Study reveals that children prefer natural food more than processed

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.

Updated: Jul 25, 2022 06:21 IST

Does physical and mental exertion have different effects on men and women's thinking?

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.

Updated: Jul 24, 2022 23:58 IST

An inflammatory diet may lead to depression: Research

Boston [US], July 24 (ANI): The association between depression, eating, and the onset of frailty was discovered in a recent study.

Updated: Jul 24, 2022 18:00 IST

Researchers claim women have higher rates of depression than men

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.

Updated: Jul 24, 2022 17:26 IST

Gender pay disparity, unpaid childhood chores are related: Study

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.

Updated: Jul 23, 2022 22:53 IST

Researchers discover baby naming moments

Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): A new study from researchers of Indiana University focuses on understanding how babies develop their memories for the objects and categories more generally.

Updated: Jul 23, 2022 20:23 IST

Researchers discover dogs' sense of smell connects to vision

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.

Updated: Jul 23, 2022 20:12 IST

Are you aware verbal insults cause 'mini smack to the face?'

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.

Updated: Jul 23, 2022 20:08 IST

Gourmet dining at home: Beyond 'heat & eat'

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'.

Updated: Jul 23, 2022 12:16 IST

Study finds exposure to phthalates increases likelihood of preterm delivery

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.

Updated: Jul 22, 2022 22:50 IST

Female voices with higher pitch have younger-looking faces

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.

Updated: Jul 21, 2022 23:20 IST

Study: Wearable activity trackers encourage people to exercise more and lose weight

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.

Updated: Jul 21, 2022 12:30 IST

Research reveals healthy living can balance high genetic risk for stroke

Washington [US], July 20 (ANI): A new study revealed that a good cardiovascular lifestyle can reduce the risk of stroke by up to 43% in people who are genetically predisposed to it.

Updated: Jul 20, 2022 16:29 IST

Genetic architecture underlying alcohol and tobacco dependence revealed by scientists

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.

Updated: Jul 20, 2022 03:03 IST

Childhood loneliness can result in drinking problems among young adults: Study

Washington [US], July 19 (ANI): The findings of new research suggest that experiencing loneliness as a pre-adolescent child can have a drinking problem years later, in early adulthood.

Updated: Jul 19, 2022 14:17 IST

Researchers reveal infant naming moments

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.

Updated: Jul 19, 2022 08:07 IST

Wife buys sex doll that looks exactly like her for husband with high libido

Washington [U.S], July 18 (ANI): An Only fans couple recently found out the best way to solve their sexual problems whenever the wife is not in the mood to get intimate.

Updated: Jul 18, 2022 21:28 IST

Study finds online parenting courses protect kids against negative impacts of divorce

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.

Updated: Jul 18, 2022 18:19 IST

Study says only half of parents recognize impact of screen time on child's eye health

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

Updated: Jul 18, 2022 15:02 IST

Study finds people with extremely low BMIs, aren't more active, they are just less hungry

Aberdeen [UK], July 17 (ANI): Researchers from China discovered that people with extremely low BMIs have a unique approach.

Updated: Jul 17, 2022 22:09 IST