Lifestyle

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.

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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.

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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'.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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