Disagreeing takes up a lot of brain real estate

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): Yale researchers have devised a way to peer into the brains of two people simultaneously while they are engaged in a discussion.What they found will not surprise anyone who has found themselves arguing…

Disagreeing takes up a lot of brain real estate

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): Yale researchers have devised a way to peer into the brains of two people simultaneously while they are engaged in a discussion.What they found will not surprise anyone who has found themselves arguing…

A walk in the park may help mitigate work-related stress

Tsukuba [Japan], January 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that working people who regularly take walks in forests or greenspaces may have higher stress-coping abilities.Work causes so much stress that it's become a global public health issue.…

Lohri 2021: Here are some interesting facts, significance about harvest festival

By Divya MalhotraNew Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year, marks the end of winter and the time to harvest rabi crops. As the festival is around the corner, enthusiastic…

Pet owners setting winter fashion trends for their furry friends

By Bhawna AryaNew Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): Humans can take care of themselves during the winter, but their furry friends need help. Many pet owners ensure that their companions have clothes that are trendy and keep them…

5 lip-smacking recipes to relish on Makar Sankranti

New Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): As the winter season peaks the craving for delicious seasonal foods, one can try out these lip-smacking dishes on the festival of Makar Sankranti.In the Hindu calendar, the festival is dedicated to…

Treat your taste buds with these traditional foods on Lohri

New Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated in January, marks the end of winter and the time to harvest rabi crops.A bonfire is lit, families whirl around it singing Punjabi folk songs and popping…

Scientists find new evidence of health threat from chemicals in marijuana, tobacco smoke

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): A team of scientists have uncovered new evidence of the potential health risks of chemicals in tobacco and marijuana smoke.In a study published online by EClinicalMedicine, the researchers report that people who smoke...

Scientists find new evidence of health threat from chemicals in marijuana, tobacco smoke

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): A team of scientists have uncovered new evidence of the potential health risks of chemicals in tobacco and marijuana smoke.In a study published online by EClinicalMedicine, the researchers report that people who smoke...

Study suggests marijuana use drops at beginning of year, then climbs in summer, fall

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): Marijuana use increases throughout the calendar year, with use up 13 per cent on average at the end of each year (2015-2019) compared to the beginning, according to a new study.The study was…

‘Punctuated equilibrium’ reason behind crocodiles evolution: Study

Bristol [UK], January 10 (ANI): New research by the University of Bristol explained how a 'stop-start' pattern of evolution, governed by environmental change, could explain why crocodiles have changed so little since the age of the dinosaurs.Crocodiles...

Psychiatric disorders lead to brain seizures: Study

Washington [US], January 10 (ANI): A study led by investigators of Vanderbilt University Medical Center have claimed that sudden and uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain is associated with psychiatric disorders.Functional seizures are sudde...

As winter intensifies, pet owners get trendy, warm clothes for their companions

New Delhi [India], January 10 (ANI): Humans can take care of themselves during the winter, but their furry friends need help. Many pet owners ensure that their companions have clothes that are trendy and keep them warm during…

As winter intensifies, pet owners get trendy, warm clothes for their companions

New Delhi [India], January 10 (ANI): Humans can take care of themselves during the winter, but their furry friends need help. Many pet owners ensure that their companions have clothes that are trendy and keep them warm during…

Savour your taste buds with these 5 staples on Makar Sankranti

New Delhi [India], January 10 (ANI): As the winter season engulfs the people for the craving to savour on delicious seasonal foods, to satiate the taste buds, one can try out these lip-smacking dishes on the festival of…

Incorporating unhealthy food into an otherwise healthy diet diminishes positive effects: Study

Washington [US], January 9 (ANI): Eating a healthy diet, such as the Mediterranean diet, has a positive impact on health, but little is known about the effects of including unhealthy foods in an otherwise healthy diet. Now researchers…

Incorporating unhealthy food into an otherwise healthy diet diminishes positive effects: Study

Washington [US], January 9 (ANI): Eating a healthy diet, such as the Mediterranean diet, has a positive impact on health, but little is known about the effects of including unhealthy foods in an otherwise healthy diet. Now researchers…

Study says all non-violent criminals jailed on minor drug offences should be released

Washington [US], January 8 (ANI): According to a new study all non-violent offenders serving time for drug use or its possession should be freed immediately with their convictions erased from records.As per the American Journal of Bioethics, all…

Traditional food that’s a must on your Lohri Thali

New Delhi [India], January 8 (ANI):Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated in January, marks the end of winter and the time to harvest rabi crops.A bonfire is lit, families whirl around it singing Punjabi folk songs and popping sesame…

Mediterranean diet may decrease risk of prostate cancer progression

Washington [US], January 9 (ANI): In a study to examine a Mediterranean diet in relation to prostate cancer progression in men on active surveillance, researchers found that men with localized prostate cancer who reported a baseline dietary pattern…

Delivering news with humour makes young adults more likely to remember, share

Washington [US], January 8 (ANI): New research suggests that humour may help keep people informed about politics and other current issues.A study from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and the School of Communicat...

Here’s how heading outdoors keeps lockdown blues at bay

Cambridge [England], January 8 (ANI): A new study has found that spending time outdoors and switching off our devices is associated with higher levels of happiness during a period of COVID-19 restrictions.Previous academic studies have indicated how be...

Dump expensive mobile covers from the market and create these DIY ones

New Delhi [India], January 7 (ANI): One of the best ways to develop your creativity is to engage in Do It Yourself (DIY) crafts. To begin with, you can try your hands on phone covers.Here are a few…

Veteran fashion designer Satya Paul passes away at 78 in Coimbatore

New Delhi [India], January 7 (ANI): Veteran fashion designer and the founder of the acclaimed Indian clothing brand, Satya Paul passed away on January 6 at an age of 78 at the Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore. Paul's…

Smoking associated with increased risk of COVID-19 symptoms, suggests study

London [UK], January 6 (ANI): Smoking is associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 symptoms and smokers are more likely to attend hospital than non-smokers, a study has found.The study by researchers from King's College London was published…

Study reveals sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age

Cleveland [Ohio], January 6 (ANI): A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman's risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.Study result...

Self-controlled children tend to be healthier middle-aged adults, suggests study

Washington [US], January 6 (ANI): The findings of a study suggest that self-control, the ability to contain one's own thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and to work toward goals with a plan, is one of the personality traits that…

Traditional masculinity stereotypes may help explain support for Trump: Study

Washington [US], January 5 (ANI): A new research has found that idealized forms of masculinity among men like power, influence, and invulnerability may help explain the support Donald Trump got in the 2016 presidential election.According to New Penn…

Here’s how diet, lifestyle guidelines can greatly reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], January 5 (ANI): A large-scale, longstanding study of diet, lifestyle, and health has found that by adhering to specific guidelines, women can reduce more than one-third of the incidence of symptoms.The findings from the Nu...

For kids with behavioural issues, focusing on diversion yields positive results: Study

Cleveland [Ohio], January 5 (ANI): Researchers found that focusing on diversion -- instead of detention -- yields positive results for youth with behavioural health issues.Of the 5,300 children enrolled in the Ohio Behavioral Health Juvenile Justice In...

Increase in pleasurable effects of alcohol over time can predict alcohol use disorder

Chicago (Illinois) [USA], January 5 (ANI): A new study out of the University of Chicago Medicine following young adult drinkers for 10 years has found that individuals who reported the highest sensitivity to alcohol's pleasurable and rewarding effects…

Good news for people with wanderlust: Frequent travellers 7 pc happier

Washington [US], January 4 (ANI): People dreaming of travel post-COVID-19 now have some scientific data to support their wanderlust. A recent study has found that frequent travellers are happier with their lives than people who don't travel at…

Vaping combined with smoking is as harmful as smoking cigarettes alone

Dallas [US], January 4 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the effects of vaping when combined with smoking cigarettes, results in similar health effects to that of smoking regular cigarettes.As per the new research published in the…

Try these appetizing dishes for warm winter meal

New Delhi [India], January 3 (ANI): As the winter season is intensifying the degree of its icy-cold temperature, the need for warmth and comfort food is increasing. So treat yourself with these easy to cook luscious dishes this…

Study reveals highest levels of microplastics are present in molluscs seafood

London [UK], January 3 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers from the Hull York Medical School and the University of Hull has claimed that among all seafood; mussels, oysters, and scallops hold the highest level of microplastic due…

Study suggests dating apps don’t destroy love

Geneva [Switzerland], January 2 (ANI): A novel study has shown that people who met their partners on dating applications have often stronger long-term relationship goals and that these new ways of meeting people encourage socio-educational and geograph...

In social media safety messages, the pictures should match the words, finds study

Washington [US], January 2 (ANI): When using social media to nudge people toward safe and healthy behaviour, it's critical to make sure the words match the pictures, according to a new study.After looking at social media posts, parents…

Study suggests link between word choices and extraverts

Washington [US], December 31 (ANI): A study by a team of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) psychologists has found a link between extraverts and their word choices.The finding highlights the need for stronger linguistic indica...

Swiss study suggests dating apps don’t destroy love

Geneva [Switzerland], December 31 (ANI): Contrary to earlier concerns, a novel has shown that people who met their partners on dating applications have often stronger long-term relationship goals and that these new ways of meeting people encourage soci...

Frailty associated with higher mortality for women awaiting liver transplants

Washington [US], December 30 (ANI): Women awaiting liver transplants in the United States are known to be about one-third more likely than men to become too ill to undergo surgery or die before receiving a liver.A recent study…

Frailty associated with higher mortality for women awaiting liver transplants

Washington [US], December 30 (ANI): Women awaiting liver transplants in the United States are known to be about one-third more likely than men to become too ill to undergo surgery or die before receiving a liver.A recent study…

Yearender 2020: Celebration of festivals affected adversely amid COVID-19

New Delhi [India], December 30 (ANI): As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across the world, people around the globe restricted their enthusiasm to celebrate festivals this year.In an effort to clamp down on the infectious disease, the government…

Yearender 2020: Celebration of festivals affected adversely amid COVID-19

New Delhi [India], December 30 (ANI): As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across the world, people around the globe restricted their enthusiasm to celebrate festivals this year.In an effort to clamp down on the infectious disease, the government…

College football players: Underestimating risk of injury and concussion

Washington [US], December 30 (ANI): College football players may underestimate their risk of injury and concussion, according to a new study published today in JAMA Network Open.Christine Baugh, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine at the Universi...

One psychedelic experience may lessen trauma of racial injustice

Washington [US], December 29 (ANI): A single positive experience on a psychedelic drug may help reduce stress, depression and anxiety symptoms in Black, Indigenous and people of colour whose encounters with racism have had lasting harm, a new…

One psychedelic experience may lessen trauma of racial injustice

Washington [US], December 29 (ANI): A single positive experience on a psychedelic drug may help reduce stress, depression and anxiety symptoms in Black, Indigenous and people of colour whose encounters with racism have had lasting harm, a new…

Study finds music-induced emotions can be predicted from brain scans

Turku [Finland], December 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Turku have discovered what type of neural mechanisms are the basis for emotional responses to music.Altogether 102 research subjects listened to music that evokes emotions while their...

Study finds music-induced emotions can be predicted from brain scans

Turku [Finland], December 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Turku have discovered what type of neural mechanisms are the basis for emotional responses to music.Altogether 102 research subjects listened to music that evokes emotions while their...

Covering faces around kids would not help mask emotions: Study

Washington [US], December 27 (ANI): The proliferation of face coverings in order to keep a check on Covid-19, isn't keeping children from understanding facial expressions, according to a new study.According to a study conducted by the University of…

Casual smoking can lead to nicotine addiction, says study

Washington [US], December 27 (ANI): According to diagnostic criteria, even those who consider themselves to be casual smokers might be addicted to cigarettes.According to findings published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers at...