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Social media won’t affect your ability to concentrate: Study

New York: Frequent use of online social media does not lead to long-term problems with your ability to concentrate, says a new study. These modern communication tools do not, it seems, interfere with our primal instincts, such as long-term attitudes, time appreciation, and concentration, in the way that many critics have suggested in recent years,

India have ability, belief to dominate world cricket: Kohli

Kanpur: Indian Test captain Virat Kohli asserted on Wednesday that his team has the ability and self-belief to upstage New Zealand in the upcoming home series and become the top ranked team in the longest version of the game. India will be targeting the top spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings when

Kohli’s ability to dominate in all formats makes him special: Williamson

New Delhi: Ahead of the three-match Test series against India, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Tuesday hailed host skipper Virat Kohli’s ability to dominate in all the three formats of the game as “special”. Addressing reporters ahead of the Black Caps’ three-day practice game against Mumbai, starting on Friday at the Feroz Shah Kotla

Drug-use may damage ability to choose right from wrong

New York: Regular drug users can have difficulty choosing between right and wrong, perhaps because the specific parts of their brains used for moral processing and evaluating emotions are damaged by their prolonged drug habits, says a study. There is strong link between drug use and criminal behaviour, but it is not known whether the

Hit the gym to keep your muscle-repairing ability intact

Toronto: Here is another reason why you should hit the gym regularly as you grow older. New research has found that regular exercise could help muscles repair themselves as quickly as possible after injury even as you age. For many mammals, including humans, the speed of muscle repair slows as they grow older, and it

Overeating cripples calorie sensing ability, leads to more eating

New York: Shedding new light on why extra weight is so difficult to shed permanently, researchers have found that overeating reduces levels of a hormone that signals the feeling of fullness in the brain, potentially promoting more eating. Through earlier studies on colon cancer, Thomas Jefferson University researchers led by Scott Waldman noticed that a