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Regular bedtime might lead you to a successful work life
London [UK], June 14 : Sometimes it can be hard going to the bed early. Busy work schedules, some cliffhanger moments in your favourite TV series can make you wide awake till the late hours of night. Read Full Story

These iftar ingredients may work amazingly as beauty mask
Karachi [Pakistan], June 13 : Whenever we talk about Ramazan, names of dishes like pakodas, dahi baray, chola chaat tag along, for iftar. Read Full Story

This Father's Day, give your dad a refreshing modern look
New Delhi , June 13 : Fatherhood is not limited to merely taking the responsibility of kids. It involves a bountiful of added commitments of maintaining a partnership of a lifetime, navigating a busy job, staying healthy, and most importantly balancing a steady social life. Read Full Story

Love hormone is released during crisis?
New Delhi , June 13 : 'Love Hormone,' which has long been associated with relationships in several ways, now can be termed as 'crisis hormone.' Read Full Story

Mixing booze, pot ups risk of fatal rear-end collision by five times
Washington D.C. [USA], June 13 : Word of caution! Use of marijuana, in combination with alcohol by drivers, is especially dangerous, according to a latest study. Read Full Story

Here's how you can lose six to seven-folds of weight
Washington D.C. [USA], June 12 : In a process to lose weight early, one size approach may not fit everybody, as a study has found that selecting a right diet based on person's blood sugar and fasting insulin levels is important to achieve six to seven-fold greater weight loss. Read Full Story

Bilingual kids are better at recognising voices: Study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 13 : Here's another benefit of speaking and understanding multiple languages for your kid, as a study has found that bilingual children have better cognitive control and focus for the tasks, which makes them better at recognising voices than their monolingual peers. Read Full Story

Epigenetic changes at birth linked to fighting, lying habits in kids
Washington D.C. [USA], June 12 : Exposure to alcohol, smoking and stressful events during pregnancy can lead to epigenetic changes - external modifications to DNA that turn genes 'on' or 'off' - at birth, linked to early onset of fighting, lying and stealing habits in children, warns a study. Read Full Story

Get to know more of your sedentary lifestyle!
Ottawa [Canada], June 11 : You would now know which activity has made your lifestyle sedentary as researchers from twenty countries across the world have come up with a dictionary of new terminologies defining sedentary behaviour. Read Full Story

Here's how dads influence daughters' risky sexual behaviours
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 11 : What is it about a father that affects his teenage daughter's likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behaviour? A recent study has shed some light. Read Full Story

When it comes to fathering practices, a dad's resources, beliefs matter
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 11 : According to a recent study, a father's resources, relationships and parenting beliefs affect how he spends time with his children and financially provides for his family. Read Full Story

With age, we tend to choose friends over family
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 11 : Turns out, blood may make us related, but friends really are the family we choose. Read Full Story

Here's how your culture can give you away
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 11 : Turns out, culture affects how people deceive others. Read Full Story

Enhance beauty with yoga!
New Delhi , June 11 : Almost 5,000 year old well-known ancient practice of yoga can greatly aid in lifelong pursuit of beauty. Read Full Story

Signs you are in a doomed relationship
London [UK], June 10 : It might be hard to accept but in any relationship there are clear warning signs that it is not only nearing its end, but a harmful one. Read Full Story

Replacement of BPA on water bottles may not cause obesity: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], June 10 : Those common chemicals that manufacturers use to make plastic food containers, water bottles and other consumer products, instead of BPA, do not contribute to obesity, says a study. Read Full Story

Pet dogs ownership may help older people to keep healthy
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], June 9 : Pet dogs may help older people to achieve physical activity levels, recommended by the World Health Organisation, suggests a study. Read Full Story

Beware pregers! Drinking coke may up risk of obesity in your kid
Washington D.C. [USA], June 9 : Beware would-be-mommies! A study has found that daily consumption of artificially-sweetened beverages during pregnancy could result your child being obese. Read Full Story

Increase appetite by eating in front of mirror
Washington D.C. [USA], June 9 : Japanese researchers have found that older people, who do not have company, should try to eat in front of a mirror -- or with a picture of themselves eating -- as it can make food more appealing. Read Full Story

Here's how you can stay fit and health during Ramazan
New Delhi , June 8 : The practice of refraining from food and drink from dusk to dawn during the holy month of Ramazan can be physically and mentally challenging for many Muslims worldwide. Read Full Story

Cannabis use among teens related to attraction to other drugs: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], June 8 : Smoking up as a teenager may increase one's attraction towards other illicit drugs. Read Full Story

97% girls are ok to marry guy younger to them: Survey
New Delhi , June 8 : A social media study 'Girls Are Ok, Are Guys,' conducted by the largest and most trusted online matchmaking brand Bharat Matrimony, attempted to bust some myths about what is acceptable to girls when it comes to finding a life partner. Read Full Story

Exercise your way out of baby blues
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 7 : Struck down with the 'baby blues'? You may want to add exercise to your daily routine, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Running multiple marathons doesn't risk your arteries
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 7 : When it comes to marathons, taking on multiple runs doesn't backfire, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Higher the alcohol intake, more the postmenopausal muscle wasting
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 7 : Feeling as though you can't do as much physically as you've gotten older? According to a recent study, you can put the blame on your boozing habit. Read Full Story

Couples who fight diabetes together, win over it together
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 7 : If you and your honey both want to win over diabetes, why not join forces in the battle? According to a recent study, doing so helps. Read Full Story

Cultural background linked to how people deceive others
Washington D.C. [USA], June 7 : Did you know that there's a link between one's cultural background and his/her language change while lying? Read Full Story

Even moderate boozing can risk your mental health: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], June 7 : Who says only heavy drinking effects your brain? Even moderate boozing can be associated with huge risk, a study says. Read Full Story

Protect your hair from chlorine
New Delhi , June 7 : During the summers, the best way to beat the heat is to take a dip in pool. Read Full Story

Let your baby bask in summer's glory
New Delhi , June 7 : Seems like the heat and humidity has no end to it. Read Full Story

Curves or not, women can now get hands on to coolest beach wears
New Delhi , June 7 : Always wanted to don a bikini, but was too shy to show off your not-so-perfect 'beach bod'? Read Full Story

Sleep regularity important for well-being of college students
Washignton D.C. [USA], June 6 : Are you one of those college students who stay up for long hours at night? And then have a bitter mood all day long. Read Full Story

Communication can help in reducing antibiotic overuse in children
Washington D.C. [USA], June 6 : A new study suggests that a better communication with their health care providers can help parents in reducing unnecessary usage of antibiotics for common childhood illnesses. Read Full Story

Want better sex life? Kick that cigarette butt
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 5 : Between-the-sheets trouble is something all couples dread, but now, a recent study has suggested that for men, kicking the smoking habit can be beneficial not only for heart and lung health, but also for the sexual performance. Read Full Story

Some wonders of up cycling
New Delhi , June 5 : Up cycling is a way to reduce waste as one can turn trash into treasure and help save the environment in the process. Read Full Story

Good sleep can make you a better athlete
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 5 : According to a recent study, short-term sleep extension improves response time and daytime functioning of professional baseball players. Read Full Story

Here's why phoning while behind the wheel is risky
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 5 : Being on the phone behind the wheel is often blamed for road deaths, but is keeping connected in a car always dangerous? Read Full Story

Tips to support eco-tourism as traveler
New Delhi , June 5 : This summer, while you plan an escape to your dream destination, try being a responsible traveller. Read Full Story

Disturbing sleep schedule on weekends has health consequences
Washington D.C. [USA], June 5 : People who have different sleep patterns on the weekends than they do during the work week may experience 'social jet lag', which according to a recent study has health consequences. Read Full Story

Is your bed partner keeping your insomnia going?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 4 : Turns out, bed partners may unintentionally contribute to the perpetuation of insomnia. Read Full Story

Is your sleep apnea putting your baby at risk?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 4 : Babies born to mothers with sleep apnea have a higher risk of congenital anomalies and are likelier to need resuscitation at birth, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Whatever the weather, don't forget to apply sunscreen!
London [UK], June 3 : One beauty-related query that pops up in everyone's mind quite often is if sunscreen should be applied all year-round. Read Full Story

Lesbian, bisexual attraction stems from male desire: Controversial report
London [UK], June 3 : In an attempt to reveal the origins of lesbianism, a new study claims that same-sex relationships in women only exist because it turns men on. Read Full Story

Silly reasons why you have been refused a second date!
London [UK], June 3 : First dates set the base if you're going to have a second date or not! Read Full Story

Your facial expressions make it difficult for people to identify you!
Washington D.C. [USA], June 3 : While facial expressions help us to tell the mood of a person, a new study shows how they can cause problems and difficulties in terms of telling unfamiliar faces apart. Read Full Story

Are chewing gums healthy?
New Delhi , June 2 : Do you know that every time you're popping your favourite chewing gum in your mouth, you could actually be chewing a secretion from sheep's wool? Yes, that's right! Read Full Story

Compression tights don't make you better runner
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 : They may have become a trendy and must-have item for many athletes, but according to a recent study, compression tights don't help runners go farther or faster. Read Full Story

Gender, not faith, determines if you regret one-night stands
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 : Turns out, it is your gender, not faith, which determines whether or not you regret having casual sex. Read Full Story

Pot-smokers don't necessarily quit after becoming parents
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 : Marijuana-smokers often cut back after becoming parents, but they don't necessarily quit, a recent study has found. Read Full Story

Turns out, dying is 'less sad' than you think
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 : Thinking about death can cause considerable angst, but according to a new research, the actual emotional experiences of the dying are both more positive and less negative than people expect. Read Full Story

Here's why being a musician is good for your brain
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 : Turns out, a musician's brain has an edge on the ageing process. Read Full Story

20 things our food may contain
New Delhi , June 2 : As a rule of thumb, foods are generally safe. Read Full Story

Family support moderates college student suicide risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : When college students feel isolated and disconnected, support from family members can keep them from harming themselves during difficult times, according to a new study. Read Full Story

Tourists run risk of mistaking wild monkeys' angry pouts for 'kisses'
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : Wildlife tourists are at a risk of being bitten by wild monkeys as many misread the animals' facial expressions, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

The older you feel, the worse your sex life is
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : Turns out, your sex life is only as old as you feel and feeling young at heart may increase those between-the-sheet sessions. Read Full Story

The tale of sperm's 'bendy' tail
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : A sperm tail utilises interconnected elastic springs to transmit mechanical information to distant parts of the tail, helping it to bend and ultimately swim towards an egg, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Reasons why vegetable oil is beneficial
New Delhi , June 01 : Vegetable oils, derived from plant sources, play a vital role in providing nutrition. Read Full Story

Reading to dogs can shape kids' literacy attitudes
Washington D.C. [USA], May 31 : Parents, please take note. A new study has found that children aged seven to 11 years, who read aloud to dogs for 30 minutes in a week, showed improvement in their reading skills. Read Full Story

When it comes to sexual health, men tend to avoid topic
Washington D.C. [USA], May 31 : Men may need to open up about their family health concerns, especially sexual health, with their own family members, as a recent study has found that four out of five men find it awkward to talk about hereditary risks. Read Full Story

Quit smoking without gaining weight
New Delhi , May 31 : One of the most deadly carcinogens and toxic substances is tobacco smoke. Of the 4,000 chemicals found in cigarette smoke, at least 250 are considered harmful to health and 60 of them are known or suspected causes of cancer. Read Full Story

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