NEW YORK - While it might sound like fun to work around pets every day, veterinarians and people who volunteer at animal shelters face particular stressors that can place them at risk for depression, anxiety and even suicide, says a study. "People who work or volunteer with animals are often drawn to it because they see it as a personal calling.
LONDON - Being more socially active in 50s and 60s is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia later on, a new research has found. "People who are socially engaged are exercising cognitive skills such as memory and language, which may help them to develop cognitive reserve - while it may not stop their brains from changing, cognitive reserve could help people...
NEW YORK - Early onset of menstruation is associated with a higher risk of Type-2 diabetes, but body mass index (BMI) may mediate this link, says a study. Each year of delay in menarche age correlated with a six per cent lower risk of Type-2 diabetes, said the study published in the journal Menopause. "Earlier onset of menses (14 y) was associated with diabetes in later life,
NEW DELHI - Home-grown restaurant search and delivery platform Zomato on Friday introduced the "Infinity Dining" plan for its "Gold" subscribers that allows them to have unlimited buffet at partner restaurants. The plan has been introduced in partnership with 350 restaurants - with at least a 3.5 rating -- in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
NEW DELHI - Ladies, limit your tea or coffee intake if you're expecting, as researchers have found that excess caffeine intake during pregnancy may impair baby's liver development and increase the risk of liver disease in adulthood. In a study on rats, it was found that pregnant rats, which were given caffeine, had offspring with lower birth weight, altered growth and...
NEW DELHI - Ace designer Amit Aggarwal on Monday opened the India Couture Week (ICW) 2019 with his collection called 'Lumen', with Bollywood actress Kiara Advani walking the ramp as the showstopper. Known for engineering innovative designs, Aggarwal this time has used recycled material to make it into a new language of couture that vouches for environmental sustainability.
MUMBAI - After popular names like Jennifer Lopez and Shahid Kapoor, superstar Rajinikanth's daughter and director Aishwaryaa R. Dhanush is the latest celebrity investor to back SARVA, an Indian yoga and wellness startup. She will also be helping in the growth of Diva Yoga in South India alongside Malaika Arora and Sarvesh Shashi.
NEW DELHI - Google Maps on Thursday introduced three new features for Indian users to help them discover local experiences and get recommendations that are personalised for better dining experience, including an "Offers" section to help users find deals and claim them at restaurants in 11 cities. Users will be able to find deals and claim them at restaurants across Delhi,
SAN FRANCISCO - Not just animal meat but plant-based foods are also serving as vehicles for transmitting antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the gut microbiome of humans, warn researchers. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that of the two million antibiotic-resistant infections per year in the country, 20 per cent are linked to agriculture.
LONDON - If you are looking for that elusive secret to good health and wellbeing, your search may stop now as a new large-scale study has found that spending just two hours a week in the neighbourhood park may do wonders for your mind and body. People who spend at least 120 minutes a week with nature are significantly more likely to report good health...