- Missed delivering groceries again? Say thank you than sorry(18:05)
New York, March 29 (IANS) If you have missed delivering groceries or milk once again in these social distancing and lockdown times, learn to regain consumers trust again, by just saying a polite thank you at the end of your conversation.
- Is it gossip you're missing the most while working from home?(14:10)
By Gokul Bhagabati
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) If you are feeling a little low while working from home despite having all the facilities that one typically gets at the office or, even more, coffee, lunch time or even a short nap at home, it could be because you are missing out on neutral gossiping with colleagues.
- Legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief: Study(16:08)
New York, March 28 (IANS) More than 90 per cent of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to new research.
- How life can get better as we age(12:17)
Sydney, March 28 (IANS) Life can get better with age with mindfulness because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve overall wellbeing, according to a new study.
- Indians with OCD should avoid watching news around COVID-19(14:31)
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) At a time when over 1.3 billion Indians have been asked to stay indoors, people who are claustrophobic or suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are finding it difficult to obey the 'Lakshmana Rekha Prime Minister Narendra Modi has drawn in from of all homes.
- Taking aspirin may not reduce dementia risk(17:57)
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Taking a low-dose aspirin once a day does not reduce the risk of thinking and memory problems caused by mild cognitive impairment or probable Alzheimer's disease, nor does it slow the rate of cognitive decline, say researchers.
- Women 10% more likely to feel unsafe than men(15:36)
London, March 26 (IANS) Researchers have found that on average, women are ten per cent more likely than men to feel unsafe on metro trains (trains that go underground) and six per cent more likely than men to feel unsafe on buses.
- Acupuncture can be safe option to treat migraines(13:25)
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Acupuncture can reduce migraine headaches, say researchers, adding that doctors should provide information about acupuncture as an option when discussing preventive treatment strategies with patients.
- Novel coronavirus may not spread through tears(11:37)
Singapore, March 26 (IANS) Contrary to some reports, researchers now claim that new coronavirus doesnt spread via tears and it is unlikely that infected patients are shedding virus through eye fluid.
- From fitness moves to Tambola, Indians balconies come alive(17:22)
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) As Netflix streaming became monotonous and Facebook a dreadful exercise, millions of Indians took to balconies across cities on Day 1 of the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown to stay fit, read books, play Tambola and finish homework in a community session.
- Higher step count can lower early death risk(14:02)
New York, March 25 (IANS) Physical activity is always good for your health and plain old walking remains to be one of the easiest ways to keep fit and now researchers have found that higher step counts are associated with a lower risk of early death.
- Taking hot bath daily good for your heart(13:52)
Tokyo, March 25 (IANS) If you want to live longer, read on. Researchers have found that regular hot tub bathing is linked to a lower risk of mortality from heart disease and stroke.
- Anxious about COVID-19? Stress can hamper sperm quality(13:43)
New York, March 24 (IANS) Prolonged fear and anxiety owing to stressors like the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can not only take a toll on a person's mental health but also have a lasting impact on sperm composition that could affect future offspring, warn researchers.
- Chatty kids do get good marks at school(11:38)
London, March 24 (IANS) Dear parents, if you want to boost your childs academic performance, let them chat more. Researchers have found that young children go on to achieve more academic success when their verbal skills are enhanced.
- Eat tofu daily and cut your heart disease risk(17:02)
New York, March 23 (IANS) If you want a healthy heart, eat tofu daily as eating food that contain higher amounts of isoflavones is linked to a moderately lower risk of heart disease.
- Extra-marital app Gleeden's subscriptions up 70% in India(14:04)
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) In COVID-19 times, love seems to be blossoming on online dating platforms and extra-marital dating app Gleeden has seen subscriptions increased by over 70 per cent in India as more people stay home, the company said on Monday.
- Opening chocolate packaging at home may put you at risk(12:56)
Sydney, March 23 (IANS) Daily tasks such as cutting, tearing or twisting open plastic bottles, chocolate packaging and containers at home also generate small amounts of microplastics - pieces of plastic that pollute the environment and may risk humans, warn researchers.
- Why some prostate cancers turn more aggressive(15:32)
London, March 21 (IANS) Researchers from University of East Anglia in the UK have discovered why some prostate cancers are more aggressive, spread to different parts of the body and ultimately cause death.
- Mental stress may trigger a second heart attack(12:45)
New York, March 21 (IANS) For those who have survived a heart attack, mental stress -- and not physical stress -- may be a stronger predictor of a repeat heart attack or even dying from heart disease, warn researchers.