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Feeling bad without your phone could up anxiety: Study

Feeling bad without your phone could up anxiety: Study

Seoul, Aug 20 (IANS) Do you tend to panic immediately if your phone runs out of battery or isnt beside you even for a while? Beware, you may develop "nomophobia" that can cause increases in heart rate, anxiety, blood pressure, and unpleasant feelings, researchers warned.



Increase in cigarette prices may reduce smoking in elderly

Increase in cigarette prices may reduce smoking in elderly

New York, Aug 19 (IANS) Raising cigarette prices by a dollar can increase the possibility of older people quitting smoking by 20 per cent, researchers say.

High BP during pregnancy may up heart disease risk later

High BP during pregnancy may up heart disease risk later

Toronto, Aug 19 (IANS) Women who experience high blood pressure condition during pregnancy are likely to face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a study.

E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

London, Aug 18 (IANS) Researchers have identified a "robust association" between e-cigarette use among teenagers and the increased probability of smoking a cigarette within a year.

Skipping breakfast could make your kid undernourished

Skipping breakfast could make your kid undernourished

London, Aug 17 (IANS) Is your son or daughter in the habit of skipping breakfast regularly? If so, he or she may fall short of the daily required amounts of nutrients that are essential for their growth and development, researchers have warned.

Tweets can signal health issues: Report

Tweets can signal health issues: Report

New York, Aug 15 (IANS) The way people express their opinions and emotions on microblogging site Twitter may signal the rise of influenza, depression or other health issues in a specific area, an analysis of millions of anonymous tweets has revealed.

Binge-watching TV may cut sleep quality, up insomnia risk

Binge-watching TV may cut sleep quality, up insomnia risk

London, Aug 15 (IANS) Young adults with the habit of binge-watching television shows for over three hours in one sitting may be at risk of having poor sleep quality, increased fatigue and insomnia, researchers warned.

Deep sleep reinforces learning of motor skills: Study

Deep sleep reinforces learning of motor skills: Study

San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Neuroscientists at the University of California here have discovered that the animal brain reinforces motor skills during deep sleep.

New blood test may improve cancer treatment

New blood test may improve cancer treatment

New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Stanford University scientists have developed a new type of low-cost blood test that has the potential for quickly tracking cancer growth and spread.

Decoded: How brain recognises familiar faces

Decoded: How brain recognises familiar faces

New York, Aug 13 (IANS) US researchers have discovered two previously unknown areas of the brain that help humans process familiar and unfamiliar faces differently.

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