Study shows heating in vaping device as cause for lung injury

California [US], September 30 (ANI): Early results of an experimental vaping study have shown significant lung injury from E-cigarette (eC) devices with nickel-chromium alloy heating elements. The findings were consistent, with or without the use of ni...

Study finds ‘Liking’ an article online may mean less time spent reading it

Ohio [US], September 30 (ANI): When people have the option to click 'like' on a media article they encounter online, they spend less time actually reading the text, a new study suggests.In a lab experiment, researchers found that…

Canadian study reveals girls benefit from doing sports

Toronto [Canada], September 29 (ANI): Girls, but not boys, who participate actively in school sports activities in middle childhood show improved behaviour and attentiveness in early adolescence, suggests a new Canadian study.The results of the study w...

Study finds women receive less aggressive care than men after a heart attack

Dallas [US], September 29 (ANI): After a heart attack, when the heart suddenly can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs, women aged 18-55 get less aggressive care in the hospital and are more likely to die…

Google pays tribute to iconic actor, dancer Zohra Sehgal with a special doodle

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): Google on Tuesday paid tribute to the late veteran actor and dancer Zohra Sehgal as it dedicated its doodle in remembrance of her iconic film 'Neecha Nagar.'Through the doodle, the tech giant…

Study finds busy pictures hinder reading ability in children

Washington [US], September 28 (ANI): Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University found that an overly busy page with extraneous images can draw the reader's attention away from the text, resulting in a lower understanding of content.Reading is the gatewa...

Scientists examine neurological consequences of COVID-19

Melbourne [Australia], September 27 (ANI): In a recent study, neuroscientists and clinicians examined the potential link between COVID-19 and increased risk of Parkinson's disease, with an aim to find measures to get ahead of the curve.The study has…

A computer that predicts your thoughts, creates images based on them

Helsinki [Finland], September 27 (ANI): A technique in which a computer model visualises perception by monitoring human brain signals has been developed by a team of researchers. The model works in a way as if the computer tries…

Cooked carrots known to trigger allergic reactions

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): A new study suggests that contrary to the belief that raw carrots trigger allergic reactions, cooked carrots can also have this effectThe study was conducted by a research team of the University of…

COVID-19 effect: Suspension of fertility treatments impacts mental health

Toronto [Canada], September 22 (ANI): Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the suspension of fertility treatments have had a variety of psychological impacts on women whose treatments were cancelled, but there are several protective factors that can be foster...

Couples can show linked behaviour in terms of risk factors to prevent type 2 diabetes, study reveals

Washington D.C. [USA], September 26 (ANI): When one half of a couple shows high levels of certain behaviours that prevent type 2 diabetes, such as good diet or exercise, that behaviour also tends to be high in the…

Study offers new details on pediatric mental health boarding

New Hampshire [USA], September 26 (ANI): A new study offers new details about pediatric mental health boarding in emergency departments across the country, a problem that has steadily increased in the last 10 years and been made worse…

Cooked carrots can trigger allergic reactions

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Contrary to the belief that raw carrots trigger allergic reactions, cooked carrots can also have this effect, suggests a study conducted by a research team at the University of Bayreuth.The carrot's allergen, Dau…

US study reveals heavy consumption of sugary beverages declined from 2003 to 2016

Philadelphia [US], September 24 (ANI): According to a new study, the percentage of heavy sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumers - those who drink more than 500 calories of SSBs daily - trended downwards in the United States between 2003…

Study finds silk offers homemade solution for COVID-19 prevention

Cincinnati (Ohio) [US], September 24 (ANI): With personal protective equipment still in short supply, researchers at the University of Cincinnati examined what common household fabrics might work best as a face covering.Next to a single-use N95 respira...

Greater father involvement in infant parenting is beneficial for paternal mental health: Study

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): A father's involvement in the parenting of an infant is associated to a lower risk of experiencing paternal depressive symptoms during the first year of the child's life, according to a study.The study…

Researchers find nature conservation, tourism can coexist despite conflicts

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): The concept of sustainable nature tourism plays a key role in mediating conflicts between tourism and nature conservation, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.The study takes a geo-historical ap...

Study reveals physical, cognitive function have improved meaningfully in 30 years

Helsinki [Finland], September 22 (ANI): The functional ability of older people is nowadays better when it is compared to that of people at the same age three decades ago, suggest the findings of a new study conducted at…

Study reveals physical, cognitive function have improved meaningfully in 30 years

Helsinki [Finland], September 22 (ANI): The functional ability of older people is nowadays better when it is compared to that of people at the same age three decades ago, suggest the findings of a new study conducted at…

Gucci launches USD 1,200 pair of jeans with grass stains around knee

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): Taking the trendy distressed denim a step ahead, luxury fashion brand Gucci launched a USD 1,200 (approx Rs 88,000) pair of jeans designed with grass stains around the knee area in its fall/winter…

Researchers find faster,more reliable method to categorise olive oil

Washington [US], September 21 (ANI): While the classification of olive oils into the categories of extra virgin (EVOO), virgin (VOO) and lampante (LOO) seems to be quite a challenge, a team of researchers demonstrated the possibilities that Gas…

UK study reveals recurrent heart attacks on the decline, yet risk remains high

London [UK], September 21 (ANI): After surviving a heart attack, the proportion of patients who experience a repeat attack within a year fall between 2008 and 2017, with a greater decline in women than men, according to new…

UK study reveals recurrent heart attacks on the decline, yet risk remains high

London [UK], September 21 (ANI): After surviving a heart attack, the proportion of patients who experience a repeat attack within a year fall between 2008 and 2017, with a greater decline in women than men, according to new…

Black women may be less likely to receive timely treatment for breast cancer, finds study

Washington [US], September 21 (ANI): Black women experience longer waits for treatment initiation than white women after a breast cancer diagnosis, and their duration of treatment is prolonged, suggest the findings of new research.The findings are publ...

Study focuses on effective way to increase capacity for mental health

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): A recent study has stressed the importance of providing mental health care facilities, at a time when anxiety and depression rise among people amid the pandemic, at a time when primary care clinics,…

Baby’s heartbeat reveals stress of having depressed mother

Washington D.C. [USA], September 19 (ANI): While mothers are advised to take less stress during pregnancy, a recent study has found that the babies of mothers dealing with anxiety or depression exhibit physiologically stronger signs of stress than…

Study reveals teacher stress linked with higher risk of student suspensions

Missouri [US], September 19 (ANI): A recent poll found teachers' stress can have a trickle-down effect on their students, leading to disruptive behaviour that results in student suspensions.One of those overburdened teachers is Jennifer Lloyd, a high s...

Initial months of COVID-19 increase loneliness among older adults, poll shows

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): Contrary to the conventional belief that staying close to home and avoiding crowded places can help older adults reduce their risk of COVID-19, a new national poll suggests it comes with a cost,…

Not family but friends are the key to human happiness: Study

Texas [USA], September 19 (ANI): People may actually be happier getting together with their friends instead of spending time with family, suggests research conducted by SMU psychology professor Nathan Hudson.Hudson's research finds that people report h...

Study finds quizzes improve academic performance

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): Wondering how to upgrade your child's performance in school, quizzing your younger one over study material might help. According to a new-meta analysis, the students who are quizzed over class material at least…

Study reveals confidence in authorities’ handling of COVID-19 provides good mental health

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): Researchers at UiT have compared corona restrictions in six countries, and looked at psychological reactions among the population, their confidence in the restrictions, and belief that the government is in control o...

Coffee associated with improved survival in metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Washington [USA], September 18 (ANI): In a large group of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, consumption of a few cups of coffee a day was associated with longer survival and a lower risk of the cancer worsening, researchers…

Researchers suggest friends, not family key to human happiness

Texas [USA], September 17 (ANI): Think spending time with your kids and spouse is the key to your happiness? You may actually be happier getting together with your friends, according to a research conducted by SMU psychology professor…

Study focuses on predicting therapeutic response in depressed teen girls

Philadelphia [USA], September 16 (ANI): The risk of developing the major depressive disorder (MDD) surges during adolescence-particularly for girls. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be an effective treatment, but only about half of girls diagnos...

Study finds middle-aged adults with healthy heart habits may lower high blood pressure risk years later

Dallas [US], September 16 (ANI): Better heart health, as measured by the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 (LS7) scale, was associated with a significantly lower risk of developing high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) in middle-a...

Study finds middle-aged adults with healthy heart habits may lower high blood pressure risk years later

Dallas [US], September 16 (ANI): Better heart health, as measured by the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 (LS7) scale, was associated with a significantly lower risk of developing high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) in middle-a...

Study finds middle-aged adults with healthy heart habits may lower high blood pressure risk years later

Dallas [US], September 16 (ANI): Better heart health, as measured by the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 (LS7) scale, was associated with a significantly lower risk of developing high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) in middle-a...

Faulty glass tables can cause life-threatening injuries: Study

New Jersey [US], September 15 (ANI): Faulty glass in tables can cause life-threatening injuries, according to a Rutgers study, which provides evidence that stricter federal regulations are needed to protect consumers.The study, published in the America...

Loneliness doubled among older adults in first months of COVID-19, poll shows

Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): Staying close to home and avoiding crowded places can help older adults reduce their risk of COVID-19. But a new national poll suggests it comes with a cost, especially for those with health…

Emotion vocabulary reflect state of well-being, study suggests

Pittsburgh [USA], September 13 (ANI): Vocabulary that one uses to describe their emotions can be used as an indicator to know the mental, physical, and overall well-being, according to recent research.Led by a scientist at the University of…

Opioid prescription for knee surgery vary widely from state to state in US, study finds

Washington [US], September 13 (ANI): Prescription-strength and a number of tablets are prescribed highest in Oklahoma and lowest in Vermont, according to new research from Texas A&M University and the University of Pennsylvania on opioid prescribin...

Mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure, study finds

Florida [USA], September 13 (ANI): In new research, a team of researchers has now explored the possibility of whether mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure.According to the American Stroke Association (ASA) and the American Heart Asso...

New study shares insights on bouncing back from job loss

Ontario [Canada], September 13 (ANI): Stress related to job loss can have a host of negative effects on an individual's well-being, which eventually may hinder their ability to become re-employed.A new study published in the Journal of Employment…

Here’s how calorie reduction can help you achieve a longer lifespan

Washington [US], September 13 (ANI): While the reduction of calories is linked with a host of health benefits, a recent has highlighted a range of benefits that includes a longer lifespan to a much lower chance of developing…

Here’s how calorie reduction can help you achieve a longer lifespan

Washington [US], September 13 (ANI): While the reduction of calories is linked with a host of health benefits, a recent has highlighted a range of benefits that includes a longer lifespan to a much lower chance of developing…

Study reveals depression risk maybe detected by measuring heart rate changes

Washington [US], September 13 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, doctors have shown that measuring changes in 24-hour heart rate can reliably indicate whether or not someone is depressed.In practical terms, this may give clinicians an objective "early war...

Study suggests adolescent girls at risk for self-injury can be identified using psychological profile

Washington [US], September 12 (ANI): High avoidance, low conscientiousness, and parent's substance abuse history found amongst adolescents could be used to predict the first occurrence of nonsuicidal self-harm, over a three year period.The study publis...

COVID-19 patients suffer long-term lung, heart damage but it can improve with time, study finds

Washington [US], September 12 (ANI): COVID-19 patients can suffer long-term lung and heart damage but, in majority cases, this tends to improve over time, according to the first, prospective follow-up of patients infected with the coronavirus, presente...

Vitamin D levels in blood can predict future health risks, death: Study

Washington [US], September 12 (ANI): Free, circulating vitamin D levels in the blood can help in understanding and predicting the future health risks in ageing men, according to a recent study. It suggests the free, precursor form of…

Excessive drinking raise high blood pressure risk in adults with Type 2 diabetes: Study

Dallas [USA], September 12 (ANI): Having eight or more alcoholic beverages in a week's time can increase the risk of high blood pressure (also called hypertension) among adults with Type 2 diabetes, according to recent research.The new study…