Health & Food

New Delhi, Nov 17: While having a bad mood is nothing new and can be experienced anytime, it can make you more distrustful, says a study. Negative emotions reduce how much we trust others, even if these emotions were triggered by events that have nothing to do with the decision to trust. Moreover, these emotions can influence the way we interact with others is well known - just think of how easily...

Washington, Nov 9: There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls. The researchers, including those from Carnegie Mellon University in the US, conducted the first neuroimaging study to evaluate biological gender differences in math aptitude of young children. The results of the study, published in the journal...

Washington D.C., Nov 7: A recent study has questioned the perception of violent video games leading to acts of violence. The study published in 'The Contemporary Economic Policy' journal has examined data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7-12 in the United States between April and December 1995. Over 15...

Washington D.C., Oct 30: A new study found that drinking coffee improves the speed of cycling in both men and women. The study, which investigated the effect of coffee ingestion in a 5km cycling trial, found that it had a positive effect on the time trial performance of both sexes. The study's findings suggest that both men and women respond similarly to coffee and that coffee ingestion may be a...

London, Oct 28: The consumption of sugar-sweetened acidic drinks -- such as soft drinks -- is the common factor connecting obesity and tooth wear among adults, according to a study which suggests that dentists should be concerned about the calories their patients get from carbonated beverages. The researchers, including those from King's College London, found that being overweight, or obese, was...

Resistance to commonly-used antibiotic clarithromycin is rising among Indian patients and that too at quite a fast pace, health experts have warned. Clarithromycin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication can also be used in combination with anti-ulcer medications to treat certain types of stomach ulcers. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), antibiotic...

Washington D.C., Oct 20: Your blood sugar levels can easily be controlled by changing a few eating and exercising schedules, suggest researchers. The six-week study involved thirty men classified as obese or overweight and compared results from two intervention groups (who ate breakfast before/after exercise) and a control group (who made no lifestyle changes), found that people who performed...

Oct 4: Young adults, who experienced annual income drops of 25 per cent or more might be more at risk of having thinking problems and reduced brain health in middle age, a study said. "Our exploratory study followed participants in the US through the recession in the late 2000s when many people experienced economic instability," said the study's lead author Leslie Grasset from the Inserm Research...

Washington D.C., Sept 23: Green is already known for its antioxidant properties but did you know that it can prove beneficial in getting rid of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Yes! Researchers have discovered that a natural antioxidant commonly found in green tea can help eliminate antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The findings were published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology in which the...

Washington D.C., Sept 15: The argument about consuming less meat and more plant-based foods has been going on for ages now. But what happens if that argument takes an ugly shape leading to you being bullied for your choice of lifestyle? A family of five recently opened up about losing friends and being bullied because they are vegan, reported Fox News. Jacqui, Ryan Robins and their three children...