Why millennials are having less sex that their predecessors

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 13:58

New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Contradicting the widespread notion that millennials are the 'hookup' generation, a new study has found that today's young people are actually less sexually active than those in the previous generation.


Dine with the royals at The Oudh (Foodie Trail-Delhi)

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 12:32

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Royal and age-old tradition is what describes The Oudh, bringing Lakhnavi cuisine directly from the kitchens of the last nawab of Awadh, Wajid Ali Shah, on to the plates of Delhiites.


Wearing this tattoo can reveal your alcohol levels

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 12:26

New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Researchers have developed a flexible wearable sensor -- consisting of a temporary tattoo which sticks to the skin -- that can accurately measure a person's blood alcohol level from sweat.


Overweight twins may up diabetes risk

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 10:42

London, Aug 3 (IANS) Twins with a higher body mass index (BMI) do not have an increased risk of heart attack or mortality, however, there is an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study.


Bounce houses may put kids at risk of heat stroke

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 17:44

New York, Aug 2 (IANS) The inflatable bouncy castles could be ideal for amusing kids, but during a hot summer day they may put children at risk of heat stroke, researchers have warned.


Boomerang fathers may cut depression in teenage girls

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 16:20

New York, Aug 2 (IANS) Adolescent girls with the presence of their boomerang fathers -- who enter and exit their children's lives -- are less likely to experience depression even after undergoing stressful experiences like family instability, absence of biological father or the presence of stepfather, says a study.


Excess of red meat, eggs may up mortality risk

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 11:26

New York, Aug 2 (IANS) A higher intake of proteins from animal sources, like processed and unprocessed red meats, eggs can lead to an increase in mortality rate in people living an unhealthy lifestyle and are obese or underweight, says a study.


Less sex becoming a 'political problem' for Sweden

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 17:20

Stockholm, Aug 1 (IANS) A dip in the sex drive of couples in Sweden which made headlines in media recently will become a major 'political problem' if not addressed immediately, the government has said.


That's how our brain makes risky decisions

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 13:56

New York, Aug 1 (IANS) Identifying a region of the brain involved in decisions made under conditions of uncertainty, scientists have explained what goes on inside our heads as we decide whether to take a risk or play it safe.


Involving women in decision-making may guarantee compromise

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 13:04

New York, Aug 1 (IANS) Compromise always occurs when a woman is involved among two decision makers, but hardly ever when the pair of decision makers are men, says an interesting study which could be pertinent to marketers, managers, and consumers alike.


Skin exam training may help check your partner for cancerous moles

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:30

New York, Aug 1 (IANS) Training the loved ones or partners of skin cancer survivors to examine new moles can dramatically increase early detection and thus lead to early treatment as well as improve survival rate, says a study.


Meet the three musical musketeers who composed the trippy OST for 'M Cream'

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:02

India's musical landscape is currently witnessing an overwhelming change and there is no doubt that independent artistes across genres are collectively pushing the limits with bohemian ideas. But the seriousness of this trend is well understood when filmmakers too show an affinity towards recognising independent talent.


New nutrition model to help fight obesity

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:24

Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) Calling for a radical rethinking of human nutrition science, scienists have developed a new framework called "nutritional geometry" which is the culmination of more than 20 years of research in the field.