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Women with little or no social ties could be most prone to obesity

Older women who lack social ties, or are single, widowed, divorced or separated have a greater likelihood of being obese, according to new UBC...

Students who defy traditional gender stereotypes do better in school

Pupils’ achievements at school are often shaped by the way that they ‘act out’ specific gender roles, according to a new study which warns...

Here’s why teens who pay increased attention to sad faces likely to develop depression

In a new study based on teenagers, researchers found that biased attention among adolescents, teenagers who tend to pay more attention to sad faces...

Raat Akeli Hai movie review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s knives are out in nail-biting Netflix murder mystery

Raat Akeli HaiDirector - Honey TrehanCast - Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Shweta Tripathi, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Nishant Dahiya, Ila Arun, Swanand Kirkire, Aditya...

Don’t call me, maybe? Text messaging shows promise as mental health therapy: Study

A text-messaging intervention, on top of normal care, can be a safe, clinically promising, feasible tool to provide support to people with serious mental...

Covid-19: Social distancing depends on income slab in US, says study

Wealthier communities went from being the most mobile before the Covid-19 pandemic to the least mobile, while poorer areas have gone from the least-mobile...

Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan film shows us a lot but says little

Shakuntala DeviDirector - Anu MenonCast - Vidya Balan, Sanya Malhotra, Amit Sadh, Jisshu SenguptaShakuntala Devi lives like she laughs. She tilts her head back...

Sad faces might be a cause for depression in teenagers, says study

Biased attention among adolescents, that is, teenagers who tend to pay more attention to sad faces are more in the chance to develop depression,...

Lockdown life: Binge eating, more alcohol, less exercise amid pandemic

People have been binge eating, drinking more, exercising less and suffering increased anxiety during Covid-19 lockdowns, according to preliminary findings of a UK study...

Smell the roses: Adults with heightened sense of smell may have lower risk of dementia, study finds

According to recent research, elderly people who can smell the roses, turpentine, paint thinner, and lemons, may have a lower risk of dementia.In a...

Humour: From text to text messages, the lost signs of letters

“Austin is the sort of person who feels he can change the world by writing a letter.” So says an Iris Murdoch character in...

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Home truths

When your house becomes your entire world – because the world outside is off limits for you – how do you cope?That’s the question...

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Vidya Balan flaunts her statement saree style for Shakuntala Devi promotions

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Statewide bank strike in Tamil Nadu on August 20

The Tamil Nadu Bank Employees Federation (TNBEF) has called for a Statewide strike on August 20 to draw the attention of the government...

Lithium Australia refines battery cathode technology

ASX-listed Lithium Australia, via its subsidiary, the Very Small Particle Company or “VSPC”, has refined the process for the production of its lithium ferro...