Health  /  Published 01.07.20

Couples sleep better

Do you need better sleep? Then get a partner. New research says that when happy couples sleep together, they tend to have more — and less disrupted — rapid eye movement or REM sleep. This ...
By Agencies in

Health  /  Published 30.09.18

There’s much we can learn from celebrity sleep secrets

Mariah Carey On the other end of the spectrum from leaders like Thatcher and Trump is singer Mariah Carey. In order to protect her pipes, Carey sleeps 15 hours before a concert, in a room stacked with...
By Tome Morrissy-Swan/ The Daily Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

Doctors prescribe sleep hygiene

Do not check your phone when you are in bed because its blue light hampers the sleep hormone, doctors said on Thursday while discussing healthy sleep habits. The doctors were speaking at an interactiv...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Technology  /  Published 24.03.19

Earbuds for blissful sleep

A sound night’s sleep is elusive for a lot of people these days —especially those living on a noisy street, in a bustling neighbourhood or a cacophonic hostel. Pillows over the head, ear plugs, so...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Health  /  Published 29.10.19

Good night

When my better angels are in charge of my schedule — instead of the insatiable gremlin that won’t get off Instagram — I end the day by starting my bedtime routine: lighting candles, eating early...
By Kate Carraway/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 19.05.20

Answers to your health queries

Change your sheets oftenI have itchy patches on both my elbows. It was diagnosed as eczema. I was given an ointment for external application and an antihistamine to reduce the itching. The patches dis...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.19

While the light lasts

The faraway sound of the muezzin’s call to the faithful to wake up and pray had just begun to cause gentle vibrations on my eardrums. For the first few moments, my mind refused to respond to the cal...
By Soumitra Das in

Health  /  Published 28.03.20

How to get more sleep tonight

Many people spend their nights now tossing and turning, struggling to unglue from the constant scroll of coronavirus news updates.But, while there is no body or life hack to make you impervious to the...
By Adam Popescu/New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 06.11.18

Sleep less?

Did you sleep well? If not, you can now blame your mother and father. Recent research suggests that if one parent suffers from insomnia, there is a 35 to 55 per cent chance that the child will, too: f...
By Charlotte Lytton / The Daily Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 12.05.20

It could be your kidney

Q: I developed pain in my back. I eventually went to a nephrologist who found multiple cysts in both my kidneys.A: Polycystic kidneys can be hereditary. As the cysts enlarge they can cause pain, blood...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in


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