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Toronto, Dec 20 : Women whose family members or loved ones are critical of their weight tend to put on even more kilos, new research says.
London, Dec 20 : An Indian origin 110-year-old man will be celebrating his 111th Christmas in 2014.
Washington, Dec. 20 : A new study has revealed that it might be possible now to restore lost memories, as it provided proof contradicting the idea that long-term memory is stored at synapses.
Washington, Dec 20 : A team of neuroscientists has found specific brain markers that predict generosity in children.
Washington, Dec 19 : By recording brain activity in kids, a study has found that generous behaviour among kids requires a controlled thought process.
New York, Dec 19 : The so called 'high order' abstract reasoning process thought to be limited till now only to humans and certain apes has now been discovered in crows.
Washington, Dec 18 : Budweiser has been named the most searched for beer according to Google.
Washington, Dec 18 : A new study has revealed that consumers' loyalty and passion for an automobile brand are driven more by appearance.
New York, Dec 18 : Sex behind the wheel can distract young drivers, leading to over-speeding and even a crash in some cases, says a new study.
Melbourne, Dec 18 : Personality is more important than intelligence when it comes to academic success, new research says.
Washington, Dec 18 : A team of neuroscientists has found that the longer people take to decide, the less accurate and confident they are.
New York, Dec 18 : A man who had earlier made headlines for offering a free around-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his former girlfriend has finally found his match.
Washington, Dec 18 : It turns out that personality traits are more important than intelligence when it comes to success in education, according to a new study.
Melbourne, Dec 11 : A new study has revealed that women are indeed better at empathy than men.
Washington, Dec 18 : A new study has observed that hugs help protect against stress and infection. The study conducted at Carnegie Mellon University tested whether hugs act as a form of social support, protecting stressed people from getting sick.
New York, Dec 18 : Employees who openly discuss their religious beliefs at work are often happier and have a higher job satisfaction than those who do not, says a study.
New York, Dec 18 : It may not be a far-fetched idea to replace apple a day with a hug as researchers have found that more frequent hugs protect stressed people from getting sick.
Washington, Dec 17 : A new study has revealed that certain parenting tactics can lead to materialistic attitudes in adulthood.
Washington, Dec 17 : In a new study, scientists have investigated whether the people respond differently to caffeinated drinks that do or do not have sugar.
Washington, Dec 17 : A new research has revealed that e-cigarettes expose rising number of non-smoking teens to nicotine use.
Washington, Dec. 17 : A new study has revealed that people tend to believe average-looking faces, who aren't seen as the most attractive, while assessing trustworthiness.
London, Dec 17 : A natural desire to try and replicate what our neighbours or friends are doing could be behind the bad decisions that we end up taking, a new study shows.
New York, Dec 17 : In workplaces that rely on peer-to-peer evaluation to award raises, bonuses or promotions, keeping introverted employees in good humour may help as they are biased against extroverted co-workers, a new research shows.
New York, Dec 17 : In the holiday season, women should not curb their eating temptations just to stay slim as this may lead to eating disorders, say researchers.
New York, Dec 17 : Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not.
New York, Dec 17 : People may not find average-looking faces most attractive but they are considered to be the most trustworthy, researchers say.
Washington, Dec 17 : Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have enabled a paralysed woman to control a robotic arm with just her thoughts, offering a ray of hope to restoring natural arm and hand movements in people suffering upper limb paralysis.
London, Dec 16 : A new survey has revealed the top 10 reasons why couples stay in an unhappy marriage and avoid getting divorced.
Washington, Dec 16 : The birth date of a new born baby girl is definitely going to be memorable as a mother gave birth to her daughter at 10:11 am on 12/13/14 at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, England.
London, Dec 16 : A new survey has revealed that Christmas Eve is the most popular day for men to propose.
Washington, Dec 16 : A new study has demonstrated that older people who felt three or more years younger than their age had a lower death rate as compared to those who felt their age or who felt more than one year older than their actual age.
London, Dec 16 : A new study has revealed that men who like spicier foods have higher levels of testosterone.
Karachi, Dec 16 : Now, Muslim girls in the United Kingdom can play with a doll launched specially for them called the 'Deeni Doll'.
London, Dec 16 : Serve your husband some spicy food if you want some real action between the sheets tonight.
London, Dec 16 : Feeling younger than the actual age might be good for older people, say British researchers.
Washington, Dec 16 : For army families who live in combat zones, giving each other time and space is the first step towards rekindling romance when the spouse returns home with post-traumatic stress symptoms, finds a study.
London, Dec 15 : An American company has invented a range of products like tampon hip flask and boob bags that will help people smuggle alcohol wherever they like.
Washington, Dec 15 : A new study has revealed that training older people in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being.
Washington, Dec 14 : A new study has revealed that romantic partners who pray for their "significant others" experience greater relationship commitment.
Washington, Dec 14 : A new study has revealed that that parental behaviour may influence the development of an association between physical aggression in toddlers and the frustration caused by language problems.
New York, Dec 14 : Porn addiction forces men to deliberately conjure images of pornography during sex to maintain arousal and have concerns over their own sexual performance and body image, a study has found.
By Sheikh Qayoom, Gulmarg, Dec 14 : When a five-star luxury hotel threw open its doors to guests in this north Kashmir tourist destination in December 2012, many said Gulmarg did not have the inflow to sustain a high-end luxury facility like the Khyber Himalayan Resort.
By Mohammed Shafeeq, Hyderabad, Dec 14 : It's evening and a group of youngsters flocking a popular eatery in Nampally are waiting for a piping hot Shawarma, Arabian fast food that is popular here as an alternative to pizzas and burgers.
London, Dec 13 : A new survey has revealed that 81 percent of mothers feel pressured to bounce back to their pre-pregnancy weight within three months of giving birth.
Washington, Dec 13 : A new research has revealed that lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in birth settings is killing mothers and newborns in the developing world.
New York, Dec 13 : A University of Pittsburgh study has found that women are more "election averse" than men.
London, Dec 12 : A new study has revealed that men who do housework get less sex, as women consider them 'feminine'.
Washington, Dec 12 : A new study has revealed that majority of college students believe that Hookah smoking is safer than cigarettes.
London, Dec 12 : The experts have revealed that September 16 is the most common birthday in the UK, December 11 is the most popular day of the year to conceive.
Washington, Dec 12 : A new study has examined that men who regularly watch porn are more likely to depend on it to stay aroused and are less likely to enjoy sex with a real-life partner.
Washington, Dec 12 : In a new study, scientists have investigated how parents genes determine the ageing speed oft their offspring.
Washington, Dec 12 : An Argentina-based man has undergone more than half a dozen surgeries on his face to look like his idol Ricky Martin.
Washington, Dec 12 : A new survey dedicated to most popular dog names has announced the results where the most popular male dog name went to Max whereas Bella grabbed the top spot for female canines.
Washington, Dec 12 : In a new study, scientists have found evidence supporting the theory that men are idiots.
New York, Dec 12 : Contrary to popular perception, increase in mindfulness - monitoring food intake, increasing physical activity and avoiding stress eating - may not help you shed those extra kilos, a new study suggests.
By Nury Vittachi : A friend named Pat once decided to be gender-free, refusing to let us use "sexist" terms such as "he" or "she". As a result, referring to Pat always sounded like one was talking about an intelligent dog: "This is my friend Pat, it's going to do Pilates in the gym for an hour, and then I'm going to play chess with it." Another problem was deciding how to greet Pat: air-kiss to the cheek as for a girl? Punch to the upper arm as for a guy? Or neck-scratch and doggie-treat?
New York, Dec 12 : Helping your spouse in household work is fine but this may ruin your sex life, researchers say, adding that women may see men doing "feminine" jobs as less sexually attractive.
London, Dec 12 : How well your immune system can fight infection may depend on your personality, new research led by an Indian-origin scientist has found.
By Somrita Ghosh, New Delhi, Dec 12 : From eateries in the bylanes of the Walled City that evoke nostalgia to fancy restaurants that serve Japanese Sushi to Mexican salads, Delhi is a foodie's paradise. But when it comes to savouring authentic Mughlai food, nothing can compete with Old Delhi and its charm.
London, Dec 12 : To the delight of some out there, a team of British researchers has discovered that men are bigger idiots than women and they have a connotation for it - Male Idiot Theory.