Health & Fintess


Workplace mistreatment may up suicidal thoughts in employees

New York, Jan 16 (IANS) If you ignore a colleague’s greeting or make a sarcastic comment in the workplace then it may actually do more harm to them than intended, a new study suggests.The study indicates that perceived low-grade forms of workplace mistreatment, such as avoiding eye contact or excluding a co-worker from conversation can […]

MicroRNA may serve as therapeutic targets for traumatic brain injury

New York, Jan 16 (IANS) Researchers have shown that microRNA biomarkers related to Alzheimer’s disease play a role in brain damage caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBI results from blows to the head, leading to chronic disruption of the brain and a cascade of long-term health conditions. According to the researchers, patients who suffer […]

Parkinson’s disease may up schizophrenia risk: Study

Helsinki, Jan 16 (IANS) Patients with a schizophrenia spectrum disorder have an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease later in life. The study indicates that the increased risk may be due to alterations in the brain’s dopamine system caused by dopamine receptor antagonists or neurobiological effects of schizophrenia. “According to our results, a previously diagnosed psychotic […]

Andhra CM kicks off statewide Covid vaccination programme (Ld)

Amaravati, Jan 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy kickstarted the statewide Coronavirus vaccination programme on Saturday from Vijayawada. He started it at the government general hospital (GGH) in Vijayawada, where he personally observed a frontline worker receiving the vaccine. “Across the state, 3.87 lakh people have been scheduled to receive the […]

First vax shot given to Bihar hospital sweeper

Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) As the much awaited vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus started across India on Saturday, Bihar’s inoculation campaign began from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna. The first shot was administered to IGIMS sweeper Ram Babu, while the second was given to ambulance driver Amit Kumar of […]


Couturier Rahul Mishra debuts as jewellery designer

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) Fashion designer Rahul Mishra has made his debut into jewellery designing. The 2014 International Woolmark Prize winner has joined hands with Confluence to create a limited-edition collection called ‘An Ode to Spring’. The collection features statement pieces based on Mishra’s signature 3D floral embroider, crafted with fine Swarovski crystals. “With […]

Online abuse cannot be normalised, says Zoya Akhtar on cyberbullying

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) Director and producer Zoya Akhtar’s success with titles like ‘Made in Heaven’, ‘Luck by Chance’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Gully Boy’ has not protected her from intense cyberbullying and trolling. Zoya recently shared her experiences that have made her leave the social media platform Facebook entirely. She […]

Study of Pose

By IANSlife FeaturesNew Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) In keeping with the need to treasure hunt for a kaleidoscope of personalities, who will be the next big thing, as the new year brings rays of hope, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), is coming up with the #GetNoticed model hunt. This is being done, in […]

‘Over 50,000 cervical cancer cases can be prevented in India by 2050’

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) As every year 1,32,000 Indian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 74,000 die of the disease, it is considered as one of the deadliest forms of cancer that leads to mortality in women. If we see the Indian statistics, a large population of 436 million women falls […]

Arghya Lahiri, Nadir Khan to feature in a digital Sherlock Holmes parody

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) Aadyam’s digital play ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ parody, an Akash Khurana directorial, is all set to be screened this weekend. With three masterly actors, the play a comic take on one of Sherlock’s finest murder mysteries. Adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, this is a comic […]