Being close to nature can make you develop positive body image

Exposure to natural environment and images of nature may have a powerful effect on promoting positive body image, according to a study led by scientists, including one of Indian-origin. The study, published in the journal Body Image, involved five separate studies from researchers, including those from Anglia Ruskin University in […]

New robot can help treat rare birth defect that affects the food pipe of babies

Scientists have created a robot, which can be implanted into a baby’s body to treat a rare birth defect that affects the food pipe. The prototype robotic implant, developed by the researchers at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital in the US, encourages tissue growth in babies. The robot […]

Are you at risk? Absence of this gene can give men a deadly cancer

A study has recently revealed that men who lack a certain gene subtype may be more susceptible to treatment-resistant prostate cancer. Researchers from Cleveland Clinic confirmed for the first time a mechanistic link between the gene HSD17B4 and deadly, aggressive prostate cancer. The team built upon their earlier seminal work […]

Regular Exercise Can Bring Down Postpartum Depression in New Mothers:Study

Postpartum depression is a phenomenon that can occur in some mothers right after childbirth. It can hamper the joy of conceiving the child by making you feel dejected, hopeless, and worthless. One may even have trouble caring for and bonding with their baby in severe cases. However, a latest study […]

This year, here’s how you can make your New Year’s fitness resolution and stick to it

It’s no surprise that many of us pick staying fit as a New Year’s resolution. Here are some simple tips by Arushi Verma, co-founder, FITPASS that will help you stay motivated. Be specific – Getting healthy and fit is a vague goal. So, in the coming year, be specific if you […]

Hackers Can Guess Your PIN by Using Smartphone Sensor Data: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The latest study shows the highest accuracy for guessing PINs Gyroscopes and proximity sensors can be tapped for motion details Using these sensors requires to permission from users Data from your smartphone sensors can reveal PINs and passwords to hackers and allow them to unlock your mobile devices, according […]

Fans and First Coast visitors can go behind-the-scenes at the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars today introduced a new program designed to take fans on a behind-the-scenes tour of EverBank Field, a destination recently named by the Travel Channel as one of “15 Bucket List Experiences for Football Fans.” “It was no surprise to us that EverBank Field was recognized as a […]