Tag: London

Commonly used chemotherapy drug can lead to heart failure: Study

London: A chemotherapy drug, widely used for treatment of ovarian, bladder, lung, thyroid and stomach cancers, has the potential to cause heart toxicity that can lead to congestive heart failure, a study led by a professor of Indian origin, has found. In the study, conducted on mice, doxorubicin induced fibrosis in the heart, increased the programmed […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Let your heart guide the way: Tendulkar's advice to Kohli

London: Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday urged skipper Virat Kohli to continue his brilliant batting exploits and let his heart “guide the way”, as an under-pressure Indian team prepares for the second Test at the Lord’s, after losing the five-match series opener at Edgbaston. Kohli emerged the lone batting star for the visitors in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Can 'acting' help improve memory?

London: Have you ever felt annoyed with yourself, maybe for forgetting to do an important task, or for leaving the house keys behind? If so, acting out things you are supposed to remember or pretending that you are actually doing it, can help you recall, suggests a research. The findings showed that alternative enactment techniques, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Humans can be emotionally manipulated by robots: Study

London: Researchers from the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany have found that humans are susceptible to emotional manipulation by robots. The findings indicated that humans have such a strong tendency to anthropomorphize — attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human entities like robots — that we can fall prey to emotional manipulation by […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Heavy drinking, abstinence from alcohol may up dementia risk

London: Middle aged people who abused alcohol or abstain from it may be at a higher risk of developing dementia, according to a study. However, the researchers warned that the results do not encourage people who do not drink to start drinking. “The findings strengthen the evidence that excessive alcohol consumption is a risk factor […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
More women falling prey to lung cancer: Study

London: Lung cancer mortality rate among women is expected to increase by 43 per cent from 2015 to 2030, according to an analysis of data from 52 countries. The highest lung cancer mortality rates in 2030 are projected in Europe and Oceania, while the lowest lung cancer mortality rates in 2030 are projected in America […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Eat fibre-rich food to cut stress and anxiety

London: If you want to reduce your stress then you should eat more pulses, wholegrain cereals, oats and vegetables as consumption of high-fibre foods may help reduce the effect of stress, says a study. The authors explained that stress can cause major changes in the gut and also in our brain which in turn affects […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Women's Hockey WC: India hold upper hand vs Italy for quarters berth

London: A confident India will fancy their chances against lower-ranked Italy when they meet in a quarter-final playoff of the Women’s Hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. India finished third in the Pool B with two points — behind top-ranked Ireland (six points) and second-placed England (five) and ahead of the United States (2) with […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Materials that could make batteries charge faster identified

London: Researchers from University of Cambridge have identified a group of materials that could be used to make batteries charge faster. In the study published in the journal Nature, the researchers used materials with a complex crystalline structure and found that lithium ions move through them at rates that far exceed those of typical electrode […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Football may improve bone health in elderly with prediabetes: Study

London: An hour of football training session twice a week, combined with dietary guidance can improve bone health in older adults with prediabetes, claim researchers. Individuals with prediabetes and Type-2 diabetes have a higher prevalence of osteopenia — a condition that occurs when the body does not make new bone as quickly as it reabsorbs […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Hockey World Cup: Indian eves face formidable US in must-win tie

London: After a below-par start to their women’s hockey World Cup campaign, India face a do-or-die situation against a higher-ranked United States in their final Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Sunday. With one draw (1-1 against England), one loss (0-1) against Ireland, India are placed third in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Women's hockey World Cup: Ireland beat India to enter quarters

London: Ireland sealed their place in the women’s hockey World Cup quarter-finals with a game to spare after edging past higher-ranked India 1-0 in their second Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Thursday. For World No.16 Ireland, Anna O’Flanagan’s goal in the opening quarter was enough for them […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
It's gala time for Sonakshi in London

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha will be attending a charity gala hosted by the Women’s India Association in London as the brand ambassador of their empowerment program. The Vintage Glamour charity Ball will be held on Friday at Grosvenor House Hotel, London, read a statement to IANS. Sonakshi will be aiding the organisation to raise funds […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Royal Wedding: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle now married couple

  London: Prince Harry married US actress Meghan Markle in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle here on Saturday. Meghan became the first royal bride to walk herself up the aisle at a royal wedding. She was met half way by Prince Charles, the Duke of Cornwall, who walked her down the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Royal wedding: Harry and Markle become Duke and Duchess of Sussex

London: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day on Saturday. Queen Elizabeth II bestowed the dukedom on her grandson in the morning, with his wife-to-be automatically becoming a duchess. Prince Harry’s titles will be Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel. “The Queen has […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021