London, Sep 19 (IANS) Ever wondered why some dogs are so friendly with their owners? It's because of an association with genetic variations in sensitivity for the hormone oxytocin, according to a new study.
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? Avoid continuous dieting and take a two-week break as this may help keep the kilos off, suggests a new study.
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) A media forum on China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative kicked off in the Chinese city of Dunhuang, a key transit point in the ancient Silk Road, on Tuesday, attended by representatives of media outlets and think tanks from 126 countries, including Nepal, a media report said.
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Brain structures that control aggressive and sexual behaviour are controlled differently in females, but they tend to overlap in males, a new study has found.
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, today's teenagers are actually growing up more slowly than their predecessors, with 18-year-olds now behaving like 15-year-olds of yesteryears, suggests new research.
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Some people are more susceptible to misinformation spread on various mediums including social media sites. A new study suggests that people who tend to trust their intuition are more likely to stand behind inaccurate beliefs.
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed.
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) A video game is helping teenagers to promote their knowledge of sexual health as well as improving risky behaviour, a study shows.
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS, a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.
New York, Sep 18, While tattoos and body piercings are an increasingly popular form of self-expression, it is important for young people to carefully weigh the consequences and potential risks associated with such body modifications, suggests a clinical report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Toronto, Sep 18 (IANS) People suffering from schizophrenia are three times more likely to die, and die younger, than the general population, indicating a need for solutions to narrow this gap, new research says.
Toronto, Sep 18 (IANS) Teenagers who try vape may be at double the risk for developing addiction to smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study.
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from high blood pressure? Beware, if left uncontrolled the condition can lead to organ damage as in adults, according to a research.
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump once again mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him "Rocket Man", an allusion to Pyongyang's recent nuclear tests, as well as speaking ironically about the "long ... lines" of people waiting to get fuel in the nation after the sanctions imposed by the UN.