- Women can actually be better, safe drivers than men(12:53)
London, April 7 (IANS) Busting a common myth that women are bad at wheels, researchers now say that male drivers are more dangerous on the road and are also more likely to drive more dangerous types of vehicles.
- Pornhub sees up to 95% rise in traffic from India(19:37)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) With more time in hand and premium content available for free, Indians seem to be getting not enough of Pornhub as the popular adult entertainment site has seen massive rise in traffic since the start of the 21-day lockdown period in the country.
- Why autism disorder is more common in boys(18:58)
New York, April 5 (IANS) Neuron offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more common in boys than in girls, say researchers. They found that a single amino acid change in the "NLGN4" gene, which has been linked to autism symptoms, may drive this difference in some cases.
- How corona-recovered patients can improve lung function(18:06)
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Since all the focus is on finding and treating people who are corona-positive, what about those who have recovered from the deadly COVID-19 disease and are trying to get their life back to normal? Are they going to face reduced lung capacity for the rest of their lives?
- This is how to disinfect your office in corona times(17:45)
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) As a preventive measure against new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Health Ministry has issued fresh guidelines for disinfecting public places including offices in areas reporting COVID-19.
- AI-based 'smart' communication way to go during a pandemic(14:04)
New York, April 5 (IANS) Daily life during a pandemic means social distancing and finding new ways to remotely connect with friends, family and co-workers via Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Ã¯Â¿Â½smart systems could play a major role in keeping our conversations on track, say researchers.
- Don't miss your daily workout, not even in lockdown(12:48)
London, April 5 (IANS) Being in isolation without access to gyms and sports clubs should not mean people stop exercising, say researchers, adding that daily exercise plays an important role in helping to maintain a healthy immune system.
- Want long term weight loss? Fitness is the mantra(11:21)
New York, April 5 (IANS) If you want a longer healthier life, read this carefully. The more fit you are when you start a weight-loss programme, the more weight you could lose, compared to those who are very out of shape, say researchers.
- Suffering skin damage from face masks? Experts offer remedies(10:03)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Doctors, nurses and healthcare personnel fighting COVID-19 from the front lines have to spend many hours a day wearing face masks. Although it offers invaluable protection, health experts have stressed that sweating and the rubbing of the masks against the nose may lead to significant skin damage.
- Marijuana use may impair female fertility: Study(11:38)
Toronto, April 4 (IANS) Female eggs exposed a psychoactive ingredient in marijuana have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos and are significantly less likely to result in a viable pregnancy, claims a study.
- Not all men idolise Western ideals of muscularity(18:06)
London, April 3 (IANS) Contrary to the common belief, non-Western men are generally less hung up about their body image and pursuing a muscular physique than their Western counterparts, reveals a study.
- Most people think being vegetarian is for super health(12:50)
New York, April 3 (IANS) What motivates nonvegetarians to follow a plant-based diet? Most people who consider becoming vegetarian do so for their health, say researchers, adding that, environment and animal rights was less motivational.
- Mindfulness app may prevent anxiety, burnout in doctors(18:53)
New York, April 2 (IANS) As novel coronavirus cases continue to increase, health professionals on the front lines face frightening realities, rising anxiety and the very real potential for burnout, and to deal with such situations, mindfulness app can be helpful, say researchers.
- Most diets help you lose weight but only for some months(16:35)
New York, April 2 (IANS) Most diets lead to weight loss and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors but the results may disappear within a year, say researcher, suggesting that people should choose the diet they prefer without concern about the size of benefits.
- Golden age of Hollywood was not so golden for women: Study(12:18)
New York, April 2 (IANS) The Golden Age of Hollywood is known for its glitz, glamour and classic movies and now researchers have found that female representation in the film industry hit an all-time low during the so-called 'Golden Age'.
- Key tips to keep your home coronavirus free(11:52)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) As the deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) spreading rapidly, people are doing everything to keep themselves safe but what about your own abode?
- AI to predict future diabetes cases with 94% accuracy(16:51)
Tokyo, April 1 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) their trained computer model predicted the future incidence of diabetes with an overall accuracy of 94.9 per cent.