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Study links extramarital affairs with professional misconduct

A recent study published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests a strong connection between people’s actions in their personal and professional lives. WT24 Desk People who cheat on their spouses are significantly more likely to engage in misconduct in theworkplace, a study said, according to IANS. According to the findings published in the journal Proceedings ...

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How artificial intelligence is emerging as a game-changer for the Ayurveda industry

AI-ing beauty: From calculating beauty using biometrics and analysing data with the help of an AI platform, artificial intelligence is revolutionising the beauty industry. Here’s how. WT24 Desk Artificial Intelligence is no longer a new concept on a global scale. Technology is growing more prominent with each passing day, empowering businesses with a wide range of capabilities and impacting our ...

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Too much coffee in pregnancy bad for baby’s liver

WT24 Desk Ladies, limit your tea or coffee intake if you’re expecting, as researchers have found that excess caffeine intake during pregnancy may impair baby’s liver development and increase the risk of liver disease in adulthood, according to IANS. In a study on rats, it was found that pregnant rats, which were given caffeine, had offspring with lower birth weight, ...

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Don’t let petty fights ruin your relationships

Constant squabbles over issues that don’t really matter hurt the relationship irrevocably. WT24 Desk It might be true that an argument here and a misunderstanding helps a relationship get stronger, if you have been getting into regular fights over trivial issues such as not answering the phone, leaving the TV on, and the like, there’s time for a long and hard think, according to ...

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More than 1,000 march in Warsaw in support of LGBT rights

Demonstration follows violence at pride march in Polish city of Białystok last week WT24 Desk More than 1,000 people have gathered in Warsaw in support of LGBT rights a week after the first pride march in the city of Białystok was marred by violence, Reuters reports. Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) has made LGBT rights a campaign issue ahead ...

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5 hrs daily on phone increases risk of obesity

WT24 Desk Researchers have found that students who use their smartphones five or more hours a day are prone to higher risk of obesity and likely to have other lifestyle habits that increase the risk of heart disease, IANS reports. According to a study, researchers analysed 1,060 students (700 girls and 360 boys) of Colombia with an average age of ...

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Space travel is a business now. That’s good

The Apollo moon-landing program was a public good. It’s worth considering the economic lessons that outer space holds. WT24 Desk Much of the commentary celebrating last weekend’s anniversary of the spaceflight that brought men to the moon rightly focused on the sheer scale of the accomplishment. But now that the Champagne bottles are empty, it’s worth considering the economic lessons ...

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100mn bacteria a day will keep the doctor away

WT24 Desk Next time when you eat an apple for extra fibre, flavonoids and flavour, just remember that you are also gulping down about 100 million bacteria, and whether these are good or bad microbes may depend on how the apples were grown, IANS reports. Most microbes are inside the apple but the strains depend on which bits you eat, ...

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Spicy diet linked with dementia: Study

WT24 Desk Think twice before adding that extra kick of chili sauce or chopped jalapeno to your meal as researchers have found that a spicy diet could be linked to dementia, according to IANS. According to the research involving 4,582 Chinese adults aged over 55, evidence of faster cognitive decline was found in those who consistently ate more than 50 ...

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Want better sleep? Take a bath 90 minutes before bedtime

Much of the science to support links between water-based body heating and improved sleep is already well-established, researchers said. WT24 Desk Bathing one to two hours before bedtime in water about 41 degrees celsius warm may significantly improve your sleep, a study claims, according to PTI. The researchers at the University of Texas at Austin in the US reviewed 5,322 studies. They ...

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