Colourful urban environments, even if experienced in virtual reality, boosts happiness: Study

Lausanne [Switzerland], June 17 (ANI): Researchers studying effects of vegetation and colourful patterns in an urban setting used virtual reality to discover that green vegetation caused volunteers to walk more slowly while also raising their heart rate, which led to a pleasurable experience.

Updated: Jun 17, 2022 17:51 IST

Study: Treatment for peanut allergy safest when started early for infants

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): UBC researchers demonstrated in 2019 that pre-schoolers can safely overcome peanut allergies with a treatment called oral immunotherapy. Now they have evidence that the earlier pre-schoolers start this treatment, the better.

Updated: Jun 16, 2022 23:48 IST

Losing grandmother can trigger rise in depression for loved ones: Study

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): Losing a beloved family member is never easy, however, the findings of a recent new study suggests that the loss of a grandmother, in particular, can have repercussions for the loved ones she leaves behind.

Updated: Jun 16, 2022 22:31 IST

Study finds seven healthy practises linked to lower risk of dementia in people with genetic risk

Minnesota [US], June 15 (ANI): According to new research by the American Institute of Neurology, seven healthy habits and lifestyle factors may play a role in lowering the incidence of dementia in persons with the highest hereditary risk.

Updated: Jun 15, 2022 12:07 IST

Research shows dynamics of cross-platform attention to retracted papers

Evanston [US], June 15 (ANI): A study of the online attention received over time by 3,851 retracted scientific articles found that retracted articles received more attention on social media, news outlets, and knowledge repositories, including more critical attention on Twitter, compared with non-retracted articles.

Updated: Jun 15, 2022 05:02 IST

New study suggests center-based childcare may less likely to be overweight

Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): According to a new study, children who attended centre-based childcare between 1 and 4 years of age had a lower body mass index (BMI) and were less likely to be overweight or obese in later childhood than children who had non-parental childcare that was home-based or provided by relatives or nannies.

Updated: Jun 14, 2022 22:56 IST

Study finds staring at yourself during virtual talks can make you feel worse

Illinois [US], June 14 (ANI): According to a new study, the longer a person glances at themselves when conversing with a partner in an online chat, the worse their mood becomes over the length of the encounter. The researchers discovered that alcohol use appears to exacerbate the condition.

Updated: Jun 14, 2022 16:06 IST

Research finds stress accelerates immune aging

Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): Published in the research of the 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' (PNAS) on June 13, a study explains age-related health inequalities, including the unequal toll of the pandemic on people, and identifies potential intervention points.

Updated: Jun 14, 2022 07:19 IST

Study shows professional development intervention can improve students' word problem-solving skills

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): A new study from the University of Kansas has found that a professional development intervention with evidence-based practices help an educator improve her teaching skills and boosted students' abilities to solve word problems and maintain their improvement.

Updated: Jun 13, 2022 23:57 IST

Children in remote learning experienced greater behavioural and sleep difficulties, finds study

Ann Arbor (Michigan) [US], June 13 (ANI): According to a new study, elementary school-aged children enrolled in remote learning experienced greater behavioural, learning-related, and sleep difficulties compared with children receiving in-person instruction.

Updated: Jun 13, 2022 22:47 IST

Study finds people 'proper size' portions of high-calorie foods

Bristol [England], June 13 (ANI): According to new research, humans limit the size of energy-dense meals they consume, implying that individuals are smarter eaters than previously assumed.

Updated: Jun 13, 2022 16:35 IST

Research: Moving while learning boosts letter-sound recognition in children

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): The findings of a recent study suggest that children who move while learning sounds of letters significantly improve their ability to recognize individual letter sounds.

Updated: Jun 12, 2022 22:42 IST

Study finds male contraceptive drugs show encouraging outcomes in new trial

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): According to a new study, two experimental male contraceptive tablets appear to efficiently suppress testosterone without generating undesirable side effects.

Updated: Jun 12, 2022 20:00 IST

Energy deficient male runners might be at higher risk for fractures: Study

Washington [US], June 11 (ANI): According to a new study male runners who do not receive enough energy from their diet may be at risk for stress fractures.

Updated: Jun 11, 2022 23:58 IST

Study: Maintaining normal weight early in life might help prevent male infertility

Washington [US], June 11 (ANI): New research suggests that more careful control of body weight in childhood and adolescence could help prevent male infertility later in life.

Updated: Jun 11, 2022 23:44 IST

Study: Children's letter-sound recognition can be boosted by whole-body learning

Washington [US], June 10 (ANI): Children who move while learning sounds of letters significantly improve their ability to recognize individual letter sounds.

Updated: Jun 10, 2022 23:58 IST

Growing up in unsafe neighbourhood badly impacts sleep in adulthood: Research

Washington [US], June 10 (ANI): Growing up in an unsafe neighbourhood was associated with poorer sleep in adulthood, suggests the findings of a recent study on Black women.

Updated: Jun 10, 2022 22:26 IST

Study explores if humans are born with moral compass

Washington [US], June 9 (ANI): For millennia, philosophers have pondered the question of whether humans are inherently good. But now, researchers from Japan have found that young infants can make and act on moral judgments, shedding light on the origin of morality.

Updated: Jun 09, 2022 23:53 IST

Study: Adults sleep better together than they do alone

Washington [US], June 9 (ANI): According to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona, adults who share a bed with a partner or spouse sleep better than those who sleep alone.

Updated: Jun 09, 2022 23:01 IST

Even moderate drinkers are at risk of developing alcohol problems if they binge drink: Study

Texas [US], June 9 (ANI): According to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, moderate drinkers who binge alcohol have a considerably higher chance of developing alcohol issues than those who drink the same amount overall but don't binge.

Updated: Jun 09, 2022 15:43 IST

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