London, March 9 (IANS) Worried for your adolescent's messed up social life due to his addictive gaming habits? Take heart, as teenage gamers can have as many friends as non-gamers, say researchers.
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Besides helping build strong bones and muscles, Vitamin D may also protect heart tissue and prevent heart failure after a heart attack, finds a study conducted on mice.
New York, March 9 (IANS) False news on politics travels farther, faster, deeper and more broadly than the truth on Twitter because humans, not robots, are more likely to spread it, finds a study led by three Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scholars.
London, March 9 (IANS) Menopausal hormone therapy, used to treat hot flashes, sleep disturbances and vaginal dryness, may also have the potential to lower risk of heart failure, say researchers, led by one of Indian origin.
New York, March 9 (IANS) Eating more of dietary fibres that promote a type of gut bacteria may help in the fight against Type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest.
London, March 9 (IANS) Want to stay young? Exercise regularly as researchers have found that staying active may defy the process of ageing as well as it keeps you healthy.
London, March 9 (IANS) Women regret short-term sexual encounters like one-night stands less when they take the initiative and also enjoy the act, a study says.
London, March 9 (IANS) Babies exposed to even "safe" levels of air pollution in the womb may be at an increased risk of having brain abnormalities that can contribute to impaired cognitive function by school-age, finds a study.
Toronto, March 9 (IANS) If your partner is stressed, the chances are high that you may suffer stress too, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin, who have found that stress is contagious.
"An alligator can eat a quarter of its bodyweight in a single meal, equivalent to a human eating 89 bowls of rice," a reader told me in an electronic conversation.
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Former US President Barack Obama was in advanced negotiations with Netflix to produce a series of high-profile shows that will provide him a global platform after his departure from the White House, a media report said.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Casual and social smoking is on the rise among young working women across metropolitan cities in India, an Assocham report said on Thursday.
Toronto, March 8 (IANS) Are you branded as anti-social for being glued to your smartphones? Take heart -- for, according to a study, smartphone addiction could be a hyper-social behaviour that stems from the healthy human desire to socialise.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) There is an urgent need to highlight "women role models" who are relatable, so that more women get inspired and come forward to utilise economic opportunity, grow and succeed in their businesses, which can ultimately help bridge the gender gap in our society, says a top executive at Google India.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Over 100 stalls and more than 50 food trucks will be serving around 100 variety of juicy and succulent kebabs, freak and monster shakes, bubble teas and waffle at the third edition of Horn Ok Please this weekend.