Daily meditation may keep you attentive in old age

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:20

New York, March 29 (IANS) Want to stay attentive in your old age? Start doing meditation. Regular and intensive sessions over the course of a lifetime may help you to stay focussed and attentive even in advanced years, according to a new study.


Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:20

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Giant corporates selling processed foods are not only raising under-nutrition but also over-nutrition, or obesity, in a country that is seen as the hub of stunted and under-nourished children, say experts.


GoliSoda launches 10 ethnic natural beverages

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:28

Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Startup 'GoliSoda', on Wednesday announced the launch of 10 ethnic natural beverages under the brand name 'GoliSoda'.


10% Indians hopeful of tasting success within a year: Survey

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 14:56

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Despite pressures of a competitive job economy, one in 10 Indians feel optimistic about achieving success within one year, which is double the global average of 5 per cent, according to a LinkedIn survey on Wednesday.


Alcohol-related liver cancer may have worse prognosis

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:26

London, March 28 (IANS) Patients with alcohol-related liver cancer do not live as long as patients with liver cancer that is not associated with alcohol consumption, a new study suggests.


Young obese at higher risk of cancer: Study

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 21:14

New York, March 27 (IANS) Obesity which often leads to cancer in older adults is now reported with increasing frequency in young adults, a new study says.


Mother's stress during pregnancy affects baby's brain

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:36

New York, March 27 (IANS) Confirming a long-held belief that stress during pregnancy is bad for the unborn kid, a new study has found that remaining stress-free during this period helps the brain development of the baby.


Reducing Alzheimer's stigma crucial for prevention research

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 17:50

New York, March 27 (IANS) Reducing stigma attributed to Alzheimer's disease is vital for prevention research, a new study suggests, adding that the stigma associated with the disease may be an obstacle for individuals to seek information about their risk of developing it.


How 'phubbing' ruins relationships

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:36

London, March 27 (IANS) The practice of ignoring someone you're with in a social setting to concentrate on your mobile phone -- called "phubbing" -- can have a negative effect on relationships by threatening our basic human needs -- belonging, self-esteem, meaningful existence and control, a study says.