Erectile dysfunction may signal heart disease risk

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:22

New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Young men suffering from erectile dysfunction may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease -- the leading cause of death among men worldwide, finds a study.


Women more likely to be sidelined at workplace: Study

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 16:00

New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Love to toss creative ideas in the brainstorming session at your workplace? If you are a women, beware, you are more likely to receive less credit than your male counterparts, new research revealed.


Maternal blood sugar may affect baby's heart

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 13:14

New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Women with high blood sugar early in pregnancy may raise their baby's risk of developing a congenital heart defect, according to a study.


Facebook admits it can make people feel worse

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 12:30

San Francisco, Dec 16 (IANS) Call it admonition from parents and behavioural experts or self-introspection but Facebook has for the first time admitted that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse -- while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect.


'Passive scrolling on Facebook can make you feel worse'

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 11:32

San Francisco, Dec 16 (IANS) Facebook has said that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse -- while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect.


Can a cup of hot tea every day keep glaucoma away?

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:24

New York, Dec 15 (IANS) Your morning cup of tea may have more power than you thought. Researchers have found that drinking a cup of hot tea at least once a day may lower the risk of developing glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide.


Chinese university bans Christmas celebrations

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:16

Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) A Chinese university has reportedly banned Christmas celebrations on its campus to protect its students from the influence of western culture about which many, it thinks, are "blindly excited".


Colouring books for adults can help reduce stress

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 14:48

New York, Dec 15 (IANS) Spending some time with couloring books after a tough day at work can help you feel better, although it may not leave as lasting impact on your mood as actual art therapy can, new research suggests.


No shortage of beef in Goa: BJP Minister

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 14:40

Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) There is no shortage of beef in Goa, Minister for Animal Husbandry Mauvin Godinho said on Friday. However, he admitted that the state's only legal abattoir was not running to its full capacity.


Yogi effect: In a first, non-veg fare off plates at annual IAS event

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 14:12

Lucknow, Dec 15 (IANS) With monk-politician Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the helm, non-vegetarian fare was off the plates at a lunch and dinner served on the first day of the annual IAS Week in the Uttar Pradesh capital here, an official said.


Healthy diet may boost kids' self-esteem

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:14

London, Dec 14 (IANS) Children following a healthy diet consisting of fruits and vegetables, while limiting intake of refined sugars and fat, may have better self-esteem and fewer emotional and strong peer relationships, according to a study.


Lata Mangeshkar on her association with Raj Kapoor (Book Extract, Exclusive to IANS)

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:20

(Editors note: To mark the 93rd birth anniversary of late actor Raj Kapoor, a special book -- an experiment between a biography and an autobiography -- will be launched by his children Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, Rima Jain and Rajiv Kapoor on Thursday evening. Presented here is an exclusive extract from "Raj Kapoor: The One And Only Showman" where noted singer Lata Mangeshkar writes on her association with the late actor)


Morocco named best spa destination in Africa

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:38

Rabat, Dec 12 (IANS/MAP) Morocco was named the world's best spa destination in Africa for the second consecutive year at the World Spa Awards gala ceremony in Vietnam.