FATIGUE

  • Dry Eye Syndrome Yesterday

    Dry Eye Syndrome affects more than 100 million people around the world. However, many people commonly don't know that they are suffering from Dry Eye. People come to ophthalmologists complaining of decreased vision, cataract or other eye related infections and are surprised to know that they have dry eye syndrome....
  • Nintendo to develop 'quality of life' device to track sleep, fatigue: CEO October 30, 2014

    Tokyo: Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd will develop a device to measure a user's fatigue and map their sleep, Chief Executive Satoru Iwata said on Thursday, the first offering from the company's newly created healthcare division. The device will be developed with US firm ResMed Inc, which currently makes...
  • Mid air scare: Pilots admit to taking naps while on duty August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As the news of Jet Airways aircraft flying from Mumbai to Brussels dropping to 5,000 feet due to the apparent callousness of the pilots surfaced, officials have admitted of instances when both the pilot and the co pilot have left the cockpit when the plane has been midair. "I...
  • The shine is off the social network: How Facebook has become boring April 3, 2013

    New York: To see what Facebook has become, look no further than the Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer. Sometime last year, people began sharing tongueincheek online reviews of the bananashaped piece of yellow plastic with their Facebook friends. Then those friends shared with their friends. Soon, after Amazon paid to promote...
  • US: Facebook fatigue sets in, 60 pc users take a break February 8, 2013

    While in India, the social networking site is still a hit, in the US nearly 60 percent of Facebook users are taking a break. ...
  • Selector wants Aus players to skip IPL to avoid fatigue January 17, 2013

    Melbourne: Slamming Cricket Australia's rotation policy for players, former national selector Jamie Cox said those who are worried about fatigue should consider skipping the cashrich Indian Premier League in AprilMay. "The crux of the issue is that blokes get six weeks off a year under the [players' association] Memorandum of Understanding...
  • McIlory, Tiger blame fatigue for Shanghai pullout November 1, 2012

    Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods say it's fatigue that has forced them to pull out of this week's HSBC Champions in Shanghai. ...
  • 'Social media burnout visible among urban Indian youth' January 19, 2012

    Bangalore: Youngsters in urban India have started experiencing social media fatigue, logging on less frequently to social networks like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Orkut, Linkedin, Myspace, Friendster, Hi5 and BigAdda than when they initially signed up, according to a survey. The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry...
  • Women more stressed than men January 5, 2011

    London: A fifth of women, double the number of men, feel their stress levels are out of control, according to a survey of 2,000 people. Experts say stress raises blood pressure, putting people at greater risk of a stroke. A poor diet and lack of exercise also contribute to...
  • Pilot naps make the skies a safer place November 10, 2009

    New York: NASA studied the idea of pilot naps at its Silicon Valley Research Center 20 years ago and found naps to be effective and safe in reducing pilot fatigue. ...
  • Application overload hits Facebook lovers May 5, 2008

    New Delhi: For the first time in four years, Facebook reported a slowdown in growth last year. Experts say irritating applications could be one reason people aren't signing up anymore. The social networking website Facebook is turning off many people. Although it may sound surprising but there's something...
  • Stressed out? Here's how to recover October 17, 2007

    Atlanta: Rush hour traffic, long queues, looming deadlines they all contribute to increased levels of stress. While there's no universal gauge to determine how much stress is too much, Dr Charles raison says there are some telltale signs. "If you have high blood pressure, if your heart is beating too...
  • Here's how you can fight fatigue June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Feeling tired at the end of a long day is normal, but feeling fatigued all day could spell trouble for you. Twentysixyear old Hirayana suffered from the same problem and he figured out that only last year. Tired of feeling tired, Hiranya decided to exercise the fatigue away. Majority...
  • Beat stress, say 'no' to work June 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Do those 12hour work days leave you fatigued beyond measure? It's the exhaustion epidemic thats hitting cities worldwide. Ashutosh Kumar, a corporate lawyer does not complains about his 12hour long shifts. For he knows stretched working hours are a norm and you can't seem to do with less....
  • Tips to boost your memory power May 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Multitasking might be the in thing in the 21st century but it causes stress leading to memory loss. Following are some handy tips to boost your memory. If you have too many things to keep track of and they keep slipping your mind then its time you get a...
  • Pilots admit they took a nap on air April 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Details from voluntary information reports handed over by pilots to their flight safety departments cite extreme fatigue. "I was tired. My mind had stopped functioning. I took a power nap, a pilot said. Another pilot added, "There was a point in my flight today when I could see nothing....
  • Army stressed out in militancy fight December 8, 2006

    New Delhi: The stress of a prolonged antiinsurgency drive in the Northeast has left the Indian armed forces stressed out and it has also taken a toll on the psychological health of the India armed forces. This has even led to a major downfall in the operational efficiency of security...
  • Party over? Now, fight the fatigue October 22, 2006

    New Delhi: More than half the joy of Diwali is in the preparation: buying sweets, wrapping presents and planning all those gettogethers with family and friends. Then the festivities start, and it's a whirlwind of fun and laughter. Of course there are moments of stress. What to wear? How does the...