Five ways to celebrate World Photo Day on Facebook

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:42

New Delhi, Aug 19, On World Photography Day, which is being celebrated worldwide on Saturday, Facebook has reminded its 2 billion monthly active users how to use the platform to be part of the global event.


Older adults more concerned about privacy on Facebook

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:18

New York, Aug 18 (IANS) When it comes to privacy on Facebook, older adults are more suspicious about who is viewing their posts and this may deter them from using the social networking platform, say researchers led by an Indian-origin professor.


E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:50

London, Aug 18 (IANS) Researchers have identified a "robust association" between e-cigarette use among teenagers and the increased probability of smoking a cigarette within a year.


Quit smoking to delay frailty in old age

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:22

London, Aug 18 (IANS) Giving up smoking early may potentially prevent or delay developing frailty, even in old age, suggests new research.


'Australia's foreign minister keen on fashion diplomacy with India'

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:58

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu feels that when two nations are forging a relationship they usually talk about political, diplomatic or economical tie-ups but what matters most is the link between people.


Facebook to reduce video clickbait from News Feed

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:30

New York, Aug 18 (IANS) After Facebook launched three updates earlier this year to reduce clickbait content on its platform, the company has announced two more updates to limit video clickbait posts from appearing in the News Feed.


Gaurav Jai Gupta's show, a burst of fabrics

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:58

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer Gaurav Jai Gupta's show that was supported by the Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade departments made a strong fashion statement with a variety of fabrics that had its characteristic touches on clothes.


New pain reliever may help combat opioid abuse

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:12

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a powerful pain reliever that is effective in alleviating neuropathic pain, a discovery that could be instrumental in addressing the opioid abuse epidemic, one of the biggest public health challenges today.


Night shifts linked with high breast cancer risk: Study

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:20

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Women who work in night shifts may be at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, as artificial light blocks a hormone that plays a key role in suppressing growth of its tumours, claims a study.


How testosterone can influence bull market trading

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:14

Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone, the male sex hormone, can directly influence traders to take financial decisions that can drive prices up and destabilise markets, a study has found.


Ditch your smartphone to curb spending online

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:40

Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) If you want to curb that urge to splurge, putting your smartphone away may help, as touchscreen technology is behind people indulging in guilty pleasures when shopping online, researchers say.