Protein from nuts, seeds could be good for your hear

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:38

New York, April 4 (IANS) While eating red meat that is rich in protein is linked with increased risk of heart disease, protein from nuts and seeds could be beneficial for the human heart, suggests a study including more than 80,000 participants.


Obesity may affect a child's liver

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:30

New York, April 4 (IANS) Parents take note. If your child is obese or overweight, it may have negative impact on his or her liver, a new study suggests.


Parental control apps may not shield teenagers from cyber threats

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:32

New York, April 4 (IANS) Mobile apps designed to help parents keep their teenaged children safe from online predators may harm the trust between a parent and child, as well as reduce the child's ability to respond to cyber threats, to researchers say.


Italy calls on Serbia to free photoreporter

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 00:02

Rome, April 3 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government on Tuesday urged Serbia to release from prison "without delay" photojournalist Mauro Donato, who was arrested last month on suspicion of robbing three Afghan migrants.


Murdoch proposes to sell Sky News to Disney

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:36

London, April 3 (IANS) Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's company 21st Century Fox has offered to sell Sky News to Disney to allay fears among regulators about its plan to buy 61 per cent of Sky, according to a company statement on Tuesday.


Pasta may actually not make your kids obese

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 15:38

Toronto, April 3 (IANS) If you fear eating pasta will make your kids obese, hang on. A new study suggests that pasta may not contribute to weight gain or increase in body fat if consumed as part of a healthy dietary pattern.


Why most people use emotional words to persuade others

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 14:54

New York, April 3 (IANS) To sway an audience or bring around colleagues to their point of view in office meetings, most people intuitively use emotional language to enhance their persuasive powers -- knowing clearly that the effort could even backfire, researchers say.


What infants with heart defect tell about mother's health

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 17:24

Toronto, April 2 (IANS) Women who give birth to infants with congenital heart defects may have an increased risk of heart problems, including heart attack and heart failure, later in life, warns a new study.


High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:44

New York, April 2 (IANS) High blood pressure before conception and early in pregnancy may increase the risk of pregnancy loss, even if the woman does not have a hypertension diagnosis, new research has found.


'Night owls' taking morning classes get poor marks

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 15:50

New York, March 30 (IANS) Studying till late in the night will only fetch poor grades and it is high time to tailor students' class schedules to their natural biological rhythms, stress researchers.


EDM party-goers at high opioid dependence risk

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 14:24

New York, March 30 (IANS) Not just common party drugs like ecstasy, more and more electronic dance music (EDM) party attendees are misusing opioids like heroin, researchers claim.


Beware! Frequent dining out can harm your health

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 13:48

New York, March 30 (IANS) Next time you order a sandwich from your favourite fast food joint or plan a dinner with your friends at a nearby restaurant, you must give a try to home-cooked meal first.


Five books for fiction lovers to look forward to in April 2018

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:22

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Amazing are the experiments happening in contemporary publishing here. If non-fiction and celeb-centric books ruled the roost in March, there is enough reason for fiction lovers to rejoice as the upcoming month will see the release of some outstanding novels.