importance of sleep

Sleeping pills don’t work for 40 percent poppers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Sleeping pills seldom worked for 40 percent of the poppers who suffer from insomnia, says a survey of 20,000 people, according to a British study.Some 42 ... Read more...

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Scottish teens to get sleep training in schools


March 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Schools around Scotland are to be offered resources to teach teenagers how to get enough sleep.The teaching pack created by the charity Sleep Scotland is to be used ... Read more...

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Nighttime noise from passing aircraft, trains affects morning performance


June 8th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Nighttime noise from passing aircraft, trains and automobiles is linked to disturbed sleep and impaired neurobehavioral performance in the morning, says a new study.The study has been presented ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan is brand ambassador for sleep awareness month


March 13th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Scintillating Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has a new role - that of brand ambassador for the sleep awareness month of March. The awareness month aims to ... Read more...

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Changes in kids’ sleep patterns predict onset of puberty


December 24th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Changes in children's sleep patterns signal puberty before physical changes develop, says a new study from Tel Aviv University.For the study, researchers analyzed sleep patterns of 11- and ... Read more...

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Extended sleep improves athletic performance and mood


June 8th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Wondering how star athlete Roger Federer won the French Open tennis championship? The secret may lie in increased sleep. According to a study, athletes who extended their ... Read more...

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Sleep extension improves athletic performance


June 8th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that sleep extension helps improve athletic performance.In the study, researchers found that sleep extension in athletes was associated with a faster sprinting drill, ... Read more...

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‘Take control of your sleep, before it takes control of you’


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) If you didn't sleep well last night or feel exhausted all day long, you are probably one of thousands suffering from sleeping disorders. It's possible ... Read more...

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Sleep may be the price you pay for brain to remain plastic the next day


August 26th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): While the importance of sleep is something that everyone agrees to, there are still many mysteries surrounding its function and how essential it is. Now, a group ... Read more...

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Extra sleep boosts athletic performance


June 9th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): An ongoing study suggests that athletes who get an extra amount of sleep are more likely to have better performance, mood, and alertness.These findings spring from ... Read more...

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