Tag Archives: Good

Facebook Messenger Reaches 1.2 Billion Users Reports Good Adoption of New Initiatives

One of the more interesting elements of the recent rollout of Facebook Stories was the backlash, the pervading sentiment that Stories won’t – and doesn’t – work on Facebook. The basis for that perspective, in general, seems to be ‘none of my friends are using it, so no one is’. So it’s a failure. Put a fork in it, it’s done. ... Read More »

Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks

Scientists found that positive emotions and success at learning in math mutually reinforce each other. Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks RELATED STORIES India’s first floating elementary school in Manipur to render education to homeless Haryana: New university named after Guru Gobind Singh to come soon, says CM CBSE 2017 queries? Here are the contact ... Read More »

A healthy gut is good for your sex life, shows study

A healthy gut is good for your sex life (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) This Valentine’s Day, as you bask in the beauty of your beloved, don’t just thank his or her genes and your good fortune; thank microbes. Research on the microbes that inhabit our bodies has progressed rapidly in recent years. Scientists think that these communities, most of which live ... Read More »

Good news! Green tea may benefit people with bone-marrow disorders

Green tea may benefit people with bone-marrow disorders (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) The green tea that you drink to lose those extra pounds has many other powerful effects as a compound found in this ‘super-drink’ may have a life saving potential for people with bone-marrow disorders, reveals a study. The research appeared in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Researchers from Washington ... Read More »

Ireland emerging as good destination for Indian students

The safe and welcoming ecosystem of Ireland besides its excellence in the academic field are some of the primary reasons that attract Indian students. Ireland is considered as one of the safest and friendliest countries in the world. Representational image RELATED STORIES Osmania university Centenary Celebrations should be held on a grand scale, says Telangana CM Kerala: Education sector is ... Read More »

New drug can create ‘good’ fat to combat obesity

New drug can create ‘good’ fat to combat obesity Scientists have identified a new drug that can create beneficial “brown” or “good” fat to boost metabolism, combat obesityand Type II diabetes. Researchers from Gladstone Institutes San Francisco in the US treated mice with a drug called bexarotene (Bex) and found they had more “brown fat, faster metabolisms and less body ... Read More »

Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life

ANI | Jan 17, 2017, 12.30 PM IST Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life (Courtesy: Thinkstock) The finding that coffee drinkers tend to live longer than people who abstain has long puzzled scientists. US scientists believe they’ve found the answer – and it’s to do with caffeine. It helps to block chemicals in the blood ... Read More »

Seven hacks to good health for mothers

IANS | Dec 19, 2016, 05.33 PM IST Seven hacks to good health for mothers (Getty Images) Eat well, stay hydrated and snack smart for good health while balancing pregnancy with busy schedules, says an expert. Poornima Shankar, Senior Research Scientist at The Himalaya Drug Company, gives some tips on how mothers and mothers-to-be can recharge their energy: Striking the ... Read More »

Running is actually good for knee joints: Study

IANS | Dec 11, 2016, 12.07 PM IST Running is actually good for knee joints: Study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Contrary to popular perception, running actually reduces inflammation in knee joints and slows the process that leads to osteoarthritis, a study said. “This idea that long-distance running is bad for your knees might be a myth,” said study co-author Matt Seeley, ... Read More »

Eating saturated fat could actually be good for you

For a balanced diet – Eating saturated fat could actually be good for you Consuming saturated fat may actually be good for you, claims a new study that challenges the long held belief that dietary fat is unhealthy for most people. In a randomised controlled trial conducted by researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway , 38 men with ... Read More »