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Eat according to blood type to keep yourself healthy
New Delhi , August 19 : Various studies indicate that blood group is the main genetic factor that affects the health and well-being to a large extent. Read Full Story

Quashing the claim against antidepressants
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 19 : A recent study has rebutted the claim that antidepressants do not work. Read Full Story

Only clean washroom can keep germs at bay
New Delhi , August 18 : Gone are the days when people were complacent with a small washroom equipped with little functionality. Read Full Story

Trans teens twice as likely as others to engage in substance use
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 : A new study has found that transgender adolescents are more than two times likelier to engage in substance use in their lifetimes than their non-transgender peers. Read Full Story

Breakup or no breakup: When Sophie's choice hits
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 : Knowing whether to stay in or leave a romantic relationship is often an agonizing experience, but now a team of researchers has shed some light that may help couples' well-being whatever decision is made. Read Full Story

Children avoid eye contact when anxious: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 : A study recently revealed that children, aged nine to 13, pay close attention to potentially threatening information and avoid eye contact when anxious. Read Full Story

Why you may want to stop telling people to 'down' booze
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : Turns out, campaigns designed to stop young people downing alcoholic drinks in one go aka "bolting" don't really help as according to a recent study, telling people not to "down" booze can make them more likely to do it. Read Full Story

Kids who skip breakfast are putting themselves at malnutrition risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : Is it oo early to eat? Is there no time before school? Your children may be putting themselves at risk of malnutrition by skipping breakfast. Read Full Story

Is your wife a Spendthrift?
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : Dear husbands, if your wives are spendthrift then you may have to communicate about finances, especially early in marriage to avoid financial and marriage conflicts, warns a study. Read Full Story

Did you know depression overshadows past as well as present?
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : While it is known that people with depression see their present and future life enveloped in grief, however, a study has recently found that it also casts a long shadow over people's memories of the past. Read Full Story

Same-sex parents may not influence child's gender identity
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : Myth busted! there is no major difference in the gender identity development of a kid being raised by same-sex parents or heterosexual couples, reveals a study. Read Full Story

Eat walnuts to control hunger: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : Eating walnuts is always beneficial, as a study recently has found out that consuming walnuts daily may activate an area in your brain which decreases hunger. Read Full Story

Raise in minimum wage reduces child neglect cases
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : Money matters! As a study recently revealed that increase in the income can improve children welfare, especially of school-age and toddlers. Read Full Story

Social environment too affects gender behaviours
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 16 : If you have particularly masculine or feminine traits, chances are you got them from the people around you. Read Full Story

Learn more about 'distracted' driving
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 16 : A team of researchers has produced an extensive dataset examining how drivers react to different types of distractions, part of an effort to devise strategies for making driving safer. Read Full Story

Same-sex couples don't sway their foster kids' gender identity
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 16 : Is there a difference in the gender identity development of children raised by same-sex parents and those adopted by heterosexual couples? No, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Midnight snacker? Here's how you are risking your skin
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 16 : Sunbathers, you may want to avoid raiding the fridge in the middle of the night before catching some rays as according to a recent study, eating habits affect skin's protection against the sun. Read Full Story

Coke or Pepsi: Has your romance passed its 'fizzical'?
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 15 : You like Coke and your partner likes Pepsi - It may not seem like a big deal, but according to a recent study, different brand preferences can take the fizz out of your relationship. Read Full Story

Are tidally-locked exoplanets more common than believed?
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 15 : There's a possibility for a lot more exoplanets to be tidally locked, according to new research. Read Full Story

You could be binge-watching your way to poor sleep
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 15 : Binge-watching may be fun, but it comes at a price, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Here are some styling tips for that special date night
New Delhi , August 15 : First dates, or the first few, are both exciting and daunting, but possibly a little more of the latter beforehand. Read Full Story

Smartphone tracking shows fear affects where youth spend time
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 14 : Teenagers spend less than an hour in disadvantaged neighbourhoods that locals consider dangerous, but they don't usually listen to their parents' fears about safety, says a study that used smartphones to track kids. Read Full Story

Using 'smiley' emojis in formal mails may create your bad impression: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 14 : Beware! Using the smiley face emoji or similar emoticons in formal e-mails may not create a positive impression, rather suggest incompetence, a study has said. Read Full Story

This monsoon, manage your tresses like a pro
New Delhi , August 14 : It is the monsoon season, the time to enjoy the rhythmic raindrops and showers. The rainy season sure seems fun when you are watching the raindrops fall on your car window or when you joyfully dance in the rainfall. Read Full Story

Stress can cause decrease in lactation
New Delhi , August 14 : Stress is one of the reasons leading to increase in lifestyle diseases in people. For lactating women, stress is not only a ticking bomb for the mother but also her baby. Read Full Story

This memory trick may help older adults boost memory
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : A team of researchers have revealed a helpful strategy that may help older adults improve their memory. Read Full Story

Women earning more than husbands susceptible to depression
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : Women, who earn more than their spouses are more likely to experience depressive symptoms, warns a study. Read Full Story

'Helicopter' parenting may leave your kid ill-prepared for real life
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : Parents beware! You may be damaging your kid's behavior with your overprotective or pampering nature, warns a study. Read Full Story

When it comes to sexual consent, college men mostly presume
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : Consent is a clear "yes," not the absence of a "no," but it turns out, many straight men on the college campuses aren't doing well in gaining the explicit consent of their female sexual partners. Read Full Story

Reasons why millennials cheat in relationship!
London [UK], Aug 12 : Wondering why young love is riddled with the problem of infidelity? It might be one of these two reasons. Read Full Story

Are parents' earnings, gender roles, mental health linked?
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 12 : Gender refers to 'the array of socially constructed roles and relationships, personality traits, attitudes, behaviours, values, relative power and influence that society ascribes to the two sexes on a differential basis. Gender is relational-gender roles and characteristics do not exist in isolation, but are defined in relation to one another and through the relationships between women and men.' Read Full Story

Top 8 radiation sources at your home
By : Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi [India], Aug 12 : That tower, outside your home should concern you and rightly so; but what about the materials and products sitting around your house that could be emitting radiation? Read Full Story

'Supportive relationship' can help you get the most out of your life
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 12 : So, what makes people more likely to give themselves the chance to succeed? According to a recent study, it's a supportive relationship. Read Full Story

Rich people more physically active, yet more sedentary
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 12 : Turns out, people with higher incomes tend to be weekend warriors, getting most of their activity on only a few days a week, but they still face health woes from their sedentary work life. Read Full Story

Eat your way to lower cholesterol with almonds
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 12 : You may want to add almonds to your diet as according to a recent study, they not only help boost levels of good or HDL cholesterol, but also improves the way it removes cholesterol from the body. Read Full Story

Pedal your way to well-being
New Delhi Aug 11 : Insufficient physical activity is one of the leading risk factors for death worldwide. Read Full Story

Face cleaning mistakes that 'bride-to-be' must not make
New Delhi Aug 11 : As the wedding season kicks in, healthy and glowing skin is quintessential to put the best look forward and have those flawless looking pictures in the photo album. Read Full Story

Here's an Ayurvedic approach to parenting
New Delhi Aug 11 : Parenting is a crucial responsibility that entails bringing up a child mentally, physically, and socially in the best possible way. It is a difficult task for both parents as well as single parents. Read Full Story

Make space for daughter-in-law in your hearts before she comes to your home
New Delhi Aug 11 : Weddings are a big event in the Indian society for which the planning begins really early and goes elaborate. We plan for the rituals, the events, the clothes, and honeymoons, but what we ignore is the marriage that follows the wedding. Read Full Story

Why are people adopting vegetarian life?
London [UK], Aug. 11 : You might be a meat-lover, but what we can see recently is that the world facing the wave of vegetarianism. But why is it so? Read Full Story

Here's how you can style your hair this monsoon
New Delhi , August 11 : To get through monsoon blues, supermodel Noyonika Chatterjee says it's extremely important to keep the true texture of hair in mind when styling the hair in the rainy season. Read Full Story

Want to improve your golf game? Focus on backswing
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 11 : Golfers wanting to shoot below par or tennis players looking to smash their way past opponents should focus on their backswing in order to perfect new techniques quickly, a recent study has suggested. Read Full Story

Preemies' parents as happy as those with full-term babies by adulthood
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 11 : Parents of preemies are usually worn to a frazzle more than other parents when their kids are young, but according to a recent study, there's light at the end of the tunnel. Read Full Story

When it comes to health, is any job better than no job?
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 11 : People employed in low paying or highly stressful jobs may not actually enjoy better health than those who remain unemployed, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Here's why you may want to stop judging your emotions
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 11 : Want to feel the sunshine? Embrace the cloudiness of your darker moods as according to a recent study, feeling bad about feeling bad can make you feel worse. Read Full Story

You can literally lose sleep over being bullied
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 11 : A good night's sleep may be hard to come by if you are being bullied, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Signs that your partner is looking for new encounter!
New Delhi , August 10 : If you feel something's missing in your relationship with your spouse, and he/she is not acting normal, then don't need to just go and spy on that person. Read Full Story

Weird things people start doing when they turn parents
Melbourne [Australia], August 10 :We are only humans, so it's normal for us to play power games with one another, without letting the other know. Read Full Story

Here are four good reasons for leaving your relationship
London [UK], August 10 : Breaking up with someone is really hard. Not just because it makes you really sad but it takes a lot of energy, mental and emotional both. Read Full Story

Gulp a glass of wine to get your creative juices flow
London [UK], August 10 : We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. Wine is bottled poetry. Read Full Story

Turns out, you can catch 'Science' bug from peers
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 10 : According to a recent study, developing an interest in Science as is simple as sitting next to a bunch of students fascinated by the topic. Read Full Story

How we balance work, family life may be learnt from our parents
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 09 : The extent to which a person prioritises his/her work versus family life may be shaped by childhood experiences at home, according to a study. Read Full Story

Your stress can make you sense danger in harmless situations
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 09 : Are you stressed? Relax and keep calm, as a study has recently found that stress makes people sense danger in harmless situations. Read Full Story

Why is muscovado sugar a better choice?
New Delhi , Aug 09 : Muscovado is the best deal when it comes to sweetness as it brings the goodness of sugar cane to your taste. As we all know that if we stop refining the natural product, we will be able to relish high nutritional benefits from all sorts of foods, even sweets! Read Full Story

Parents' disagreements about bedtime may affect co-parenting relationship
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 09 : Positive parental teamwork is a key to promote healthy child development. Read Full Story

Eating disorder ups risk of theft, other crimes in females
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 09 : Beware! Females with eating disorders - abnormal or disturbed eating habits - are more likely to be charged with theft and other crimes, warns a study. Read Full Story

More depressed moms-to-be are smoking in US
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 9 : Smoking is on the rise among pregnant women with depression in the United States, according to a new research. Read Full Story

Oily, dry or both? What skin are you carrying?
London [UK], August 8 :In a world where each face is different from the other, the skin type differs too. Read Full Story

Dear skin, take care!
New Delhi , August 8 : Like our body, skin too needs proper food to keep itself active and glowing. And in today's world, when the environment is veiled with smog, people are more opting for chemical free skin products Read Full Story

Men out there, try these foods to boost your libido
Melbourne [Australia], August 8 : Does being between the sheets seem like a roller-coaster ride? There are few specific picks you should chow down on to boost your libido. Read Full Story

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