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How internet can help you sleep well

How internet can help you sleep well Web-based therapy for insomnia is an effective option that could reach “previously unimaginable numbers of people”, researchers suggest. Although cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is the first-line treatment for adults with chronic insomnia, there aren’t enough trained clinicians to deliver the treatment, according to Dr Lee Ritterband of the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville and colleagues. To investigate whether web based CBT-I is effective over the long term and might enable more people to benefit, the team randomly assigned…

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Using the internet to self medicate could damage your health

When Purva Mehta started depending on painkillers to ease her chronic backache regularly, she didn’t realise that it could lead to long-term kidney damage. Similarly, when Rakesh Chhabria decided to treat his daughter’s viral fever using over-the-counter medication suggested by a random health website, he was unaware that it could cause further complications for his child. Purva and Rakesh are not alone. A recent study estimated that an increasing number of people (in India and around the globe) have no qualms about self-diagnosing and depending on the internet to answer…

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The Whole30 Diet: Just a Fad Diet Taking the Internet by Storm or Something Substantial?

One of the TED videos that I recently watched was beyond inspiring. Not only did it pierce through a frequenting thought in my mind, it also brought forth an idea that was so simple to understand yet not executed by many. Why do we fail at some task? Why do we make a start only to lose motivation and eventually give up? Why most of our resolutions are carried forward to the next year? Matt Cutts, an engineer at Google, simplified it all in a mere four-minute speech. He said…

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Is internet making youth depressed?

Did you know, excessive net use contributes to the improvement of college burnout and vice-versa? mind the gap, a longitudinal research undertaking funded by the Academy of Finland, has established a link among digital addiction and school burnout in both comprehensive school and higher secondary school students. The findings show that through faculty burnout, youth’ immoderate net use can in the long run lead to despair. publicity to virtual dependancy is most probably to appear if the adolescent loses interest in college and feels cynicism towards college. The research shows…

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