MIAMI: To reduce the risk of sudden death, babies should sleep in the same room as their parents but in their own crib or bassinet for the first year of life, US doctors said Monday. The new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics still says babies should sleep on their backs, on a clean surface free of toys and blankets, a guideline that has been in place since the 1990s and has reduced sudden infant deaths by about 50 per cent. Still, some 3,500 infants die each year in the United States from…
In adults of all ages, chronic sleep problems were linked with a greater risk of trouble with activities of daily living later in life, in a recent study.
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on occasion of Independence Day provoked a debate whether it was “mind-numbing” that sent a number of politicians including his own Bharatiya Janata Party members into sleep.
UNITED STATES: You think it is not possible...but Aetna, an insurance firm in the US, is actually paying some $300 (£225) a year to its staff just to get a good night’s shut-eye.
NEW YORK: The world's oldest living person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, died on Thursday in New York City, a research group said.
Washington D.C: Social pressures are forcing people to cut back on their sleep contributing to a "global sleep crisis", according to a new study based on research collected through a smartphone app.
WASHINGTON: Social pressures are forcing people to cut back on their sleep, contributing to a "global sleep crisis," according to a new study based on research collected through a smartphone app.