Punishment can worsen bedwetting

Punishment can worsen bedwetting

Punishing children for bedwetting won’t solve the problem and may make it worse, researchers say. In a new study, children who were punished for wetting the bed at night were more likely to be depressed and had worse overall quality of life overall compared to bed-wetters who were not punished. Nighttime bedwetting, or “nocturnal enuresis,” […]

Myntra Fashion Incubator to train, support 11 new designers

Myntra Fashion Incubator to train, support 11 new designers

Bangalore, Dec 12 (IANS) In times when promoting young and creative talent is becoming vital for the Indian fashion industry, e-commerce website Myntra has come up with Myntra Fashion Incubator (MFI), a one-year programme via which it will train and support 11 new faces under its first batch of Designer In Residence (DIR) platform.As part of […]

Gomez disappointed with Bieber?

Gomez disappointed with Bieber?

Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez is reportedly disappointed that her on and off boyfriend Justin Bieber is flaunting his new friendship with model Hailey Baldwin. “Selena hasn’t spoken to Justin for some time now and is just disappointed that he flaunts his relationship with Hailey,” hollywoodlife.com quoted a source as saying. “Even […]

Space research to help humans fight illnesses on Earth

Space research to help humans fight illnesses on Earth

London, Dec 8 (IANS) Space travel may help scientists strengthen our bodies’ ability to fight threats to our health, says a study. When an astronaut goes to space, his immune system does not work as well in microgravity as on Earth. “Knowing about the astronauts’ health may lead to new treatments on Earth for those […]

Weight-loss surgery may improve urinary problems

Weight-loss surgery may improve urinary problems

London, Dec 8 (IANS) A new research has shown that bariatric surgery, or the weight loss surgery may lessen the frequency and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms among obese people. Lower urinary tract symptoms related to urinary frequency and urgency, bladder leakage, the need to urinate at night, and incomplete bladder emptying are associated […]

These moves will keep you looking rested and vibrant

These moves will keep you looking rested and vibrant

Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) From lifting eyebrows to slimming down the double chin can make you look beautiful and 10 years younger to your real age.Experts of different cosmetic brand share tips to look younger all the time, reports huggingtonpost.com.* Lift your brows: High, full brows look youthful and help define all your features. Use […]

New guidelines for prostate cancer testing

New guidelines for prostate cancer testing

Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Prostate cancer checks in Australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) currently being held in Melbourne.The commonly-used Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test can be unreliable because the asymptomatic nature of prostate cancer occasionally leads to […]

Execution of schizophrenic inmate suspended in US

Execution of schizophrenic inmate suspended in US

Austin (Texas), Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) Schizophrenic murderer Scott Panetti’s execution at Huntsville prison has been suspended by a US court just hours before he was to be put to death by lethal injection.The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, which has jurisdiction over Texas, decided Wednesday to suspend the execution to be able to […]

Chinese doctor criticised for imparting bribery lessons

Chinese doctor criticised for imparting bribery lessons

Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A seasoned Chinese doctor recently helped expose the practice of patients sneaking red envelopes filled with money into Chinese hospitals for better treatment.Li Rui, however, was not discouraging the practice when revealing “gray income” to a classroom of medical students. Quite the opposite.The Beijing doctor, working at the Aviation and Space Centre […]

Genes link criminality and intelligence

Genes link criminality and intelligence

London, Dec 2 (IANS) Data collected from over one million Swedish men shows that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower intelligence than sons whose fathers have no criminal history. The research, conducted by scientists in Sweden and Finland, indicates that the link is not directly caused by fathers’ behaviour but is […]