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Carbon footprint labels on food packets might help cut emissions (21:52)
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Labelling food packets with carbon footprint can help reduce potential environmental impacts, says a new study.

Obese kids as smart as their leaner peers: Study (21:42)
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Obese kids, or those with lesser aerobic fitness, are as smart as their leaner peers, finds a study, that analysed associations of fitness, motor competence and adiposity with cognition.

Women receive 2 abusive tweets every minute: Amnesty International (18:20)IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Dec 18 (IANS) On an average, women receive an abusive or problematic tweet every 30 seconds, reveals an Amnesty International study on Tuesday that buttresses Twitter's reputation as a "toxic" platform for women, especially for politicians and journalists.

Green leafy vegetables may prevent fatty liver disease (17:38)
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Eating green leafy vegetables in larger portion daily may reduce the risk of developing fatty liver disease, suggests researchers in a mice study.

Being impulsive while online can make you cybercrime victim (16:08)
New York, Dec 18 (IANS) Are you impulsive when it comes to online shopping or downloading music? If so, then you may be at a higher risk of becoming a victim of cyber attacks, a new study has warned.

British doctors skeptical that AI could replace them: Study (16:08)
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Although Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to make major disruption in health care, 80 per cent of doctors in the UK are skeptical of the technology replacing them, finds a survey.

Dhoni to endorse luxury sports watch brand in India (14:18)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed the India ambassador of Italian luxury sports watchmaker Panerai.

Depression, anxiety affect health as much as smoking: Study (14:16)
New York, Dec 18 (IANS) Being anxious or depressed can increase risks for heart disease and stroke, the same as smoking and obesity, according to a new study, that underscores the importance of treating mental health conditions.

Believe it or not, most Americans want to live abroad (13:38)
London, Dec 18 (IANS) While you may be trying hard to get a chance to visit or live in the the US, but according to new research, approximately one in three American-born citizens living in the country consider leaving and living their lives abroad.

School-based nutritional programmes can help cut obesity in kids (19:18)
New York, Dec 17 (IANS) Schools with enhanced nutrition policies and programmes are more likely to promote healthier eating habits among students and help reduce the body mass index (BMI), a new study says.

Shoolini University to set up Yogananda Ville in Himachal Pradesh (18:50)
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) Shoolini University, a research based private university with a focus on biological sciences, will set up Yogananda Ville to carry out research in the fields of yoga and naturopathy.

Nicotine vaping on rise among US teenagers: Survey (18:50)
New York, Dec 17 (IANS) While tobacco use has been effectively controlled among US teenagers, nicotine vaping has almost doubled among high school students from 11 per cent in 2017 to 20.9 in 2018 leading a large number back to nicotine use and addiction, a survey has found.

MMA a stress buster for Adnan Khan (17:02)
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Actor Adnan Khan has taken a liking for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and considers it to be a stress buster.

Only 2 per cent women promoted to lead tech teams: Survey (16:44)
Bengaluru, Dec 17 (IANS) Despite an increase in the number of women excelling in the tech world, women still remain highly underrepresented with just 2 per cent being promoted to leadership roles, a survey revealed on Monday.

Food labels promote healthier choices: Study (13:20)
New York, Dec 17 (IANS) Labels on packaged foods such as nutrition facts, "low-sodium" or "fat-free" as well as calorie counts on restaurant menus, have to some extent encouraged healthier eating choices, say researchers.

Miss Universe 2018: Philippines bags crown, India fails to make it to Top 20 (Lead) (09:42)IANS Photo Service
Bangkok, Dec 17 (IANS) India's Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20 of the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, where Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines pipped 93 contestants from around the world to emerge the winner -- as chosen by an all-women jury.

Philippines' Catriono Elisa Gray crowned Miss Universe 2018 (09:02)
Bangkok, Dec 17 (IANS) Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony, where representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up spots. India's Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20.

India's Nehal Chudasama out of Miss Universe 2018 (07:50)IANS Photo Service
Bangkok, Dec 17 (IANS) India's Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20 shortlist at the Miss Universe 2018 contest here.

Magnesium helps maintain optimum vitamin D levels: Study (18:34)
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Researchers have found that magnesium may optimise vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels.

YouTube influencers rarely disclose marketing relationships: Study (14:48)IANS Photo Service
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Even as social media has started playing a very significant role in our decisions, many people who create content to promote products on popular platforms such as YouTube and Pinterest do not always disclose their marketing relationships with the companies, reveals new research.

Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rahul Mishra on FDCI's new board (11:52)
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Designers like Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rahul Mishra, Varun Bahl and Reynu Taandon have been elected as part of newly formed board of the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the country's apex fashion body.

Top 5 gadgets that grabbed eyeballs in India in 2018 (11:12)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) From high-end tablets to powerful cameras, the year 2018 saw some cool gadgets arriving in India. Here are the top 5 picks from the lot.

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 (17:10)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.

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