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Women have more active brains than men

Washington: Women’s brain is more active in focus, mind control, feel and in stress than men. 46,034 brains have been imaged in one research. In this research, women’s brain was found to be more active in some areas.Leading author Amen Kinikikas published and Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in America leading author Danial G said “the

Classroom turned into godown, kids sit outside for six months

For nearly six months now, the corridor has been the classroom for scores of kids at a government-run primary school. Day after day, kids as young as four have had no desk to sit but the hard floor, exposed to hot winds, dust and, of late, rain spraying into their makeshift classroom. Besides their first

Oxford English Dictionary added Chana and Chana Dal as new words

The Oxford English dictionary (OED) has recently added more than 600 new words. This time Zyzzyva has been named the last phrase of the dictionary. It is an insect found in South Africa. Mostly it is found there on or around the palm trees. This name of this species was kept in the year 1922

Pet dogs help older adults stay active

Study says Pet dogs help older adults stay active in daily life

Study says Pet dogs help older adults stay active in daily life . London, Jun 9 (PTI) A dog may help older adults to meet World Health Organisation’s recommendations of at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day, according to a new study. Health professionals could encourage dog ownership or shared

Low-fat or full-cream milk? Neither adds to your chances of having a heart attack: Study

Low-fat or full-cream milk? Neither adds to your chances of having a heart attack: Study

For long, public health experts have identified saturated fats as potentially harmful for cardiovascular health. A new study says consuming dairy products, including full-fat milk, will not damage health.The findings, from an international team of experts, contradict the view that dairy products can be harmful because of their high saturated fat content. The experts dismiss

Protein ‘switch’ in brain controls blood flow: study

New York: A protein “switch” within the tinywire-like capillaries of the brain controls the blood flow that ensures optimal brain function, a new study has found. Researchers from University of Vermont in the US have uncovered that capillaries have the capacity to both sense brain activity and generate an electrical vasodilatory signal to evoke blood

Mars may have had rings, and they may come back: study

Washington: Mars could once have had rings,and the red planet may regain them again, according to a new study. A new model developed by scientists at Purdue University in the US suggests that debris that was pushed into space from an asteroid slamming into Mars around 4.3 billion years ago alternates between becoming a planetary

Eating cheese may make you slimmer: study

London:Cheese lovers, rejoice! People who consume high-fat dairy products like cheese may have lower body mass index and cholesterol levels, a new Irish study has claimed. Researchers from University College Dublin in Ireland examined the impact of dairy foods – milk, cheese, yogurt, cream and butter on markers of body fatness and health in about

Earth’s first outer layer was single solid shell: Study

New York: Shortly after te Earth formed and began to cool, the planet’s first outer layer was a single, solid but deformable shell which later began to fold and crack more widely, giving rise to modern plate tectonics, suggests new research. The research is the latest salvo in a long-standing debate in the geological research

700pc rise in superbug infections in US kids: study

Washington: Scientists have found a 700-percent surge in infections caused by bacteria from the Enterobacteriaceae family resistant to multiple kinds of antibiotics among children in the US. These antibiotic resistant infections are in turn linked to longer hospital stays and potentially greater risk of death. The study by researchers from Case Western Reserve University School

Brain scans may identify teens at drug abuse risk: study

Boston: Brain scans may help predict teens who are at risk of problematic drug use, even before such behaviour starts, a new study has claimed. Psychologists are aware that kids who score high on tests of novelty seeking are on average a bit more likely to abuse drugs. Researchers from University of Stanford in the

Watching birds good for your mental health: study

London: People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, a new study claims. The study, involving hundreds of people, found benefits for mental health of being able to see birds, shrubs and trees around the homes, whether people lived in urban or more

Dietary prebiotics may improve sleep: study

Washington: Prebiotics – dietary fibres found naturally in foods like artichokes, raw garlic and onions – may help improve sleep and buffer the physiological impacts of stress, a first-of-its-kind study suggests. Prebiotics are the lesser-known gut-health promoters which serve as food for good bacteria inside the gut. “We found that dietary prebiotics can improve non-REM

Alzheimer’s may be caused by excess sugar: study

London: People who eat diets high in sugar may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has warned. For the first time a “tipping point” molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer’s disease has been established by scientists from the University of Bath and King’s College London in the

Separation of binary asteroid points to Planet Nine: Study

London: Encounter with a planet beyond Pluto — the so-called Planet Nine — millions of years ago might have separated and pushed a binary asteroid to their current orbits, says a study. These two distant objects starting as a pair orbiting one another, became gradually separated in their orbits because they made an approach to

Cat owners may not have mental illness risk: study

London: Cat ownership during pregnancy or childhood may not pose a direct risk for psychotic symptoms, according to a new study that casts doubt over suggestions that people who grow up with felines are at higher risk of mental illness. Recent research has suggested that cat ownership might contribute to some mental disorders, because cats

New drug cocktail may treat hearing loss: study

Bosto: Scientists have found a cocktail of drugs that can regenerate hair cells in the inner ear, an advance that may pave the way for new treatments against hearing loss. Each human is born with about 15,000 hair cells per ear, these cells detect sound waves and translate them into nerve signals that allow us

Singing to babies benefits mothers too

Study says Singing to babies benefits mothers too

Study says Singing to babies benefits mothers too. New York: Unlike other forms of caregiving, mothers singing to their babies is a universal behaviour, and new research shows that the act could be mutually beneficial for both the mother and the child. While the songs provide the babies much-needed sensory stimulation that can focus their

Chocolates, chewing gums may harm your digestive system: study

Washington: A common food additive found in chewing gums, chocolates and breads may significantly reduce the ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and block pathogens, a new study has warned. “Titanium oxide is a common food additive and people have been eating a lot of it for a long time, but we were

Clean drinking water linked to asthma risk in kids: study

Toronto: Access to good, clean water may be associated with a higher risk of asthma in children as they are deprived of the beneficial microbes, a new Ecuadorian study has claimed. Researchers at University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada have found a yeast in the gut of new babies in Ecuador in South America

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