Category: Relationships

Music for academic success of kids

We all knew music was good for us, now here’s proof. Music training, even if started as late as high school, may help improve a teenager’s brain responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, suggests a new Northwestern …

Are you making the most of your 1 to 400 trillion chance in life?

From serious difficulty in digesting any kind of reading to now having a book at my side at all times, it was no surprise I walked into every bookstore on my never-ending journey back from New York to …

Smoking gives your kids heart disease

It’s not the chic thing to do any more. It’s more about being insensitive parents. If you smoke in front of your kids, the passive smoking can affect them way into adulthood and give them clogged arteries, as per a …

Lonely? It could shorten your life span

Whether you’re lonely (alone even in a crowd), isolated (because you may be a hazard to others) or like being alone, all three have an effect on longevity, as per a research done by Brigham Young University. And the …

Are you a brother? Then you’re more selfless!

This is a true favourite for all little sisters who have already experienced it: As per Bringham Young University, siblings uniquely promote sympathy and altruism in each other. Normally, it has been reported that relationships are more important to …

Drink to become attractive!

Everybody loves the researchers at the University of Bristol. And that’s because they have proven via a study that one glass of red wine makes you more attractive than no alcohol. The bad news? The effect wears off …

Anti-psychotic drugs not good for Alzheimer’s

When someone has Alzheimer’s or dementia, doctors prescribe calming drugs to control behaviour. Now, a study proves that non-drug approaches should be the first choice for treating dementia patients’ common symptoms such as irritability, agitation, depression, anxiety, sleep …

Getting divorced? Pay attention to your kids’ diet

We all know that stress causes binge eating. And now, the emotional turmoils of divorce have been proven to push kids to guzzle down sweetened drinks. Children of recently separated or divorced families are likelier to drink sugar-sweetened …

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