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Diabetes associated with increased risk of death among Asian population, says study

The findings suggest that there is an urgent need to "develop diabetes management programs that are tailored to Asian populations and the subsequent strong implementation of these programs in Asia".

Genes may contribute to marital satisfaction: Study

After detailed analysis it was found that "when at least one of the partners in a couple carried a particular version of the oxytocin-related gene, both partners reported greater marital security and satisfaction."


In the wake of global warming, it is best to switch to a "flexitarian diet", says study

The study found that if the world shifted to a "flexitarian diet" or a plant-based diet, greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture would be reduced by more than half. 

Air pollution particles found in mothers' placentas: Study

'Sooty particles' were found in the placentas of five pregnant British women who consented to the experiment. This new research suggests a possible mechanism of how babies are negatively impacted by pollution while they are still in the womb.

Can't land yourself a date even after swiping endlessly? This is why

A recent study found that a majority of online daters are on a lookout for dates who are at least twenty-five percent more attractive than they are.

Blame genes if your kid does not enjoy school

Think twice before blaming parents, teachers or even children for their less interest in the classroom.


Stress triggers desire to indulge in rewards

Stressed people go to great lengths to satisfy their desire to indulge.

Women who drink face greater suicide risk

Alcohol use increases suicide risk among women, especially those who have symptoms of insomnia such as sleep disturbance and daytime tiredness, shows research.

20 minutes of weight training reduces belly fat

Just 20 minutes of weight training daily can reduce abdominal fat that a lot of men tend to gain as they age, research has suggested.

Physical violence disturbs stress hormones in women: Study

The findings show a correlation between violence and cortisol levels in women.