Gaurav Jai Gupta's show, a burst of fabrics

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:58

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer Gaurav Jai Gupta's show that was supported by the Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade departments made a strong fashion statement with a variety of fabrics that had its characteristic touches on clothes.


New pain reliever may help combat opioid abuse

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:12

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a powerful pain reliever that is effective in alleviating neuropathic pain, a discovery that could be instrumental in addressing the opioid abuse epidemic, one of the biggest public health challenges today.


Night shifts linked with high breast cancer risk: Study

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:20

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Women who work in night shifts may be at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, as artificial light blocks a hormone that plays a key role in suppressing growth of its tumours, claims a study.


How testosterone can influence bull market trading

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:14

Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone, the male sex hormone, can directly influence traders to take financial decisions that can drive prices up and destabilise markets, a study has found.


Ditch your smartphone to curb spending online

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:40

Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) If you want to curb that urge to splurge, putting your smartphone away may help, as touchscreen technology is behind people indulging in guilty pleasures when shopping online, researchers say.


Skipping breakfast could make your kid undernourished

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:06

London, Aug 17 (IANS) Is your son or daughter in the habit of skipping breakfast regularly? If so, he or she may fall short of the daily required amounts of nutrients that are essential for their growth and development, researchers have warned.


How walnuts can help control appetite

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:08

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Consuming walnuts activates an area in the brain associated with regulating hunger and craving for food, says a new study.


Excess workout, steroids leading to infertility among men

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:02

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A combination of intense workout, which has become a daily trend for many men, along with consumption of steroids is becoming a rising cause of infertility, according to IVF experts.


Obama's tweet in response to Charlottesville breaks record

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:36

Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Former US President Barack Obama's response to the weekend's violence in Charlottesville in US state of Virginia, has broken the record for most Twitter likes, with a number of over 3 million on the social media platform.


Here's how eating untimely may affect your skin

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:08

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) If you are planning to go sunbathing, it is advisable to avoid midnight snacks and eating untimely as it might disrupt the skin's protective ability against the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, researchers say.


Depression may distort views of the past

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:46

London, Aug 16 (IANS) While it is known that depression makes sufferers see the present and the future as sad, new research has shown it also casts a long shadow over people's memories of the past.


Testosterone therapy improves urinary, sexual functions: Study

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:20

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Long-term testosterone replacement therapy improves both sexual and urinary functions as well as quality of life for men suffering from a condition due to deficiency of the hormone, according to a study.