Study suggests playing piano boosts brain processing power and helps lift blues

A new study published by researchers at the University of Bath demonstrates the positive impact learning to play a musical instrument has on the brain's ability to process sights and sounds, and shows how it can also help to lift a blue mood.

Updated: Dec 03, 2022 13:11 IST

Gita Jayanti 2022: Date, history, shubh muhurat and significance of the festival

Shrimad Bhagwat Gita holds a distinct place in religious literature since it offers solutions to every issue that concerns human life. The Gita is undoubtedly the best gift that Lord Krishna has bestowed upon the world.

Updated: Dec 03, 2022 11:18 IST

Peanuts, herbs, might have a positive impact on gut microbiome: Research

According to new Penn State research, eating an ounce of peanuts or a teaspoon of herbs and spices daily may influence the composition of gut flora, which is a sign of overall health.

Updated: Dec 02, 2022 21:29 IST

International Art Exhibition: Kangra Art Museum brings together exhibits of artists from Europe, Asia

The paintings shown at the International Art Exhibition provide a perspective into the worlds and expressions of these European and Asian artists.

Updated: Dec 02, 2022 13:36 IST

Early life events can have long-term effect on genes: Study

According to a new study in fruit flies headed by UCL researchers, early life experiences can influence gene activity and even longevity.

Updated: Dec 01, 2022 22:03 IST

People who don't speak English well often ask friends, family: Study

A new study has found that people who do not speak English well often ask friends and family to translate for them.

Updated: Nov 30, 2022 23:21 IST

Basketball analysis automates patterns of game to compare team performance

In research developed by QUT data scientists, a recent report on elite women's basketball automatically pinpoints a team's chances of high or low scoring plays despite the ball's trajectory appearing the same.

Updated: Nov 30, 2022 22:51 IST

5 ways to decorate your bedroom for a cosy winter snooze

As winters approach, our cosy havens of hibernation need a revamp to adapt to the freezing cold. Here we are with 5 easy-peasy ideas for you to make your bedroom winter-ready, where you can doze off on the brink of comfort.

Updated: Nov 30, 2022 15:07 IST

Going through a break-up? Here are 5 tips to help mend your broken heart

Breakups are a fragile time for anyone to go through. The pain one goes through is often hard to let go of. Here are 5 ways to slowly heal your broken heart and feel better with each passing day.

Updated: Nov 29, 2022 16:13 IST

Locally-grown school meals can be beneficial for children, farmers, climate

School closures during the COVID-19 pandemic brought a decade's growth in school feeding programmes to a dramatic halt, leaving about 370 million school children without access to their one reliable meal a day, according to UNICEF.

Updated: Nov 29, 2022 15:12 IST

Shaking less salt on food could reduce heart disease risk: Research

Adding additional salt to foods at a lower frequency is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, heart failure and ischemic heart disease, according to a new study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Even among those following a DASH-style diet, behavioural interventions to lessen salt consumption could further improve heart health.

Updated: Nov 29, 2022 04:42 IST

Advent 2022: History, significance and celebrations

Advent's origin as a period of celebration is hard to be traced but is believed to exist as early as 480 AD. Initially, it was celebrated as a six-week period with three days of fasting per week.

Updated: Nov 28, 2022 17:24 IST

TikTok encourages toxic diet culture among teens: Research

New research from the University of Vermont finds the most viewed content on TikTok relating to food, nutrition and weight perpetuates a toxic diet culture among teens and young adults and that expert voices are largely missing from the conversation.

Updated: Nov 28, 2022 04:32 IST

Scientists identify vital mechanisms controlling skin regeneration

The outer layer of skin, the epidermis, is constantly turning over to replace dead or damaged cells throughout our lifetime. Skin stem cells need to continuously make decisions: either make more copies of themselves (self-renewal) or switch their fate towards differentiation. The molecular mechanisms controlling this process remain poorly understood. Now a research team has identified a molecular switch that plays an early and critical role in the skin stem cell differentiation process.

Updated: Nov 27, 2022 21:51 IST

Top ayurvedic picks to boost your immunity this winter

The body's strength fluctuates as the seasons change. A robust immune system will shield you from disease-causing pathogens and lower your risk of experiencing severe illnesses. To adapt to the outside environment and temperature, each season necessitates a different routine and nutrition.

Updated: Nov 27, 2022 21:43 IST

Poor diet damages blood vessels: Study

Metabolic disease affects blood vessels in different organs of our body in a unique way, suggests the findings of recent study

Updated: Nov 27, 2022 16:03 IST

5 things to remember while throwing a fun Bachelor Party for your BFF

Stressed about how to throw the perfect bachelor party for your BFF? Fret not. Here are 5 steps you can take to easily throw a fiesta everyone shall cherish for life.

Updated: Nov 27, 2022 14:08 IST

How big of an effect do boycotts have on brand sales?

At a campaign event in the midst of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the chief executive officer of Goya, a large Latin food brand, publicly praised and endorsed then-president Donald Trump. The comments triggered both a boycott and a counter "buycott" movement in support of the brand.

Updated: Nov 27, 2022 05:20 IST

Watching 17 minutes of YouTube videos can drive down prejudice: Study

Watching just 17 minutes of YouTubers talking about their struggles with mental health drives down prejudice, University of Essex research has suggested.

Updated: Nov 26, 2022 23:49 IST

Do you know exercise can reduce side effects of breast cancer?

Radiotherapy has become a crucial part of breast cancer treatment, it can also have a severe influence on patients' quality of life, including their emotional, physical, and social wellbeing. It can also cause cancer-related fatigue.

Updated: Nov 26, 2022 14:47 IST