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

Study suggests mindful meditation can be beneficial in relieving pain

Washington [US], July 16 (ANI): In a recent study, scientists at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine examined how mindfulness affected both brain activity and perception of pain. This research has been published in a journal called 'PAIN'.

Updated: Jul 16, 2022 23:53 IST

Do you know virtual reality app trial helps to reduce common phobias?

Dunedin (Otago) [New Zealand], July 16 (ANI): An experiment conducted by the University of Otago in Christchurch recently gives fresh hope to the estimated one in twelve people worldwide who are afraid of flying, needles, heights, spiders, or dogs.

Updated: Jul 16, 2022 23:38 IST

Study: Gardening helps to achieve better mental health Q

Washington [US], July 16 (ANI): According to a recent study, even if a person has never gardened before, the garden is such a happy area that simply spending time with plants can improve one's mental health.

Updated: Jul 16, 2022 23:30 IST

Women can live longer and better with improved diet, says study

Georgia [US], July 16 (ANI): Women often have higher rates of illness while living longer on average than males. A better diet rich in pigmented carotenoids, such as those found in yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges, and carrots, is now suggested by recent research from the University of Georgia as a way to reduce these incidences of illness. These colourful fruits and vegetables play a crucial role in minimising cognitive and visual decline.

Updated: Jul 16, 2022 22:45 IST

Researchers find link between air pollution and child brain development in a recent study

Washington [US], July 16 (ANI): A new study finds that air pollution is not only a problem for the lungs but childhood behavioural issues and even IQ may be impacted by air pollution. A group of investigators from the University of Washington suggested that both prenatal and postnatal exposure to air pollution can be harmful to children.

Updated: Jul 16, 2022 22:42 IST

Self-organising lasers adapt, struct and cooperate: Research

Washington [US], July 16 (ANI): By mimicking features of living systems, self-organizing lasers could lead to new materials for sensing, computing, light sources and displays.

Updated: Jul 16, 2022 15:48 IST

Study: Eating bright-coloured fruits helps women live longer

Georgia [US], July 15 (ANI): Women often have greater rates of sickness while living longer on average than males. A healthier diet rich in pigmented carotenoids, such as those found in yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges, and carrots, is now suggested by a recent study from the University of Georgia as a way to reduce these greater incidences of sickness. These colourful produce items have a crucial role in minimising cognitive and visual decline.

Updated: Jul 15, 2022 23:06 IST

Study reveals virtual reality app trial helps to reduce common phobias

Dunedin (Otago) [New Zealand], July 15 (ANI): For the estimated one in twelve people worldwide who have a fear of flying, needles, heights, spiders, or dogs, a recent trial by the University of Otago, Christchurch offers new hope.

Updated: Jul 15, 2022 16:08 IST

Study: Eating more fruits keeps depression at bay

Birmingham [UK], July 15 (ANI): According to a recent study from the College of Health and Life Sciences at Aston University, people who regularly consume fruit are more likely to have better levels of positive mental well-being and are less likely to experience depressive symptoms.

Updated: Jul 15, 2022 15:42 IST

Study details impact of peer comparison information on physicians' well-being

Washington [US], July 15 (ANI): Peer comparison information can have both pros and cons, especially when it comes to the well-being of a physician.

Updated: Jul 15, 2022 05:02 IST

Research: Emotional patterns a factor in children's food choices

Washington [US], July 14 (ANI): The emotional context in which eating occurs has been thought to influence eating patterns and diet, with studies finding negative emotions predict excessive calorie intake and poor diet quality. A research article discusses how children's unhealthy food choices, especially over weekends, are related to emotion.

Updated: Jul 14, 2022 14:33 IST