Covid 19

Health, well-being of families deteriorating under Covid stress

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New York – The ongoing disruptive changes from efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 are having a substantial negative impact on the physical and mental well-being of parents and their children, say researchers. Families are particularly affected by stressors stemming from changes in work, school and daycare schedules that are impacting finances and access to community support networks, according …

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Eat chocolate once a week to keep your heart healthy

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New York – It seems like chocolate is good for the heart as researchers have said that consuming chocolate at least once a week is linked with a reduced risk of heart disease. The study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, suggests that chocolate helps keep the heart’s blood vessels healthy. In the past, clinical studies have shown …

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375 new cyber threats per minute seen in Q1 globally: McAfee

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San Francisco – With cybercriminals increasing their activities amid Covid-19, researchers at cybersecurity company McAfee saw an average of 375 new threats per minute during the first quarter of 2020 worldwide, a new report revealed on Wednesday. Cybercriminals are exploiting the pandemic through Covid-19 themed malicious apps, phishing campaigns, malware, and more, said the McAfee “COVID-19 Threat Report: July 2020”. …

Netflix arrives on Google Nest Hub, Hub Max smart devices

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San Francisco – Google has brought Netflix on its home video smart devices Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max. The company said that Netflix is rolling out on Nest smart displays globally wherever the service and Nest devices are currently available. If you have a Netflix subscription, simply link your account in the Google Home or Assistant app and you …

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Eyes can reveal about your traumatic experiences: Study

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London – Researchers have found that patient’s eyes can reveal if they suffered a traumatic experience in the past. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur when a person has experienced a traumatic event such as a car crash, combat stress, or abuse. “The findings allow us to understand that people with PTSD are automatically primed for threat and fear responses …

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Facebook expands Messenger screen sharing to iOS, Android

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San Francisco – Facebook has now made screen sharing available globally on the latest versions of Messenger’s Android and iOS apps, besides the desktop app and Web. Screen sharing allows people to instantly share their screen with friends and family one-on-one or in a group video call with up to eight people and up to 16 people in Rooms while …

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Five healthy lifestyle habits will help you live longer

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New York – In a good news to middle-aged people, researchers have found that maintaining five healthy habits may increase years lived free of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to the study, published in the journal The BMJ, a healthy diet, regular exercise, healthy body weight, moderate drinking, and no tobacco in the middle-age may help people …

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Childhood abuse can elevate heart disease risk in women

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London – Women are more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, warn researchers. The findings, published in the journal Heart, also revealed that adults who experienced various forms of maltreatment in their childhood appear to have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Previous studies suggested that childhood maltreatment …

Ideal partner

Most people have no insight about their ideal partner

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New York – Do you know what kind of an ideal partner you seek in life? Perhaps a funny, attractive or down-to-earth one, but a new study suggests that people’s ideal partner preferences do not reflect any unique personal insight. “The people in our study could very easily list their top three attributes in an ideal partner,” said study lead …

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Working memory linked to social distancing compliance

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New York – People with higher working memory capacity are more likely to follow the recommended social distancing guidelines to fight Covid-19, says a study. Working memory is the psychological process of holding information in the mind for a brief period of time – typically, just seconds. The amount of information working memory can hold briefly — its capacity — …