Research explains why high fat diet could reduce brain's ability to regulate food intake

Regularly eating a high fat/calorie diet could reduce the brain's ability to regulate calorie intake. New research in rats found that after short periods of being fed a high fat/high calorie diet, the brain adapts to react to what is being ingested and reduces the amount of food eaten to balance calorie intake.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 04:55 IST

Milk's packaging influences its flavour: Research

The dairy industry strives to preserve the quality and safety of milk products while maintaining the freshest possible taste for consumers. To date, the industry has largely focused on packaging milk in light-blocking containers to preserve freshness, but little has been understood about how the packaging itself influences milk flavor. However, a new study confirms that packaging affects taste -- and paperboard cartons do not preserve milk freshness as well as glass and plastic containers.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 04:18 IST

Study: Taking kids outside can help mitigate adverse effects of screen time

Whether it's a tablet, phone, computer, or television, your young children are undoubtedly spending a lot of time staring at a screen, therefore you probably worry about it. Most likely, you're interested in learning how screen time impacts your child's development and whether there's anything you can do to lessen any adverse consequences.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 19:24 IST

Study discovers link between poor co-parenting, depression in fathers

According to a new study from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet, men who have bad co-parenting relationships in the months following delivery are more likely to be depressed when their children are infants.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 12:34 IST

Eating mixed tree nuts helps reduce cardiovascular risk: Research

In a paper published online this week in the journal, Nutrients, researchers found that consuming mixed tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts) had a positive effect on the metabolism of the essential amino acid, tryptophan, in overweight and obese individuals. Specifically, there was an increase in both cardioprotective tryptophan metabolites and the neurotransmitter, serotonin.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 03:12 IST

Is oxytocin the new "love hormone"? Find out here

Removing the Oxytocin Receptor Does Not Interfere with Monogamy or Giving Birth. Turning a decades-old dogma on its head, new research from scientists at UC San Francisco and Stanford Medicine shows that the receptor for oxytocin, a hormone considered essential to forming social bonds, may not play the critical role that scientists have assigned to it for the past 30 years.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 03:11 IST

Gratitude has stress-busting effects: Research

Researchers from Irish universities carried out a study with 68 adults and found that gratitude has a unique stress-buffering effect on both reactions to and recovery from acute psychological stress, which can contribute to the improvement of cardiovascular health.

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 04:38 IST

Good things happen when leaders reflect on their mistakes: Research

While some leaders may believe they should appear flawless to their teams, a new study finds there are benefits for those who reflect on and learn from their mistakes.

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 04:37 IST

Study finds most US children use potentially toxic makeup products

A study by scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Earthjustice found that most children in the United States use makeup and body products that may contain carcinogens and other toxic chemicals.

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 04:36 IST

When leaders reflect on their mistakes, good things happen: Study

While some leaders believe they must appear flawless to their employees, a new study reveals that those who reflect on and learn from their failures get advantages.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 23:24 IST

Basant Panchami Special: Check out how to rock your yellow-coloured outfits like Bolly Queens

Goddess Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of learning, music, and art is also worshipped on Basant Panchami.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 19:41 IST

Research suggests woman's risk of pregnancy loss linked to certain job hazards

In an analysis of 2010-2019 information on more than 1.8 million employed and non-employed pregnant women in South Korea, certain occupations were linked with higher risks of miscarriage and stillbirth.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 16:27 IST

National Tourism Day: Take a look into its significance and celebration

India celebrates National Tourism Day on January 25 each year. The day is dedicated to raise awareness and promote tourism for the financial growth and development of the country. India is considered as one of the most popular and attractive tourist destinations in the world due to its rich cultural heritage, natural beauty, eco-tourism, and mythological heritage.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 16:03 IST

Basant Panchami 2023: Here's everything need to know about Saraswati Pooja

The Hindu festival of Basant Panchami, also known as Vasant Panchami, Shri Panchami, and Saraswati Panchami, is celebrated on the first day of spring and falls on the fifth day of the month of Magha. It also heralds the start of Holi preparations, which take place forty days following the feast. Maa Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of learning, music, and the arts is honoured throughout the festival.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 13:35 IST

Study reveals poor co-parenting association with depression in dads

According to a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, fathers are more likely to feel depressed when their children are toddlers if their co-parenting relationships are poor in the months following birth.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 05:36 IST

Info Box: Everything you need to know about International Day of Education

Our future and quality of life are fundamentally shaped by our education. Nobody can ever take your education away from you, and it offers stability. The ability to distinguish between good and bad things not only assists in becoming a better person but also helps one obtain a better-paying job.

Updated: Jan 24, 2023 11:01 IST

Study reveals why dietary nitrate increases muscle force during exercise

According to a study, consuming dietary nitrate, the active molecule in beetroot juice researchers found that increases muscle force while exercising significantly.

Updated: Jan 24, 2023 04:37 IST

Getting children outside can help mitigate negative effects of screen time: Research

If you have young children, you're likely worried about how much time they spend staring at a screen, be it a tablet, phone, computer, or television. You probably also want to know how screen time affects your child's development and wonder whether there's anything you can do to balance out any negative effects. New research from Japan indicates that more screen time at age 2 is associated with poorer communication and daily living skills at age 4--but when kids also play outdoors, some of the negative effects of screen time are reduced.

Updated: Jan 23, 2023 22:12 IST

Kylie Jenner wears giant lion head for Schiaparelli's couture show in Paris

Kylie Jenner turned many heads at Schiaparelli's couture show in Paris as she arrived wearing a huge lion head as a brooch on a black evening gown!

Updated: Jan 23, 2023 20:17 IST

Study reveals neighbourhood features that encourage walking, cycling

According to a global survey of nearly 40,000 adults, how people perceive their own neighbourhoods may have a lot to do with whether they choose to walk or cycle. According to Scott Lear, a health sciences professor at Simon Fraser University, those who walk more than 150 minutes each week for commuting or recreation stated that their neighbourhoods had more appealing attributes

Updated: Jan 21, 2023 20:30 IST