Women who work in rotating shifts are more likely to be frail: Study

A recent study headed by York University researchers discovered a relationship between shift work and frailty among middle-aged and older employees in Canada, particularly among women on rotating hours.

Updated: Mar 19, 2023 22:47 IST

Leaders with low self-esteem likely to create 'toxic' stress at workplace: Study

Backed up by 40 years of research, well-being expert Professor Simon L. Dolan PhD says that leaders with low self-esteem are most likely to pass on stress to their teams.

Updated: Mar 19, 2023 12:33 IST

Study reveals how high sugar, fat diet can cause chronic liver disease

The study, conducted at MU's Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health Building, identified the western diet-induced microbial and metabolic contributors to liver disease, advancing our understanding of the gut-liver axis and, as a result, the development of dietary and microbial interventions for this global health threat.

Updated: Mar 19, 2023 09:39 IST

Study suggests kids learn better when taught by teacher of same ethnicity

Recent studies show that at the age of seven, young children who are taught by a teacher of their own ethnicity have better learning and problem-solving skills

Updated: Mar 18, 2023 23:50 IST

Are you getting enough sleep? Research shows short night-time sleep doubles risk of clogged leg arteries

Getting enough sleep is essential for maintaining optimal health and well-being. According to research published in the European Heart Journal - Open, an ESC journal, sleeping less than five hours each night is linked to a 74 per cent increased risk of developing peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Updated: Mar 18, 2023 14:32 IST

Leaders with low self-esteem are likely to create 'toxic' stress at work: Study

There is a mountain of evidence indicating stress is a primary cause of common and fatal diseases such as heart attacks, diabetes, asthma, cancer, osteoporosis, anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, memory loss, and premature ageing.

Updated: Mar 17, 2023 13:29 IST

Your loveable pet dog or cat might lead to restless nights: Study

According to a new study published in the CABI journal Human-Animal Relations, your lovely pet dog or cat may cause you to have more restless nights than others who are graced with long periods of peaceful sleep.

Updated: Mar 17, 2023 13:21 IST

Children build better learning skills when taught by teachers of same ethnicity: Study

According to recent research, young children who are taught by a teacher of the same ethnicity as themselves have higher learning and problem-solving skills by the age of seven.

Updated: Mar 17, 2023 12:39 IST

Zendaya's stylist Law Roach announces retirement; says he will always have "love" for the actor

Renowned Hollywood stylist Law Roach has announced his retirement citing "politics, the lies and false narratives" in the fashion and entertainment world as the reason behind his decision. However, he did come in full support of Zendaya and said that he will always have "love" for her.

Updated: Mar 16, 2023 20:13 IST

Study: Physical activity helps to improve quality of life in Parkinson's disease patients

The quality of life and the intensity of movement-related symptoms can both be enhanced by physical activity in Parkinson's disease patients. According to the initial Cochrane evaluation of the available research, any form of organised exercise is preferable than none.

Updated: Mar 16, 2023 18:11 IST

Colours of pottery hint at power of an empire: Research

The Wari empire spread over Peru's highlands and coastal areas from 600-1050 CE. "People sometimes think of the Inka as the first big empire in South America, but the Wari came first," says Luis Muro Ynonan, the study's corresponding author and a research associate and former postdoctoral scientist at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Updated: Mar 13, 2023 22:08 IST

Remembering recent meal might help check food consumption: Research

The 'meal-recall effect', or remembering a recent meal, might restrict how much food a person consumes later. Researchers from the University of Cambridge investigated the effect on meal-recall of believing that a recent meal was twice as big and gratifying as reality or recalling a recent meal in detail (e.g., what it felt like to chew and swallow the food).

Updated: Mar 12, 2023 21:44 IST

Wheat's ancient roots of viral resistance uncovered

There is a great demand for wheat varieties or cultivars that can resist the Wheat Yellow Mosaic Virus (WYMV), which periodically decimates wheat fields throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Africa.

Updated: Mar 12, 2023 19:31 IST

TWO POINT TWO, SIX5SIX bring relaxed streetwear fun fashion at Lakme Fashion Week

Anvita Sharma's Two Point Two and Six5Six by Avni Aneja presented streetwear fashion masterpieces at the Lakme Fashion Week in partnership with FDCI on Friday.

Updated: Mar 12, 2023 17:31 IST

Circular Design Challenge celebrates fifth anniversary with sustainable designs at Lakme Fashion Week

Circular Design Challenge (CDC) celebrated its fifth year since its inception at Lakme Fashion Week in partnership with FDCI. To celebrate this milestone, CDC hosted a special showcase by three of its alumni - labels Chamar, Doodlage-Made from Waste and Iro Iro on Thursday.

Updated: Mar 10, 2023 21:29 IST

Researchers reveal how nearby food stores affect patients after weight-loss surgery

According to new research, being able to walk to a nearby food retail shop may be a key determinant in long-term weight loss following bariatric surgery.

Updated: Mar 09, 2023 23:39 IST

Olive oil by-product could aid exercise: Research

According to new research, a natural byproduct of olive oil production may have antioxidant properties and may help with exercise. The research, led by nutritionists at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and published in the journal Nutrients, is the first to look into the benefits of natural olive fruit water for physically active people.

Updated: Mar 09, 2023 17:45 IST

Holi Special: Bollywood-inspired outfits for playing colours

Gone are those days when Holi and white outfits were synonymous. Nowadays, women try outfits of different colours and shades on Holi. From Dungarees to tie-and-dye, you can choose your comfort cloth for this Holi. Need some inspiration? Then check out our Bollywood divas who had set some fashion goals with white dresses.

Updated: Mar 08, 2023 13:04 IST

Holi 2023: Unique rituals that accompany the festival of colours

India is celebrated for its cultural diversity. Different regions, traditions and rituals enrich India's cultural heritage. The festival of colours is no exception. You will be amazed to know that the celebration of colours comes with unconventional rituals, which are steeped in the regional ethos of the nation. As India is celebrating 'Holi' today, let's revisit the unique traditions that have become part and parcel of this festival.

Updated: Mar 08, 2023 12:22 IST

Experience the joy of Holi: 5 must-visit destinations in India

Holi, the festival of colours, is enthusiastically celebrated with great fervour throughout India, which is a land rich in cultural diversity and traditions. This festive occasion brings together people from different walks of life to joyfully immerse themselves in vibrant colours and cheer.

Updated: Mar 08, 2023 11:27 IST