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Tag: Researchers

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Air pollution can contaminate your morality too

New York: Air pollution not only affects your health but may also lead to unethical behaviour such as crime and cheating, researchers have warned. A combination of archival and experimental studies indicated that exposure to air pollution, either physically or mentally, is linked with unethical behaviour. The experimental findings suggest that this association may be […]

One in five US teens suffers from concussion: Study

Chicago: Researchers from University of Michigan found that one out of five teens in the US reported at least one concussion diagnosis, and 5.5 per cent of them have had more than one concussion, according to a new study released on Tuesday. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), also […]

Yoga can heal, but also hurt

New Delhi: Yoga is a great healer and contributor to improving strength, flexibility and endurance, but wrong yoga poses can make your daily life difficult instead of easy, say experts. Minakshi Fullara, Chief Consultant, Physiotherapy, Aakash Healthcare, said overdoing it or doing it in the wrong manner can lead to acute injuries, chronic pain, overuse […]

Researchers develop new scale to measure wisdom

New York: Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool to assess an individual’s level of wisdom. Called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE), the scale is based upon a conceptualisation of wisdom as a trait with a neurobiological as well as psychosocial basis. “There is evidence […]

Yoga may help to reduce symptoms of depression: Study

New York: If you are suffering from depression, yoga can complement traditional therapies and help reduce the symptoms of the mental disorder, researchers claim. “Yoga has become increasingly popular in the West, and many new yoga practitioners cite stress-reduction and other mental health concerns as their primary reason for practicing,” said Lindsey Hopkins from the […]

Researchers develop air purifier that also generates power

London: Researchers in Belgium have developed a device which, when exposed to light, can purify air and at the same time generate power. “We use a small device with two rooms separated by a membrane”, explained Professor Sammy Verbruggen from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven (University of Leuven). “Air is purified on one […]

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Social media use does not increase stress

Washington: Facebook and Twitter users do not experience increased stress than non-users, but are more aware of negative events in their friends' lives, a new study has found.

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