Extreme sleeping habit can affect memory in older adults

SleepWashington, May 2  : A new study has revealed that there is an association between midlife and later life sleeping habits with memory and extreme sleep durations can worsen memory in later life.

9 month old babies can differentiate between real-life objects and pictures

babiesWashington, May 1 - A new study has found that babies as young as 9 months have the ability to recognize real-life objects from pictures.

The research, conducted by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the University of South Carolina, found that babies can learn about a toy from a photograph of it well before their first birthday.

Fourfold risk of deafness occupational hazard for professional musicians

deafness occupationalWashington, May 1 - A new study has found that facing upto fourfold risk of noise induced hearing loss is an occupational hazard for professional musicians.

Noise induced deafness can be caused by sudden very loud noise, such as an explosion or gunfire, but it may also develop gradually as a result of repeated exposure to loud noise, suggested the study authors.

Eating lots of fiber may help heart attack survivors to live longer

Eating lots of fiber may help heart attack survivors to live longerWashington, April 30 : A new study has revealed that a higher intake of cereal fiber in heart attack survivors may improve long-term survival rates.

According to researchers, people who survive heart attacks have a greater chance of living longer if they increase their dietary intake of fibre - and eating lots of cereal fibre is especially beneficial.

Anti-smoking TV ads using anger more persuasive to viewers

smokinWashington, April 30 - Researchers have said anti-smoking television advertisements that appeal to viewers' emotions are more persuasive when they use anger rather than sadness.

In the new study, researchers from Dartmouth College's Geisel School of Medicine and Cornell University examined how viewers process those negative emotions.

Why protein-rich breakfast is essential for your health

breakfastWashington, April 29 - A new study has found that a breakfast rich in protein can provide better appetite and glucose control as compared to lower-protein breakfast.

Girls called 'too fat' likelier to become obese: Study

ObesityWashington, April 29 - Researchers have found that girls who are told by a parent, sibling, friend, classmate or teacher that they are too fat at age 10 are more likely to be obese at age 19.

Men and women have different views on infidelity: Study

Men women differentWashington, Apr. 28 : Men and women have very different views on infidelity, according to a study.

The study is set out to determine that how people feel about the sexual or emotional infidelity.

New diabetes, obesity drug: Indian-American's promising research

New diabetes, obesity drug: Indian-American's promising researchWashington, April 27 - Two researchers at Indiana University, including an Indian-American, are leading the way towards developing a new potential non-insulin drug for diabetes and obesity, which needs to be taken only once a week.

Skin cells grown in lab for first time ever

Skin cellsWashington, April 25 - Scientists have developed first ever lab-grown epidermis, the outermost skin layer, which has a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.

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