sleep ‘boosts memory’


November 20th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): For anyone trying to remember a new skill, sleeping on it may be a good advice, says a new study.Scientists carried out an experiment in which sleeping volunteers ... Read more...

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Alcoholism affects sleep during sober periods


October 1st, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) Long-term alcoholism affects sleep even after long periods of abstinence, impacting men and women similarly, says a new study. The study indicates that in long-term alcoholics who had not ... Read more...

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Fruit fly sperm compels females to do housework after sex session


September 30th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): After sex, female fruit flies ditch the usual siesta in favour of extra foraging and searching for places to lay her eggs, a new study has found.The study ... Read more...

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Half of drinkers “unaware of sleep problems”: UK study


August 20th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): A new British government poll has revealed that most people do not know that drinking too much of liquor affects a good night's sleep.In a government-funded survey, ... Read more...

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Anxiety drug can treat restless legs syndrome, improve sleep


April 30th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): A drug, called pregabalin-commonly used to treat seizures and anxiety-has now been implicated as an effective treatment for restless legs syndrome (RLS), according to a study.The 12-week study ... Read more...

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Jet lag upsets body clocks in 2 neural centres to disrupt sleep


April 17th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Washington have moved a step closer to developing more effective treatments for jet lag, by finding out that this problem disrupts sleep by ... Read more...

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Jade Goodys mum: My beautiful girl has gone


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): Jade Goodys mum Jackiey Budden held on to her daughters hand who passed away peacefully in her sleep, and in a sad moment said: Goodbye, my darling. ... Read more...

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Chennai father arrested for throwing infant into 30-feet well


March 15th, 2009 - 12:30 am ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 14 (ANI): Twenty nine-year old software engineer, arrested on charges of killing his unwanted four-day-old daughter into a 30-feet well, has been remanded to judicial custody after being produced ... Read more...

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