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Diabetes during pregnancy increase depression risk

Life Desk :Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) may increase the risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms and type 2 diabetes later in life, reports a new study. The findings of

ESDO working for developing health, sanitation of slum dwellers

ESDO working for developing health, sanitation of slum dwellers

Life Desk  :Eco-Social Development Organisation (ESDO) is working for development of the health and sanitation of the slum dwellers in the city. ESDO believes that health and development are

Is carbonated water bad for your health?

Life Desk :Are you someone who prefers to have sparkling water on a daily basis rather than natural water? Well, there's some bad news for you. Carbonated drinks are

How to be a happier parent

How to be a happier parent

Lydia Denworth  :Now that the kids have gone back to school, what do mornings look like in your house? Was everyone organized and on the ball on day one-clothes

Evolution of the primate brain

Samantha Jones, PhD :What events led to differences between humans and other primates? What changes throughout evolution underlie such a dramatic shift in how we socialize and process information?Although

A word to the wise

A word to the wise

Lawrence R. Samuel, PhD :People who feel they are making strides up their personal evolution ladder are often not just healthy and happy but wise, or at least in

Texting can enhance romance in relationship

Texting can enhance romance in relationship

Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D :"As soon as their eyes locked from across the crowded room, it was love at first sight." How old fashioned, right? Who meets in person

Maintaining active brain and body even with cancer

Maintaining active brain and body even with cancer

Arthur P. Shimamura, PhD :In 2015, I retired after an enjoyable and rewarding career as a member of the faculty in the Department of Psychology at UC Berkeley. My goal

Becoming more introverted with age

Becoming more introverted with age

Jenn Granneman :People tell me all the time: "I've gotten more introverted as I've gotten older." On many levels, the same is true for me. In high school and

Stay happy around negative people

Stay happy around negative people

Kristen Fuller :Some people are naturally negative; they complain, bicker, compare themselves to others, start drama, and simply just see the glass half empty. There will always be roadblocks

Tricks for high self-confidence

Tricks for high self-confidence

Alice Boyes, PhD :I had one of those days today when it felt like life was delivering one kick in the teeth after another. We all have those days.

Look younger with 30 minutes facial exercise

Look younger with 30 minutes facial exercise

Life Desk :Do you feel old and wrinkled? Just 30 minutes of facial exercises which includes puckering and squeezing the cheeks daily can make you look three years younger,

People suffering from urinary complications on increase

People suffering from urinary complications on increase

Health Desk :At least 3 crores of people in the country are suffering from any forms of urinary complications. Of them 40 percent of above 5o people are affected

Camouflage skills may delay autism diagnosis

Camouflage skills may delay autism diagnosis

Life Desk :As girls with autism seem to struggle more than boys while performing routine tasks like getting dressed or making small talk, it may delay or prevent autism

When is it emotional abuse?

When is it emotional abuse?

Andrea Mathews, LPC, NCC :We hear the term emotional abuse tossed about quite a bit these days. So, lest we make it a dumping ground for every negative emotional

Celebration of Women's Day at 'Amishee'

Celebration of Women's Day at 'Amishee'

Life Desk :'Amishee', celebrated Women's Day on 8th March, 2019 Friday. The Event took place at their outlet. The theme of IWD 2019 is 'Balance For Better'. A nod

When praise is a problem

When praise is a problem

Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D :How do you react when you've received a compliment? Perhaps you worked particularly hard to prepare a bowl of cole slaw for a potluck dinner

Importance of spiritual health

Importance of spiritual health

Dr. Mohammad Fazlul Karim :The issue of spiritual health has become an important aspect of human life, because it provides answers to many questions related to health and happiness. 

Mental disorders account for 13pc global burden of disease

Mental disorders account for 13pc global burden of disease

Life Report :Mental health constitutes a major public health challenge undermining the social and economic development throughout much of the developing world like Bangladesh, opined Prof Dr Md Harunur

Self-control may determine future earning

Life Desk :If you have self-control over the desire to get instant benefits, then you are more likely to earn higher income later, finds a study. In the study,

Spot toxic 'friends' in facebook

Wendy L. Patrick, PhD :We make friends quickly on social media; which is ironic, given the absence of the visual, verbal, and behavioral cues that we use every day

Can hunger make us more forgiving?

Can hunger make us more forgiving?

Rob Henderson :Many of us notice that we act differently when we're hungry. You might get more easily irritated or find it more challenging to focus. A new study

Parenting an adult addict can be a battle of wills

Parenting an adult addict can be a battle of wills

Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. The strength of an addiction's hold on your child is a predictor of the magnitude of the fight you will face. When you first realize that

The big, the beautiful, and the healthy?

The big, the beautiful, and the healthy?

Cosmopolitan UK recently announced that Tess Holliday would be gracing the cover of their October 2018 issue. This announcement was met with controversy. Why? Well, Holliday is a plus-sized model.

Unlock your linguistic creativity

Unlock your linguistic creativity

Moses Ma :A sign of deep creativity is the ability to create new words on the fly. Consider William Shakespeare… he invented over 2000 words! He made up words

Stop complaining

Stop complaining

Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W.We all complain at times. Kids complain about their friends who didn't talk to them at lunch, the teacher who was mean, the little brother who is

Beware the savior mentality

Mesmin Destin Ph.D. Many of us have sat uncomfortably through cringe-worthy portrayals of "well-intended" people trying to use their position and resources to improve the lives of others. Some

Getting a bonus at work

Getting a bonus at work

Marylène Gagné Ph.D. Did you get up on this (hopefully) beautiful Monday morning thinking about the money you will make this week? While some go to a job they

Negotiating for nature

Negotiating for nature

Tharanga Yakupitiyage :Wildlife is being wiped out in an unprecedented rate, and it's our fault. But a new deal could provide a new pathway forward. Concerned over the rate

The air we need to breathe

Peter Weinelt  :Vienna is the world's top city regarding quality of life. The city's sustainable development is one of the core goals of the Viennese government. Wiener Stadtwerke plays