Monday, 18 February 2019

Hot News
  • The trauma of Puerto Rico's 'Maria Generation' - It has been over a year since Hurricane Maria first made landfall on Puerto Rico. As the island slowly rebuilds, first responders, healthcare providers and scientists on the island have been left to deal with the emotional toll on their communities and their own families as members of the “Maria...
  • Birth control pills impair complex emotion recognition in healthy women: Study - A recent study that featured in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience suggested that women who use oral contraceptives are less able to recognize facial expressions of complex emotions. Oral contraceptives, even if widely used, may leave unwanted and adverse health impacts in the long run. A recent study that featured in the...
  • This Guy Pretended He Got Stood Up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day So Strangers Would Pay His Bill - Twitter user @BaconFlavoring thought it’d be a good idea to pretend to be stood up at an Outback Steakhouse on Valentine’s day. He documented his plot to arrive at the Australian-themed chain on February 14 all dressed up and seemingly excited for a date who would ultimately not show up....
  • What All the Best First-Date Bars Have in Common - Last year a study from online dating site Match found that for 79 percent of women, their top priority on a first date is feeling comfortable. (Other first date insights from the Match study: Never be late, and never check your phone.) For me, second only to feeling comfortable with...
  • Women should be offered a choice of treatment options for miscarriage, study shows - Women experiencing miscarriage should be offered a choice in the treatment they receive, argues a new study from the University of Warwick that compares all treatment options for the first time. Although national guidelines recommend trying to resolve an unsuccessful pregnancy naturally, the new analysis shows that this is only...
  • How to choose the right cooking oils - (HealthDay)—Oils are one of the most widely used ingredients in cooking and are healthy alternatives to butter and margarine. All cooking oils, including olive, canola and peanut oil, contain 14 grams of total fat per tablespoon, and roughly 120 calories. So measure amounts carefully because even though some fat is...
  • 8 foods that make you happy – and 3, you’d better do without Video - Not everything that tastes good is good for us. So far as known. But what few people know is that food is also our Psyche affect. What you need to eat to improve their mood and what they better should avoid, reveals a FOCUS Online. Food should taste and be...
  • Teens living in US states allowing medical marijuana smoke less cannabis: study - According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The study, published today in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse used the results of an anonymous survey given to more than 800,000 high...
  • Childhood gastro linked with coeliac disease, 15-year study finds - Infants who have been sick with a common intestinal virus are more likely to be allergic to gluten later in life, a study has found. The study, published recently in the British Medical Journal, concluded that children who suffered from "enterovirus" diseases such as conjunctivitis, aseptic meningitis and hand, foot...
  • How This Fire-Fighting 40-Year-Old Lost 25 Pounds Without Losing Muscle - When you’re a busy 40-something with two kids, sometimes weight sneaks up on you. Even when you’re an active firefighter EMT, the daily grind and demands of looking after a family makes exercise and smart eating lapse. So it went for Adam Hurford, a 41 year old firefighter EMT from...
Personal Health

What All the Best First-Date Bars Have in Common

Last year a study from online dating site Match found that for 79 percent of women, their top priority on a first date is feeling comfortable. (Other first date insights from the Match study: Never be late, and...

Condom Use Is Tanking Among Men. But Why?

The first time I had sex without a condom, I was a senior in college and had been with my girlfriend at the time for about six months. We’d both been tested—I was clean because I’d never had s...

Sports in recreation improves school grades

Young people, the goings-on in their leisure time a lot of sports, have better grades in English and math. A new study by education researchers at the University of Würzburg shows. To deal with bad grades with...

What Does It Really Mean to Be Happy? 5 Experts...

When you go to your “happy place,” you might picture yourself relaxing on a beach in Bali, fitting back into a pair of favorite old jeans, or landing that promotion you’ve been gunning for. But here’s t...
Health Problems

Tick tock: Commitment readiness predicts relationship success, say scientists

Timing is everything, goes a popular phrase, and this is also true for relationships. As Valentine’s Day approaches, social psychologists from Purdue University offer new research showing that a person&#8...

Rates of diabetes screening high among adults age

(HealthDay)—Rates of diabetes screening are high, with hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) used less but more likely to result in clinical diagnosis, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in Diabetes Care. Joshua M...

Study finds upsurge in ‘active surveillance’ for low-risk prostate cancer

Many men with low-risk prostate cancer who most likely previously would have undergone immediate surgery or radiation are now adopting a more conservative “active surveillance” strategy, according t...

New study shows HPV not likely transmittable through the hand

Commonly known as HPV, Human papillomavirus is a virus that infects the skin and genital area, in many cases leading to a variety of genital, anal, and oropharyngeal cancers in men and women. Strong evidence ex...
Family Health

Soothing tea – types and recipes

Table of contents Various Medicinal Plants Various medicinal plants have a calming effect. In the following lines some of the specimens are presented. They can be used individually, but are also found in variou...
Kids Health

Seven tips to protect your child from burns

Burns are among the leading causes of deaths and injuries in the United States, and children are especially vulnerable. Each day on average, two children die from burns and more than 300 are treated in emergenc...

New research challenges medical consensus that adenoids and tonsils significantly...

In the most thorough longitudinal study performed to date, X-ray images of children at five developmental stages between the ages of eight and 19 were carefully measured (Fig. 1 A,B). The researchers report tha...

5 witty things Saif Ali Khan said about son Taimur

"My wife (Kareena Kapoor Khan) says, 'Don't be so cheap. You can't sell your son (Taimur)'. I am like, 'Why not? Let's sell him'. Seriously yaar, he is anyway there on th...

Yes, I'm Only Having One Kid — Here's Why

The first time it happened, I was at a family Christmas party. I’d just calmed my screaming 2-month-old son and was juggling him in one arm while balancing a plate of food in the other when a well-meaning cou...

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga: When this photographer...

"(Parents) should do a thorough research if they are not familiar with the concept, consult an authorised psychologist to analyse the situation and make the child feel accepted. I request that parents not ...