Report highlights nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change

London [UK], April 29 (ANI): A new report highlights planting urban trees, increasing community green spaces, utilising brownfield sites and building sustainable drainage systems as effective nature-based solutions in cities to improve wellbeing, bring economic benefit, increase biodiversity and fight climate change.

Updated: Apr 29, 2021 07:56 IST

Alcohol, sexist attitudes combine to increase male violence towards women, finds study

Washington [US], April 29 (ANI): In a study of men in low- and middle-income countries, heavy drinking males were more likely to commit violence against their wives and girlfriends (intimate partner violence, or IPV) if they held sexist rather than egalitarian attitudes about women.

Updated: Apr 29, 2021 07:28 IST

Indian consumers prioritise health and safety over discretionary consumption

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The findings of a 30-day analysis-based consumer survey by Deloitte (known as wave17**), indicated that health and safety are at the core of all important consumption-led decisions.

Updated: Apr 28, 2021 21:55 IST

Study finds parents more lenient about alcohol with teens who experience puberty early

Pennsylvania [US], April 28 (ANI): Parents of teens who went through puberty early may be more lenient when it comes to letting them consume alcohol, according to a new Penn State study.

Updated: Apr 28, 2021 10:26 IST

Study: Youngsters who experience bullying more likely to fantasise about committing acts of violence

New York [US], April 28 (ANI): According to the findings of a new study, experiencing bullying and forms of aggression in late adolescence and early adulthood is linked to a marked increase in the likelihood of having daydreams or fantasies about hurting or killing people.

Updated: Apr 28, 2021 10:03 IST

Study suggests loneliness in men can lead to cancer

Washington [US], April 27 (ANI): The findings of a recent study by the University of Eastern Finland researchers suggest that loneliness among middle-aged men is associated with an increased risk of cancer.

Updated: Apr 27, 2021 23:27 IST

Study: Gossip creates social connections, allowing learning about world indirectly

Washington [US], April 27 (ANI): Gossip is often considered socially taboo and dismissed for its negative tone, but a quirky study from Dartmouth College illustrates some of its merits. Gossip facilitates social connection and enables learning about the world indirectly through other people's experiences.

Updated: Apr 27, 2021 10:26 IST

Can night mode feature help you sleep better?

Washington [US], April 27 (ANI): How often have you laid in bed scrolling through news stories, social media or responding to a text? After staring at the screen, have you ever found that it is harder to fall asleep?

Updated: Apr 27, 2021 10:18 IST

Examining association between lifestyle patterns, BMI in early childhood

Washington [US], April 26 (ANI): A new Australian study reveals that changes in lifestyle patterns were longitudinally associated with concurrent changes in body mass index (BMI) z scores, and maternal pre-pregnancy BMI, maternal dietary patterns and television viewing time are significant determinants.

Updated: Apr 26, 2021 16:07 IST

Oscars 2021 red carpet: Stars bring their fashion A-game to movie's biggest night

Washington [US], April 26 (ANI): Movie's biggest night is officially in full swing! Although the event looks a little different this time owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, that doesn't mean it's anything short of spectacular.

Updated: Apr 26, 2021 07:19 IST

Carey Mulligan arrives at 2021 Oscars dressed like a modern-day princess

Washington [US], April 26 (ANI): British actor Carey Mulligan, who holds a Best Actress nomination at the 2021 Oscars for her role in 'Promising Young Women', arrived at the ceremony dressed as a modern-day princess clad in a Valentino crop top and skirt.

Updated: Apr 26, 2021 06:13 IST

Andra Day stuns in metallic Oscars gown, pays tribute to Billie Holiday

Washington [US], April 26 (ANI): Singer-actor Andra Day, who is nominated for an Oscar for her performance in 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday', brought her fashion A-game to the red carpet dressed in a stunning gold gown.

Updated: Apr 26, 2021 06:10 IST

Oscars 2021 red carpet: Amanda Seyfried stuns in plunging red gown

Washington [US], April 26 (ANI): Actor Amanda Seyfried, who is nominated for an Oscar for her role in 'Mank', arrived at the 93rd annual Academy Awards and brought the high-fashion glamour we expect from the movie's biggest night.

Updated: Apr 26, 2021 05:58 IST

Viola Davis brings ethereal glamour to 2021 Oscars in stunning white gown

Washington [US], April 26 (ANI): American actor-producer Viola Davis, who is nominated for an Oscar in the Best Actress category for her role in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom', arrived at the ceremony looking her fashionable best.

Updated: Apr 26, 2021 05:28 IST

Stress test finds cracks in resistance of harmful hospital bugs

Washington [US], April 25 (ANI): A team of researchers identified critical factors that enable dangerous bacteria to spread disease by surviving on surfaces in hospitals and kitchens.

Updated: Apr 25, 2021 18:44 IST

Higher risk of more severe COVID-19 infection in obese patients, finds study

Washington [US], April 25 (ANI): While obesity can lead to a slew of ailments in one's body, a new study has found that COVID-19 patients who are overweight or obese are more likely to develop a more severe infection.

Updated: Apr 25, 2021 17:45 IST

Working hours deviating from body clock linked to cardiovascular disease risk

Washington [US], April 25 (ANI): According to the findings of a new research working hours that deviate from an individual's natural body clock is associated with greater cardiovascular risk.

Updated: Apr 25, 2021 15:26 IST

Study defines how philosophy can change the understanding of pain

Bochum [Germany], April 25 (ANI): Researchers have investigated how philosophical approaches can be used to think in new ways about pain and its management. The researchers advocate not merely reducing chronic pain management to searching and treating underlying physical changes but instead adopting an approach that focuses on the person as a whole.

Updated: Apr 25, 2021 10:42 IST

Complexity of microplastic pollution unveiled in new study

New Jersey [US], April 24 (ANI): A new study reveals that there are multiple impacts of different microplastics -- with varying sizes, shapes, and chemical makeup -- to the survival, growth, and development of larval fathead minnows, an important prey species in lakes and rivers in North America.

Updated: Apr 24, 2021 22:21 IST

Probiotic strain may help pregnant women to maintain healthy iron levels: Study

Washington [US], April 24 (ANI): Taking a particular probiotic strain improves iron levels in healthy pregnant women and may therefore help to prevent iron deficiency, suggest the findings of a new study.

Updated: Apr 24, 2021 22:00 IST