Cannabis ads on billboard, storefront linked to problematic use in teens: Study

New Jersey [US], April 8 (ANI): As it is widely known that the putting up of billboards and storefront advertisements may help brands reach a larger audience, a new study suggests that adolescents who frequently see billboard or storefront advertisements for recreational cannabis are more likely to use the drug weekly and to have symptoms of a cannabis use disorder.

Updated: Apr 08, 2021 19:44 IST

Late-night snacks may affect workplace performance: Study

Washington [US], April 8 (ANI): A recent study has found that unhealthy eating behaviours at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work.

Updated: Apr 08, 2021 16:35 IST

Preserving world-famous Ajanta Cave paintings using AI

New Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): In an initiative that is unique in every sense of the word, artificial intelligence (AI) has now come to the aid of digitally preserving the world-famous, 2nd Century BC Ajanta cave paintings, so that they last for many lifetimes, safe from disasters of all kinds and for the benefit of generations to come.

Updated: Apr 08, 2021 13:46 IST

There were silver linings to Covid lockdown, say New Zealanders in survey

Dunedin [New Zealand], April 7 (ANI): Two-thirds of New Zealanders believed there was a silver lining to the country's Alert Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown imposed in March last year, a University of Otago survey has found.

Updated: Apr 07, 2021 23:45 IST

Quick morning reflection could make you a better leader, finds study

Washington [US], April 7 (ANI): Starting your day by thinking about what kind of leader you want to be can make you more effective at work, a new study held by the University of Florida has found.

Updated: Apr 07, 2021 20:51 IST

Study reveals females' pain not taken as seriously as men's pain

Florida [US], April 7 (ANI): Researchers found that when male and female patients expressed the same amount of pain, observers viewed female patients' pain as less intense and more likely to benefit from psychotherapy versus medication as compared to men's pain.

Updated: Apr 07, 2021 17:12 IST

Study suggests outside factors may help children develop internal control

Washington [US], April 7 (ANI): The ability to control your own behaviour, known as executive function, might not exist all in your head. In a novel study, researchers are applying the theory of executive function to children and they revealed that the function affects everything from children's readiness for school to social relationships with long-term outcomes for adulthood.

Updated: Apr 07, 2021 17:03 IST

Kim Kardashian plans to launch a skincare line

Washington [US], April 7 (ANI): Kim Kardashian, who is a media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, producer, and actor, is adding a new achievement to her already impressive resume. The star is expanding her beauty empire by coming out with her own skincare line.

Updated: Apr 07, 2021 14:52 IST

Cannabis legalization linked to increase in fatal accidents

Ontario [Canada], April 6 (ANI The findings of a new study suggest that legalization of recreational cannabis may be associated with an increase in fatal motor vehicle collisions based on data from the United States.

Updated: Apr 06, 2021 19:47 IST

Study explores prevalence rate of anxiety for fathers during perinatal period

Washington [US], April 6 (ANI): A new research suggested that anxiety among men transitioning into parenthood is significantly higher than reported by the global World Health Organization (WHO) regional prevalence rates.

Updated: Apr 06, 2021 16:49 IST

Research shows some genes come to life in the brain after death

Washington [US], April 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago analyzed gene expression in fresh brain tissue and found that gene expression in some cells actually increased after death.

Updated: Apr 05, 2021 23:06 IST

External factors might help children to develop internal control

Washington [US], April 5 (ANI): The findings of a recent study suggest that the ability to control one's own behavior, known as executive function, might not exist at all in the head. A new theory proposes that it develops with many influences from outside the mind.

Updated: Apr 05, 2021 20:18 IST

Research finds mobile health apps can be beneficial for adults with heart disease

Washington [US], April 4 (ANI): Mobile health technology can be beneficial in encouraging lifestyle behaviour changes and medication adherence among adults aged 60 and older with existing heart disease, according to a study published in the American Heart Association journal 'Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes'.

Updated: Apr 04, 2021 23:01 IST

Accessible court system might help individuals with low-income to overcome procedural hurdles during divorce

Washington [US], April 4 (ANI): Researchers during a recent study found that a more accessible court system would be helpful for individuals with minimal resources to overcome procedural hurdles while facing divorce.

Updated: Apr 04, 2021 20:24 IST

Scientists links risk of cardiovascular disease with eating processed meat

Ontario [Canada], April 4 (ANI): The findings of a recent global study led by scientists from Hamilton found a link between a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and eating processed meat. The same study, however, did not find the same link with unprocessed red meat or poultry.

Updated: Apr 04, 2021 20:09 IST

Exposure to TV in toddlerhood not to blame for attention problems: Study

Washington [US], April 4 (ANI): A new study counters the previous researches that claimed to show a direct link between early screen time and attention problems in children.

Updated: Apr 04, 2021 14:31 IST

Walking with a partner is great but might slow you down, claims new study

Washington [US], April 3 (ANI): A new study by researchers of Purdue University shows that couples often decreased their speed when walking together. Speed further decreased if they were holding hands.

Updated: Apr 03, 2021 22:12 IST

High consumption of sugar during childhood affects learning, memory: Study

Washington [US], April 3 (ANI): According to a new research, high consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages during adolescence impairs performance on learning and memory tasks during adulthood.

Updated: Apr 03, 2021 18:30 IST

Easter 2021: How celebrations are taking virtual turn amid pandemic

New Delhi [India], April 3 (ANI): The holy day of Easter is celebrated with joy and pride by Christians all over the world and is considered one of the most auspicious days for the community. It marks Jesus Christ's resurrection. As mentioned in the Bible, Christ was crucified on the day of Good Friday and buried in a grave after his last supper which is commemorated as Maundy Thursday. However, on the third day when his disciples visited his grave, they found that the grave was empty. The day marks the triumph of Christ over death and this also makes him the 'Son of God'. The day is celebrated with pomp and grandeur every year.

Updated: Apr 03, 2021 17:46 IST

Easter 2021: How India is celebrating the festival of rejuvenation, rebirth under the spell of pandemic

New Delhi [India], April 3 (ANI): The aroma of freshly-baked cakes fills the air whiffing out of the kitchen.

Updated: Apr 03, 2021 14:46 IST