- Phone use limit can reverse sleep problems in a week(15:06)
London, May 20 (IANS) Limiting evening exposure to blue-light emitting screens on smartphones, tablets and computers can reverse sleep problems and reduce symptoms of fatigue, lack of concentration and bad mood in teenagers, after just one week, says a study.
- Teens with ADHD face high road accident risk: Study(14:04)
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Teenage drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to engage in rash driving, violate traffic rules and crash as compared to their contemporaries without ADHD, says a study.
- Just visualising a kiss can alter your attitude(15:42)
New York, May 19 (IANS) You would never forget that inconspicuous street corner where you kissed her for the first time. However, according to researchers, our attitudes can be influenced not only by what we actually experience but also by what we imagine.
- Why muscle wannabes ignore steroid abuse risks(15:10)
Moscow, May 19 (IANS) In pursuit of the body beautiful, most muscle wannabes continue to abuse steroids despite knowing that they have serious, life-limiting and potentially lethal side effects, say researchers.
- Over 500 test positive for HIV in Pakistani village(20:14)
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) A mass HIV detection programme in a village in Pakistan has resulted in more than 400 children and 100 adults diagnosed with the virus following widespread social alarm that broke out after a doctor was reported for negligence, authorities said on Friday.
- Delhi HC extends stay on circular banning e-cigarettes(20:12)
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday extended its stay on the ban on a Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) order banning the sale, manufacture, distribution, trade, import and advertisement of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) including e-cigarettes, till August 22, the next date fixed for further hearing.
- Your genes decide whether you will own a dog or not(17:38)
London, May 17 (IANS) The choice of getting a dog at home is heavily influenced by an individual's genetic make-up, says a study, suggesting that genetic variation explains more than half of the variation in dog ownership.
- Electric cars can help you live longer(17:02)
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) Migration from polluting vehicles that burn fossil fuels to electric vehicles, ideally using electricity generated sustainably could significantly reduce the incidence of cardiopulmonary illness due to air pollution, says a study.
- Young kids who watch more TV get less sleep(20:04)
New York, May 16 (IANS) Pre-schoolers who watch less than one hour of TV per day get 22 more minutes of sleep at night -- or nearly 2.5 hours per week -- than those who watch more than an hour of TV daily, new research has found.