Science  /  Published 02.02.20

Truth of sleep- tracking apps

For the last two weeks, I’ve added an extra step to my bedtime routine: strapping a computer around my wrist.Sleep tracking is still a nascent area that tech companies are experimenting with — one...
By Brian X. Chen/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 17.04.19

How to cope with the the restless legs syndrome

Sometimes, legs ache, tingle and develop shooting pins and needles in the night. These uncomfortable sensations cause a person to wake up. If he or she gets up and moves around, or massages the leg, ...
By Dr Gita Mathai 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

Health  /  Published 19.06.19

Recapture sleep without sleeping pills

Shakespeare wisely recognised that sleep “knits up the ravell’d sleave of care” and relieves life’s physical and emotional pains. Alas, this “chief nourisher in life’s feast,” as he call...
By Jane E. Brody/ New York Times News Service in

Books  /  Published 16.03.20

Holistic approach to a child’s sleep habits

Kerry Bajaj, the author of Sleep Baby Sleep and a sleep consultant for kids — from newborn to toddlers. Having studied infant and child sleep in the US, she is now a member of the Indian Society for...
By Shrestha Saha in

Health  /  Published 05.06.19

Why snoring can be fatal

Although the woman in her 50s had been effectively treated for depression, she remained plagued by symptoms that often accompany it: fatigue, sleepiness and lethargy, even though she thought she was g...
By Jane E. Brody/ NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 03.03.20

Tired? Here's what you can do to feel better

Everyone feels extremely tired at some point in time or the other but the fatigue may be real or perceived. Real fatigue occurs when despite the brain issuing commands to a muscle, it refuses to follo...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 06.02.20

Sleep key to muscle

During the day, all goes well. You hit the gym and keep an eye on what you are eating. Then you get busy at night with going out and meeting people and lose out on sleep. Don’t. Because you need sle...
By The Telegraph in

Bihar  /  Published 27.11.18

Wait for schoolbag weight to ease in Bihar

By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna


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