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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

When you hit a low, your Insta pics turn blue
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 8 : Turns out, your blue mind can taint your online photos. Read Full Story

Turns out, safety of sleeping infants just a text away
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 8 : A mother's latest little helper is already in her pocket as a team of researchers has found that a new educational intervention delivered in the form of texts and emails can increase adherence to safe sleep practices for infants. Read Full Story

20-month-olds can understand difference between two languages
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 8 : Are two languages at a time too much for the infant mind? According to a recent study, babies as young as 20 months can understand a lot more than you'd think. Read Full Story

'Unrealistic' media portrayals of pregnancy put women at risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 8 : To a large extent, media "unrealistically" portrays the glamour of pregnancy, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Living near fast food outlet not a 'weighty' problem
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 8 : Turns out, limiting the access to fast-food restaurants is unlikely to reduce obesity. Read Full Story

Lazy girl's guide to looking good
New Delhi, Aug 7 :If you'd rather sleep an extra hour than spend it on doing your makeup and perfecting your outfit of the day (OOTD), welcome to the lazy girls club! Read Full Story

Look and feel healthier in just 1 week!
London [UK], August 7 : You might not have been successful in attaining your fitness and diet goals in time for summer but here's how you can start doing things that can make you look and feel healthier. Read Full Story

Culture plays role in shaping teen criminal behaviour: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 7 : Researchers studying crime statistics recently reported that apart from their age, culture may also play a role in shaping teen criminal behaviour. Read Full Story

Mothers! Not just your babies, breastfeeding is good for you too
New Delhi , August 7 : One of the most important aspects of motherhood is breastfeeding the newborn. There is an adage which goes, "Breast is best" and truer words could not have been spoken. Breastfed infants have a stronger immune system and are healthier in the longer term. Read Full Story

Here's the list of food items you can eat as much as you like
Melbourne [Australia], August 7 : Food lovers, rejoice! There are foods you could hypothetically eat endlessly without sabotaging your diet. Read Full Story

Reasons for not having sex are often curable
New York [USA], August 7 : Sex is one of the most basic physiological needs. Read Full Story

Here's why students with incarcerated parents perform poorly
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 7 : Children whose parents have spent time behind the bars have worse social, economic, cognitive, behaviour and health outcomes than the kids whose parents haven't and now, a recent study has shed some light on why it is so. Read Full Story

Kicking butts to the curb
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 7 : Cigarette butts are more than mere litter and now, a team of scientists has found a way to pave over the big problem. Read Full Story

Social isolation, loneliness can result in your early death!
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 05: Beware! People who live lonely and social isolated are more prone to die early than obese people, warns a study. Read Full Story

Mindfulness may benefit coaches, athletes to succeed
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 05 : A study recently reveals that practicing mindfulness daily may help both athletes and coaches to develop mental edge and improve their performance over others. Read Full Story

Parents have more fights with in-laws than childless couples: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 5 : In a recent study, a group of researchers have found that compared to childless couples, couples with children were as likely to report conflicts with their own parents. Read Full Story

Relationships may suffer due to too much age difference: Study
London [UK], August 5 : According to a recent, couples with large age difference are less likely to be satisfied in their marriage. Read Full Story

Start your weekend with a 'Sugar Rush'!
New Delhi , Aug 4 : Got a sweet-tooth? Then get ready to experience a dessert paradise as DLF Mall of India has brought the sweetest weekend of the year - Sugar Rush. Read Full Story

Too much age gap may be taking a toll on your marriage
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 4 : Men and women may tend to experience greater marital satisfaction with younger spouses, but according to a recent study, the contentment fades away over time. Read Full Story

Get 'Festive Fairy' look on Raksha Bandhan
New Delhi , August 4 :India never falls short of festivals, and this season's favourite one right now is Raksha Bandhan. While the brothers are burdened with the task of buying presents, the sisters too have some tasks to care about- the perfect festive look. Read Full Story

Now apps can help you adapt new hobbies
By Isha Sharma, New Delhi , Aug 04 : For all those, if you enjoy sitting at home on a rainy day or on your off day, then you can try to indulge in new hobbies that can not only make you feel good but also boost your confidence and performance at work, say experts. Read Full Story

Using Facebook may make you feel good
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 04 : Myth busted! Being a social media addict is not bad, as a study has found that using Facebook frequently may make people feel good. Read Full Story

fruits, glowing skin, Bananas, Apples, Avocados, Papaya, Pomegranates, Strawberries
New Delhi , August 4 : With monsoon in its full glory, it is highly possible for your skin to undergo a host of problems. The ideal way to protect the skin is to feed the body with nutrient-rich fruits that can help to fight infections and increase immunity. Read Full Story

Green Tea can soothe your struggle with sensitive teeth: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 04 : If your teeth are highly sensitive to that hot or cold drink, then here's a good news as researchers have developed a new formula made with an extract from green tea that can fix this problem as well as help prevent cavities. Read Full Story

Checkout the destinations for perfect baby-moon
New Delhi , August 3 : It is the kind of big break that is catching on among parents-to-be. We are talking about the baby-moon destinations trending in India and abroad! Read Full Story

Dressing up for unpredictable monsoon
New Delhi , August 3 : The fresh and pleasant breeze and the rejuvenating rain showers of the monsoon season most certainly provide a much-needed respite from the scorching summer. Read Full Story

Engagement in painting, music promotes prosocial behaviour
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 03 : People who are engaged in creative activities like painting, music, literature or dancing are more likely to help, share and do charity, claims a study. Read Full Story

Mothers-to-be need lessons on breast feeding
New Delhi , August 3 : 'Get set before you go' is what a lactation consultant interprets on importance of pregnancy breastfeeding classes. Read Full Story

Girl's alert: 10 min monsoon beauty routine to repeat every weekend
New Delhi , August 3 : "What the four seasons of the year mean to the European, the one season of the monsoon means to the Indian. It is preceded by desolation; it brings with it hopes of spring; it has the fullness of summer and the fulfillment of autumn all in one." - so goes a quote by the renowned novelist Khushwant Singh in his book, 'I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale'. Read Full Story

Women living in gender-equal countries have better cognitive test scores: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 : In a first of its kind, a study shed light on adverse consequences of gender inequality on women's health in later life. Read Full Story

Guide for men to beat the rains in style
New Delhi , Aug 02 : Smelly socks, sloppy outfits and squeaky shoes.confused or struggling with what to wear to combat the rains and keep up with the office-friendly look? Read Full Story

Scientists unveil how brain works with the help of magic
Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 : To tap into brain's 'out-of-the box' thinking, scientists are now relying on magic tricks and illusions. Read Full Story

Split bill on first date- key to successful love life
London [UK], August 2 : In an era of feminism where it's time to rephrase 'Men are from Mars , women from Venus' to 'Men and women are from the same planet Earth ', splitting the bills on a first date can lead to a long lasting bond. Read Full Story

How do children decide what snacks to spend on?
Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 : A new study sheds light on the factors that determine how children decide to spend their cash. Read Full Story

Poor appetite serious health concern for older adults
Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 : Inadequate nutrition poses a serious health concern for older adults, finds a recent study. Read Full Story

Take vows to wow your sex life
London [UK], August 2 : And you thought sex is always fun and happening before the vows ? No, not true. Read Full Story

Teen depression linked to violence: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 : There is a need for early detection and intervention of adolescent depression as a study reveals that teen depression increases the risk of violence. Read Full Story

Therapy helpful for parents of kids with Autism, suggests study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 2 : According to recent study, a group of researchers have discovered that parents who participate in cognitive therapy with their children with autism also experience improvements in their own depression, emotion regulation. Read Full Story

In between 'healthy' snacking can help you lose weight
New Delhi , Aug 01 : Surprised on why, despite all your hard work, you are not able to lose that bit of weight? Read Full Story

Who benefits from Mediterranean diet?
Washington D.C. [USA], August 1 : The Mediterranean diet, that emphasizes eating plant-based foods, including vegetables, nuts, fruits and whole grains, in addition to fish and poultry, does not benefit everyone, finds a recent study. Read Full Story

Flair your hair!
New Delhi , August 1 : If you are not happy with your open-hair in this patchy monsoon, then all you need to do is a hairdo to enrich your look. Read Full Story

Time to switch to green coffee!
New Delhi , August 1 : Can't start your day without a cup of coffee? But worried about the caffeine and calories intake? Well, let your worries take a back seat, as you enjoy a wonderful cup of green coffee! Read Full Story

Hearing on Cauvery water dispute case to continue in Supreme Court
New Delhi , August 1 : The Supreme Court will today continue the hearing on the Cauvery water issue involving Tamil Nadu and Karnataka state over water sharing dispute. Read Full Story

Mindfulness-based intervention improves parenting, suggests study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 1 : According to a recent study, researchers found significant improvement in the quality of parenting among mothers who participated in a trauma-informed, mindfulness-based parenting intervention while also in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Read Full Story

Winners don't do different things, they do things differently: Shiv Khera
New Delhi, July 31: The 21st lecture of the "Lecture Series" organized by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) was delivered by the eminent motivational speaker and author Shri Shiv Khera, on the topic "Winners don't do different things, they do things differently" here today. Read Full Story

How to get best airplane seats
New Delhi , July 31 : Getting a business class upgrade is not always a walk in the park; but that doesn't mean that you are destined to suffer - okay that's extreme, let's go with travel - in economy! Read Full Story

It is tough to judge your intuition!
New Delhi , July 31 : Being intuitive may not be related to one's performance in tasks that require intuition. Read Full Story

Rewards may not help you to hit gym regularly
New Delhi , July 31 : Seems like incentives too are not of much help, as far as commitment towards hitting the gym is concerned. Read Full Story

Using smart phone, tablets at bedtime may be ruining your sleep
Washington D.C. [USA], July 30 : Beware before using smart phone, tablet or watching TV at bed time as a study has found that the blue light emitted from these devices could contribute to the high prevalence of reported sleep dysfunction. Read Full Story

'Ride' your way to an adrenaline rush
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Jul 29 : Cavemen didn't need to skydive or go bungee jumping as their daily quest for survival was enough to pump their adrenaline levels, but now, with all those smartphones, supermarkets and desk jobs, our lives have become duller. Read Full Story

8 cups of tea may boost your mental performance: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], July 29 : Good news caffeine lovers! A study has revealed that four cups of coffee or eight cups of tea, which is equivalent to 400mg of caffeine, has no lasting damage on the body. Read Full Story

There's more to birth photography than meets the lens!
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi [India], Jul 29 : Once considered a behind-closed-doors affair, the powerful, emotional and beautiful journey of birth has now turned into an up-and-coming niche as capturing this highest form of expression can be quite an art in itself. Read Full Story

Sleep deprivation has no effect on female sex drive: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], July 29 : Busting the myth, a study has found that after a sleepless night, males may prefer to sleep while sleep deprivation has no affect on mating behaviour of females. Read Full Story

Men face work-family conflict just as much as women, says study
Washington D.C. [USA], July 28 : In a new research, women and men report similar levels of work-family conflicts, both in the form of work interfering with family and family interfering with work. Read Full Story


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