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Colleagues' rudeness can affect your sleep: Study (17:24)
New York, Dec 15 (IANS) Unable to sleep properly? Blame your co-worker who is rude, uses sarcastic comments and demeaning language. According to a study, workplace uncivilities can not only affect an employee's sleep but also their partner's.

I'm not in a hurry to become anyone: Sanya Malhotra (17:08) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra is in no hurry to reach "anywhere or become anyone", and says she is focusing on collaborating with "nice people" for good work.

New biomedically useful 'painless' adhesive can be detached with light (15:34) IANS Photo Service
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) A novel painless adhesive that works even on wet surfaces can soon make the removal of band-aids a lot less painful, says an international team of researchers.

Neck, back pain? Seek physical therapy to avoid opioid abuse (14:56)
New York, Dec 15 (IANS) Are you suffering from neck, back and shoulder pain? If so, visiting a physical therapist early can reduce the consumption of opioids that can lead to their abuse as well as other health complications, suggests a study.

Cannabis-based drug may help in motor neuron disease: Lancet (19:22)
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A cannabis-based drug may help ease muscle movement for people suffering from motor neuron disease, the results of a clinical trial have shown.

Bottling up your emotions can affect your immunity: Study (18:54)
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) Teenagers who tend to suppress their emotions or stress can significantly impact their health which can affect their immunity levels later, according to a new study.

Five fresh faces to walk LFW Summer/Resort 2019 ramp (18:38) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Five new faces will walk the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week's (LFW) Summer/Resort 2019 edition here.

'Bigger and better', Serendipity Arts Festival opens Saturday (17:14)
Panaji, Dec 14 (IANS) Turning the spotlight on Indias rich tradition of music, dance, theatre, culinary arts, crafts, and visual arts through 90 diverse projects, the third edition of the Serendipity Arts Festival will open on Saturday with the participation of over 1,500 artistes.

Evening walk may not cause sleep issues as previously thought (16:20)
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Engaging in moderate physical activity including walking, cycling or jogging in the evening does not cause sleep problems, suggest researchers.

Cinema, museums may ward off depression risk in elderly (14:34)
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Regular exposure to cultural activities like cinema, theatre or museums can keep older adults away from depression, finds a new study.

Of sting operations, Obama's mind, and demons of fictional lands (IANS Books This Weekend) (11:44) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Flick through the "anatomy" of sting operations conducted by an investigative journalist; learn how to think like former US President Barack Obama through mantras presented in a new book; discover the world through the eyes of Anantya Tantrist, who must deal with sorcerers to solve a mystery for the CBI; and finally, enter Sultanpur, which is in danger from a demoness released by a forbidden spell.

Make your tea special this International Tea Day (11:20)
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Tea as a drink has come a long way and is slowly established as more than just a usual drink across cafes and restaurants in India. This International Tea Day on Saturday, why not add some variety to your sip by trying some new recipes?

More power for parents to control kids' time on Chromebooks (10:50)
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Google has introduced extra controls into its Chromebook laptops where parents will now have the ability to set screen time limits and bedtime hours, remotely lock devices and monitor app usage.

India's synonymy with chai (December 15 is International Tea Day) (10:12)
By Karan Shah
India has been dancing to the beat of "Cha-Cha-Cha" with every cup of tea consumed and every soul comforted by the taste of brewed magic, be it regular or masala.

Woman in UK dies after all teeth removed (09:20)
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A disabled woman died here in the UK after having all her teeth removed by a dentist at an NHS trust criticised for its "drastic" full extractions from other vulnerable patients.

Heart attack risks higher on Christmas eve: Study (20:20)
London, Dec 13 (IANS) All set to ring in Christmas eve? According to a research, the risk of heart attack peaks at around Christmas eve, particularly for older and sicker people, and it is most likely due to heightened emotional stress.

Maneka Gandhi opens art exhibition celebrating life (20:10) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Union Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday inaugurated an art exhibition at the Triveni Kala Sangam here.

Probiotics might help in treating bipolar disorder (18:48)
New York, Dec 13 (IANS) A probiotic supplement may help reduce inflammation of the gut, which is known to exacerbate bipolar disorder as well as other psychiatric mood disorders, say researchers.

Top supercars, superbikes feature at 13th Autocar India show (18:44)
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) The four-day automobiles extravaganza, the 13th Autocar Performance Show, featuring some of the best supercars and superbikes from all over the world, was thrown open here on Thursday.

Anusha Dandekar designs lingerie line, adds fun to it (17:50) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Popular TV host and video jockey (VJ) Anusha Dandekar has lent her creativity to a lingerie line, which she says is fun and expressive.

Lesbian, gay adolescents more vulnerable to depression: Lancet (16:58)
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Owing to discrimination and stigma associated with sexual minorities, depressive symptoms are more common among those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, not exclusively heterosexual, or not sure of their sexual orientation from age 10, and continue throughout their early adulthood, say researchers.

Sexual activity beneficial for older men: Study (16:36)
London, Dec 13 (IANS) While for older women being emotionally close to their partner is associated with higher enjoyment, for older men sexual activity improves well-being, says a study.

Gut microbiome determines efficacy of anti-diabetes drugs: Study (15:56)
New York, Dec 13 (IANS) Ever wondered why orally-administered drugs for diabetes work for some people but not for others? According to researchers, including one of Indian origin, bacteria that make up the gut microbiome might be the reason.

Indian chef stirs up regional cuisine on international cruise liners (15:08)
By Vishnu Makhijani IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) He's cooked in the natural way in the hot desert sands of Rajasthan, hosted innumerable TV shows, was a judge on MasterChef India, was featured among the Top 50 Chefs in the Indian Culinary Forum Book, has opened fine diners in the US and Canada -- as also Mumbai -- and is now on a new high as he curates gourmet Indian food on two Royal Caribbean cruise liners on their Singapore sailings.

Women increasingly travelling solo out of India (14:24)
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian travellers are showing interest in exploring newer destinations like Eastern Europe, South America, Spain and others, said a senior group official of the multinational The Travel Corporation (TTC).

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