Loan applications processed around midday more likely to be rejected

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): According to a new study, bank credit officers are more likely to approve loan applications earlier and later in the day, while 'decision fatigue' around midday is associated with defaulting to the safer option of saying no.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:00 IST

Study finds 5:2 diet helps reduce skin symptoms in Psoriasis patients

Lugano [Switzerland], May 6 (ANI): After following a MIF 5:2 diet (eating normally for 5 days and restricting calorie intake on 2 non-consecutive days), mild psoriasis patients observed a significant reduction in scaling and thickness.

Updated: May 06, 2021 16:18 IST

US survey finds fear of losing health insurance keeps 1 in 6 workers in their jobs

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): One out of every six adult workers (16 per cent) in the United States are staying in jobs they might otherwise leave out of fear of losing their employer-sponsored health insurance, according to a new West Health-Gallup survey of more than 3,800 U.S. adults.

Updated: May 06, 2021 16:04 IST

Study reveals exercise aids cognitive development of children born preterm

Basel [Switzerland], May 6 (ANI): A study by the University of Basel and the University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB) indicates that training motor skills (exercise) in preterm born children help even when they are older.

Updated: May 06, 2021 15:47 IST

Study links too much, too little sleep to elevated heart risks in people free from disease

Washington [US], May 5 (ANI): People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with those who got less or more sleep, according to a study.

Updated: May 05, 2021 19:28 IST

Being around children makes adults more generous, says study

Washington [US], May 5 (ANI): Adults are more compassionate and are up to twice as likely to donate to charity when children are present, according to a multi-institutional study from psychologists.

Updated: May 05, 2021 12:22 IST

Study reveals gateway to conscious awareness

Washington [US], May 4 (ANI): During a recent study, Michigan Medicine researchers found out how some sensory information is broken through to conscious experience.

Updated: May 04, 2021 23:10 IST

Study says consumers' decision to buy product is based on its recommendation online

Washington [US], May 4 (ANI): As more people go online for shopping, understanding how they rely on e-commerce recommendation systems to make purchases is increasingly important. Penn State University researchers suggested that it's not just what is recommended, but how and why it's recommended, that helps to shape consumers' opinions.

Updated: May 04, 2021 09:59 IST

Dogs' aggressive behavior towards humans often caused by fear

Helsinki [Finland], May 3 (ANI): A recent study encompassing some 9,000 dogs conducted at the University of Helsinki demonstrated that fearfulness, age, breed, the company of other members of the same species, and the owner's previous experience of dogs were all associated with aggressive behaviour towards humans.

Updated: May 03, 2021 23:34 IST

Study finds ways to improve scholarly writing

Washington [US], May 2 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Arizona and the University of Utah recently examined why most scholarly research is misinterpreted by the public or never escapes the ivory tower and suggested that such research gets lost in abstract, technical, and passive prose.

Updated: May 02, 2021 23:05 IST

Study: Post-pandemic world will demand extra care

Ottawa [Canada], May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists at the University of Waterloo found that designing smaller, more homelike spaces would minimize the spread of viruses while promoting better health and quality of life for residents in the post-pandemic world.

Updated: May 02, 2021 20:40 IST

Study shows body mass index, age also have affect on neck pain

Texas [US], May 2 (ANI): The body mass index, age, and the time of the day when a person has a poor neck and head posture also have an effect of neck pain in individuals- as suggested by the findings of a new study.

Updated: May 02, 2021 14:12 IST

Researchers say adults over 50 should be screened for cannabis use

Washington [US], May 1 (ANI): A recent research revealed that older people who use cannabis to relieve or treat health problems are failing to discuss their substance use with doctors.

Updated: May 01, 2021 23:05 IST

Study: Amount of coffee consumption depends on person's blood pressure rate

Canberra [Australia], May 1 (ANI): A study led by the University of South Australia researchers found causal genetic evidence that influences the amount of coffee consumption in people.

Updated: May 01, 2021 18:48 IST

Study highlights need to screen people over-50s for cannabis use

Washington [US], May 1 (ANI): According to research published in peer-reviewed The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, older people who, or the ones above the age of 30 use cannabis to relieve or treat health problems are failing to discuss their substance use with doctors.

Updated: May 01, 2021 14:48 IST

Halle Berry stuns with off long hairstyle after her viral 'Oscar bob'

Washington [US], May 1 (ANI): Oscar-winning actor Halle Berry recently made a joke about the now-viral hair transformation she debuted at the recent 93rd annual Academy Awards while sharing a selfie of a new hairstyle.

Updated: May 01, 2021 14:04 IST

International Jazz Day 2021: Fill up your knowledge of Jazz history at these museums

Washington [US], April 30 (ANI): Music lovers around the world celebrate International Jazz Day on April 30 every year. The day aims to spread the love for jazz worldwide and raise awareness about how it can bring people together by promoting social and cultural values of empathy and tolerance.

Updated: Apr 30, 2021 23:39 IST

Researchers find avocado may offer route to leukemia treatment

Guelph [Canada], April 30 (ANI): A new University of Guelph study suggests that a compound in avocados may ultimately offer a route to better leukaemia treatment.

Updated: Apr 30, 2021 10:59 IST

Study: Older adults found resilience during pandemic through community, human connection

Washington [US], April 30 (ANI): Older adults were significantly affected by isolation and stress during Oregon's initial COVID-19 lockdown last spring, but they were also able to find connection and meaning in community, new hobbies and time for themselves, a recent Oregon State University study found.

Updated: Apr 30, 2021 08:27 IST

Researchers reveal how brain flexibly processes complex information

Berlin [Germany], April 29 (ANI): Human decision-making depends on the flexible processing of complex information, but how the brain may adapt processing to momentary task demands has remained unclear.

Updated: Apr 29, 2021 22:43 IST