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Can 'food porn' seed lust for healthier eating?
Washington D.C. [USA], May 26 : Hashtags are changing the way we look at food, but is it for the better? Read Full Story

Your divorce is risking your kid's health
Washington D.C. [USA], May 26 : There is no such thing as a good divorce when children are involved, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Soon, toy cars that'll help get kids with disabilities moving
Washington D.C. [USA], May 26 : Two new modified toy car designs have been developed for children with disabilities in an effort to encourage them to further explore, play, and engage in physical and social activities. Read Full Story

This summer, de-tan at home with these refreshing face packs
New Delhi , May 25 : We all know, tan comes as an add on with the blazing sun during the summers. Read Full Story

Nighthawks 'super productive' later in afternoon: Study
London [UK], May 25 : While some workers find themselves at their productive best in the morning, others find it extremely hard to concentrate before afternoon. Read Full Story

Let your baby bask in summer's glory!
New Delhi , May 25 : The hot and humid months are here. Brisk winds, sweaty skin and dryness make the weather simply unbearable for adults and kids. Read Full Story

This summer, be smart and cook healthy!
New Delhi , May 25 : As summer is at its full swing, any compromise with your diet can be a ghastly mistake. Read Full Story

Good news! Chocolate is good for your heart!
London [UK], May 25 : All you chocolate lovers rejoice, if any one makes you feel guilty next time for having it, tell them: According to a new study chocolate may be good for your heart. Read Full Story

Not just looks, your scent and voice make you attractive
Atlanta [US], May 25 : The right voice and scent play an equally important role in making you appear attractive than just good looks, highlights a mini review in Frontiers in Psychology. Read Full Story

Suicide rates among people with autism on rise
Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 : According to a recent study, suicide rates among autism patients have reached 'worryingly' high levels. Read Full Story

Unhappy, less aware youth prone to alcohol addiction
Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 : Making youth aware of the harms of smoking and drinking could help them steer away from alcohol and cigarettes, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

Don't blame airline mergers for travel snafus
Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 : From lost bags to flight delays and reservation headaches, when it comes to travel snafus, the blame is usually put on the airline mergers, but according to a recent study, you may want to rethink that. Read Full Story

Why you should swap punishing workouts for happy feet
Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 : Sticking with a fitness routine is not always easy and now, a team of researchers has shed some light on why we wimp out on workouts and how we can make more lasting changes. Read Full Story

Strict bedtime can help your kid get sufficient sleep
Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Parents, you may want to set a strict bedtime for your kids as it has emerged as by far the best way to make sure they get the sleep they need on weekdays. Read Full Story

How effective is your sunscreen?
Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Sunscreen is of utmost importance to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. With a whole myriad of advertisements flashing on the screens on a daily basis, consumers struggle to choose which products are the safest. Read Full Story

Soon, spinach that will make more than Popeye stronger
Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : "I'm strong to the finich, 'cause I eats me spinach!" said Popeye the Sailor Man, who knew that guzzling cans of this nutritious and delicious leafy green worked. Read Full Story

Turns out, sexting isn't a gateway to sex
Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : It may be considered as the new 'first base,' but according to a recent study, there's not much to worry about sexting. Read Full Story

Trying to lose weight? Dieting may not help
Washington D.C. [USA], May 23 : Dieting has a little effect on losing weight, as a study finds that brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce. Read Full Story

Women feel romantic for partners, looking like their brothers
London [UK], May 23 : Will you even believe that women find romance in partners who look like their brothers. Read Full Story

Urban living has link with increased paranoia in youths
London [UK], May 23 : If you hear voices or feel something weird around you, then blame the urban life you are having! Read Full Story

Not all sunscreens are equal!
Washington D.C. [USA], May 23 : With summer, comes sun-burn and as a shield to it, we use sunscreens. Read Full Story

Beat the heat with cool planting ideas at your place!
New Delhi , May 23 : When the temperature is on a constant rise, keeping plants at your vicinity is a must to let the environment cool down! Read Full Story

Keep calm and consume ghee more often!
Karachi [Pakistan], May 23 : Paranthas or saag sans ghee is as incomplete as a life without a smile. Read Full Story

Key to getting a second date!
London [UK], May 22 : First dates are always filled with assumptions and tensions as to whether it will lead to a second date or not. Read Full Story

Virtual reality porn can raise issues about consent: Study
London [UK], May 22 : According to a recent study, popularity of virtual reality pornography could cause a blurred line between real life and fantasy. Read Full Story

From maverick frames to blue mirror lenses, accessorize your summer look!
New Delhi , May 22 : If you are a connoisseur of sunglasses, then you would of course know that they do not just shield your eyes from the sun's harmful radiation, but also add a distinct style quotient to your personality. Read Full Story

You are more likely to smoke if you like tobacco ads
Washington D.C. [USA], May 22 : According to a recent research, if you like or remember tobacco ads, you are more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future. Read Full Story

Mushroom healthier when grilled, microwaved: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], May 21 : Instead of boiling or deep frying mushrooms, you may want to cook them in a microwave or grill them to maintain its nutritional value, a recent study has revealed. Read Full Story

Obesity in childhood triples risk of depression in middle age
Washington D.C. [USA], May 20 : Parents please take note! Children, who are overweight at the age of eight or 13 are three times more likely at risk of depression in middle age, warns a study. Read Full Story

Eat your way to a healthier heart with this muffin
Washington D.C. [USA], May 20 : When it comes to lowering cholesterol, a 'good heart' muffin, developed by University of Queensland scientists, may keep the doctor at bay. Read Full Story

Older adults need education on outdoor fall prevention
Washington D.C. [USA], May 20 : According to a recent study, many older adults lack an understanding of the and how to prevent them. Read Full Story

Father's vitamin D intake may impact kid's height, weight
Washington D.C. [USA], May 19 : Would-be-fathers should eat more dairy products, orange juice, soya milk and cereals before planning a family, as a study finds that a father's vitamin D intake is associated with his child's height and overall health at the age of five. Read Full Story

Gaining 1.74 kg/year can make women obese in late 40's
Washington D.C. [USA], May 7 : A study finds that women gaining 1.74 kg per year in early 20's can make them overweight or obese in 40s. Read Full Story

Old age consumers feel greater risk than benefits in online ads: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], May 19 : A study finds that most of the old age online users have installed ad blockers as their perception is, internet advertisements have more risk than the benefits. Read Full Story

100-year-old technique offers fertility hope
Washington D.C. [USA], May 19 : Infertile couples have a major opportunity to achieve a successful pregnancy without the need for IVF, thanks to new research into a 100-year-old medical technique. Read Full Story

Customized, frequent emails may help smokers kick the butt
Washington D.C. [USA], May 19 : If you want to kick the cigarette butt, then you may want to turn to the customized and frequent emails, a recent study suggested so. Read Full Story

How your low self-esteem is taking a toll on your relationship
Washington D.C. [USA], May 19 : Turns out, people with low self-esteem end up regretting sacrifices they make in relationships, as according to a recent study, they do not feel appreciated or supported by their partner. Read Full Story

Eat more fruit, veggies everyday to keep obesity at bay
Washington D.C. [USA], May 19 : You may want to add a lot of fruits and vegetables to your diet as a recent study has found that doing so can cut obesity risk. Read Full Story

Planting trees cannot replace cutting CO2 emissions!
New Delhi [INDIA], May 18 : According to a new study, growing plants and then storing CO2, taken up from the atmosphere, is no viable option to counteract unmitigated emissions from fossil fuel burning. Read Full Story

Things most mothers feel but find it hard to admit
New Delhi , May 18 : Motherhood is undoubtedly rewarding. However, it comes with its share of challenges that completely transforms a mother's life. Read Full Story

Here's what you should avoid for peaceful flight
New Delhi , May 18 : They say it's not the destination but the journey that makes the travel worthwhile, but avid travellers will know that's not always the case when it comes to flying. Read Full Story

International Museum Day: Six must-visit museums in world
New Delhi , May 18 : If you are among the curious souls to know about the existential and philosophical questions then museum is a place that works as a great choice. Read Full Story

Youngsters troubled by romantic relationships, sexual harassment
Washington D.C. [USA], May 18 : According to a recent report, many young people struggle with developing healthy romantic relationships and that the rates of misogyny and sexual harassment among teens and young adults are alarmingly high. Read Full Story

Computer game can get your kids to eat better
Washington D.C. [USA], May 18 : A simple brain-training game could help children choose healthy snacks instead of chocolate and sweets, according to a recent research. Read Full Story

So, why do more intelligent people tend to be atheistic?
Washington D.C. [USA], May 18 : The question about why intelligent people tend to be atheists dates back to the times of Romans and Ancient Greeks. Read Full Story

Early-maturing girls are at increased dating violence risk
Washington D.C. [USA], May 18 : Girls hitting early puberty are more likely to experience dating violence than their peers who develop later, a recent research suggested. Read Full Story

Self-help tool beneficial for parents with Bipolar Disorder
Washington D.C. [USA], May 18 : According to a team of researchers, online self-management support for parents with Bipolar Disorder leads to improvements in parenting and child behaviour. Read Full Story

Men versus women: Who sing about dating, sex more often?
Washington D.C. [USA], May 18 : Men sing about both romantic love and sex more often than women, according to a new analysis. Read Full Story

Lonely teens sleep less: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], May 17 : Does your teenage daughter or son sleep less or faces trouble while sleeping at night? It may be due to the feeling of loneliness, reveals a study. Read Full Story

Positive impression of hookah doubles odds of taking first puff
Washington D.C. [USA], May 7 : Beware! A study finds that youngsters, who have positive attitude or desire to take up smoking hookah for socialising and relaxing, are twice as likely to start up hookah smoking in future. Read Full Story

Study finds people believe free range-eggs tastier, nutritious and safer
Washington D.C. [USA], May 7 : A study finds that most people choose to buy free-range eggs over eggs from caged hens because they think that cage-free eggs have better quality, are more nutritious and taste better. Read Full Story

Kids as young as 3 value obligations of joint commitment
Washington D.C. [USA], May 17 : Children as young as three understand and value the obligations that accompany a joint commitment, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

The lonelier you are, the poorer you sleep
Washington D.C. [USA], May 17 : Turns out, loneliness is not just heartbreaking, it also breaks up a normal night's sleep. Read Full Story

Turns out, 'drunk you' not that different from 'sober you'
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 : Your personality may change when you drink, but less than you think, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Many parents underestimate drowning risks
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 : As kids get ready to splash around in pools this summer, some parents may underestimate drowning risks, suggests a new national poll. Read Full Story

Skin cancer on the rise
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 : According to a team of researchers, new diagnoses for two types of skin cancer have increased in the recent years. Read Full Story

When it comes to problem boozing, where you live matters
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 : Your neighbourhood may impact how much you drink, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Energy drinks in alcohol make you feel more drunk, says study
London [UK], May 15 : According to a new study, knowing that you have added energy drinks to a spirit will make you feel that you are more drunk. Read Full Story

Oops! Photographer realises his huge mistake after six hours of photo shoot with a couple
New Delhi , May 15 : This might be termed as the most awkward photo shoot ever! Read Full Story

Married men likelier to survive surgery
Washington D.C. [USA], May 15 : A team of researchers has discovered that married men are more likely to survive surgery. Read Full Story

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