Category: Lifestyle

New study says nudging might not always influence decision making

Washington: Contrary to popular belief, nudging does not necessarily improve decisions, a recent study suggests. Nudging is a well-known and…

Climbing stairs are good for the heart: Study

Washington: According to a recent study, a few minutes of stair climbing at short intervals throughout the day can improve…

Part-time working mothers more likely to work longer without pay

London: Working mothers who think of doing part-time jobs with flexible schedules are likely to end up working an increased…

Undiagnosed thyroid problem can increase infertility risk: Experts

New Delhi: Over 20 per cent women in India live with an undiagnosed thyroid problem and do not even realise…

Seven fashion designers pay ode to ‘Make In India’

Gandhinagar: Fashion designers Anju Modi, Gaurang Shah, Namrata Joshipura, Payal Jain, Rahul Mishra and Rajesh Pratap Singh got together to…

Here comes ‘stair snacking’ to improve heart health

Toronto: For people who find it difficult to take out extra time for physical activity after a hectic schedule, exercise…

Here’s why you should eat more almonds!

New Delhi: When one plans to stay fit and healthy, deciding upon the meal plan becomes important so that one…

‘World’s oldest man’ dies in Japan at 113

TOKYO: "World's oldest man" Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity's first powered…

Positive psychology exercises boost happiness during substance use disorder recovery period: Study

Washington: Self-administered exercises can significantly boost in-the-moment happiness for adults recovering from substance use disorders, suggests a recent study. The…

Now, gene therapy promotes nerve regeneration

Washington: A research conducted by the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) and the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) has shown…

Novel antibiotic to combat drug-resistant hospital superbug

Sydney: Researchers have now developed a new antibiotic that is heralded as a breakthrough against a lethal drug-resistant hospital superbug.…

Extreme distress increases risk for dementia: Study

London: Men and women who are distressed in midlife could be at higher risk of developing dementia in their old…

Anti-inflammatory drugs may put you at heart attack risk

New York: If you have been hit by the winter cold and are thinking about taking medicines that relieve your…

Placenta helps keep baby healthy during pregnancy complications: Study

Washington: Placenta regulates how much of oxygen and nutrients need to be transported to babies during challenging pregnancies, and is…

Enhanced bone growth could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis

Washington: A new study led by UCLA and UC San Francisco life scientists has discovered a dramatic pattern of bone…

Scientists discover molecules that are wired for obesity

Washington: Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Children's Hospital Los Angeles along with scientists from across the globe have…

Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ breaks record set by ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Washington: Two months since former First Lady Michelle Obama's Becoming hit the stands; it has become the most sold book…

Sleeping for long hours during pregnancy linked to stillbirths

New York: Sleeping more than nine hours per night during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, suggests a new…

Now, combination blood test for pancreatic cancer may catch disease earlier

Washington: Detecting pancreatic cancer may have gotten a little bit easier. A new approach to pancreatic cancer screening may help…

Genetic variants behind development of schizophrenia

Washington: A new study, led by researchers at the UCL Genetics Institute finds that genetic variants which prevent a neurotransmitter…