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Exercise, Workout Levels Decline Due to Texting, Talking on Phone: Study

Keen on doing exercise and taking a power walk? Not while using your smartphone, says a study. Turn off your cell phone, advises Michael Rebold, assistant professor of integrative exercise science at Hiram College. In two recent studies published by Computers in Human Behavior and Performance Enhancement and Health, Rebold and researchers from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania revealed that talking or ...

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Too Much Exercise Affects Sleep, Says Study on Cyclists

Too much of exercise may affect sleep patterns and also makes you moody and reluctant to exercise in future, says a new study on 13 cyclists conducted by researchers of Loughborough University in the UK. After monitoring the athletes’ moods, sleep patterns and performance before, during and after exercise, researchers discovered that even 9 days of rigorous exercise can cause ...

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Mi 10000mAh Powerbank Hits Indian Stores Priced Below Rs.1500

  'Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans manufacturing unit, R&D centre in India' #MakeInIndia http://t.co/jmSqXo0BYA pic.twitter.com/RpdnJGQcTH — Make in India (@makeinindia) April 29, 2015 Mobile giant Xiaomi has introduced the India launch of the 10000 mAh powerbank, an improved and lighter version of its last year variant 10400 mAh power bank, priced under Rs.1500. The Xiaomi 10000 mAh powerbank is made ...

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Late Night Snacks Affect Your Brain, Warn Researchers

If you develop a strong urge to eat a snack or two late at night, it spells bad for your brain as it has to revive the digestion process coming out of the sleep mode when memory mining process takes place, warn researchers. Eating late at night when our bodies think they should be sleeping, could disrupt learning and memory, said ...

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Stress in Pregnant Women Can Affect Baby Growth: study

Pregnant women are often advised not to take too much of stress and now a study has revealed that stress hormones in the mother can affect foetal development impeding glusoce to the baby. In an exepriment conducted on pregnant mice, researchers found that high stress levels had an impact on their offspring, by giving the pregnant mice the natural gluco-corticoid ...

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How gut bacteria affect brain health?

The hundred trillion bacteria living in our gut have a significant impact on human behaviour and brain health, reports an Indian American researcher. “The diverse gut bacteria can impact normal brain activity and development, affect sleep and stress responses, play a role in a variety of diseases and be modified through diet for therapeutic use,” said Sampath Parthasarathy, Florida Hospital ...

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Anti-HIV drugs given to pregnant patients can affect unborn babies’ hearts: study

The drugs given to HIV-positive pregnant women can cause significant long-term heart problems for the non-HIV-infected babies they carry, says a new study. Such medicines help prevent the transmission of the virus from mother to infant but may cause impaired development of heart muscle and reduced heart performance in non-HIV-infected children. “What our study indicates is that there is potentially ...

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Male hormone does not hamper women’s libido

Failed relationships and emotional health threaten menopausal women’s interest in sex more than levels of the male hormone testosterone and other naturally-occurring reproductive hormones, a study says. While testosterone is the main sex hormone in men, women also have small amounts of it as ovaries naturally produce testosterone. “While levels of testosterone and other reproductive hormones were linked to women’s ...

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Lack of Enough Scientists Affects Indian Economy: Nobel Laureaute George Smoot

Despite its rich tradition of producing academics, India at the moment lacks the necessary pool of scientists needed for its future, Nobel laureate George Smoot said. The 2006 winner of the Nobel in Physics has suggested the country spruce up its research institutes to create a research-friendly environment and tackle its brain-drain. “There is not enough for what India needs ...

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