Maintain healthy weight to curb risk of cancer (October 11 is World Obesity Day)

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:00

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The problem of weight gain is not to taken lightly, even though the unending and often too-good-to-be-true solutions coming from the ever burgeoning weight management industry seem to suggest so. Be warned -- for a few extra kilos today can multiply tomorrow, putting you at increased risk of many diseases, including cancer.


Mumbaikars worst hit by stress: Study

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:48

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Among Indian citizens, 31 per cent working professionals in Mumbai suffer from stress, revealed a study on Tuesday.


Obesity-related diseases to cost India $13 bn by 2025: Report

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:28

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The annual cost of treating the consequences of obesity such as heart disease, diabetes, liver disease, depression and many types of cancer will reach a staggering $13 billion in India by 2025, according to a new experts estimate.


Comedian Kapil Sharma most riskiest celebrity searched online: McAfee

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:20

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has become the most riskiest celebrity searched online in 2017 -- one who could expose consumers to malicious websites and malware -- a survey from cyber security firm McAfee revealed on Tuesday.


Flipboard launches programme to help publishers

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:08

San Francisco, Oct 10 (IANS) Flipboard -- a personalised magazine application designed for phones, tablets and PCs -- on Tuesday announced the launch of a programme that would help publishers build new traffic.


Oil in salads may boost its nutritional benefits

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:38

New York, Oct 10 (IANS) Love to eat salads? Adding a spoonful or two of soybean oil as dressing may help you derive the optimal nutritional benefit from your veggies, suggests a research.


Farsighted kids less attentive in school

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:14

New York, Oct 10 (IANS) Is your kid finding it hard to be attentive in school? Beware, he or she may be suffering from farsightedness, researchers say.


Why females are more generous than men

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:36

London, Oct 10 (IANS) Ever wondered why women are more lenient in rewarding tokens than men? It is because the female brain responds more strongly to the prosocial behaviour than the male brain, which responds more to the selfish behaviour, finds a study.


Twitter working on new bookmarking tool

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:08

San Francisco, Oct 10 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that it is developing a bookmarking feature to save tweets.


Mothers work more, dads spends more leisure time: Study

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:18

New York, Oct 9 (IANS) Do you think your mom works less than your dad? No, in fact she may be more hardworking, as researchers have found that dads are often seen having fun while moms work around the house.


Double mastectomy can have negative impact on employment

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 11:16

New York, Oct 9 (IANS) Women who pursue an aggressive surgery called double mastectomy that involves removing both breasts for early stage breast cancer have higher chances of missing more than a month of work or stopping work altogether, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.