Chandigarh's Capitol Complex warms up International Yoga Day

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 13:50

Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) The Capitol Complex, one of the acclaimed creations of French architect Le Corbusier, here has been spruced up for global attention as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead thousands of participants here in the International Yoga Day event on Tuesday.


Hit the gym to keep your muscle-repairing ability intact

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 12:50

Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Here is another reason why you should hit the gym regularly as you grow older. New research has found that regular exercise could help muscles repair themselves as quickly as possible after injury even as you age.


Pitch range produced by vocal cords: Study

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 12:00

New York, June 20 (IANS) Vocal cords are able to produce a wide range of sound frequencies because of the larynx's ability to stretch vocal cords and the cords' molecular composition, finds a new research.


Poland celebrates Second International Yoga Day

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 19:46

Warsaw, June 19 (IANS) Thousands of people on Sunday celebrated the Second International Yoga Day in Poland, a country where yoga has become a way of life for many Poles.


Impaired decision-making may contribute to Parkinson's

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 17:12

New York, June 19 (IANS) People with Parkinson's disease have a form of impaired decision-making that may be a major contributor to the movement problems that characterise the disease, a team of researchers has found.


E-cigarettes act as roadblock to smoking

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 16:40

London, June 19 (IANS) E-cigarettes are playing an important role in reducing the likelihood of young people smoking, in many cases acting as a "roadblock" to combustible tobacco, a new study has found.


Yoga day event attracts hundreds in Dublin

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 14:56

Dublin, June 19 (IANS) Hundreds of enthusiasts practised yoga poses in Dartmouth Park here in Ireland to mark the International Yoga Day, a media report said on Sunday.


Obese women may affect great-grandchildren

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 13:56

Washington, June 19 (IANS) A woman's obesity may put her future great-grandchildren at high risk of metabolic problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, even before she becomes pregnant, a study has found.


International Day of Yoga celebrated in France

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 12:44

Paris, June 19 (IANS) The second International Day of Yoga was celebrated on Saturday at the Parc de La Villette -- the largest urban cultural park in Paris.