Indian working women as ambitious as men: Survey

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:20

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) A whopping 87 per cent of Indian working women are seeking advancement in their careers, finds a survey challenging the commonly held view that women are not as ambitious as men.


Here's what people want technology to do in 2018 and beyond

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:18

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) If you want a robot to earn an income for you in the future so that you can spend the winters holidaying in sun-soaked beaches and the summers in a cool hill station, you are not alone. Nearly half of the people in the world have similar expectations, according to a new survey.


Soy, broccoli may cut breast cancer treatment's side effects

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:48

New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Consuming soy foods such as soy milk and tofu and cruciferous vegetables such as cabbages, kale and broccoli may help reduce common side effects of treatment in breast cancer survivors, researchers say.


Nicotine patch safer for pregnant women than smoking

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:14

Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) While nicotine may not be completely safe for a pregnant mother's foetus, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking for women who are not able to quit on their own, says a new study.


Trump slams CNN over inaccurate report

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 01:56

Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The President of the UA took to Twitter on Saturday to blast the CNN news network for an erroneous report concerning one of his sons and when he knew about sensitive Democratic Party e-mails made public by WikiLeaks.


Discrimination strains relationship, harms health

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:20

New York, Dec 9 (IANS) Facing discrimination of any kind -- whether because of race, age, gender or other factors -- is bad not for your health but it can also strain the relationship you are in, affecting the health of your partner or spouse as well in the process.


The artist who explores abstraction in art through text

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:56

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Artist Jagmohan Bangani, whose solo show "Visual Scriptures" was inaugurated recently and will remain on display till December 24, explores abstraction by using text, words or even a group of words and scripts which we frequently encounter in our daily life.


Bi-annual MRIs helps high risk breast cancer patients

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:36

New York, Dec 9 (IANS) An MRI every six months could be far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women with a high-risk genetic profile than an annual mammogram, according to researchers.


Awareness on cataract low in elderly: Survey

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:32

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Over 50 per cent of older adults in six countries of Asia, including India, believe that treatment for cataract should take place only after the disease develops fully, finds a survey.


Smartphone use before sleep may make your kid obese

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:30

New York, Dec 8 (IANS) If your kid is regularly in the habit of playing games on smartphones before going to bed, he or she may face an increased risk of becoming obese, warns a study.


Canola oil may be harmful for the brain: Study

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:50

New York, Dec (IANS) Two tablespoons of canola oil daily may worsen memory, learning ability as well as cause weight gain in people with Alzheimer's disease, claims a study.


Young Britons reading newspapers in print more

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:26

London, Dec 8 (IANS) Overturning a popular perception that newsprint is dying because of the digital invasion, new research has found that youths in Britain spend more time with newspapers in print than online.