insomnia

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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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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Indian chef makes curry that helps people sleep


August 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin chef and TV presenter has created a "lamb masala" curry that he says will help people sleep, because it produces effects similar to sleeping ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde’s sleepless nights after split


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde has revealed that she secretly battled weight and sleep issues after her marriage broke up last year. "The Tron: Legacy" star admits she ... Read more...

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Book reveals Nixon had secret psychiatric care


March 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) It is a secret that could have stopped Richard Nixon becoming president of the US. He was secretly seeing a psychiatrist during the height of his ... Read more...

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I didn’t kill Jackson, stress did: Conrad Murray


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Michael Jackson's personal doctor Conrad Murray has filed legal documents claiming that MJ was so stressed out over his financial woes that he recklessly ... Read more...

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Ayurveda treatment goes hi-tech


February 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) With ayurveda becoming a hit among foreign tourists, the ancient Indian system of medicine has gone hi-tech with a new machine being developed for the popular ... Read more...

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Intake of sleeping pills can be fatal


November 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A recent study found those who took sleeping tablets were 36 percent more likely to die at any given time than others.In the study American researchers ... Read more...

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Majority have trouble falling asleep


November 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A British study has found that over 50 percent of people have trouble falling asleep, which may prove quite detrimental for their health. Some 51 percent ... Read more...

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Watching online porn turning men hopeless in bed


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) If you have been one of those who have always enjoyed watching pornography, it's time to stop. New research has found that online pornography is creating ... Read more...

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Juggling work, kids - women more prone to depression


September 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Depression among women has doubled since the 1970s, thanks to pressures of juggling work and children.Women are more than two-and-a-half times more likely than men to ... Read more...

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Yellowing of eye lens behind sleep disorders


September 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Yellowing of the eye lens that absorbs blue light may be causing sleep disorders among the elderly, says a study.Blue light is a portion of the ... Read more...

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‘Tomb Raider’ inspired Jolie to adopt


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie reveals she was inspired to adopt by her role in "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider"."A turning point in my life came when I ... Read more...

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Insomnia - trigger for depression among elderly men


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Men who have difficulty in nodding off are heading for a bout of the blues. Insomnia actually doubles the risk of depression in older men, says ... Read more...

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Power outages affecting health in Pakistan


June 26th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) More and more people are suffering from psychological disorders in Rawalpindi due to chronic power outages, with electricity cut up to 16 hours a day.People ... Read more...

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3.6 lakh disabled in Kashmir, many protest raw deal


May 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir has more than 3.6 lakh physically challenged people and the numbers have increased due to over two decades of violence, say statistics released ... Read more...

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US approves new HIV treatment


May 21st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS/EFE) The US Food and Drug Administration approved Friday a new treatment for AIDS which, used with other antiretroviral medications, blocks the reproduction of the HIV virus ... Read more...

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Blame not wife, but her sleep clock


May 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Women who say they are just too tired for sex may be stating the truth, not just fibbing. They run on a different biological sleep clock ... Read more...

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Poor sleep linked to worse health outcomes in diabetics


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that people with diabetes who sleep poorly have higher insulin resistance, and a harder time controlling the disease.The result suggests that poor sleep may contribute ... Read more...

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Antidepressants ‘do not cure all depression symptoms completely’


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Antidepressants do not cure all depression symptoms completely, according to a new study.After analyzing data from the largest study on the treatment of depression, researchers at UT Southwestern ... Read more...

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Better sleeping sickness treatment in the offing


April 17th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A breakthrough could pave the way for a safer and more effective treatment for millions in developing countries who suffer from African sleeping sickness, leading to ... Read more...

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MJ was facing financial ruin, says his doctor’s lawyer


April 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): A defense lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, has alleged that the singer's anguish over his deteriorating finances led to his death.Attorney Edward Chernoff has said ... Read more...

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‘Brazilian blow-dry’ raising concern over health hazards


March 7th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 07 (ANI): A hair straightening treatment - dubbed the Brazilian blow-dry- has raised eyebrows as it is leaving women with deep disturbing side effects.The Brazilian blow-dry, which is loved ... Read more...

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Nolan to helm new ‘Blade Runner’ film


March 4th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Christopher Nolan might helm the new instalment of the sci-fi franchise "Blade Runner".Aceshowbiz.com reports that Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros may soon acquire the ... Read more...

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Energy drink linked to psychotic episodes in people with mental illness


February 20th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 20 (ANI): An expert has warned that caffeinated energy drinks may trigger a psychotic episode in people with mental illness.The warning was issued after a 27-year-old schizophrenic Maori man had ... Read more...

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Lack of good night’s sleep a major health concern


January 27th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Almost two-thirds of people struggle to get a good night's rest, which according to a British research, constitutes a major public health concern.Some 60 percent adults admit rarely ... Read more...

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Poor sleep affects 1 in 3 Brits


January 27th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Amid a growing epidemic of insomnia, a new survey has found that one in three Brits is suffering from sleep problems.The Great British Sleep Survey of 5,000 people ... Read more...

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Workplace noise-related hearing loss may affect quality of sleep


January 26th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that continued exposure to loud workplace noise may affect the quality of sleep in workers with occupational-related hearing loss.Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ... Read more...

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Dubai customs foil attempt to smuggle drugs


January 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 11 (IANS/WAM) Dubai customs officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge consignment of drugs through the emirate to Europe and the Arab region, authorities said Tuesday."Customs inspectors at ... Read more...

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Missing one night of sleep ‘is equal to walking almost 2 miles’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): A new study by a University of Colorado team has found that the metabolic cost of an adult missing one night of sleep is the equivalent of walking ... Read more...

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I’m nuts, says Justin Bieber


January 5th, 2011 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber suffers from insomnia and feels he thinks a lot. But he also believes that it could be a sign he is a good musician."I'm ... 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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U.S. Kids Consume Caffeine Almost Everyday, Study Says


December 18th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is astonishing to find that as many as 75% of American children consume caffeine on a daily basis. This is leading to insomnia among the ... Read more...

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A university to teach how to laugh your way through life!


December 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S Karnic Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) Imagine a campus where you learn how to laugh instead of mugging up textbooks, where you are trained to accumulate health instead of wealth, where you ... Read more...

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Prescriptions for adolescents, young adults on the rise


November 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Prescription rates for controlled medications, or drugs the Drug Enforcement Administration deems as having the potential for abuse, have nearly doubled for adolescents and young adults in the ... Read more...

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