sleepwalking

Over 8.4 mn people sleepwalk in US


May 15th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) More than 8.4 million adults in the United States tend to sleepwalk, showing a link between nocturnal wanderings and psychiatric disorders such as depression and anxiety. ... Read more...

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Briton claims he was sleepwalking during rape, jailed


March 29th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) A man, who claimed in the court to be sleepwalking when he raped a teenaged girl, has been jailed for six years in Britain.Zack Thompson, 20, ... Read more...

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Man who raped teenager while asleep walks free


July 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) A man in Britain, who raped a teenaged girl, walked free from a court Monday after convincing the jury that he was actually suffering from 'sexsomnia', ... Read more...

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Government’s resolve will be tested in coming weeks (Comment)


June 25th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Even as the Manmohan Singh government has shown some enterprise by jailing a few of the accused in the recent scams, it still seems to be sleepwalking through its term ... Read more...

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Donal Kinsella awarded 9 million Euros in the sleepwalking case


November 18th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Irish High Court has awarded a man €10 million for being mocked. The court ordered the company to pay the man the amount for casting insinuation ... Read more...

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‘Sleepwalking’ Swedish man acquitted of drunken driving charges


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sweden, Nov 02 (ANI): A Swedish man has been acquitted of drunken driving charges after a court could not rule out the possibility that he could have been asleep when he got ... Read more...

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Sleepwalker Sanford Rothman shoots himself


October 28th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s judicial system has seen several instances where people have committed grievous crimes including murder while sleepwalking.However this story might be as shocking and it ... Read more...

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Sanford Rothman Shoots Self While Sleepwalking


October 28th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report from the Associated Press tells a story which may help to convince sleep-walkers to lock their guns and bullets up separately. Police state that a sixty-three ... Read more...

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Sexsomnia runs in the family, says expert


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists at Victoria University have found world-first evidence that sexsomnia - the bizarre act of having sex while asleep - could be genetic.Gerard Kennedy, an associate professor in ... Read more...

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Sexsomnia linked to gene?


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 22 (IANS) The condition of sexsomnia, the bizarre act of having sex while asleep, could be genetic, according to evidence found by an Australian researcher.Gerard Kennedy, an associate professor in ... Read more...

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Wake up to harmful effects of Internet on our brains, says top scientist


September 15th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Society should be aware of the potentially harmful effects of the Internet on the brain, leading neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield, one of Britain's most prominent female scientists, has ... Read more...

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Brit barmaids medical condition makes her demand sex while shes asleep


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Haley Batty, a British barmaid, is suffering from a medical condition that makes her demand sex while she is asleep.Haley, a barmaid from Barnsley, South Yorks cant ... Read more...

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Sleepwalking boy falls from bedroom window


February 13th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Feb 13 (DPA) An eight-year-old boy was in critical condition in a Hong Kong hospital Friday after sleepwalking and falling two floors from his bedroom window in the middle of ... Read more...

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German sleepwalker dies after seven-storey fall


December 31st, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ulm (Germany), Dec 31 (DPA) An 18-year-old sleepwalker who climbed out of his bedroom window while asleep died of his injuries after falling seven storeys, the German police said Wednesday.His family, who ... Read more...

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What happens when a person uses Internet while asleep


December 14th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Toledo have reported the first ever case of someone using the Internet while asleep.A 44-year-old woman sent emails to people asking them ... Read more...

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We feel sleepy when parts of our brains are actually asleep


November 9th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, November 9 (ANI): Scientists at Washington State University have come up with a new theory suggesting that people feel sleepy when parts of their brains are actually ... Read more...

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Gallagher struggles with sleepwalking


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Oasis singer Noel Gallagher is struggling with sleepwalking.Gallagher admits he occasionally finds himself sleeping in a different room from the one he first slept in, contactmusic.com reports. ... Read more...

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Sleep deprivation may be valuable tool for sleepwalking diagnosis


March 19th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A new study has found that sleep deprivation can precipitate sleepwalking in predisposed individuals and can therefore serve as a valuable tool in diagnosing the disorder.Somnambulism (sleepwalking), ... Read more...

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