Disparities in academic productivity observed during COVID-19 pandemic: Study

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) discovered that the academic productivity of individuals with children younger than six years decreased after the Covid-19 pandemic.Accor...

Disparities in academic productivity observed during COVID-19 pandemic: Study

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) discovered that the academic productivity of individuals with children younger than six years decreased after the Covid-19 pandemic.Accor...

‘Unique Astrocytes’ may enhance chronic pain treatments: Study

Fukuoka [Japan], November 29 (ANI): A study by Kyushu University has found a new method to enhance chronic pain treatments by discovering a unique population of spinal cord astrocytes with a role in producing pain hypersensitivity.According to a…

Children willing to punish more if offender is ‘taught a lesson’

Washington [US], November 28 (ANI): A new Yale study published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour shows, many children are willing to make personal sacrifices to punish wrongdoers -- and even more so if they believe punishment will…

Child weight gain linked to ability to produce leptin: Study

Washington [US], November 28 (ANI): Children having African ancestry are more prone to developing obesity if they possess a genetic variant that reduces their ability to produce the hormone leptin.Leptin may play a stronger role in weight control…

New research sheds light on threats of Z-drugs for dementia patients

Washington [US], November 28 (ANI): According to research from the University of East Anglia, strong sleeping pills known as 'Z-drugs' are linked with an increased risk of falls, fractures, and stroke among people with dementia.Sleep disturbance is com...

Isolation provokes brain activity similar to that of hunger cravings: Study

Cambridge [US], November 28 (ANI): Neuroscientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered the similarity between brain activities during isolation and the cravings people experience when hungry.The researchers found that the bra...

Isolation provokes brain activity similar to that of hunger cravings: Study

Cambridge [US], November 28 (ANI): Neuroscientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered the similarity between brain activities during isolation and the cravings people experience when hungry.The researchers found that the bra...

African-American cancer survivors tend to survive more with social needs: Study

Michigan [US], November 28 (ANI): A study from the American Cancer Society (ACS) claims about the relationship between lower health-related quality of life (HRQOL) with social needs factors of African-American cancer survivors including food and econom...

How you can stay safe during Black Friday sale amid pandemic

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): The year 2020 has brought in numerous changes to the way in which people celebrate several festivals in the light of the coronavirus pandemic. With the coronavirus infections soaring every day in India,…

Beware of unsolicited emails, unencrypted transactions, shop safely online this Black Friday

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): The Christmas shopping season, which informally began on "Black" Friday, can also turn into a mega-heist season by cybercriminals if shoppers are not attentive. It was only last year when billions of account…

COVID shadow on ‘Black Friday’, the informal beginning to Christmas shopping

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): It's the time of the year in the United States when the Christmas shopping season begins informally. It's "Black Friday". But for many businesses, especially brick-and-mortar retailers, the Friday is indeed black as…

Researchers find popular weight-loss surgery in teenagers weakens bones

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], November 27 (ANI): A common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones, according to a new study."Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increa...

Researchers find popular weight-loss surgery in teenagers weakens bones

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], November 27 (ANI): A common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones, according to a new study."Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increa...

Researchers find popular weight-loss surgery in teenagers weakens bones

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], November 27 (ANI): A common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones, according to a new study."Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increa...

Research team finds effect of odour on helpfulness in rats

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): Researchers at the Universities of Gottingen, Bern, and St Andrews have now shown that a rat just has to smell the scent of another rat that is engaged in helpful behaviour to increase…

New modified wheat variety could help tackle global food shortage

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): Researchers at the University of York have created a new modified wheat variety that increases grain production by up to 12 per cent.Wheat is one of the most important food crops in the…

Study finds memories of past events retain remarkable fidelity even as we age

Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): Scientists studying the complex relationship between ageing and memory have found that in a controlled experiment, people can remember the details about past events with a surprising 94 per cent accuracy, even accoun...

Study finds memories of past events retain remarkable fidelity even as we age

Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): Scientists studying the complex relationship between ageing and memory have found that in a controlled experiment, people can remember the details about past events with a surprising 94 per cent accuracy, even accoun...

Gender differences in academic productivity during Covid-19 pandemic

Washington [US], November 24 (ANI): A study of faculty in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) found that individuals with children younger than six years worked significantly fewer hours after the Covid-19 pandemic.Women...

Cocoa flavanols boost brain oxygenation, cognition in healthy adults

Washington [US], November 24 (ANI): The brains of healthy adults recovered faster from a mild vascular challenge and performed better on complex tests if the participants consumed cocoa flavanols beforehand, researchers report in the journal Scientific...

Neuroscientists find isolation provokes brain activity similar to that seen during hunger cravings

Massachusetts [US], November 24 (ANI): In a recent study, neuroscientists have found that the longings for social interaction felt during isolation are neurologically very similar to the food cravings people experience when hungry.The researchers found...

Study suggests Green Mediterranean (‘green Med’) diet may be better for health

Washington [US], November 24 (ANI): While the plant-based diet called - the Mediterranean diet, has been proved helpful in preventing heart diseases and strokes, recent research has found that the Green Mediterranean ('green Med') diet containing even ...

Early weight gain in children linked to ability to produce hormone leptin

Washington [US], November 23 (ANI): Young children of African ancestry are more at risk of developing obesity if they possess a genetic variant that reduces their ability to produce the hormone leptin.Leptin may play a stronger role in…

Children more willing to punish if wrongdoer is ‘taught a lesson’

Washington [US], November 23 (ANI): Many children are willing to make personal sacrifices to punish wrongdoers -- and even more so if they believe punishment will teach the transgressor a lesson, a new Yale study published in the…

Heterogeneous thinkers may possess quick decision-making: Study

Florida [US], November 22 (ANI): A recent mathematical indagation has come up with a new perspective claiming that a group of people with different information may possess better decision-making process than a group of people with homogeneous thoughts....

Mangoes can be useful in reducing facial wrinkles in older women: Study

Washington [US], November 22 (ANI): A study published in the journal Nutrients by researchers at the University of California, Davis has come across wrinkle reduction feature of Ataulfo mangoes, commonly known as honey or Champagne mangoes that might…

Mangoes can be useful in reducing facial wrinkles in older women: Study

Washington [US], November 22 (ANI): A study published in the journal Nutrients by researchers at the University of California, Davis has come across wrinkle reduction feature of Ataulfo mangoes, commonly known as honey or Champagne mangoes that might…

Mangoes can be useful in reducing facial wrinkles in older women: Study

Washington [US], November 22 (ANI): A study published in the journal Nutrients by researchers at the University of California, Davis has come across wrinkle reduction feature of Ataulfo mangoes, commonly known as honey or Champagne mangoes that might…

Memories create ‘fingerprints’ that reveal how brain is organised

Washington [US], November 21 (ANI): While the broad architecture and organisation of the human brain is universal, new research shows how the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios can be observed in brain activity and quantified.The...

Age is no barrier to successful weight loss, new study finds

Washington [US], November 20 (ANI): Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes, according to a new study.The study led by the University of Warwick…

Risk of mental disorders later in life potentially higher for kids in low-income families

Helsinki [Finland], November 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Helsinki, Aarhus University and the University of Manchester have investigated the link between the socio-economic position of parents and the risk of children developing mental di...

Inclusion is key for all to thrive throughout life, report says

Washington [US], November 20 (ANI): When it comes to optimizing "longevity fitness" through attention to social, health, and wealth aspects of life, many Americans face intractable inequities based on the color of their skin, where they live, their…

Eating mangoes can reduce older women’s facial wrinkles

By Mangoes-Older-Women-WrinklesWashington [US], November 20 (ANI): A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds eating Ataulfo mangoes, also known as honey or Champagne mangoes, may have another benefit -- reducing facial...

Pod e-cigarettes less harmful than regular cigarettes, new study finds

Washington [US], November 19 (ANI): Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to federal government data -- and some smokers find it nearly impossible to quit.Many of these smokers use regular,…

International Men’s Day 2020: Lauding every man

New Delhi [India], November 19 (ANI): With the theme 'better health for men and boys', International Men's Day is being observed today like every year to celebrate men's contribution to society. On the occasion, here is a quick…

Government opens registration for IFFI 2021

New Delhi [India], November 19 (ANI): One of the most significant film festivals of India, International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has opened the registration for the event to be held in Goa between January 16-January 24, 2021."The…

Lesbian, gay, bisexual communities more at-risk for dementia, study finds

Michigan [US], November 18 (ANI): Lesbian, gay and bisexual -- or LGB -- people are more vulnerable to one of the fastest-growing health concerns in the country: dementia, according to new research from Michigan State University."Our study speaks…

Study suggests regular dose of nature may improve mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

Tokyo [Japan], November 18 (ANI): Nature around one's home may help mitigate some of the negative mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, suggest the findings of a new study published in the journal Ecological Applications.An online questionnai...

Math shows diverse thinkers equal better results

Florida [US], November 17 (ANI): Whether it is ants forming a trail or individuals crossing the street, the exchange of information is key in making everyday decisions. But new Florida State University research shows that the group decision-making…

Math shows diverse thinkers equal better results

Florida [US], November 17 (ANI): Whether it is ants forming a trail or individuals crossing the street, the exchange of information is key in making everyday decisions. But new Florida State University research shows that the group decision-making…

Study suggests an acebuchin-oil-enriched diet helps to reduce hypertension

Seville [Spain], November 17 (ANI): An acebuchin-oil-enriched diet helps to reduce arterial blood pressure, as shown by a study carried out by the Cardiovascular Physiopathology research group at the Physiology Department of the University of Seville.F...

US study reveals people who purchased firearms during pandemic more likely to be suicidal

New Jersey [US], November 17 (ANI): People who purchase a firearm during the pandemic are more likely to be suicidal than other firearm owners, according to a study by Rutgers University researchers.The study, published in the American Journal…

US study reveals people who purchased firearms during pandemic more likely to be suicidal

New Jersey [US], November 17 (ANI): People who purchase a firearm during the pandemic are more likely to be suicidal than other firearm owners, according to a study by Rutgers University researchers.The study, published in the American Journal…

Actively speaking two languages protects against cognitive decline, say researchers

Washington [US], November 16 (ANI): Having command of more than one language is enriching and offers people a doorway to other cultures, according to a new study which found that using languages actively provides neurological benefits and protects…

Two-thirds of older adults say they won’t treat their depression, finds study

Utah [US], November 16 (ANI): Nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of Americans aged 65 or older who have concerns about having depression will not seek treatment according to a new nationwide poll, the GeneSight Mental Health Monitor.In fact,…

Two-thirds of older adults say they won’t treat their depression, finds study

Utah [US], November 16 (ANI): Nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of Americans aged 65 or older who have concerns about having depression will not seek treatment according to a new nationwide poll, the GeneSight Mental Health Monitor.In fact,…

Two-thirds of older adults say they won’t treat their depression, finds study

Utah [US], November 16 (ANI): Nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of Americans aged 65 or older who have concerns about having depression will not seek treatment according to a new nationwide poll, the GeneSight Mental Health Monitor.In fact,…

Here’s how maintaining healthy sleep pattern may help lower risk of heart failure

Dallas [US], November 16 (ANI): Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42 per cent lower risk of heart failure regardless of other risk factors compared to adults with unhealthy sleep patterns, according to a new research.The…

Here’s how maintaining healthy sleep pattern may help lower risk of heart failure

Dallas [US], November 16 (ANI): Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42 per cent lower risk of heart failure regardless of other risk factors compared to adults with unhealthy sleep patterns, according to a new research.The…