Edinburgh [Scotland], July 25 (ANI): According to a study, kids rate foods they perceive to be natural as having greater levels of taste, safety, and desire than foods they perceive to be manufactured.
Minneapolis [US], July 24 (ANI): Studies have shown that maintaining cognitive function and preventing dementia can be accomplished by participating in both mental and physical activities. A recent study found that these benefits might vary across men and women. The study has been made available online in the American Academy of Neurology's medical publication.
Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): Although there are therapies for depression, many people occasionally find these treatments unhelpful. In addition, women are more prone than men to experience depression, albeit there is no established reason for this difference. This occasionally makes treating their diseases more difficult.
Washington [U.S], July 23 (ANI): Young women and girls' time spent in unpaid household work contributes to the gender pay gap, according to new research. The research shows women's later employment participation is affected by taking on the weight of this care burden in childhood, thus adding to existing inequality gaps in the study countries.
Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): Researchers from Cornell University have revealed the first evidence that dogs' sense of smell is connected with their vision and other distinctive regions of the brain. It reveals fresh information about how dogs perceive and move across space.
Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): Hearing an insult is like getting a "little smack in the face," regardless of the precise circumstances under which it is delivered. Using electroencephalography (EEG) and skin conductance recordings, a group of researchers discovered that the short-term effects of repeated verbal insults were compared to those of repeated positive or neutral evaluationS, according to a new study.
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): It was the advent of the microwave that launched the first wave of convenient 'heat and eat' meals in India. The (then) 'hi-tech' gadget didn't lend itself to multi-stage cooking of Indian recipes and after resting a while as a baby white elephant was deployed in a different role. Left-over delicacies or, those ordered from takeaways could be put in the microwave for vessels and 'nuked' to be enjoyed piping hot. Some used it for cooking potatoes others for warming milk or tea and coffee. Truth be told, the micro hasn't made much headway since those early days. It should be credited though with popularising the idea of 'heat and eat'.
New Jersey [US], July 22 (ANI): A National Institutes of Health study, which included a Rutgers researcher, discovered that pregnant women exposed to the chemical substances known as phthalates during pregnancy had a higher risk of premature birth.
Washington [U.S], July 21 (ANI): Psychologists and biologists have investigated whether voice pitch can influence how female faces are evaluated. To conclude, a higher voice does indeed influence how the corresponding face is evaluated. However, this does not apply to all ratings.
Adelaide [Australia], July 21 (ANI): Millions of people worldwide believe that fitness trackers, pedometers and smart watches motivate them to exercise more and lose weight, according to a new study by Australian researchers.
North Carolina [US], July 20 (ANI): Have you ever questioned why some people can smoke cigarettes for a year before quitting simply, but others develop a lifelong addiction? Why are some people unable to stop consuming alcohol while others can do without it? A person's hereditary propensity to take drugs is one factor. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine under the direction of Hyejung Won, PhD, are starting to comprehend these underlying genetic variations. The more they discover, the more likely it is that scientists can develop therapies to aid the millions of people who battle addiction.
Washington [US], July 19 (ANI): There is little understanding about how young children start to associate names with things, a crucial ability for subsequent language development. Researchers from Indiana University have suggested a new perspective on how infants achieve this milestone in human development.
Arizona [US], July 18 (ANI): An online parenting skills programme for separating or divorcing parents reduces interparental conflict, enhances parenting quality, and lessens symptoms of anxiety and sadness in children, according to a recent study from the Arizona State University Department of Psychology.
Washington [US], July 18 (ANI): A study by the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health at the University of Michigan Health suggests that just half of the parents recognize that screen time has a major impact on their child's eye health