False news travels faster than truth on Twitter: Study

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 16:58

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.


Menopausal hormone therapy may cut heart failure risk

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 16:04

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.


High-fibre diet can help treat Type 2 diabetes

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 16:02

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.


Regular exercise may keep you young and fit

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 14:50

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.


Pollution even when 'safe' slows down brain growth in kids

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:26

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.


Stress is contagious: Study

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:26

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.


Obama in talks to provide shows for Netflix

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 09:54

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.


Smartphone addiction may signify a 'hyper-social' behaviour

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 19:16

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.


Horn Ok Please truck food fest returns to Delhi for 3rd edition

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 15:22

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.