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HealthWise: How team sports helps the brain memorise and multi-task

Playing a structured team sports such as cricket, football and hockey brings physical and mental health benefits that go beyond fitness and weight loss, and last a lifetime. WT24 Desk Now that school exams are almost over and the air quality index is good to moderate across India except in Patna and Muzzaffarpur, both in Bihar, it’s time to consider playing ...

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Families and school help in promoting self confidence

According to a recent study, family and school both a play a big role in developing and encouraging one’s self-confidence. WT24 Desk According to a recent study, family and school both a play a big role in developing and encouraging one’s self-confidence, according to ANI. According to the researchers, self-confidence is a critical key to prepare for the challenges of adulthood ...

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Fashion trends 2019: Best and worst fabrics for summer

From cotton to linen to khadi, take a look at the fabrics you should opt for in summer, according to experts. WT24 Desk With the onset of summers and the heat waves in most parts of the country, it is important for you to take a closer look at the fabrics you opt to wear in summer, say experts, according to ...

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Statins effective against cancer-linked weight loss

The condition known as cachexia, or wasting syndrome, is common among patients with chronic diseases such as cancer, heart failure and AIDS. WT24 Desk Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found, according to IANS. The condition known ...

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Holi daze: Tips to get over the bhangover

Synonymous with the traditional thandai made with bhang, Holi is incomplete without some good-spirited fun. But Holi celebrations also have a flipside — the dreaded hangover. WT24 Desk It’s Holi day — a day to embrace change, shed the old and welcome the new. It is also a day for colours, water guns and loads of bingeing. Synonymous with the ...

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Inclusive work place boosts innovation, trust among employees

Researchers from Binghamton University in the US noticed how the non-profit sector generally suffers from high employee-turnover rates, low work performance and deficits among the leadership, and wanted to find out what could be done to break this cycle. WT24 Desk Fostering an inclusive work environment – where leaders seek inputs from everyone regardless of their job responsibilities – can lead to ...

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Truths of this Indian life: When a Tambram marries a Punjabi

We may be divided by culture, food and customs, but one thing binds all of us: the desire to preserve family ties WT24 Desk My cousin Parth, aka Parthasarathy Ramasubramanian, has gone and fallen in love with a Punjabi girl named Pinky, according to The Hindustan Times. My relatives in Palghat are agog with dire predictions about the marriage. “Punjabi ...

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Mushrooms may prevent cognitive decline in the elderly

Even a small portion, about three quarters of a cup of mushrooms a week may still be beneficial to reduce the chances of mild cognitive impairment. WT24 Desk Older adults who eat mushrooms more than twice a week can halve their risk of losing memory as well as language and attention skills, a key factor for the development of Alzheimer’s disease, ...

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