According to this study, these results contribute to a growing understanding of the role of social feedback in infant vocal learning, which stands in contrast to the historical view of prelinguistic vocalisations in which babbling was assumed to be motor
According to researchers, statins were not associated with a reduced risk of renewed surgery in the other vitreoretinal disease groups involving retinal surgery, such as age-related macular pucker formation.
According to the "National Diet and Nutrition Survey" young people aged 11 to 19 are consuming, on an average, 47 per cent too much sugar from fruit juices, soft drinks, cereal bars, biscuits and cakes.
A new variant of FGF21 with 10 times higher potency and cellular activity was also unveiled. By developing drugs that enhance the pathway, Schlessinger said, researchers can target diabetes and obesity.
Weight loss doesn't always involve going on a hunger strike. Eating sesame seed laddoos can also help you reduce weight easily as they have fat-burning properties that can help in body toning. Check out the other benefits here.
A few basic lifestyle changes can bring a long-lasting desired difference for a healthier and happier you. It's important for people to have a balanced lifestyle neither too sedentary nor too stressful, suggest experts.
Advanced gum disease, also called periodontitis, is caused by bacterial infection that damages the soft tissue and bone that supports the teeth. According to researchers, a sign of severe periodontitis - had an 80 per cent increase in risk of developing c
Several plausible biological mechanisms are possible for the protective effects of breastfeeding, including the influence of lactation-associated hormones on the pancreatic cells that control blood insulin levels and thereby impact blood sugar.
The study found that teenagers who watch more than three hours of ads on TV a day are twice more likely to indulge in hundreds of extra unhealthy junk foods that are high in calories, fat and sugar content.
This is the first time a defect in MAFA gene has been linked with a disease. The resultant mutant protein was found to be abnormally stable, having a longer life in the cell, and therefore significantly more abundant in the beta cells than its normal vers
Benefits of sesame are not only for skin, but also for hair. It is said to trigger hair growth by nourishing the roots with its rich omega fatty acids content. It also helps in moisturising the scalp and improves blood circulation to rejuvenate hair folli
Lampreys are jawless, eel-like fish that shared a common ancestor with humans about 550 million years ago. The fish species can fully recover from a severed spinal cord without medication or other treatment. They can go from paralysis to full swimming beh
Feeling unsafe, especially in and around your home, can erode physical and mental health. According to the researchers, feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighbourhood are significantly tied to women's perceptions
Wellness programmes can improve chronic and lifestyle diseases of corporates and employees, according to the Assocham's latest paper 'Corporate Wellness Programme Benefits to Organisation and Economy'.
According to the result of the study, it may be concluded that the ageing process has an active role on degenerative changes in autonomic functions, and monoamines as well as levels of BDNF, which may revert back towards normal or near- normal levels thro
While anecdotal evidence exists that writing a bedtime list can help one fall asleep, the study used overnight polysomnography, the "gold standard" of sleep measurement. Most people just cycle through their to-do lists in their heads, and so we wanted to
According to a study, eating junk food or fast food for a long time has a prolonged impact on the body, and even long after switching to a healthy diet, inflammation toward innate immune stimulation is more pronounced.
The organic and free-range foods advocated by the Omni diet are more expensive than regular foods. Most of the recommended recipes contain unusual and expensive ingredients. These can be easily replaced with fresh local substitutes.
The results showed that those not taking the hormone treatment were significantly more likely to report their need to be thin and be dissatisfied with their physique which further affected personal relationships and depression and anxiety.
According to researchers standing more than 20 per cent of the time while cycling significantly reduced the odds of genital numbness, but adjusting handlebar height lower than the saddle height did increase the likelihood of genital numbness and saddle so