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Oversleeping during weekends may leave you tired, not relaxed: Study

Updated: Sep 14, 2016 10:51 IST      
Oversleeping during weekends may leave you tired, not relaxed: Study

London [England], Sept. 14 (ANI): Researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institute claim that sleeping till late on weekends, disturb the natural rhythms of the body leading to one feel worse rather than relaxed.

Lead researcher Susanna Jernelov said, "It's partly because of our circadian rhythm, so when you sleep in later, it's like giving yourself a bit of jet-lag and jet-lag makes you less bright and perky," reports The Independent.

"If you sleep a little bit too little all the time and just catch up on the weekends, you are messing with your circadian rhythms, you should stay on a regular schedule but that doesn't really work with most people's lives," she added.

Her claims have also been vouched by fellow researcher Bjorn Bjorvatn, who said "You should get up and go to bed at about the same time every day. Do not sleep in late on weekends. Do not have a lie-in. If you get up at 12pm on the weekend, it will take time for your rhythm to adjust back"

And despite the onset of autumn and winter being the most tempting time to stay in bed, it was actually the most important time of the year to stick to the normal sleep routine for wellbeing. (ANI)

This Monsoon, eat your way to a better health with these fruits

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 18:33 IST      By: Pallavi Aman Singh

New Delhi [India], Jul 22 (ANI): Monsoon is here! Whether you're dancing with joy or sulking at home to avoid the rains, it's that time of the year when a plate full of hot samosas and bhajjiyas is all you crave.

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Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 22 (ANI): A recent study has paved the way for new sex-specific treatments after finding that the causes of severe antisocial behaviour may differ between boys and girls.

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New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): The world eagerly anticipated the premiere of Game of Thrones season 7 but fans aren't waiting for winter to come to enjoy Seven Kingdoms-inspired vacations, as Hotels.com™ reports a dramatic hike in searches to the stunning destinations featured in the series.

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New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): Actress Sonam Kapoor effortlessly grabbed everyone's eyeballs by walking the ramp to present Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's couture collection at a bridal event here.

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High-fat pregnancy diet risks offspring's mental health

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 10:29 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 22 (ANI): Moms-to-be, you may want to put eating high-fat diet on your to-don't list as a recent study has linked it with health disorders such as anxiety and depression in children.

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Prince George looks adorable in fourth b`day portrait

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 07:00 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): To mark his fourth birthday, a new image of Prince George has been released by his parents, Prince William and Duchess Kate of Cambridge.

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Here's how you can add lace, sheer fabrics to your wardrobe

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 06:30 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): This year is all about '80s fashion - lace, sheer and ruffles. These fabric styles add zeal to the simplest of the outfits and make you look super chic.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): A BharatMatrimony matchmaking survey to find out "What people expect from a life partner" saw a whopping 11,682 participants share their opinions.

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This monsoon, rediscover yourself amid misty hills!

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 18:35 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): There are numerous ways to enjoy the rains but nothing can beat the thrill of going on a trek and rediscovering yourself amidst misty mountains.

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Is teen drinking okay if supervised?

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 13:37 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], July 21 (ANI): Parents, you may want to not introduce your teenagers to alcohol as a recent study has found that rather than encouraging better drinking habits in adulthood, it could be doing more harm.

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Give your home a quirky look this Monsoon

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 06:43 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Monsoon means dull and gloomy weather but let it not stop you from having a bright and sunny home. Monsoons may seem to be the perfect time to get drenched in the rain, sit lazily by the window or balcony and watch the rain fall or simply, to enjoy a hot cup of ginger tea.

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London [UK], July 21 (ANI): Google Doodle, today, celebrates 106th birthday of Marshall McLuhan, the man who predicted the World Wide Web 30 years before it was invented.

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Apple cider vinegar helps with weight loss: Myth or fact?

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 05:07 IST     

Atlanta [US], July 21 (ANI): If you have ever searched the Internet for weight loss information, you would have definitely come across the following tip: Apple cider vinegar has been considered beneficial when it comes to keeping your weight down.

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Audi ad likening women to used cars backfires in China

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 16:31 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): Oppression is a serious issue in our society, which has recently been portayed in a commercial of Audi in China.

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Brits more loyal to their hairdressers than their partners

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 16:01 IST     

London [UK], Jul 20 (ANI): Brits show the most loyalty to their hairdressers, a recent report has found.

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The poorer a child is, the more disruptive is his behaviour

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 15:37 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 (ANI): Children experiencing poverty suffer greater behavioural problems, according to a recent study.

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Here's how HIV disparities among women can be driven down

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 14:39 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 (ANI): Interventions that promote healthier sexual behaviour among black women and Latinas can help prevent HIV infections, according to a recent study.

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Does exercise only help men shed those extra kilos?

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 14:28 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 (ANI): Turns out, women may reap fewer benefits from sweating at the gym than men.

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New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): We are all familiar with the age old adage about God creating mothers because He could not be everywhere.

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New Kakadu find 'rewrites' Australian human history

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 14:02 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 (ANI): A recent research has found that Australia was colonised about 20,000 years before humans first arrived in Europe.

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