Here's how eating untimely may affect your skin

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:08

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) If you are planning to go sunbathing, it is advisable to avoid midnight snacks and eating untimely as it might disrupt the skin's protective ability against the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, researchers say.


Depression may distort views of the past

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:46

London, Aug 16 (IANS) While it is known that depression makes sufferers see the present and the future as sad, new research has shown it also casts a long shadow over people's memories of the past.


Testosterone therapy improves urinary, sexual functions: Study

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:20

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Long-term testosterone replacement therapy improves both sexual and urinary functions as well as quality of life for men suffering from a condition due to deficiency of the hormone, according to a study.


Know why expensive wine tastes better

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:32

London, Aug 15 (IANS) Ever wondered why a bottle of expensive wine tastes better? It is because the reward centre in the brain tricks us into expecting better taste when the price is higher which in turn affects the brain's taste processing regions, researchers say.


Tweets can signal health issues: Report

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:28

New York, Aug 15 (IANS) The way people express their opinions and emotions on microblogging site Twitter may signal the rise of influenza, depression or other health issues in a specific area, an analysis of millions of anonymous tweets has revealed.


Different brand choices can make dent in relationship

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:08

New York, Aug 15 (IANS) Do you like Coke while your partner prefers Pepsi? Beware, difference in brand choices can affect our happiness in relationships more than shared interests or personality traits, suggests a research.


Binge-watching TV may cut sleep quality, up insomnia risk

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:00

London, Aug 15 (IANS) Young adults with the habit of binge-watching television shows for over three hours in one sitting may be at risk of having poor sleep quality, increased fatigue and insomnia, researchers warned.


Dreaming of an American job? It could be quite taxing

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:34

New York, Aug 14 (IANS) If your dream is to land a job in the US, think again! New research suggests that the American workplace is physically and emotionally taxing, with workers frequently facing unstable work schedules, unpleasant and potentially hazardous working conditions, and an often hostile social environment.


'SonicSpy' Android spyware found in Play Store

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:18

San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Researchers at security company, Lookout, have identified a family of malware, referred to as 'SonicSpy' on Google Play Store, that can remotely control infected Android smartphones, the media reported.


Yonhap unveils 'robot reporter' to cover football games

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:28

Seoul, Aug 14 (IANS) South Korea's key news wire service Yonhap News Agency on Monday announced that it has introduced an automated reporting system 'Soccerbot' to produce news on football games and improve coverage and expand technology-based journalism.


Smiley emojis in formal e-mails can undermine your ability

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:36

New York, Aug 14 (IANS) If you have the habit of including a smiley face emoji in your e-mails to your boss to create a positive impression, think twice. According to a study, the practice may undermine your prowess as well as the information you are sharing.