Life Style
  • How Exercise Reduces Belly Fat in Humans
    12:37 - Dec 31 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Some of you may have made a New Year's resolution to hit the gym to tackle that annoying belly fat. But have you ever wondered how physical activity produces this desired effect? A signaling molecule called interleukin-6 plays a critical role in this process, researchers report.
  • The Joy of Giving Lasts Longer
    14:52 - Dec 24 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The happiness we feel after a particular event or activity diminishes each time we experience that event, a phenomenon known as hedonic adaptation. But giving to others may be the exception to this rule, according to new research.
  • Kids' Personalities Affect Academic Performance
    14:14 - Dec 23 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Children's personalities may influence how they perform in math and reading, according to a new study.
  • How Parents Protect Kids from Stress
    14:02 - Dec 17 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- When young children experience violence or poverty, the effect can last well into adulthood. But new research suggests that a strong parental relationship could override some of these effects, by changing how children perceive the environmental cues that help them distinguish between what's safe or dangerous.
  • Mediterranean Diet and Lower Cardiovascular Risk
    11:15 - Dec 10 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type diet.
  • Persian Restaurants and Top 5 Reasons to try Persian Food at a Restaurant
    16:05 - Dec 03 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Food means any nutritious substance we eat or drink to maintain life and growth. What we eat and with whom we share our meals can also help define our roles, traditions, and rules.
  • Most Kids Can't Tell Real Guns from Toy Guns
    13:51 - Nov 05 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Parents surveyed said they were confident their children could tell a real gun apart from a toy gun. The children themselves also said they thought they could recognize the difference. But when shown side-by-side photos of actual and fake firearms, only 41 percent of children identified both correctly. This highlights the need for campaigns to educate parents on the importance of safe firearm storage.
  • Happy Older People Live Longer
    11:05 - Aug 28 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- In a new study, researchers have found that increase in happiness is directly proportional with a reduction in mortality. The study, which focused on Singaporeans aged 60 years and older, found that even small increments in happiness may be beneficial, suggesting individual activities as well as government policies and programs that maintain or improve psychological well-being may contribute to longer life.
  • Moderate Carb Intake May Be Best for Health
    13:42 - Aug 18 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study has found that diets both low and high in carbohydrates were linked with an increase in mortality, while moderate consumers of carbohydrates had the lowest risk of mortality. The study also found that low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fats from plant sources were associated with lower risk of mortality compared to those that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fat from animal sources.
  • Long Work Hours and Diabetes in Women
    13:38 - Jul 31 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Clocking up 45 or more working hours in a week is linked to a heightened risk of diabetes in women, finds an observational study.
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