Victoria's Secret cancels annual fashion show(20:26) New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Leading lingerie brand Victoria's Secret has cancelled its annual fashion show amid dwindling television ratings and increasing criticism of the event, a media report said on Friday.
How sleep deprivation affects your performance(15:04) New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested, say researchers, adding that it impacts placekeeping - or, the ability to complete a series of steps without losing one's place, despite potential interruptions.
More than 80% adolescents worldwide not physically active: WHO(13:46) Geneva, Nov 22 (IANS) More than 80 per cent of adolescents worldwide are not physically active, including 85 per cent girls and 78 per cent boys, putting their health at risk by not doing regular exercise and spending too much time on screen, according to a new study from World Health Organization (WHO).
Vaping can cause chronic 'popcorn lung' injury too(14:16) Toronto, Nov 21 (IANS) In yet another serious health alert on e-cigarette use, researchers have documented first-ever case of a new form of damage from vaping products in a youth which is similar to "popcorn lung," a condition seen in workers exposed to food flavouring fumes in microwave popcorn factories.
Air pollution can trigger Alzheimer's in aged women(13:26) New York, Nov 21 (IANS) Women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution experienced greater declines in memory and more Alzheimer's-like brain atrophy than their counterparts who breathed cleaner air, new research has revealed.
Kids who miss breakfast get lower grades: Study(15:52) London, Nov 20 (IANS) Parents, take a note. If you want your kids to score good marks, make sure they had their breakfast, as researchers have found that students who rarely ate breakfast on school days achieved lower grades than those who ate it frequently.
30% rise in skin problems due to pollution (LEAD)(14:48) New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) With the air quality worsening in the Delhi-NCR region, health experts on Wednesday revealed that doctors have observed 30 per cent jump in skin related problems here.
Yoga improves sleep, reduces lower back pain(12:50) New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, a new study suggests.
Chewing sugar-free gum may prevent dental cavity(12:14) London, Nov 20 (IANS) To prevent your teeths from rotting, start chewing sugar-free gums, as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found some evidence that sugar-free gum could help reduce further development of dental caries (cavities) in adults and children.
Gillette launches campaign on Men's Day with army veteran(16:36) New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Razor brand Gillette has launched a campaign titled #ShavingStereotypes, which features real life hero Lt Col Manoj Kumar Sinha, SM (Retd), an army veteran who suffered a deadly bullet wound in his line of duty in 2000.
Soups can save you from malaria: Study(16:28) London, Nov 19 (IANS) To fight against malaria, home made soups might help as researchers have found that some of the soup recipes have anti-malarial properties.
Why your grandma hates wearing fitness band in the park(14:44) New York, Nov 19 (IANS) If your grandmother does not like to wear a fitness band or a smart watch, there are deeper reasons than just being tech-savvy. According to researchers, older adults wish to remain active together in a group, not competing with their peers while being in the park.
Is watching porn linked to erectile dysfunction in men?(20:20) London, Nov 18 (IANS) If you are not enjoying a good bedroom life, blame pornography. According to a sexual health expert in UK, single or divorced men are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction (impotence) because they have become too used to porn or having 'unsatisfactory' sex lives.
Himalaya launches 'Muskaan' initiative in Bengal(16:36) Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Leading wellness firm The Himalaya Drug Company on Monday launched its flagship initiative -- âMuskaan -- in West Bengal to create awareness about cleft disease in children.
Hungry Indian gaming creators arrive on YouTube's global map(15:04) New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Unrepresented in the global online gaming community till couple of years back, India today is churning out next-generation of gaming creators on YouTube and the momentum is picking up fast not only in English and Hindi but also in vernacular languages, a top company executive said on Monday.
40% parents struggle to see depression signs in kids(13:20) New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs or something bigger is among the top challenges parents face while identifying depression among the youth, says a new study.
Jaipur-based designer to hire more women artisans(12:28) By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) AKFD Storey, a globally recognised multidisciplinary design practise and manufacturing entity based in Jaipur, which shot to fame after designing Mudra installations at Delhi international Airport and winning the UN seal of excellence four times, has announced to hire one-third of women artisans in its new facility which was unveiled on November 16 here.
Intermittent fasting may lead to longer, healthier life(13:52) New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Intermittent fasting may sound like another diet fad but researcher have conclusively found that the practice of routinely not eating and drinking for short periods of time resulted in longer life in heart patients.
Why perimenopause affects sexual life in some women(16:40) New York, Nov 16 (IANS) Sexual dysfunction increases by nearly 30 per cent during perimenopause and vaginal dryness most often has the greatest effect on desire, arousal and overall satisfaction, reveals a new study.
Diabetes-related stress more harmful for young adults(16:30) New York, Nov 16 (IANS) Young people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes experience high psychological distress, resulting in worse health outcomes and poor blood sugar control, find researchers from Carnegie Mellon University.
Keto diet may help you fight the flu(14:06) New York, Nov 16 (IANS) A ketogenic diet, which includes meat, fish, poultry and non-starchy vegetables, may help combat the flu virus, suggests new research.