Study identifies brain cells that trigger sugar cravings, consumption

Lowa [USA] July 12 (ANI): A team of researchers has now identified the specific brain cells that control how much sugar you eat and how much you crave sweet-tasting food.Most people enjoy a sweet treat every now and…

Study looks at opioid use and driving outcomes among older adults

Colorado [USA], July 12 (ANI): A new study from faculty at the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus looks at the relationship between opioid use (medicines used for pain relief, including…

How brain activity evolves fear into anxiety

Mexico City [Mexico], July 12 (ANI): In a bid to understand the brain's response to fear, a team of researchers tried to observe the fear and its reason, as to why in some cases it may lead to…

Study identifies new link between calcium, cardiolipin in heart defects

Washington D.C. [USA], July 11 (ANI): Detection of Energy production in heart muscles result in a variety of cardiac diseases. A team of scientists has now discovered a new link between calcium, heart energy production, and cardiolipin, a…

Study finds parental smartphone use rarely associated to poor parenting

Canberra [Australia], July 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that parental smartphone use is rarely associated with poor parenting.A team of researchers including Dr Lynette Vernon from ECU, Dr Bep Uink and Dr Helen Correia from Murdoch…

Insufficient sleep can impact child’s mental health: Study

Houston [USA], July 11 (ANI): According to a recent study, inadequate sleep alters several aspects of children's emotional health. Another important finding from the study is that the impact of sleep loss on emotion was not uniform across…

Tall children have higher risk of developing obesity: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], July 11 (ANI): According to a new study, children who are relatively tall for their age have a higher risk of developing obesity.In the study, published in Obesity, investigators examined the health records of 2.8…

Here’s how brain activity evolves fear into anxiety

Mexico City [Mexico], July 11 (ANI): Researchers for the first time have identified brain-wide neural correlates of the transition from fear to anxiety. They tried to understand the brain's response to fear, and why, in some cases, it…

Pet dogs may improve social-emotional development in young children

Nedlands [Australia], July 11 (ANI): A recent research found that young children from dog-owning households have better social and emotional wellbeing than children from households with no dog.The research was published in the Pediatric Research journa...

Asthma, allergies more common in teens who stay up late: Study

Alberta [Canada], July 11 (ANI): While it is essential to maintain a sleep timing for teenagers to maintain a body clock, a recent study suggests that teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the…

Asthma, allergies more common in teens who stay up late: Study

Alberta [Canada], July 11 (ANI): While it is essential to maintain a sleep timing for teenagers to maintain a body clock, a recent study suggests that teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the…

Fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition, exercise counselling

Philadelphia [USA], July 11 (ANI): A recent study suggests that obese men who are fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition or exercise counselling as compared to the men without children.The findings of the study were…

Study suggests working memory capacity plays major role in social distancing compliance

Washington D.C. [USA], July 11 (ANI): The crucial finding of a research paper suggest that whether you decide to engage in social distancing in the early stages of COVID-19 depends on how much information your working memory could…

Arunachal Pradesh filmmaker bags Dada Saheb Phalke Award for documentary on honey hunting

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], July 10 (ANI): Honey hunting has been an integral part of Arunachal Pradesh's Shertukpen Community, but with modernisation--the indigenous practice of honey hunting is slowly slithering away with each passing day. ...

Parents’ smartphone use does not harm parent-child relationships: Study

Canberra [Australia], July 9 (ANI): Contrary to popular views, parental smartphone use is rarely associated with poor parenting, according to a recent study.A team of researchers including Dr Lynette Vernon from ECU, Dr Bep Uink and Dr Helen…

Manipur farmer grows apples in one year!

Imphal (Manipur) [India], July 9 (ANI): Apple farming can be quite tricky, given its need for temperate climates. However, Lairenlakpam Indrajit Meetei, a farmer from Manipur, has been successful in cultivating a variety of apples in his orchard,…

COVID-19: Manipur firm supplies reusable masks to front-line warriors

Imphal (Manipur) [India], July 9 (ANI): As face masks have become an integral part of our life amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a firm in Manipur has supplied more than 1,000 cotton reusable masks to front-line responders. Khumbongmayum Dhanachandra…

530 youths from northeast recruited to Delhi Police as constables

Imphal (Manipur) [India], July 9 (ANI): Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a fresh team of 1320 police constables, including 530 youths from the north-eastern states have been successfully inducted into Delhi Police.The Delhi Police organised its first-ever v...

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.…