- Green tea plus exercise may reduce fatty liver disease(14:50)
New York, Feb 15 (IANS) People suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may benefit from regular exercise and replacing high-calorie beverages with decaffeinated, diet green tea, suggests new research.
- Eating fast food can make kids fat(14:23)
New York, Feb 15 (IANS) If you want your children to stay in shape, do not allow them to indulge in burgers and pizzas. Researchers have found that fast food intake can independently contribute to excess weight gain among children.
- This 'smart' diaper can alert caregiver when it's wet(14:10)
New York, Feb 15 (IANS) Worries about changing the baby's diaper at the right time may soon become a thing of the past for many parents as Indian-origin researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a "smart" version of the product that can alert a caregiver when it is wet.
- A starry affair(23:53)
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANSlife) Several Bollywood stars walked the ramp on the third day of the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 on Friday.
- Living near green spaces may delay menopause(19:26)
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Living near green spaces is linked to a number of benefits, including a lower risk of obesity. Now researchers have found that living in a greener neighbourhood is associated with older age at the onset of menopause.
- 10K steps a day may not prevent weight gain(17:06)
New York, Feb 14 (IANS) Contrary to the common belief that walking 10,000 steps a day prevents weight gain, the researchers have found that it doesn't actually prevents weight gain rather it may decrease your sedentary time.
- Smelling your lover's T-shirt can improve sleep(13:10)
Toronto, Feb 14 (IANS) Having trouble sleeping? Forget counting sheep. All you may need is your romantic partner's favourite T-shirt wrapped around your pillow, as researchers have found that the scent of a romantic partner can improve sleep.
- People enjoy revenge over forgiveness in movies(17:37)
New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Whether it is 'Sholay', 'Singham', 'Baaghi' or 'John Wick', when it comes to cinema we enjoy seeing bad guys get their punishment more than seeing them be forgiven, because people find these narratives more meaningful and thought-provoking, says a new study.
- Optimism can reduce stroke severity, inflammation(17:35)
New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that stroke survivors with high levels of optimism had lower inflammation levels, reduced stroke severity and less physical disability after three months, compared to those who are less optimistic.
- Women tend to drink more alcohol as they age(14:14)
Syndey, Feb 12 (IANS) Women aged 50-70 are more likely to consume alcohol than younger women, at levels that exceed low risk drinking guidelines, according to a new study.
- Smartphone apps not reliable to spot skin cancer(17:15)
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Smartphone apps that assess the suspicious moles can't be relied upon to detect all skin cancer cases, researchers have found. Also, the regulatory mechanism for these apps doesn't provide adequate protection to the public, according to a study published in the journal The BMJ.
- More men buy fashion items on EMI than women: Survey(16:56)
Bengaluru, Feb 11 (IANS) Turning conventional wisdom on its head, a new survey on Tuesday suggested that men in India are no less interested than women when it comes to purchases related to fashion items.