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Food hygiene tips for Monsoon
New Delhi , July 24 : Monsoon brings with it an end to the scorching summer heat and a sigh of relief for everyone. Read Full Story

Magical herbs to keep you healthy during monsoon
New Delhi , July 24 : After the scorching summer heat, monsoons are definitely a welcome change, which works as a rejuvenation period for mankind. Read Full Story

Stressed-out kids? Here are 'best' coping strategies
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 23 : Between homework, schoolwork, exams and test anxiety, post-school activities and bullying, kids can be super stressed out, but now, a team of researchers has outlined which coping strategies work best. Read Full Story

This Monsoon, eat your way to a better health with these fruits
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Jul 22 : 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. Read Full Story

Causes of severe antisocial behaviour may differ between sexes
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 22 : 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. Read Full Story

This is your brain on depression
Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 : Got the blues? According to a recent study, depression can change the structure of your brain. Read Full Story

This monsoon, adopt precaution to keep mosquitoes at bay with these apps
New Delhi , July 22 : With the monsoon going on, the threat of dengue is looming large and people are adopting all types of measures to ward off mosquitoes. Every year, as the monsoon begins to wane, it stirs up an old scourge: dengue fever. Read Full Story

Rush-hour pollution may be more harmful than thought
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 22 : Turns out, rush-hour commuters may be in for a double whammy of pollution exposure. Read Full Story

Is teen drinking okay if supervised?
Washington D.C. [USA], July 21 : 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. Read Full Story

Choosing ant's wisdom over grasshopper's folly in decision-making
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 21 : When it comes to decision-making, you may want to choose the wisdom of an ant over the folly of a grasshopper, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Give your home a quirky look this Monsoon
New Delhi , July 21 : 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. Read Full Story

Apple cider vinegar helps with weight loss: Myth or fact?
Atlanta [US], July 21 : 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. Read Full Story

#SelfieWithDidi celebrates invisible female force of every household
New Delhi , July 20 : We are all familiar with the age old adage about God creating mothers because He could not be everywhere. Read Full Story

Does exercise only help men shed those extra kilos?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : Turns out, women may reap fewer benefits from sweating at the gym than men. Read Full Story

Protect your gadgets in Monsoon!
New Delhi , July 20 : Finally the season to get all drenched is here and with it, is the threat for your gadgets. Read Full Story

Here's how social interaction can add years to cancer patients' lives
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : When it comes to faring well after chemotherapy, a cancer patient's social interaction matters, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Does ice cream with more fat really taste better?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : Turns out, high-fat ice cream may not necessarily mean tastier icy treats as a recent study has found that people generally cannot tell the fat levels apart. Read Full Story

Absence of father ups stress in boys
Washington D.C. [USA], July 20 : The absence of a father has adverse physical and behavioural consequences for a growing child, especially boys, reveals a recent study. Read Full Story

Men! Enjoy monsoon madness with shades of blue!
New Delhi , July 20 : The contemporary men today love to be on point with the latest trends in every season. As much as we all love to enjoy the rain and the pleasant weather, one can not deny that dressing up for an unpredictable monsoon season can be taxing. Read Full Story

Just 1 minute of daily running improves bone health of women
Washington D.C. [USA], July 18 : Dear women, just one to two minutes of running everyday can improve your bone health and also reduce chances of osteoporosis and fractures in older age. Read Full Story

Did you know humans are hardwired to lean right while kissing?
Washington [USA], July 18 : To kiss your partner is always special, but a study has revealed that more than two-third of humans are hardwired to tilt their heads to the right when lip-locking their spouse, while adding that men are about 15 times more likely than women to initiate a kiss. Read Full Story

Attractive partners can trigger eating disorder in women
Washington D.C. [USA], July 18 : Attention men, you may want to tell your wife that she is beautiful more often as a recent study has found that women who think their husbands are more attractive than them are at an increased risk of developing eating disorder and dissatisfaction with life. Read Full Story

Artificial sweeteners can make you gain those extra kilos
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 17 : You may want to avoid using artificial sweeteners as a recent study has linked them with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Read Full Story

Want better health? Get a prescription of non-medical activities
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 17 : Turns out, you can benefit from a medically prescribed, slow and progressive approach to physical fitness. Read Full Story

Add value to your daily diet with Ayurveda!
Palakkad (Kerala) , July 15 : Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word that refers to the 'science of life and longevity'. It has a very holistic approach to diet and food as whatever we eat is extremely important for keeping the mind and body healthy. Read Full Story

This monsoon, don't ignore your feet!
New Delhi , July 15 : Monsoon is the season of romance, fun, greenery and scenic beauty. Walking on filthy pavements, water logged streets, moist cool atmosphere and dampness leads to sticky footwear, heavy sweating feet, bacterial and fungal infections like ring worm, itching and redness. Read Full Story

Strong friendships in office among women may reduce conflicts
New York [USA], July 15 : Attention women! It's time for you to make friends in your office as a study has found that strong friendships among women co-workers, especially in male dominated organisations, are less likely to experience conflicts. Read Full Story

This is your brain on meditation
Oslo [Norway], Jul 14 : A team of researchers has shed some light on how meditation actually affects your brain. Read Full Story

Did you know newborns prefer people of their own language as good?
Washington D.C. [USA], July 14 : A study has recently found that by the age of one newborns prefer people of their native tongue as good. Read Full Story

Extra martial sex: A popular choice among elderly people!
London [UK], July 13, 2017 : Hard to believe isn't? But a new study has revealed that older people are cheating on their spouses much more than their younger counterparts. Read Full Story

2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home, more than twice as many lack safe sanitation
Geneva [Switzerland]/New York[United States], July 13 : Some three in ten people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF. Read Full Story

Moms-to-be, you may be putting your sons at risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : Planning a baby? You may want to shed those extra kilos as a recent study has linked maternal obesity during pregnancy to behavioural problems in sons. Read Full Story

Play your way to stronger bones with football
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : Good news for budding Beckhams! A recent study has found that playing football can boost bone development in teenage boys. Read Full Story

Trouble reading smaller font? Turn to visual illusion
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : A recent study has found that exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print. Read Full Story

Loos with views: The world's best
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Jul 12 : It may be just about every traveller's pet peeve, but it turns out, nature's call need not always be a nightmare and can be answered beautifully. Read Full Story

Brain training no better than video games at making you smarter
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 12 : The commercial brain-training program Lumosity has no effect on decision-making or brain activity in young adults, according to a randomized, controlled trial. Read Full Story

Emotional intelligence education can help kids over long run
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 12 : A recent study has found that the programs that teach emotional intelligence in schools have lasting impact. Read Full Story

2 out of 5 women of colour feel 'unsafe' in science jobs
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 12 : Women's movement may have come on in leaps and bounds, but it turns out, the journey is still a long one, especially for women of colour working in astronomy, when it comes to the workplace. Read Full Story

Be generous to lead a happier life!
Washington D.C. [USA], July 12 : Hence proved! People concerned about the well being of others are happier than those who focus only on their own advancement. Read Full Story

Why social-emotional learning has lasting impact on your kids
Washington D.C. [USA], July 12 : Dear parents! Programs that teach emotional intelligence in schools have long-lasting positive effects on children. Read Full Story

Drinking more coffee can lead to a longer life
New York [USA], July 11 : Coffee lovers, rejoice! We have some happy news for you. Read Full Story

Relationship builder or town crier! Which type of FB user are you?
London [UK], July 10 : Relationship Builders, Town Criers, Selfies and Window Shoppers - A new study splits Facebookers into four different categories! Read Full Story

Military sexual trauma can put victims at alcoholism risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 9 : A recent study has found that military sexual trauma (MST) among men is prevalent and that it can predict alcohol problems years later. Read Full Story

Turns out, viruses don't have 'summer vacations'
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 9 : Just when you thought summer colds were rare, a team of researchers found that you're actually just as likely to catch one in the summer as in the winter. Read Full Story

Tricks to capture stunning images of your grub
London [UK], July 8 : If you're sitting down for dinner, chances are, you're taking a photo of it and posting it on Instagram. Making meals look good in pictures is way harder than it looks. Read Full Story

Here's how you can raise bright children
London [UK], July 8 : Being parents is hard. What we do or teach the kids today will make all the difference in 20 years. Read Full Story

Childhood obesity ups hip disease risk in adolescence
Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 :Attention parents! You may have to take care of your kids' weight as a recent study has warned that childhood obesity can increase risk of hip diseases during adolescence. Read Full Story

Drinking during pregnancy can risk generations
Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 : Beware moms-to-be, here's another reason to put down that glass of wine or alcohol, as a recent study warns that consuming alcohol during pregnancy can cause abnormalities in the brain and behaviour of the newborn and may also pass on to generations. Read Full Story

Why does prenatal alcohol exposure up addiction risk?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 8 : One of the many negative consequences when foetuses are exposed to alcohol in the womb is an increased risk for drug addiction later in life. Neuroscientists are discovering why. Read Full Story

How jealousy plays out between lovers in digital age
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 8 : A team of researchers has studied the jealousy behaviour of men and women when they find infidelity-revealing messages about their partners on the social media. Read Full Story

Litter bugs can save world from running out of chocolate
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 8 : They may be too small, but according to a recent study, the litter bugs can help protect the world's chocolate supply. Read Full Story

Music becomes remedy for brains!
New Delhi , July 7 : With research advancements taking over the era, a new study talks about the uses of art for crucial learning. According to the research, using background music cues, while doing a significant physical task, develops the brain. Read Full Story

Did you know sexual harassment is widespread in primate societies?
Washington D.C. [USA], July 7 : A team of researchers has found that males of baboon, including humans, often use long-term sexual harassment to control their mates. Read Full Story

Distracted during breastfeeding? You are not alone
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 7 : A recent study has revealed about the technology trap that often distracts new mothers while they breast/bottle-feed their babies. Read Full Story

Get monsoon ready with these wardrobe essentials
New Delhi , July 6 : While the rains drench the cities with bursts of delightful weather and give people respite from the scorching heat, the mucky roads gets even muckier, dishevelled looks leave people in quite a dilemma on how to put together the right monsoon wardrobe. Read Full Story

Career-minded girls can be good wives, mothers: Survey
New Delhi , July 6 : If you are a boy and searching for a perfect life partner, we might have some important news for you. Read Full Story

Money changes the way we think and behave: Study
New Delhi , July 6 : Several studies have shown that money can influence people's way of thinking and behaviour. Read Full Story

Myth busted! Kids of single mothers don't suffer
Washington D.C. [USA], July 6 : Raising a child as a single parent may be stressful, but a study has found that a financially stable single mother and her kids have a greater social support network with brothers, sisters, parents, friends of neighbours than nuclear families. Read Full Story

Going through IVF may not up divorce risk
Washington D.C. [USA], July 6 : Despite repeated claims that disappointments of infertility and stress of treatment can put strain on a relationship, a recent study has found that the fertility treatment does not increase the risk of divorce. Read Full Story

Training can improve athletes' stereo vision
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 6 : Stereo vision allows individuals to perceive depth differences in their surroundings. A team of researchers found that by training athletes using repetitive stereoscopic stimuli, their reaction speed to those stimuli could be significantly improved. Read Full Story

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