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Violence video games do not instigate kids to get violent: Study

NETHERLAND: Research has revealed that violent video games may agitate children but it does not translate them into getting violent towards others. Because of claims of mass media and the general public that linked violent video games as a reason

Our Solar System is surrounded by ‘Magnetic Tunnel’: Study

TORONTO: New research from astronomers suggests that, our solar system is surrounded by a magnetic tunnel. A study conducted by University of Toronto astronomers suggests that our solar system is surrounded by a massive ‘Magnetic Tunnel’. Research Associate at the

COVID-19 prevalent in pet cats and dogs: Study

Research has surfaced that coronavirus can contract among cats and dogs as six cats and seven dogs were tested positive for viral antibodies, while 54 animals tested positive for PCR results. According to a study, covid is prevalent in companion

Is online education harmful for students and parents?

A recent study has declared online education ‘dangerous’ for the mental health and wellness of children and parents. The recently published US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study that children who received online education or a combination of

Europe needs $355 billion for 5G rollout, says industrial study

BRUSSELS: Europe needs to pump 300 billion euros ($355 billion) into its telecoms infrastructure by 2025 if it wants to roll out superfast 5G to boost economic growth and tap the potential of the technology. The study by consulting firm

Slow walkers four times more likely to die from COVID-19: Study

LONDON: Slow walkers are almost four times more likely to die from COVID-19, and have over twice the risk of contracting a severe version of the virus, a study has revealed. This is according to a team of researchers from

Number of twins being born higher than ever: Study

LONDON: More twins, almost one in 40 children, are being born than ever before, due to the rapid rise in medically assisted reproduction as a major factor. More than 1.6 million twins are now being born every year, researchers said

Vegans at a higher risk of bone fractures: Study

Recent research has claimed that vegans and vegetarians are at a higher risk of bone fractures. According to a recent study published in the journal BMC Medicine, vegans may be at greater risk for bone fractures than meat-eaters. Factors such

Honey better treatment for coughs, colds than antibiotics: study

LONDON: Honey may be better than conventional treatments for coughs, blocked noses and sore throats, researchers have said. Scientists from the University of Oxford said doctors can recommend it as a suitable alternative to antibiotics, which are often prescribed for

Young children carry higher levels of coronavirus: Study

WASHINGTON: Children under the age of five have between 10 to 100 times greater levels of genetic material of the coronavirus in their noses compared to older children and adults. This is according to a study in JAMA Pediatrics journal.

Severe COVID-19 can damage brain: study

LONDON: A preliminary study of patients hospitalised with COVID-19 has found the disease can damage the brain, causing complications such as stroke, inflammation, psychosis and dementia-like symptoms in some severe cases. Researchers said the findings are the first detailed look

COVID-19 vaccine may not be effective against elders: Study

LONDON: A new study has claimed that a potential vaccine against COVID-19 may not be effective against older people who are most at risk of contracting and dying from the disease. Professor Peter Openshaw, from Imperial, one of the members

Widespread use of face masks could prevent COVID-19 spread: Study

LONDON: A new study has suggested that wearing face masks by the entire population could lead to controllable levels of COVID-19 and prevent further spread of the pandemic. The research, led by scientists at Britain’s Cambridge suggested that the COVID-19

Diet rich in fruits, vegetables may boost heart health: Study

PARIS: A new study has revealed that consuming a diet fertile in high fibre and antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables improves the heart’s health.  It has been proven that oily foods, junk food, and trans-fats could take a toll on your

Study finds speech may contribute to COVID-19 spread

WASHINGTON: The research has revealed that microdroplets generated by speech can play a role in spreading COVID-19. A published study showed that the microdroplets can remain suspended in the air for over ten minutes causing a potential risk of spreading

Anti-viral drugs shorten COVID-19 in mild cases: Study

HONG KONG: A new study has found that patients suffering milder illness caused by the new coronavirus recover more quickly if treated with a three-drug antiviral cocktail soon after symptoms appear. Kwok-Yung Yuen, professor at the University of Hong Kong,

COVID-19 death risk for Pakistan-origin victims higher: UK study

LONDON: The risk of dying from coronavirus is two to three times higher for England’s black and minority ethnic communities, according to an academic analysis of health service data reported on Thursday. The study conducted by University College London (UCL)

Nap lowers risk of heart attacks, says study

LAUSANNE: A recent study has revealed that taking naps during the daytime once or twice a week can lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes. Researchers from the University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland found that adults who took one