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Diet tips for students: Three best foods to eat to sharpen memory and boost performance during exams

It’s important for students to eat a healthy diet that will fuel their body, boost performance in the class or exams. Here are some of the best foods that can help boost memory and focus. Diet tips for students: 3 best foods to sharpen your memory  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: There’s no denying the fact that diet plays a vital ... Read More »

Oppo to launch Hyper Boost for hardware acceleration

Huawei introduced hardware acceleration feature called GPU Turbo that optimizes system utilization for heavy usage like games. The fellow Chinese manufacturer Oppo decided to follow suit and scheduled an event for October 11 in Shanghai called Hyper Boost Tech Meeting, according to an invite sent out to Chinese media. The poster contains a teaser, saying “Towards an era of acceleration”, suggesting it ... Read More »

This new therapy could boost the immune system’s ability to fight skin cancer

Scientists say they have identified a molecule that can be added to a cancer vaccine to boost the immune system’s ability to fight skin cancer. A study, published in the journal PNAS, found that adding the molecule called Diprovocim to an existing vaccine can draw cancer-fighting cells to tumour sites. Experiments in mice with melanoma suggest the therapy could increase ... Read More »

This new HIV therapy could boost immunity levels in patients

Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options, the researchers at Yale University said. For some individuals with HIV, existing drug therapies fail ... Read More »

To boost global rankings, IITs woo foreign students, faculty

IITs targeting Asia to scout for students, EU and the US for faculties. Photo: Mint New Delhi: As the most sought-after institute in the country, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) never felt the need to reach out to aspiring students or faculty. It has always been the other way round. That’s set to change. In their effort to improve their ... Read More »

Stay calm and meditate. It can reduce anxiety and boost heart health

In our busy day-to-day life, it may be hard to stay on top of things, which can result in anxiety and stress. Meditation can be one of the best ways to feel calm and relaxed in such situations. A host of earlier studies have shown the impact of meditation on health: how it can improve your attention span in old age, reduce ... Read More »

Slow but effective: Tai Chi can boost respiratory function in COPD patients

Regularly practicing Tai Chi – an ancient Chinese martial art form – can help improve respiratory function in people with chronic breathing problems, according to a new study. It could be a low-cost and easily accessible option. Tai Chi involves significant levels of physical exertion with stretching, breathing, and coordinated movement but requires no special equipment. The researchers found that ... Read More »

Education funding boost ‘bypasses sport’

A school principal has expressed disappointment a funding increase for education will not be used to save a school sports scheme. Some £10m of extra money for education was reallocated on by the finance department on Wednesday. But the primary school sports curriculum is still to be axed at the end of the month, causing 50 job cuts. Kevin Donaghy from ... Read More »

Friendly Colleagues May Boost Your Health, Says Study

MELBOURNE: Not just the right job, but the relationships with colleagues and the social groups we form at the workplace may be linked to better health and lower burnout, new research has found. Previous studies on the relationships between people and their workplaces focus on issues of satisfaction, motivation, and performance, but much less on health and well-being. While many ... Read More »

Laughter With Exercise May Boost Health In Older Adults

Incorporating laughter into a physical activity programme may improve older adult’s mental health, aerobic endurance and confidence in their ability to exercise, according to a new study. In the study, led by researchers from Georgia State University in the US, older adults residing in four assisted-living facilities participated in a moderate-intensity group exercise programme called LaughActive. LaughActive incorporates playful simulated ... Read More »