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Having trouble remembering things correctly? Start sleeping on time

A team of researchers has shed new light on sleep’s vital role in boosting our memory. Sleep, they show, helps us to use our memory in the most flexible and adaptable manner possible by strengthening new and old versions of the same memory to similar extents. Previous research suggested that sleep-deprivation is similar to being drunk, and leads to memory lapses, while stimulating the brain during sleep strengthens memory. The University of York researchers also demonstrated that when a memory is retrieved — when we remember something — it is updated with…

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Sleeping Time Linked to Poor Self-Regulation Among Teens

Poor self-regulation among teens is strongly associated with when one sleeps in relation to their body’s natural circadian rhythm, finds a study. According to the study, published in the journal Pediatrics, daytime sleepiness and being a night owl appear to be more strongly associated with poor self-regulation. “The results of this study suggest it is not how long you sleep that has the biggest impact on self-regulation, but when you sleep in relation to the body’s natural circadian rhythms and how impaired you are by sleepiness,” said Judith Owens, Director…

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Sleeping too much or too less? You may be at stroke risk

Sleeping too much or too less? You may be at stroke risk (Miguel Sanz/Getty Images) Growing evidence has indicated that sleep disorders are highly prevalent in stroke patients, according to a recent literature review. Both insomnia and oversleeping are risk factors as well as consequences of stroke and may affect the patient’s recovery and recurrence of disease. The review is published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The authors of the review have recommended that people who have had a stroke…

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Health benefits of sleeping nude

Health benefits of sleeping nude (Getty Image) Reportedly, when Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe said that she wore just her favourite brand of perfume, when going to bed, the star was laughed at. However, studies done in the recent past state that sleeping in the buff can do you a lot of good. It not only improves your health, but also works on the psychological level by improving your self-image and therefore, your relationship with your partner in bed. Wellness expert and relationship counsellor, Dr Sanjoy Mukerji explains that shedding clothes…

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phone App facts exhibits the sector isn’t always sleeping sufficient

women inside the age organization 30-60 worldwide are snoozing greater than men — about 30 minutes greater on common — even as center-elderly men are getting the least sleep, frequently getting much less than the recommended seven-eight hours, a cellphone app-based totally take a look at spanning a hundred international locations has found out.folks that spend some time in the sunlight each day generally tend to go to bed earlier and get greater sleep than those who spend maximum in their time in indoor light, the group from university of…

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