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Stopping exercise for 10 days decreases brain blood flow

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 12:59
New York: Stopping exercise for just 10 days can lead to significant decrease in blood flow to several regions of the brain, including the hippocampus, new research has found."We know that the hippocampus plays an important role in learning and…

Not only about physical sex: Giving erotica its due

Monday, 29 August 2016 16:48
Title: The Pleasure Principle The Amaryllis Book of Erotic Stories Editor: G. Sampath; Publisher Amaryllis; Pages: 244 Price: Rs 350Modern Indians have a curious relation with erotica, despite being from a civilization that celebrated it and elevated it into an…

Don't blame media for teenagers' sexual conduct

Friday, 01 July 2016 15:49
New York: The media neither contributes to the early initiation of sex among teenagers nor to their sexual conduct more generally, says a study, suggesting that parents must enlighten children on sex-related queries so that they do not wander in…

A little butter a day may not harm your heart

Thursday, 30 June 2016 14:16
New York: Consuming butter in limited quantities may not increase the risk of heart disease or stroke -- and it might actually be slightly protective against diabetes, finds a new study.The findings showed that patients suffering from heart problems or…

Excess, insufficient sleep may raise diabetes risk in men

Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:43
London: Sleeping more or less than the average seven hours may increase the risk of developing diabetes in men, a new study warns.The findings showed that men who slept the least and the most were more likely to have an…

Living near nature may cut aggressive behaviour in teenagers

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 15:22
New York: Adolescents living in neighbourhoods with more greenery may exhibit less aggressive behaviour, finds a new study.The findings showed that increasing greenery levels like parks, golf courses or fields, might lead to a 12 per cent decrease in clinical…

Helicopter parenting may up depression risk in your kids

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:52
New York: Parents who tend to get overly involved in the affairs of their kids, may kindly note: Crossing the line between supportive and too involved could indirectly lead to issues such as depression and anxiety for young adults, a…

Physical activities can boost children's health, intellect

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 16:52
London: Children who regularly participate in physical activities are likely to have improved brain function, intellect and academic performance, says a research.The findings showed that regular exercise can help children in developing important life skills, boost self-esteem, motivation, confidence as…

Simple steps to beautify your abode

Friday, 24 June 2016 17:42
New Delhi: It is always advisable to paint your house once you have completely shifted in and go for subtle colour schemes as it is easy to pull it off with all kinds of stuff inside, says an expert.Anjali Jain,…

Broccoli may help fight head, neck cancer recurrence

Friday, 24 June 2016 17:40
New York: Increased consumption of superfood broccoli may help prevent the recurrence of cancer cells in survivors of head and neck cancer, a new study has found."With head and neck cancer, we often clear patients of cancer only to see…