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...
NEW YORK - New York-based Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung has denied rumours about having a "romantic relationship" with Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar. A photograph of the two, now deleted by the designer, took social media in a tizzy on Sunday. Gurung has now released a statement on Twitter clarifying that Karan is just his "dearest friend". He wrote: "Can we have some humour and levity please.
NEW YORK - People with advanced computer skills are more likely to accept and use digital healthcare services and robot doctors, says a study by an Indian-origin researcher. "There is increasing use of automated systems in the medical field, where intake is now often conducted through a kiosk instead of by a receptionist," said S Shyam Sundar, Professor at Pennsylvania State University in the US.
LONDON - One out of four people who meditate regularly suffer an "unpleasant" psychological experience, reveals a new study. One out of four (25.6 per cent) regular meditators "indicated that they had encountered particularly unpleasant meditation-related experiences," according to the study's findings published in the scientific journal 'Plos One'. The study also found that people who engaged in deconstructive types of meditation,
NEW YORK - While a high fitness level is already known to have a positive impact on conditions like heart disease, a new study suggests that adults who are more fit have the lowest risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer compared with those who have low fitness levels. For the study, the research team examined 49,143 adults who underwent exercise stress testing from 1991-2009 and followed them for a median of 7.7 years.
LONDON - Living with a smoker after age 20 is associated with a 15 per cent greater risk of developing high blood pressure, warn researchers, adding that avoiding smoky environments can reduce the risk of hypertension. Passive smoking at home or work was linked with a 13 per cent increased risk of hypertension. Exposure to passive smoking for 10 years or more was related to a 17 per cent increased risk of hypertension and men and women were equally affected, said the researchers at...
MUMBAI - Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has wished her mother Madhu Chopra for her new venture Studio Aesthetique, an enhancement clinic. Priyanka on Monday shared a string of photographs on Instagram from the clinic. The "Isn't It Romantic" actress wrote: "One of the greatest individual challenges we face in our lives is the ability to constantly evolve as people and professionals. It means pushing yourself to challenge the status quo.
MUMBAI - Suhana Khan, the daughter of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, had her highlighter and tinted lip colour on-point during a recent outing with her friend. A photograph of Suhana has been doing the rounds on Internet in which she is seen posing with one of her friends in a selfie. The 18-year-old looks simple but stylish in a tube dress. Suhana is currently pursuing her studies in London. She has become one of the most followed...