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Making work interesting is the key to success


Anybody could set an ambitious goal or target for himself, but those who make interesting the activities they need to undertake to attain the goal have higher chances of success, a study suggests. ....more »

Smoking fathers put future babies at asthma risk


A baby has a greater risk of contracting asthma if his or her father smoked prior to conception, finds a new study. ....more »

Here’s how to prevent your wine from spoiling


Wine makers have reasons to cheer as researchers have discovered a system that prevents “stuck fermentation” – a chronic problem that spoils wine. ....more »

Drug for Ebola-like virus promising


An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began, Texas researchers reported Wednesday. A drug that targets Ebola in the same way is under development, and the study raises questions about how late after infection treatments might work. ....more »

Double your fruits, vegetables intake for super health: Report


Adults worldwide should at least double their current consumption of fruits and vegetables to meet the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) minimum recommendation of five servings (400 grams) per day, emphasises a study. ....more »

Chronic pain may make you lazy


Chronic pain may rewire the brain to reduce motivation, a new study in mice suggests. ....more »

Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia


The pace of walking and memory loss of an individual can now predict dementia accurately, according to a recent study. ....more »

Choose right fat to protect your heart


Not all fat is bad for your heart. Too much dietary fat is bad but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, a promising study shows. ....more »

First dengue vaccine shows promise


A potential new dengue vaccine -the first to reach phase 3 clinical testing – has demonstrated that it provides 56 per cent protection against the disease in Asian children, according to a new research. ....more »

Stress may cause insomnia if not controlled


Stress can cause insomnia depending on how it is managed, according to a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher. ....more »

Weight loss improves sleep, mood


Obese adults who lose at least 5 per cent of their body weight sleep better and longer after six months of shedding flab, according to a new study. ....more »

Why women lie about makeup


Almost three quarters of men say they find women more attractive when they wear less makeup; however what they think is the natural look is more likely to take hours of effort and plenty of special makeup tricks, says a research. ....more »

Sitting for hours increases risk of certain cancers


Physical inactivity has been linked with increased risk of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease, and according to a new study a sedentary lifestyle can also raise the chances of developing certain cancers. ....more »

Are you a smartphone addict?


Do you find it difficult to leave your smartphone even for a minute or have cravings to check it without any real purpose? Chances are you have become an addict and need professional help. ....more »

Instant oatmeal in breakfast manages hunger better


Love ready-to-eat oat cereal in breakfast but do not get that feeling of “fullness”? Switch to instant oatmeal. ....more »

New edible films to preserve bread for longer


Scientists have developed new edible films infused with essential oils from clove and oregano that could keep bread fresher for longer than commercial additives. ....more »

Spoof: Rules to enjoy Indian food (roll, lick, burp!)


We Indians love our food. And we really don’t give a damn to the western table etiquette when it comes to relishing our food. ....more »

Good Morning! 7 simple mantras for a perfect day


The alarm bell is ringing. It’s 6am in the morning. You wake up and grab a glass of water only to realise that you are already thinking of pending task with your thoughts moving to the tough boss, scheming colleagues, screaming kids, and demanding spouse. ....more »

Facebook snub can affect your self-esteem


Facebook users who do not get immediate feedback on the social networking site suffer from a lack of belonging, lower self-esteem and general despair, scientists say. ....more »

Poll couture: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi making strong fashion statements


Amid the poll potpourri, the fashion quotient of political leaders like Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi has also caught the attention of people, particularly youth, say designers here. ....more »

Diabetes shrinks brain size and ages it by two years


Diabetes may cause the brain to shrink and age by up to two years every decade a person has the disease, a first-of-its kind study has warned. ....more »

Laughter can improve short-term memory


Laughing can improve short-term memory in older adults as humour reduces stress, lowers blood pressure and boosts mood, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, suggest. ....more »

Indian employers rank stress as No 1 lifestyle risk factor: Survey


Indian employers are ahead of their Asia Pacific counterparts in developing strategies to manage work-related stress as one in every three employers instituted stress management programmes last year and an almost equal number plan to do so this year, says a survey. ....more »

India tops list of requests for blocking content on Facebook


Indian law enforcement agencies requested Facebook to block content in 4,765 instances citing local laws between July and December last year, the largest by any country. ....more »

Watching TV tied to poor snacking habits, heart disease risk


Middle school kids who watch TV for over two hours each day are more likely to consume junk food and have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, a new study has found. ....more »

Now, a nasal spray to treat depression


A new nasal spray that delivers a peptide to the right part of the brain can treat depression and holds promise as a potential alternative therapeutic approach, scientists say. ....more »

Gut bugs turn dark chocolate ‘healthy’


Gut bacteria in our stomach gobble dark chocolate and ferment it into anti-inflammatory compounds that are good for the heart, a new study has found. ....more »

New study to catch cardiovascular disease early


British researchers are embarking on a new study in collaboration with colleagues from across Europe to identify early signs of physiological change in the body that indicate nascent cardiovascular diseases. ....more »

Fashion can be new language of India-Pakistan peace talks


Fashion can be a new language of peace between India and Pakistan with both the nations sharing a common ancestry and lifestyle trade showing encouraging trends, a Pak-based textile industry veteran has said. ....more »

Internet is the gen-next doctor!


People are increasingly turning to the internet to share their health problems with netizens, seeking insights and practical advice, a new Oxford study has found. ....more »

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