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News, social media, gaming drive Indian millennials’ mobile app consumption, finds study

The average Indian user has 50 apps (including pre-installed ones) on their smartphone, a study by MoMAGIC Technologies revealed. MoMAGIC, a data science-driven mobile tech startup based in New Delhi, surveyed 6,000 Indian millennials to deconstruct their app usage behaviour. The study found that mobile app consumption in India is evenly distributed across genders, with an average man installing 50.5 apps, and an average woman ... Read More »

Fitbit-Style Activity Trackers Could Do More Harm Than Good, Finds Study

HIGHLIGHTS Study was conducted on school pupils aged between 13 and 14 years Fitbit’s community element introduced negative feelings of self Competition was an external pressure rather than internal motivator Wearable activity trackers such as Fitbit could be doing more harm than good in encouraging young teenagers to exercise, a study suggests. Over decades, physical activity interventions targeted at young people in ... Read More »

Blogging for Seniors: Resident Consultant Finds Technology Not Just for the Young

  Though technology may be dominated by younger generations, Cindy Mund knows the internet and social media have power with senior citizens. Mund, a resident consultant for Stillwaters Estates, has found a large following in a blog she writes for the senior living community in Centralia. When she started the blog seven years ago, she had a list of about ... Read More »

Eat less to live more, finds study

Finally, an answer to the question ‘How to live a long life?’ has been found. At least, that’s what it seems from a recent research. There’s a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of ageing, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Ageing occurs deeper, at a cellular level, and scientists have found that eating less can slow this ... Read More »

Childhood cancer survivors may have troubled sex life, study finds

NI | Feb 7, 2017, 12.33 PM IST Childhood cancer survivors may have troubled sex life In a latest study, researchers have found out that although adult survivors of childhood cancer did not differ overall from their peers in terms of their satisfaction with their sex lives and romantic relationships, those who received cancer treatments that were especially toxic to ... Read More »

More children below 10 now have type-two diabetes, finds study

TNN | Feb 6, 2017, 12.39 PM IST More children below 10 now have type-two diabetes, finds study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Children as young as eight, most of them obese and with a family history of diabetes, are being diagnosed for type-two diabetes. The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has published case histories of four such patients in the February edition ... Read More »

Female doctors better at treating elderly, finds Harvard study

Representative image Female doctors are better than male doctors in treating elderly patients in hospitals, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard University. They found that chances of patients dying or getting readmitted in the next 30 days went down if the doctors were women. It is the first time that a study has documented how male ... Read More »

Why Teenagers Become Obese At Puberty, Finds Study

You Would Not Believe the Bank Balances of These Actors (Fropky) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS Why Teenagers Become Obese At Puberty, Finds Study The research explains the dramatic rise in childhood obesity in puberty. (Representational Image) LONDON: When young teenagers reach puberty, both girls and boys tend to experience a rapid drop in the number of calories that they burn, finds ... Read More »

Drinking more water associated with numerous dietary benefits, study finds

Drinking water (stock image). Credit: © ampyang / Fotolia For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, tap water may be what the doctor ordered. A new study that examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 U.S. adults found the majority of people who increased their consumption of plain ... Read More »

Most Americans support the FBI over Apple, Pew study finds

Most Americans think that Apple should help the FBI unlock a smartphone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino mass shooting, according to a study released Monday by the Pew Research Center. Fifty-one percent of those asked said they think Apple should unlock the iPhone to help the FBI with its investigation, while 38 percent said it ... Read More »