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Mobile phones the reason for student's disinterest during lectures
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : With the advancement of digital technologies, smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. Today, people spend over three hours on their phones every day. Read Full Story

Be the 'master' of your dreams!
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 20 : A new research can help increase your chances of having lucid dreams. Read Full Story

With better nutrition, baby can `reverse` ill-effects of maternal diet
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 20 : While earlier reports suggest that a mother's diet during pregnancy may put her baby at risk of various diseases, a new study claims this effect can be reversed. Read Full Story

Physical activities can help elderly people avoid social care expenses
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : Increasing exercising activities can help elderly people to reduce the need for costly social care, a new study suggested. Read Full Story

Look after your skin, hair during Diwali
New Delhi , Oct 18 : Festive season is just another reason to take care of your skin and hair. Read Full Story

Planning to gift dry fruits this festive season? Here's what you should know
New Delhi , Oct 18 : The festive season is here and Diwali is knocking on your door. The festival of lights also brings in its wake happiness, family get-togethers and lots of delicious food. Out of the varieties of foods available for Diwali celebrations, dry fruits and nuts are perhaps one of the most popular. Read Full Story

Fasting after every two days may help fight obesity
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : Are unhealthy eating habits and sedentary lifestyle taking a toll on your body weight? Then here's a solution---one day of fasting after every two days may help to fight obesity and other metabolic disorders, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

Here's how you can have a safe and healthy Diwali
New Delhi , Oct 18 : Deepawali is one of the most celebrated festivals in the country, complete with firecrackers and bright lights this festival is commemorated on a monumental scale. Read Full Story

Stay healthy this festive season
New Delhi , Oct 18 : The last three to four months of the year are replete with festivals in India. Festivals such as Dussehra and Diwali are known for joyous celebrations, often with choice delicacies. Read Full Story

This Diwali, renovate your lifestyle with these pocket friendly changes
New Delhi , Oct 18 : The festive season is upon us and like every time, this period comes with a joyful spirit and the promise to change one's lifestyle for the better. Read Full Story

Study reveals women in science ask fewer questions than men
Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : It's a common stereotype that women talk more than men, with some studies even suggesting that women say three times as much as men. However, a new study shows a different perspective. Read Full Story

Health alternatives to festive eating
New Delhi , Oct 17 : In India, festivals are all about celebrations and no occasion is complete without food. Read Full Story

Pregnant women who witness childhood poverty, poor support may age prematurely
Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : Cellular ageing could increase risks for mom and baby, a new study suggested. Read Full Story

Family plays important role in managing chronic illness
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 17 : Staying with family not only provides affection and emotional support, but also plays an important role in managing chronic illnesses, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

Know how to get kids to eat healthy
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 16 : Getting kids to eat healthy is one of the most challenging aspects of raising them. Read Full Story

Here's how you can get Vitamin D in cold winter months
London [UK], October 16 : Season of short days has descended which means getting enough vitamin D can be a challenge for us but it's essential that we do. Read Full Story

Being in shape and learning lead to longer life
Washington D.C [USA], October 16 : A new research suggests that being overweight cuts life expectancy by two months for every extra kilo we put in. Read Full Story

How a simple sign encourages us to stay fit!
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 16 : Are you - like most people- always finding reasons to not exercise? Read Full Story

Women's brain reacts differently than men while helping others
Washington D.C [USA], October 16 : Women tend to be more altruistic and their brain reacts differently than men while helping others, a new study suggests. Read Full Story

Planning a baby? Father's diet before conception may impact child's health
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 14 : Dear men, if you are planning for a baby, include fish, meat, vegetables and fruits in your diet daily as your diet before conception can impact newborn's health, claims a recent study. Read Full Story

Magic mushrooms can treat depression: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 14 : A new study has found that the drug psilocybin, found in mushrooms, can help treat depression by helping them 'reset' their brains. Read Full Story

Education, staying fit lead to longer life
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 14 : Did you know! People who study for longer and are open to new experiences might expect to live longer? Read Full Story

New encounters: not interference but spark to your love life
New Delhi , October 13 : As we move to an era of advancement, we are turning back the clock in terms of evaluating human relationships. Gone are the days of warmth and enticement as laptops and digital devices replace traditional modes of communication. Read Full Story

Men more satisfied by 'bromance,' than romance with girlfriend
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 13 : Dear men, do you feel more comfortable with your male friend than girlfriend? If so, then probably you feel more emotionally satisfied with him rather than romantic relationships with a woman. Read Full Story

A mother's voice changes while talking to her newborns
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 13 : A study has recently found that new mothers subconsciously change the tone of their voice when they talk to their babies so that their babies can learn to recognise their mothers from birth. Read Full Story

This Diwali, gift 'health'
New Delhi , Oct 13 : Diwali is round the corner and our shelves are going to be stacked with a multitude of deep-fried and sugar-coated delectable delights leading up to the D-day. Read Full Story

All that glitters on food might not be `chandi-ka-warq`
New Delhi , Oct 12 : Come Diwali and you cannot miss the lovely display of mithai and dry fruit decorated with silver leaf or chandi-ka-warq. Read Full Story

Here's how to use Indian art to decorate your home this Diwali
New Delhi , Oct 12 : Home is your haven, your refuge, and your safe place. It is more than that though; this is the place you come to after a long day of work. It is where you belong. It is a wonderful feeling to come home to a place that is relaxing, comforting, and aesthetically pleasing. Read Full Story

Starfish, anemones protect ecosystems from climate change
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 12 : Limpets, mainly starfish, anemones, mussels, barnacles and seaweed are important to help ecosystems survive the global warming, finds a recent study, which offers some hope for a defence strategy against the climate change. Read Full Story

Does sexual orientation change as women age?
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 12 : Is sexual orientation subject to change as women age? Read Full Story

Skipping breakfast may help to shed those extra kilos
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 11 : Good news! If you wish to shed those extra kilos early, then skipping your breakfast and fasting until lunch may help you eat around 353 fewer calories every day, a recent study has found. Read Full Story

Economic factors influence parenting style
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 11 : A team of U.S. researchers has suggested that parenting styles are shaped by economic factors that incentivise one strategy over others. Read Full Story

Home-brewed poppy seed tea can be deadly
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 11 : Beware! A home-brewing technique used to extract morphine from unwashed poppy seeds can produce life-threatening effects, warns a new study. Read Full Story

Here's how you can take care of your skin in autumn
London [UK], Oct 10 : If you get your autumn skin care regime right, you can correct any summer damage that has occurred and prepare your skin for winter. Read Full Story

Rocky marriage raises men's risk of heart attack
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 10 : Ups and downs of marriage may impact men's heart health, says a recent study. Read Full Story

Steps to celebrate a smarter Diwali
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct 10 : Diwali is all about fun and celebrations. It's that time when we are all about the happiness and less about how much it costs. This isn't wrong either. Read Full Story

Eating healthy can make you feel sick
London [UK], Oct. 10 : Nowadays, people are becoming obsessive for losing weight and switching to healthy eating. Read Full Story

Fats, oils helpful in unlocking full nutritional benefits of veggies
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 10 : If you are one of those who believe in eating your salads plain and simple, we might have some important news for you. Read Full Story

Here are some foods women should stop eating at work ASAP
Melbourne [Australia], Oct. 9 : Are you one of those who constantly want something to munch on, while working? Read Full Story

Five abominable habits people need to stop right now
Melbourne [Australia], Oct. 9 : If you are getting sick frequently, then we have some important news for you. Read Full Story

Bananas may help prevent strokes and heart attacks, suggests study
Melbourne [Australia], Oct. 8 : Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious in taste too. Read Full Story

Dos and Don'ts for a Well-Behaved Pet
GUELPH, ON: Adopting an animal is always a source of immense joy for the whole family. However, when the time comes to train this new family member we are often faced with several dilemmas: do I let him sleep with us? Is it so bad to give my pet table food? Is it normal for my dog to bark when someone rings the doorbell? Read Full Story

Eating banana and avocado daily cuts risk of heart attack
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 04 : Attention people! Eating a banana and an avocado daily can prevent the risk of heart attacks and stroke, new research suggests. Read Full Story

Hangover-free cocktails are on the way
Melbourne [Australia], October 6 : Hold up to all the cocktail lovers, hangover-free cocktails are soon coming to you. Read Full Story

Study finds divorce runs in families and could be genetic
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 6 : According to a recent study, Children of divorced parents are more likely to get separated when compared to those who grew up in two-parent families, and genetic factors may be to blame Read Full Story

Watching hockey elevates heart rates than any other sport
Washington D.C [USA], October 5 : Sporting events often leave people on the edge of their seats with excitement or sometimes stress. Read Full Story

Working in night shift ups risk of obesity
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 04 : You may want to avoid doing those overnight shifts, as working in late night shifts is linked to 29 percent increase in risk of becoming obese or overweight, warns a study. Read Full Story

Eating less meat during pregnancy ups risk of drinking, smoking in kids
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 04 : Beware mommies-to-be as children whose mothers consume less or no red meat during pregnancy are at increased risk of alcohol, cannabis and cigarette during adolescence, finds a study. Read Full Story

Here's another fun way to gun down those extra kilos
New Delhi , Oct 4 : The fitness industry is booming and so are the ways by which one can burn some calories. Apart from the conventional gymming, aerobics and yoga, there's a new kid on the block - Laser Tag. Read Full Story

After green tea, now black tea may help you shed extra kilos
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 04 : Everybody is aware about the benefits of green tea, but a recent study has suggested that black tea also may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. Read Full Story

Find out the health benefits of wheat pasta
New Delhi , October 4 : With more gluten-free diets becoming fashionable, together with a lack of genuine understanding of the subject, many people have started to question how healthy wheat pasta really is. Read Full Story

GM soybean oil harmful to liver function: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 01 : Busting the myth that genetically modified (GM) soybean oil is healthier than conventional soybean oil, a team of researchers has recently warned that it's harmful to liver function. Read Full Story

Dating app provides platform for racism, makes men unhappy
London [UK], Oct. 3 : According to a recent research, it is found that men, who regularly use the app, have more body image concerns and lower self-esteem. Read Full Story

Study finds another reason not to skip breakfast
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 3 : If you are one of those who like to skip breakfast because of any reason, then we have some important news for you. Read Full Story

Dairy products are low on Iodine, here's why it matters
London [UK], Oct. 3 : Milk and dairy products are believed to be one of the richest sources for iodine in many diets. Read Full Story

How does sleep help brain to reorganize itself?
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 3 : Sleeping is key for a healthy brain. A recent study revealed how sleep contributes to brain plasticity - the ability for our brain to change and reorganise itself. Read Full Story

Prevent depression with just an hour of exercise a week
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 3 : Good news! As little as one hour of exercise can help cut the risk of depression. Read Full Story

Savor the finest culinary traditions of pan Asian cuisine with 'Twist'
New Delhi , Oct 2 : Planning a twist in your long extended weekend? If yes, then reinvent yourself and indulge in the delight of a vibrant Chinese-inspired restaurant Twist at DLF Cyber Hub Gurgaon. Read Full Story

Need a stress detox? Plan spa-cation at these yoga/spa retreats
New Delhi , Oct 2 : Is work stressing and tiring you out? How about a spa/yoga break! Read Full Story

This text programme can help pregnant smokers 'kick the butt'
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 2 : Turns out, warding off the urge to light up a smoke in pregnancy can be as easy as receiving some text messages. Read Full Story

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