Are you a Facebook addict?
Oslo: Researchers from Norway have carried out studies to determine whether Facebook is a social media tool or an addiction. They have developed a tool named Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS) to differentiate between interest and obsession in Facebook.
In January 2011, 227 women and 196 men participated in BFAS tests. The scale can facilitate clinical assessment and can be used for the estimation of Facebook addiction prevalence in the general population worldwide.
"We are dealing with a subdivision of Internet addiction connected to social media," says Cecilie Schou Andreassen...
Hungry for brands? Beware of imitated, fake product
New Delhi: If you are brand hungry, here is something intellectual for you. So your friend told you about this tiny, hidden away shop in a busy market that sells well-known international branded clothes, shoes and accessories at dirt cheap prices? Beware. What is being offered could be a well imitated, fake product.
In the thriving billion-dollar market, fake branded goods are often passed off...
Children dehydrate as they hardly drink during breakfast: Study
London: A study reveals that nearly two-thirds of children are dehydrated because they hardly drink anything during breakfast.
An analysis of more than 450 children between nine and 11 years showed 60 percent were classed as 'not sufficiently hydrated' - a stage just below 'clinical dehydration'.
A team from the University of Sheffield Medical School, Britain, studied what the children were...
When your girl feels cheated? Read to know!
New Delhi: Cheating your girl unintentionally or deliberately is one of the dreadful acts which may turn down your image in someone’s eyes for a lifetime. Cheating gives a restless, disturbed life for you and your partner both. The question is what should you do not to let it happen at all or how do you make up if you have already done it. The following article will help you in understanding...
World Asthma Day: You Can Control Your Asthma!
New Delhi: World Asthma Day is observed on the first Tuesday of May every year. In 2012, the day fell on May 1. The day is marked to spread awareness amongst people about the fatal disease as doctors find this one of the least misunderstood diseases.
Asthma makes breathing difficult hence causing a restlessness and breathlessness amongst patients. During asthma attack the air patient inhale...
Improvised treatment for arthritis
Sydney: Muscle inflammation outside the joints is as much to blame for discomfort and poor mobility in arthritis sufferers as inflammation of the joint itself, says a new study. It potentially opens the way to better treatment.
Knee arthritis treatment has focussed on relieving knee joint inflammation. But researchers from Victoria University, La Trobe University, Warringal Hospital and St....
Kids getting over-weight due to TV ads
Washington: If youngsters hooked on fast food have greater chances of becoming overweight, then blame fast-food ads on TV which entice them in the first place.
"We know that children and adolescents are highly exposed to fast-food restaurant advertising, particularly on television," said Auden C. McClure, assistant professor of paediatrics at the Children's Hospital, Dartmouth,...
10 Smartphone Apps to give a push to your career!
New Delhi: While you buy a new gadget you feel proud that you are standing neck to neck with the latest technology but it depends on how efficiently you are using the gizmo. Because if you are using your smartphone for chat or playing games, you will not be considered exceptional!
Here we are bringing few applications which would help you succeed in business. If you want to be in...
Teen Movies of 80s teach us about real life situations
New Delhi: Movies today have apparently become a source of entertainment but the scenario was not at all same earlier. Flicks made in 1980’s were an example of infotainment as it was made on subjects which teach us some real life lessons. These classics show us a way to deal in real life situations and especially when it comes to getting stuck to ladies.
Here, five films those are entertaining...
This summer go for Sunglasses which match Best to Your Face
New Delhi: You definitely need shade for your sensitive eyes in this blazing summer. We are here to help you out because it is very important to choose a sunglass which gives you both, style and soothing effect to eyes. Here we are discussing about the sunglasses which goes best with your face.
And unlike trends, your face -- of which there are five basic shapes -- is here to stay. Here’s...
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