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Being lonely ups time spent online, risk of internet addiction, says new study

The risk of being drawn into problematic Internet use was at its highest among 16-year-old adolescents, with the phenomenon being more common among boys

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Study finds that young boys who play video games have a lower risk of depression

The study led by a UCL researcher was published in 'Psychological Medicine'. It also found that girls who spend more time on social media appear to develop more depressive symptom

Published on 20th February 2021
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Why picking the right location for Artemis base camp on Moon is a challenge for NASA

American astronauts in 2024 will take their first steps near the Moon's South Pole: the land of extreme light, extreme darkness, and frozen water

Published on 28th January 2021
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Study finds that pain experienced in everyday life impacts memory

The study suggested that healthy individuals in pain show deficits in working memory or the cognitive process of holding and manipulating information over short periods of time

Published on 4th February 2021
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Childhood trauma could affect development, treatment of multiple sclerosis: Study

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive autoimmune disease in which the body attacks and strips away the protective coating around neurons, resulting in a wide range of neurological symptoms

Published on 30th January 2021
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Drink, drug risk lower among optimistic pupils with 'happy' childhood memories: Study

Teenagers with happy childhood memories are likely to drink less, consume fewer drugs and enjoy learning, the study said

Published on 26th January 2021
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Plants at home can improve psychological well-being of inhabitants, says study

For the study, the researchers, including Katia Perini from the University of Genoa in Italy, evaluated the role played by the plants at home during the first COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Delhi government asks schools to install sanitary napkins incinerators in girls toilet blocks

The Education Ministry's Project Approval Board (PAB) has awarded work for procurement and installation of sanitary napkin incinerators in 3,204 toilet blocks of 553 schools of DoE and MCD

Published on 21st January 2021
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The future of EdTech: Increased acceptability of online learning is on the cards

Finding and retaining new customers will be another challenge as many providers will be vying for the same sector of the market

Published on 16th January 2021
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This new tech is helping cancer patients manage symptoms

Patients reported better symptom control and physical wellbeing in the early weeks of treatment, with the system preventing symptom deterioration in about 9 per cent of patients after 12 weeks

Published on 11th January 2021
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Should the age of marriage be reduced? The debate is still on 

So, this demand for reduction in marriageable age for tribals is based on the overall reduction in their life-span compared to the rest of the population

Published on 9th January 2021
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Large study finds higher burden of acute brain dysfunction for COVID-19 ICU patients

The researchers also discovered that the choice of sedative medications and curbs on family visitation played a role in increasing acute brain dysfunction for these patients

Published on 9th January 2021
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Young population and localised herd immunity might be responsible for the dip in India's COVID count

Herd immunity is a form of indirect protection from infectious disease that sets in when a sufficient percentage of a population has become immune to an infection

Published on 4th January 2021
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Researchers identify over 109,000 impact craters on the moon

An international team of researchers has identified over 109,000 previously unrecognised impact craters on the moon using machine learning methods

Published on 26th December 2020
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COVID-19 immunity lasts at least 8 months, vaccines could work for longer periods: Study

Based on their analysis, the researchers said these virus-specific memory B cells were stably present as far as eight months after infection

Published on 23rd December 2020

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