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Poor Sleep Can Increase Heart Disease Risk In Women

New York: Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, say researchers, adding that poor sleep quality can increase the risk of heart disease and obesity. Previous studies have shown that people who get less sleep are more likely to develop obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease–and that the relationship […]

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Poor Sleep Linked To Reduced Memory In Older Adults

New York: Senior citizens, please take note. Lower sleep quality and variability in night sleep time may adversely affect your ability to recall past events, says a study. The study, published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience journal, underscores the importance of sleep in maintaining good cognitive functioning. The study divided participants in two categories: younger […]

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Poor sleep linked to mental health issues in students

New York: Insufficient sleep is associated with a wide range of mental health issues such as anxiety, self-harm and suicide ideation among students and athletes, according to a study. Published in the journal Sleep, the study analysis involved 110,496 students, out of which 8,462 were athletes. “It was really surprising to see how strongly insufficient […]

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Online bullying leads to depression in teenagers: Study

New York: Parents, please take note. Teenagers who experience cyber bullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep and depression, warns a study. In one of the few studies to explore the connection between cyber victimisation and sleep quality, the research team from University at Buffalo examined the relationship between online bullying and depression […]

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Poor sleep may predict Alzheimer's risk in elderly

New York: Poor sleep quality may signal the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults, a study suggests. People with Alzheimer’s tend to wake up tired and their nights become even less refreshing as memory loss and other symptoms worsen. However, the reason was not fully understood. The study, led by the Washington University in […]

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Excess or poor sleep linked to heart disease, death

Toronto: Do you sleep too much or do you not get sufficient sleep? If so, there is bad news. The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death, a new study warns. The study found that people who slept for longer than the […]

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Eight-hour sleep may boost academic performance: Study

New York: Worried that your son or daughter sleep more even during final exams week? If so, take heart. According to a study, students who sleep for eight hours are more likely to perform better. “Better sleep helped in final exam performance, which is contrary to most college students’ perceptions that they have to sacrifice […]

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Poor sleep may delay wound healing in diabetics

New York: People with Type 2 diabetes who do not sleep well could need more time to have their wounds healed, a new study has found. In people with Type 2 diabetes, high glucose levels lead to poor blood circulation and nerve damage, making the body more vulnerable to infections, especially after surgery. Sleep disorders can […]

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Night time snacking linked with poor sleep, obesity

New York: Are you in the habit of snacking in the middle of the night? Besides leading to unhealthy eating behaviours, it can also result in poor sleep and obesity, according to a new study. The research showed that poor quality of sleep seemed to be a major predictor of junk food cravings, and it […]

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Poor sleep may up depression risk

New York: If your teenaged son or daughter is regularly waking up till late in the night, he or she is likely to have poor sleep, which may increase their risk of developing mood disorders, especially depression, researchers have warned. The study, led by Peter Franzen from the University of Pittsburgh in the US, showed that […]

Poor sleep leads to alcohol and drug addiction

Washington: Sleep difficulties and hours of sleep can predict a number of specific problems, including binge drinking, driving under the influence and risky sexual behaviour, shows a study.