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Your eyes may signal your mental stress level (Just in)
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) With demands of work productivity shooting up stress levels, researchers have discovered that a person's eyes may offer a solution.

India witnesses significant rise in dementia-related cases: Lancet (28 minutes ago)
Moscow, Dec 12 (IANS) With number of individuals living with dementia increasing globally owing to ageing population, a Lancet study on Wednesday revealed that India witnessed a significant growth in the number of Alzheimer's disease and other cases of dementia from 1990 till 2016.

Heart disease greater in people living near oil & gas wells (16:58)
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) People living near areas with oil and gas exploration sites could be at more risk of developing cardiovascular disease, say researchers.

Meera, Muzaffar Ali's daughter's wedding to have 'Ganga-Jamuni' culture of Awadh (15:12)
By NiveditaIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Sama Ali, daughter of ace designer Meera Ali and filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, is set to tie the knot with childhood beau Keshav Sahnan on Wednesday. There will be a Nikaah ceremony followed by pheras as per Hindu traditions, keeping up the Ganga-Jamuni culture of Awadh, say the parents.

Brain teasers may not stop age-related mental decline (14:38)
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Playing Sudoku or crosswords may not arrest age-related mental decline, as earlier studies suggested, but can boost mental ability over a lifetime, shows a research.

Hillary Clinton meets rural women artisans with Anita Dongre (13:12)IANS Photo Service
Ahmedabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Hillary Clinton visited the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) headquarters here and was joined by designer Anita Dongre. The former US First Lady's visit was seen as an encouragement for women from rural India.

Janhvi Kapoor honoured by Norwegian Consulate (01:12)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actress Janhvi Kapoor was on Tuesday presented "Arts Stjerneskudd" (Shooting Star of the Year) award by the Royal Norwegian Consulate here.

'Killing spirit of actual dish just to be competitive isn't good' (Lead, correcting para four) (19:48)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Chef Akshay Bhardwaj, whose experience in the food and beverage market comes from Europe's finest kitchens like Le Bateau Ivre - Jean Pierre Jacob, Oceania Cruise line and Noma by Rene Redzepi to name a few, says as globalisation of food is happening, people must not forget the real essence.

Humans reversing climate clock by 50 mn years: Study (19:46)
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) In just two hundred years, humans have reversed a long-term cooling trend, pushing the climate clock back by at least 50 million years, an accelerated rate of change that appears to be faster than anything life on the planet has experienced before, say researchers.

'Killing spirit of actual dish just to be competitive isn't good' (18:20)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Chef Akshay Bhardwaj, whose experience in the food and beverage market comes from Europe's finest kitchens like Le Bateau Ivre - Jean Pierre Jacob, Oceania Cruise line and Noma by Rene Redzepi to name a few, says as globalisation of food is happening, people must not forget the real essence.

Coffee compounds can help combat Parkinson's: Study (17:12)
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Combining two compounds found in coffee can act as therapeutic against Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia -- the two progressive and currently incurable diseases associated with brain degeneration, say researchers.

Late childbirth linked to high breast cancer risk: Study (15:56)
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Women who had their first child after 35 may be at an increased risk of developing breast cancer than their peers who do not have children, according to a study contrary to conventional wisdom that childbirth is protective against breast cancer.

Regular flu shots might save heart failure patients (15:08)
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Annual flu vaccination is regarded as a safe and low-cost way to improve survival rate among elderly heart failure patients, according to a new research.

Dates, apricots better than starchy foods in lowering diabetes (12:58)
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Eating dried fruits such as dates, apricots, raisins and sultanas may not spike blood sugar compared to starchy foods such as white bread, suggests a study.

Global fashion sector to step up climate actions (01:38)
Katowice, Dec 11 (IANS) The global fashion sector on Monday significantly increased momentum to address climate change by launching the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action.

FSSAI to hold event on healthy eating habits (20:42)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will organise the first 'National Eat Right Mela' here from December 14-16, aimed at making people aware of safe and healthy eating habits, the food regulator said on Monday.

How exercise can help breast cancer survivors (20:30)
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Survivors of early-stage breast cancer who exercise and eat a healthy diet are more likely to lose weight and experience higher rates of disease-free survival, a new study suggests.

Switching allegiance key to survival in 'Game of Thrones': Study (20:20)IANS Photo Service
Sydney, Dec 10 (IANS) If you are waiting for the "Game of Thrones" season eight, scheduled to air on HBO in April 2019, here are some clues as to which characters are more likely to survive.

Hunger, malnutrition issues in India can't be solved overnight: Chef Vikas Khanna (19:12)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Michelin star chef Vikas Khanna, who features in a digital film which captures a social experiment to highlight the issue of hunger amongst children, says everyone needs to come forward to help battle the hunger and malnutrition problems faced by the underprivileged in the country.

I feel more free, feminine in saris: Kangana Ranaut (17:22)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Saris make me look feminine, says National Award winning actress Kangana Ranaut, who has been seen wearing and experimenting with the six-yard wonder quite often.

Nandita Mahtani designs cartoon-inspired line, thrilled to face creative challenges (14:44)
By NiveditaIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Nandita Mahtani has associated with Cartoon Network to come up with a collection inspired by the channels original series like the "Powerpuff Girls,", "Johnny Bravo", "Samurai Jack", "Courage the Cowardly Dog" and "Dexter". The designer says waking up to a creative challenges every day keeps her going.

Apple iPad Pro (2018): Near-laptop experience on a sturdy tab (Tech Review) (Lead) (14:33)
By Nishant AroraIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Three years is enough time for a flagship consumer electronics device to don a new avatar and the new Apple iPad Pro (2018) has done just that -- it is far superior to the first iPad Pro that came into existence in 2015. (The first iPad arrived eight years back.)

Into the heart of the art of a book cover (14:16)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A gathering of book lovers here celebrated the art of book cover designing and recognised the foremost practitioners of the craft. Cutting across genres and languages, the longlist of Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize was unveiled over the weekend and also saw experts throw light on the subject -- with some fine wine and country music to keep one company.

Apple iPad Pro (2018): Near-laptop experience on a sturdy tab (Tech Review) (12:20)
By Nishant AroraIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Three years is enough time for a flagship consumer electronics device to don a new avatar and the new Apple iPad Pro (2018) has done just that -- it is far superior to the first iPad Pro that came into existence in 2015. (The first iPad arrived eight years back.)

Debina, Gurmeet to represent India at world summit (18:38)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Star couple Debina Bonnerjee and Gurmeet Choudhary will represent India at a world summit to be held in Instanbul, Turkey later this month.

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