Opinion  /  Published 01.12.21

Letters to the Editor: People lose sleep over sleeping time

Sleepless Sir — As if people were not stressed enough, it seems they must now lose sleep over sleeping time. A recent poll found that up to 51 per cent Indians sleep for four to six hours only....
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 06.10.21

Good Night, Sleep Right

Sleep is one of the most primitive requirements of life. Numerous studies and long-drawn research have simplified some aspects of its function and nature, though a lot of it yet remains elusive. The ...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Health  /  Published 21.07.21

Wake up, it’s time

For many people, sleeping poorly was the norm before the pandemic. Then the stress, anxiety and disruptions made our nightly slumber worse, giving rise to terms such as “coronasomnia” to d...
By Anahad O’Connor

Health  /  Published 31.05.21

Covid nightmare continues...

Shikha Prakash is an Ayurvedic consultant at Padaav Speciality Ayurvedic Treatment Centre, Dehradun, and a visiting consultant at AMRI Hospital, Dhakuria. Look her up on Instagram @vaidyashikhaprakash...
By Shikha Prakash

Calcutta  /  Published 20.03.21

Sleep pays a price in WFH regime

Longer exposure to mobile phones and laptop screens and lesser physical activity because of work-from-home schedules have impacted the sleeping habits and led to a surge of complaints about sleep diso...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Science Tech  /  Published 18.03.21

Apps that map your sleep pattern

The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash Johnny Cash has said that the track is based on a dream he had many years ago during a tour of England. In the dream, he saw Queen Elizabeth, who told the singer t...
By Mathures Paul

Health  /  Published 30.12.20

Eat, Sleep, Repeat

This has not been a good year for sleep. With the coronavirus pandemic and school and work disruptions contributing to countless sleepless nights, sleep experts have encouraged people to adopt a varie...
By Anahad O’Connor

Health  /  Published 14.10.20

A fall is dangerous

Q. I hit my toe on the door. The CT scan showed a small hairline crack. The surgeon just taped  the toe with the adjacent one. This is called “buddy taping” and usually is all that i...
By Dr Gita Mathai

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

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


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