Indian tourists 6th in terms of spending in US: US official

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:48

Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Stating that the Indian visitors in the US tend to stay for longer periods and spend more during their stay compared to the US residents coming to India, a US official on Thursday said his government has taken a bouquet of initiatives to attract more Indian tourists.


Three coffees a day may have health benefits

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:22

London, Nov 23 (IANS) Moderate coffee drinking is safe and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, a study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) showed.


High-intensity exercise improves memory: Study

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:16

Toronto, Nov 23 (IANS) Some physical exercises may also be good for your brain as researchers have found that high intensity exercise may lead to better memory.


Gastric acid drug lansoprazole may also treat tuberculosis

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 21:34

London, Nov 22 (IANS) Are you in the habit of consuming lansoprazole, a cheap and easily available gastric acid suppressant to cure heartburn, gastritis conditions and ulcers? Take heart, as such drugs can also keep you away from developing bacterial infections, especially tuberculosis.


Men perceived less powerful if wife retains surname

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 20:40

New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Are you a newly-wedded wife who has retained her surname? If so, your husband is more likely to be perceived as having less power in the relationship, a study says.


Eating disorders may cause long-term health issues

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 19:18

London, Nov 22 (IANS) Eating disorder among young adults, both men and women, may have long term side-effects on their psychological and physical health, a new finding has revealed.


Over 100 genetic risk factors for allergic diseases identified

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 19:14

London, Nov 22 (IANS) Researchers have identified over 100 genes that act as risk factors for developing one of the several allergic diseases hay-fever, eczema and asthma, a finding that sheds light on why these conditions often occur together.


Red wine makes you feel relaxed, spirits sexy: Study

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 18:26

London, Nov 22 (IANS) If you want to feel relaxed after a hard day, better order wine or beer. Save the spirits for days you need to boost confidence or need to feel sexy, suggests the largest ever study examining how different alcoholic drinks affect emotions.


Acid reflux drugs not linked to dementia risk: Study

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 17:06

New York, Nov 22 (IANS) The intake of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and stomach ulcers, may not be linked to dementia or Alzheimer's disease in older adults, a study has claimed.


Here's how cinnamon could help fight obesity

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 15:18

New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Looking for ways to shed those extra kilos? Cinnamon, a common household spice, may help you lose weight as well as improve metabolism by making the fat cells burn energy, a study has found.


Video games may improve posture in autistic kids

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:56

New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Children who suffer from autism often have difficulty in maintaining a normal posture and position. But video games might help these children and enable them to improve their balance.


Google's plan to de-rank RT and Sputnik enrages Russia

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:14

San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Google's plan to de-rank two Russian media outlets -- RT and Sputnik -- in its search results has prompted Moscow's telecom regulator to threaten retaliatory action against the search giant, media reported.