Now, an app to ease office frustration

Now, an app to ease office frustration

New York, (IANS) Having pent up feelings about your office culture or the colleagues? There is a new avenue now where you can unload your frustrations without the risk of bumping into your boss. [google_ad_728_90_text] The app called Memo gives workers an opportunity to share their stories and post anonymous messages about their employers, SFgate.com […]

Solo travellers are not lonely people

Solo travellers are not lonely people

Sydney, Aug 23 (IANS) Are solo travellers lonely people who are deprived of a suitable company and forced to go alone? No, says a study, adding that they are actually the most fun-loving people who want to enjoy it alone. [google_ad_728_90_text] Solo travellers do not go alone because they have to. They do it because […]

Being single can also bring happiness

Being single can also bring happiness

Toronto, Aug 22 (IANS) If you think being single will bring sadness in your life one day, you are probably wrong. Single people can also have satisfying lives, researchers have found. [google_ad_728_90_text] “It is a well-documented finding that single people tend to be less happy compared to those in a relationship but that may not […]

‘Hurt’ women initiating more divorces than men

‘Hurt’ women initiating more divorces than men

New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Men please take note! Women are more likely to initiate divorces because they report lower levels of relationship quality than married men, an interesting study says. [google_ad_728_90_text] As part of their analysis, researchers found that women initiated 69 percent of all divorces compared to 31 percent for men.   On […]

Take care of stress: Karisma’s advice to women

Take care of stress: Karisma’s advice to women

Mumbai, (IANS) Actress Karisma Kapoor, a mother of two, says stress is the “toughest” aspect that women need to deal with, and she believes it’s important that they control it from a young age. [google_ad_728_90_text] Karisma was present as a guest of honour at an interactive session by an eminent panel of doctors discussing the […]

Why some people are poor at making decisions

Why some people are poor at making decisions

London, (IANS) Do you find it difficult to decide what to order for dinner every time you are in a restaurant? If yes, it could be due to interruption in the flow of communication between two areas of the brain which represent our preferences or are involved in action planning, says a new study. [google_ad_728_90_text] […]

Workplace anxiety can lead to poor job performance

Workplace anxiety can lead to poor job performance

Toronto, (IANS) High levels of emotional exhaustion that come from workplace anxiety can directly lead to lower job performance, says a study. [google_ad_728_90_text] The effect of workplace anxiety on job performance is closely connected to the quality of relationships between employees, their bosses and their co-workers, said researchers from the University of Toronto-Scarborough.   To […]

Five-minute beauty hacks for working women

Five-minute beauty hacks for working women

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A busy schedule can be a dampener for your beauty regime. But who says you can’t do make-up in just five minutes? [google_ad_728_90_text] Manisha Chopra, cosmetologist, beauty expert, co-founder, cosmetic brand SeaSoul Cosmeceuticals, shares five-minute beauty tips:   * Whether your eyes look puffy due to lack of sleep or […]

Eating ‘on the go’ could make you fat

Eating ‘on the go’ could make you fat

London, (IANS) Dieters who eat while performing other activities such as walking or watching television may increase their food intake later in the day which could lead to weight gain and obesity, says a new study. [google_ad_728_90_text] “Eating on the go may make dieters overeat later on in the day,” said lead study author Jane […]

Breastfeeding may expose babies to harmful chemicals

Breastfeeding may expose babies to harmful chemicals

New York, Aug 21 (IANS) While breast milk is regarded as the best source of nutrition for a newborn, researchers have now found that exclusive breastfeeding for a long time may also expose infants to a class of industrial chemicals linked with cancer and immune system dysfuntion. [google_ad_728_90_text] The chemicals –perfluorinated alkylate substances, or PFASs […]

Many Hepatitis C patients unaware of liver damage: Study

New York, Aug 21 (IANS) The number of Hepatitis C patients suffering from advanced liver damage may be grossly underestimated and underdiagnosed, according to a new study. [google_ad_728_90_text] Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes inflammation and infection of the liver.   The findings, result of a study of nearly 10,000 patients suffering from […]

Most parents use cellphones while driving with kids

Most parents use cellphones while driving with kids

New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Middle-aged drivers are at higher risk of crashes because they use their cellphones regularly while driving, a study has found. [google_ad_728_90_text] “Unfortunately, we weren’t surprised to see that relatively few people understand the risks of distracted driving,” said lead author Jessa Engelberg from University of California-San Diego.   The researchers […]