New York, June 25 (IANS) Negative comments about a television show on social media platforms like Twitter can make viewers less interested, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
London, June 25 (IANS) Does your child love playing video games? Let him, as it can help alter the brain regions responsible for attention and visuospatial skills -- skills that enable us to recognise a square, triangle, cube or pyramid -- as well as make them more efficient, say scientists in an analysis of over a 100 scientific studies.
New York, June 25 (IANS) Do partially or fully nude models in advertisements help in sale of products or brands? No, they do not is the flat conclusion of an analysis of nearly 80 advertising studies.
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Millions of people across Southeast Asia on Sunday celebrated the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.
New York, June 25 (IANS) Do you have the habit of taking four or more alcohol drinks a day or indulging in drug abuse such as cocaine? Beware, it may lead to impairments in mental skills such as decision-making and planning, researchers have warned.
London, June 25 (IANS) Children who grew up in a single-parent family are more likely to have lower levels of well-being and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new research.
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Over 1,000 people on Saturday participated in a yoga event in China's Jiangsu province.
New York, June 24 (IANS) Stress at your job can lead to overeating and intake of junk food at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern. New research suggests that a good night's sleep can serve as a protecting factor between job stress and unhealthy eating in the evening.
Bogota, June 24 (IANS) Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels handed over two Dutch journalists, kidnapped a week ago in the Catatumbo forest region, to a humanitarian commission, an official statement said on Saturday.
New York, June 24 (IANS) Having a smartphone within sight or within easy reach - even if it is switched off - can reduce your ability to focus and perform tasks because part of the brain is actively working to not pick up or use the phone, shows an interesting research.
Bogota, June 24 (IANS) Colombia's ELN guerrilla group has announced the release of two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped last week.
Riyadh, June 23 (IANS) The demand by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries for Qatar to shut down Al Jazeera media network, among other conditions, to end the ongoing diplomatic impasse in the Gulf region has drawn condemnation.
New York, June 23 (IANS) Taking a brisk walk or engaging in other moderate-intensity physical activities may help slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease, says a study.
London, June 23 (IANS) Forget wet-wipes and hand gels, campers could soon have a portable sink to carry wherever they go and clean off mud, dirt and sweat in a proper manner.