Use of social media linked to developing depression regardless of personality: Research

Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): Researchers in public policy and education recently found that young adults who use more social media are significantly more likely to develop depression within six months, regardless of personality type.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 21:41 IST

Study finds video game interventions improve key aspects of cognition in aging adults

California [San Francisco], October 3 (ANI): Scientists have developed a set of video game interventions that improve key aspects of cognition in ageing adults after more than a decade of research.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 16:53 IST

Study suggests how setting a sleep schedule can help adolescents get more sleep

Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): Teens may experience disrupted sleep, daytime fatigue, and changes in mood and focus when adjusting to a new sleep schedule at the start of the school year.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 12:54 IST

Maha Navami 2022: Significance, puja timings, rituals

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): The festival of Navaratri comes to an end with Maha Navami.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 08:46 IST

Maha Ashtami 2022: Significance, Puja timings, celebrations

New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): Maha Ashtami, also known as Ashtami or Durgashtami, is considered as one of the most auspicious days of Navratri and Durga Puja festivities.

Updated: Oct 03, 2022 10:36 IST

Kanya Pujan 2022: Significance, Puja timings to celebrate Durga Ashtami

New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): Kanya Pujan is traditionally performed on the last two days of Navratri, namely Ashtami (Ashtami Kanya Pujan) and Navami (Navami Kanya Pujan) (Navami Kanya Pujan). During these days, people keep fast and perform the Kanya Puja ritual.

Updated: Oct 03, 2022 09:37 IST

From themes of Vatican to library, check out these 5 unique Durga Puja pandals

New Delhi [India], October 2 (ANI): Uniqueness is the quality of being particularly remarkable, special and unusual or simply being the only one of its kind. So, with the Durga Puja festivities in full swing all around, it's time for hundreds of unique thematic and aesthetic pandals, which attract huge crowds.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 19:21 IST

Climate change causing trees to become gluttons

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): Trees protect humans from the harshest effects of climate change by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere; but, new research indicates just how much carbon the woods have been stockpiling.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 15:11 IST

Research suggests dogs can detect stress in humans

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): According to a new study conducted by Queen's University Belfast researchers, dogs have the ability to detect stress in humans from their sweat and breath.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 14:03 IST

Do you know doing weight training daily helps to lower risk of death?

London [UK], October 2 (ANI): A study conducted in older people found that regular weight-training exercise is connected with a lower chance of death from any cause, with the exception of cancer.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 12:56 IST

Scientists monitor vitals by embedding sensors into t-shirts

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): New low-cost sensors in t-shirts and face masks that track breathing, heart rate, and ammonia have been embedded by imperial researchers.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 00:19 IST

Durga Puja celebrations at CR Park from a non-Bengali's perspective

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): With the sweet fragrance of the 'shuili' flowers scattering around and blending with the autumn breeze, it's an indication that the annual occasion when goddess Durga is commemorated for conquering the demon king 'Mahishasura' is finally here.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 22:58 IST

Goddess Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari adorned with notes, ornaments worth crores in AP's Amalapuram

Amalapuram (Andhra Pradesh) [India], October 1 (ANI): A temple decorated with flowers is a common sight but recently as part of the ongoing Navratri celebrations in Andhra Pradesh, a 135-yr-old temple of Goddess Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari has been decorated with currency notes and gold ornaments worth crores.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 22:48 IST

Loneliness, unhappiness increases ageing faster than smoking: Study

Washington [US], October 1 (ANI): The accumulation of molecular damage contributes to the development of frailty and major diseases associated with ageing. Some people's molecular processes are more intense than others, resulting in accelerated ageing.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 16:30 IST

Study finds feeling of inferiority, damaged self-esteem among children

California [US], September 30 (ANI): A group of psychologists conducted a study over 70 years ago in which they asked young Black girls to choose between black and white dolls. The girls overwhelmingly chose white dolls and assigned them positive characteristics.

Updated: Sep 30, 2022 19:44 IST

Researchers find higher risk of sexual problems in women cancer survivors

Washington [US], September 30 (ANI): Researchers found that young women cancer survivors are at a much higher risk of sexual problems such as loss of libido and discomfort.

Updated: Sep 30, 2022 13:25 IST

Research: More physical exercise and less screen time linked to better executive function in toddlers

Illinois [US], September 29 (ANI): A new study explored whether adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diet and physical activity had any relationship with toddlers' ability to remember, plan, pay attention, shift between tasks and regulate their own thoughts and behaviour, a suite of skills known as executive function.

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 22:03 IST

Study identifies what brings human senses and thoughts together

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): Human's ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from human brain's neocortex. Now neuroscientists have discovered key aspects of the mechanisms behind these functions. Their findings could ultimately help improve treatments for certain neuropsychiatric disorders and brain injuries.

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 21:30 IST

Bird diversity is lower in urban forests: Study

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): According to a recent study done by Lund University in Sweden, cities have a detrimental impact on bird diversity. Even if the forest areas are of the same quality, urban woods have much fewer bird species than rural forests.

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 19:15 IST

Study finds loneliness linked to doubled risk of developing diabetes

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): The findings of a new study suggest that feelings of loneliness are linked to a significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 15:10 IST