Study link certain jobs to higher risk of knee osteoarthritis

Sydney [Australia], July 8 (ANI): Workers in jobs that typically involve frequent climbing, heavy lifting, prolonged kneeling, squatting, and standing are likely to face an increased risk of developing knee osteoarthritis, according to a new study.Knee...

Physical activity of older people needs tailored monitoring: Study

Helsinki [Finland], July 8 (ANI): The ability to move swiftly tends to deteriorate when ageing, a phenomenon which needs to be considered when assessing physical activity in older people. A study on active ageing at the University of…

This is how a child’s height affects their future risk of obesity

Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 (ANI): Children who are relatively tall for their age have a higher risk of developing obesity, according to a new study, published in Obesity.In the study, investigators examined the health records of 2.8…

Study focuses on the effects of smartphone use on parenting

Vancouver [Canada], July 8 (ANI): Parents may worry that spending time on their smartphones has a negative impact on their relationships with their children. However, a new comprehensive analysis, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychi...

Sarah Jessica Parker masks up to help fans shop for shoes

Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 (ANI): American actor Sarah Jessica Parker isn't letting coronavirus cramp her style.According to Pag Six, the 55-year-old actor and footwear designer celebrated the opening of her SJP shoe brand's new NYC flagship on…

Insufficient sleep can harm children’s mental health: Study

Houston [USA], July 7 (ANI): Inadequate sleep alters several aspects of children's emotional health, according to a new study. Another important finding from the study is that the impact of sleep loss on emotion was not uniform across…

Short, frequent walks near water bodies can benefit mental health: Study

Barcelona [Spain], July 7 (ANI): Taking frequent, short walks near water bodies, like beaches, lakes, rivers, or even fountains may have a positive effect on people's wellbeing and mood, according to a new study.The study was led by…

Mental health benefits of parks dimmed by safety concerns, reveals study

Washington D.C. [USA], July 7 (ANI): Perceptions of park-centered crime may keep New Yorkers from using them, no matter how close parks are to home.Researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine found that New Yorkers are more likely…

Study suggests pet dogs may improve social-emotional development in young children

Nedlands [Australia], July 6 (ANI): While owning a dog acts as a stress buster, recent research has found that owning, walking or playing with a dog may help toddlers in their social and emotional development.The research suggests that…

Lifetime discrimination may increase risk of hypertension among African Americans: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], July 5 (ANI): Lifetime discrimination may increase the risk for hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, in African Americans, according to a recent study.The research was published in the journal Hypertension, an America...

Researchers suggest promising treatment for veterans suffering from PTSD

Chicago [USA], July 5 (ANI): Treatment involving nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, can benefit veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study was led by the University of Chicago Medicine and the Stanford Universi...

Study links excessive sugar consumption with unhealthy fat deposits in heart, body parts

Sophia Antipolis [France], July 5 (ANI): While sugar and sugar made products lure people, a recent study has unveiled the ill effects caused due to sugar consumption. According to the novel study, the consumption of sugar is linked…

Role models have major influence on female university choices: Study

Texas [USA], July 4 (ANI): A new study suggests that women exposed to successful and charismatic role models are more likely to follow them in choosing a university major.An experiment with undergraduates studying introductory economics classes at Sout...

Study links excessive sugar intake to unhealthy fat deposits

Sophia Antipolis [France], July 4 (ANI): Excessive consumption of sugar can be harmful to health as it is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart, and in the abdomen, according to a recent study. The study was…

Study examines how individual’s satisfaction is linked to neighbourhood

Michigan [USA], July 4 (ANI): According to a Michigan State University researcher, characteristics of your neighbourhood have little to do with how satisfied you are with it. "It's all in our heads," said Zachary Neal, associate professor of…

As people grow, they are less likely to share memories: Study

Arizona [USA], July 4 (ANI): As per recent research, older people are less likely to bring up memories from the past in daily conversations. Even if they do, they will not describe the events in much detail as…

High prevalence of depression during menopause transition, confirms study

Cleveland [Ohio], July 4 (ANI): Almost 70 per cent women transitioning into menopause have a high prevalence of depression, suggests a recent study conducted on postmenopausal women.The study also explained the greatest risk factors for it in postmenop...

Study reveals morning exercise a key to good night’s sleep after heart bypass surgery

Sophia Antipolis [France], July 3 (ANI): If you are having trouble sleeping after heart bypass surgery, morning walks are the solution, according to recent research.The research was presented on ACNAP Essentials 4 You, a scientific platform of the…

Prenatal cannabis use has long-term impact on children’s sleep cycle

Colorado [USA], July 3 (ANI): Using marijuana during pregnancy can cause sleep problems among children as much as a decade later, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study of nearly 12,000 youth.The study was published in…

Study explains benefits of exercise in preventing vision loss

Washington D.C. [USA], July 2 (ANI): Apart from the many benefits of doing exercise, new research has now found that exercise can slow down or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may benefit other common causes of…

Study reveals lifetime discrimination may increase risk of hypertension among African Americans

Washington D.C. [USA], July 1 (ANI): Lifetime discrimination is a chronic stressor that may increase the risk for hypertension also known as high blood pressure, in African Americans, suggest the findings of new research.The research was published tod...

New study suggests role models have major influence on female university choices

Texas [USA], July 1(ANI): Women exposed to successful and charismatic role models are more likely to follow them in choosing a university major (a specific subject that students can specialize in while aspiring to a college degree), suggest…

New study suggests role models have major influence on female university choices

Texas [USA], July 1(ANI): Women exposed to successful and charismatic role models are more likely to follow them in choosing a university major (a specific subject that students can specialize in while aspiring to a college degree), suggest…

Doctor’s Day: Tackling mental health while treating people amid pandemic

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): After over three months of being in the crosshairs of the Covid-19 pandemic, the crisis has become a definite test for one's mental health. Treating COVID-19 patients at proximity, watching the disease…

STik with this STok, WeChat over tea: Amul dedicates new doodle to India’s ban on Chinese apps

New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): As the Central government has banned 59 mobile apps including Tik Tok amid border tensions with China, dairy brand Amul on Tuesday dedicated its new doodle to appreciate the decision taken up…

Doctor’s Day: Stigma around coronavirus is as infectious as virus itself

By Shagun TaankNew Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): "Hume bimaari se ladna hai, beemar se nahi, unse bhedbhaav na kare (We have to fight the disease, not the patients, so don't discriminate them)," says a vital public service…

Older individuals are less likely to share their past memories, study reveals

Arizona [USA], June 30 (ANI): As people grow older, they are less likely to share memories of their past experiences, according to a new study. However, even if people do share memories, they will not describe the events…

Researchers develop an automated method for making communications more polite

Pittsburgh [USA], June 30 (ANI): In a tense time when a pandemic rage, politicians wrangle for votes and protesters demand racial justice, a little politeness and courtesy go a long way. Now, researchers have developed an automated method…

Study finds out what makes people happy with their neighbourhood

Michigan [USA], June 30 (ANI): People have been confined to their homes amid the pandemic and recently a Michigan State University researcher conducted a study to quantify what makes people happy with their neighbourhoods and discovered that it…

Study reveals cyberbullying victims’ experiences differ by their ability to handle their own emotions

Tokyo [Japan], June 29 (ANI): While it is known the victims of bullying can have higher risks of future health and social problems, however different victims experience a broad range of responses and some may not suffer at…

COVID-19 may cause indirect adverse effects on children and youth’s mental, physical health

Toronto [Canada], June 28 (ANI): While there have been reports stating that children and young people may be less likely to get infected with the coronavirus than older adults, the findings of a recent study suggests that, there…

Study explains why some people are more affectionate than others

Washington D.C. [USA], June 28 (ANI): According to a recent study, the level of affection expressed by women, to an extent, can be understood by analysing genetics and their environment. However, the same cannot be said for men.…

Having access to smartphones empower women in less developed countries: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], June 28 (ANI): Putting smartphones in women's hands could be a powerful tool to support sustainable development goals in the developing world, according to researchers from McGill University, University of Oxford, and Bocconi Uni...

Children of academics under more stress during their university phase, says study

Bern [Switzerland], June 28 (ANI): Children who belong to families having academic backgrounds tend to exhibit more stress during their university phase, according to a recent study.Reports published in Frontiers of Psychiatry, a Swiss-German research ...

Study links increase in fruit, vegetable intake to higher verbal fluency scores

Toronto [Canada], June 28 (ANI): Individuals who consume more vegetables, fruits, nuts, and pluses score higher on tests of verbal fluency, suggests a recent study.The study investigated factors associated with verbal fluency among a large sample of En...

Digital media mode to support youth wellbeing during COVID-19: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], June 27 (ANI): With or without physical separation (social-distancing) due to COVID-19, youth are using social media to connect and support each other, according to a recent report based on youth making excessive use of…

Hepatitis C-positive livers safe for transplantation, study explains

Ohio [USA], June 27 (ANI): According to a recent study, patients who received a transplanted liver infected with hepatitis C, and were treated for the infection later, showed good signs of recovery.The study was conducted by researchers of…

Study focuses on imparting ‘Digital literacy’ to people to identify erroneous information

Washington D.C. [USA], June 27(ANI): A recent study advocates the necessity to impart 'digital literacy' tips to people as it will only help them to differentiate fact from highly toxic and even dangerous fiction.Researchers studying Facebook's efforts...

Increased physical activity may lower sleep apnea risk: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], June 27 (ANI): Increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea -- a common sleep-related breathing disorder.The recent study was published as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical…

Increased physical activity may lower sleep apnea risk: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], June 27 (ANI): Increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea -- a common sleep-related breathing disorder.The recent study was published as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical…

Study reveals vitamin D may help prevent common side effect of anti-cancer immunotherapy

Washington D.C. [USA], June 27 (ANI): While vitamin D is known for its health benefits and is vital for maintaining healthy bones, a new research indicates that the intake of vitamin D supplements may help prevent a potentially…

Study explains benefits of adding new materials into children’s fine art education

Tokyo [Japan], June 27 (ANI): Introducing materials into children's fine art education may bring significant benefits to their creativity, according to a recent study involving more than 650 children.Do different painting materials affect the creation ...

Study reveals air pollution could help London transport planners fight COVID-19

London [UK], June 26 (ANI): Measuring air quality across London could help fight COVID-19 by providing a rapid means of deciding whether to reduce public transport movement - given strong links between exposure to air pollution and COVID-19…

Children of scholars likely to exhibit more stress during their university phase: Study

Bern [Switzerland], June 26 (ANI): Children from academic households tend to exhibit significantly more stress while starting their university period than those from non-academic families, according to a recent study.Published their reports in Frontier...

Study explains how smartphones empower women in less developed countries

Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 (ANI): Women who have access to mobile phones in less or least developed countries are more likely to be involved in decision making, hence, bringing a chance of empowerment, according to a recent…

Dubai’s supermarket delivers mangoes in a king-like Lamborghini ride

Dubai [UAE], June 25 (ANI): As summers in Dubai bloom in its full glory, the most savoured summer fruit - Mongo - is getting the most special treatment in the city as it gets delivered to customers via…

Study links air pollution, smoking with increase risk of childhood obesity

Barcelona [Spain], June 24 (ANI): Air pollution, smoking, and certain characteristics of the built environment--such as high population density-- may play a role in the development of obesity in children, according to a recent study.The Barcelona Insti...

How affectionate are you? It might be hereditary!

Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 (ANI): The level of affection expressed by women, to an extent, can be explained 45 per cent by hereditary, and 55 per cent by environmental influences like media, personal relationships, and other unique…

Study reveals nutrition a key ingredient for cognitive health of midlife, older Canadians

Toronto [Canada], June 24 (ANI): A new study, investigating factors associated with verbal fluency among a large sample of English speaking Canadians aged 45-85, found that individuals who consumed more vegetables and fruits and more nuts and pulses…

Research reveals how mating influences females’ life history, ageing

Dunedin [New Zealand], June 23 (ANI): A recent research provides insight into how males influence their mates' health, growth and fertility.The study by led by University of Otago, was published in the American science journal PNAS. The animal…