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Domestic violence on rise as COVID-19 keeps people at home: Study
New York, May 28 (IANS) Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the researchers have found an increase in the incidence of domestic violence reports in two US cities, Los Angeles and Indianapolis since stay-at-home orders were put into effect.
2020-05-28
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
High-strain exercise linked to early pregnancy loss: Study
New York, May 27 (IANS) In women with history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity have been associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early pregnancy loss, warn researchers.
2020-05-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Why pregnant women with high BP miss out on preventive aspirin
London, May 25 (IANS) More than half of mums-to-be who are at risk of the dangerously high blood pressure condition -- pre-eclampsia -- are missing out on preventive aspirin treatment, say researchers.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
People with atrial fibrillation may live longer with exercise
London, May 25 (IANS) Regular endurance training and good fitness seem to protect against serious cardiovascular (CVD) events and early mortality for people diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (Afib), say researchers.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon Food launched in India, set to spoil Zomato-Swiggy's party (Ld)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In a strong signal to leading players Zomato and Swiggy who have been severely hit by Covid-19, ecommerce giant Amazon with deep pockets on Thursday announced it has entered the vast online food delivery market in India, with introducing Amazon Food at select pin codes in Bengaluru.
2020-05-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Over 2 billion people without proper sanitation at high COVID-19 risk
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Without access to soap and clean water, more than two billion people in low- and middle-income nations have a greater likelihood of acquiring and transmitting the coronavirus than those in wealthy countries, warn researchers.
2020-05-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Is your job killing you? Workplace stress can lead to death
New York, May 20 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that stress, lack of autonomy and ability at the workplace or due to the demanding jobs can lead to depression and death.
2020-05-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Childhood obesity may increase bladder cancer risk
London, May 20 (IANS) Adults who were overweight in childhood may be at greater risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a new study.
2020-05-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Daily internet use may lead to social isolation
London, May 20 (IANS) Spending too much time using the internet? Read this carefully. Researchers have found that older adults who go online every day are more likely to be socially isolated than those who use the internet less frequently.
2020-05-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Atrial fibrillation risk not linked to the amount of body fat: Study
London, May 19 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that that the risk of atrial fibrillation is not linked to the amount of body fat, but instead to large muscle mass, or more precisely, a high fat-free weight.
2020-05-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Explore new, diverse experiences to boost happiness
New York, May 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that new and diverse experiences are linked to enhanced happiness, and this relationship is associated with a greater correlation of brain activity.
2020-05-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Weekly yoga can help reduce depressive symptoms in people
London, May 19 (IANS) Weekly sessions of yoga can ease depressive symptoms in people with other mental health issues, according to a new study.
2020-05-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Put yourself in children's shoes to make them exercise
London, May 17 (IANS) Strict parenting may not always yield the best results, especially when it comes to making your kids take time off the screen and do some exercise, suggests new research.
2020-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Strong relationships boost physical activity in older adults
New York, May 15 (IANS) Strong relationships can help adults stay active in older age, say researchers, suggesting that relationships are key to influencing positive health behaviours and should not be forgotten during the social distancing times.
2020-05-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
2-3 cups of coffee daily linked to lower body fat in women
London, May 14 (IANS) This news may make coffee-lover men depressed a bit as new research has revealed that women who drink two or three cups of coffee a day have been found to have lower total body and abdominal fat than those who drink less.
2020-05-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stress levels, uncertainty will increase post-pandemic: Rachna Singh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Stress levels and uncertainty will increase for professionals post the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown it has caused due to fears of layoffs or overwork due to the heavy backlog that awaits them if an and when they return to work, says lifestyle & relationship expert and practicing therapist Rachna Khanna Singh, whose work over the last 20 years has touched over 10 lakh lives and over 100 organisations.
2020-05-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Acupuncture may be safe, effective for easing indigestion symptoms
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that a 4-week course of acupuncture increased self-reported relief and improvement of symptoms for patients with a subtype of indigestion known as postprandial distress syndrome (PDS).
2020-05-12
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
What's on top of Indian consumers' mind
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) With Indians now being online like never before due to COVID-19 restrictions, searches for queries like e-learning, work from home jobs and recipe in 5 minutes have seen massive growth and these clues to digital searches can help brands craft a strategy for their marketers, says a report from global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
2020-05-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion
People who attend religious services less likely to die from 'despair'
New York, May 7 (IANS) Researchers have found that people who attend religious services at least once a week are significantly less likely to die from "deaths of despair," including deaths related to suicide, drug overdose and alcohol poisoning.
2020-05-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion
Teenage obesity, BP may lead to prematurely aged arteries
New York, May 7 (IANS) Teenagers who have obesity, type 2 diabetes or high BP may be more likely to have signs of premature blood vessel ageing compared to teenagers without those health conditions, warn researchers.
2020-05-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Some useful office tips to avoid COVID-19 spread at home
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) In a bid to stop the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the workplace, FMCG major ITC has shared some key tips for working professionals to avoid the spread of the deadly virus at office as well as home.
2020-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Instagram row: Parents must teach kids proper social media use
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Instagram chat group Bois Locker Room wherein rapes were glorified and underage girls were objectified shook the national consciousness and now, leading behavioral experts have urged the society to strongly consider the application of gender sensitization and social media literacy for the school-going children.
2020-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
1 in 2 employees watching porn on device being used for work from home
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Amid coronavirus pandemic that has pushed office work inside home boundaries globally, half (51 per cent) of employees admitted watching more adult content on the same devices they use for work-related purposes, a new report said on Wednesday.
2020-05-06
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Defence/Security
Lack of sleep linked to loss of pleasure in teenagers
Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Lack of sleep can affect mental health, causing anhedonia (or loss of pleasure), anxiety, anger and significantly increasing the risk of depression, says a global study of more than 350,000 teenagers.
2020-05-06
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Researchers reveal why loud noise is bad for your health
London, May 2 (IANS) Whether it is loud machinery at work, a busy freeway, a nearby airport or loud music, many people are exposed to high levels of noise, say researchers, adding that exposure to loud noise is not only annoying but also bad for your health.
2020-05-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
How home environment can put kids at depression risk later
New York, April 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that children's rearing environment has a major impact on their risk for major depression later in life.
2020-04-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Family abuse in childhood tied to heart attacks, strokes as adult
New York, April 29 (IANS) Parents, read this carefully. Children who experience trauma, abuse, neglect and family dysfunction are at increased risk of having heart disease in their 50s and 60s, warn researchers.
2020-04-29
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
77% Indians eagerly waiting for dinner at favourite food joints: Survey
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Anxiously waiting for the lockdown 2.0 to be gradually lifted, 77 per cent of people in India wish to have dinner with friends and family at their favourite restaurants with safety assurance and premier hygiene top on their mind, a survey said on Monday.
2020-04-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prenatal exposure to air pollutants linked to growth delays
London, April 24 (IANS) Researchers have found an association between exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and delays in physical growth in the early years after birth.
2020-04-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Combination of food items may up or lower dementia risk
London, April 23 (IANS) It's no secret that a healthy diet benefits the brain and now, researchers say that what foods people eat together may be associated with developing the risk of dementia.
2020-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
From Joker to Voldemort, learn why people like fictional villains
New York, April 23 (IANS) What makes evil characters like the Joker or Lord Voldemort more interesting and likeable? Researchers have found that people may find fictional villains surprisingly likeable when they share similarities with the viewer or reader.
2020-04-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Glaucoma can be successfully treated with gene therapy
London, April 22 (IANS) A common eye condition, glaucoma, could be successfully treated with a single injection using gene therapy, which would improve treatment options, effectiveness and quality of life for many patients, say researchers.
2020-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Antibodies may provide a new treatment for OCD
London, April 22 (IANS) Mental health conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) could be treated in a new way using drugs that target the immune system, research suggests.
2020-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
WHO recommended disinfectants effective against COVID-19: Study
London, April 20 (IANS) When used correctly, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended alcohol-based hand disinfectants to be effective against the novel coronavirus, as confirmed by the international team of researchers.
2020-04-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Breastfeeding may be effective during COVID-19: Study
New York, April 19 (IANS) During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, breastfeeding and the provision of human milk to infants is recommended by national and international organisations because it is effective against infectious diseases-- It strengthens the immune system by directly transferring antibodies from the mother, say researchers.
2020-04-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Exercise during pregnancy may reduce obesity among offspring
Washington, April 19 (IANS) When physically fit women exercise during pregnancy they could be setting their children up for better fitness too, say researchers, adding that regular workout during pregnancy may reduce obesity among offspring.
2020-04-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
How regular exercise can protect against COVID-19
New York, April 16 (IANS) In a preventive measure against the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), researchers have revealed that regular exercise may reduce the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a major cause of death in patients with the COVID-19 virus.
2020-04-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mediterranean diet sharpens your brain too
New York, April 14 (IANS) The mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish, and olive oil not only helps you live longer but also keeps the brain sharper, say researchers, adding that those who followed the diet had the lowest risk of cognitive impairment.
2020-04-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Inflammatory bowel disease linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes
Seoul, April 13 (IANS) Researchers have found that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis - often affects women of childbearing age.
2020-04-13
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Should alcohol be brought under essential services during lockdown?
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The COVID-19 restrictions have quite understandably made life difficult for many. But it may not be possible for everyone to imagine what those with untreated alcohol use disorder go through when they do not get to drink at all.
2020-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Have vitamin D-rich food for healthier heart
London, April 9 (IANS) Want to live longer with a healthy heart? Start consuming vitamin D-rich food as researchers have found that consuming foods high in vitamin D can have heart-protective effects.
2020-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Your hand grip can reveal if you are at diabetes risk
New York, April 6 (IANS) Muscular weakness is known to be associated with Type 2 diabetes and researchers now report that hand grip can help doctors perform time-efficient screening tool for diabetes.
2020-04-06
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
How corona-recovered patients can improve lung function
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Since all the focus is on finding and treating people who are corona-positive, what about those who have recovered from the deadly COVID-19 disease and are trying to get their life back to normal? Are they going to face reduced lung capacity for the rest of their lives?
2020-04-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
This is how to disinfect your office in corona times
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) As a preventive measure against new coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic, the Health Ministry has issued fresh guidelines for disinfecting public places including offices in areas reporting COVID-19.
2020-04-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Women initiate rough sex nearly as often as men: Study
New York, April 5 (IANS) If you think only men initiate rough sex you might be wrong, as researchers have revealed that women initiate consensual rough sexual behaviours as often as men.
2020-04-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Want long term weight loss? Fitness is the mantra
New York, April 5 (IANS) If you want a longer healthier life, read this carefully. The more fit you are when you start a weight-loss programme, the more weight you could lose, compared to those who are very out of shape, say researchers.
2020-04-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Golden age of Hollywood was not so golden for women: Study
New York, April 2 (IANS) The Golden Age of Hollywood is known for its glitz, glamour and classic movies and now researchers have found that female representation in the film industry hit an all-time low during the so-called 'Golden Age'.
2020-04-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Key tips to keep your home coronavirus free
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) As the deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) spreading rapidly, people are doing everything to keep themselves safe but what about your own abode?
2020-04-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Heavy drinking can easily add 4 cm to your waistline
London, April 1 (IANS) Daily drinkers, please take note. Researchers now reveal that heavy drinking in old age was linked to a 1.5 inch (4cm) larger waist and increased stroke risk in men.
2020-04-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Men with erectile dysfunction may be at high death risk
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Men who suffer problems with their sexual performance or suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) are at higher risk of death regardless of their testosterone levels, claim researchers.
2020-04-01
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion