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Garmin India introduces the all new TACX BOOST
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Garmin India introduces the all new TACX BOOST

The easy-to-use Tacx Boost includes several key training features:-Magnetic brake allows cyclists to apply resistance or lighten it to get the most of their indoor ride Resistance can be adjusted manually up to 1,050 watts with 10 levels Flywheel generates authentic and smooth pedal stroke while the closed resistance unit reduces noise Speed sensor provides cyclists with an affordable way to track speed, distance and virtual power   New Delhi:  In a quest to make cycling experiences more immersive, Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the launch of the power packed indoor training devise, the Garmin TACX BOOST that provides a realistic ride-feel to the cyclists and is ideal for training the year-round. The Tacx Boost indoor trainer co...
Gurupurab 2021: Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings that will change the way you look at life
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Gurupurab 2021: Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings that will change the way you look at life

New Delhi [India], November 18 (ANI): Guru Nanak Jayanti, also known as 'Gurupurab', 'Guru Nanak Dev Prakash Purab' or 'Guru Nanak Aagman Divas', has just arrived. It will be celebrated on November 19 this year and is considered one of the most important festivals in Sikhism.The day marks the birth of Sri Guru Nanak Dev, who laid the foundation of Sikhism. Born in 1469 in Talwandi, Pakistan, Sri Guru Nanak Dev spread the message of 'Ik Onkar', meaning 'One God' who dwells in every one of his creations and constitutes the eternal truth.'Ik Onkar' is the first word of the mool mantra and is considered the most important component in Sikhism. The mool mantra is also significant because it is the opening text of the holy Sri Guru Granth Sahib, which contains the composition and bani of all the...
Celebrate the men in your life this International Men’s Day with these special gifting ideas
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Celebrate the men in your life this International Men’s Day with these special gifting ideas

New Delhi [India], November 18 (ANI): While Women's Day or Children's Day are occasions that are widely known and commemorated, International Men's Day, which falls on November 19, is a lesser talked about occasion, celebrated annually to honour the daily men in our lives who bring around a positive impact.It's a day to celebrate their achievements and contributions towards the nation, union, society, community, family, marriage, and childcare. The broader and ultimate aim of the day is to promote basic humanitarian values, as well as awareness towards men's issues like toxic masculinity, male mental health and the prevalence of suicide in men, basically bringing to light the various issues that men face.Inaugurated in 1992 on February 7 by Thomas Oaster, the project of International Men's...
Researchers assert anxiety can be effectively treated with exercise
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Researchers assert anxiety can be effectively treated with exercise

Stockholm [Sweden], November 10 (ANI): Both moderate and strenuous exercise alleviate symptoms of anxiety, even when the disorder is chronic, a study led by researchers at the University of Gothenburg shows.The study, now published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, is based on 286 patients with anxiety syndrome, recruited from primary care services in Gothenburg and the northern part of Halland County. Half of the patients had lived with anxiety for at least ten years. Their average age was 39 years, and 70 percent were women.Through drawing of lots, participants were assigned to group exercise sessions, either moderate or strenuous, for 12 weeks. The results show that their anxiety symptoms were significantly alleviated even when the anxiety was a chronic condition, compared with a c...
Common household noises may be stressing your dog, says study
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Common household noises may be stressing your dog, says study

Washington [US], November 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found that people may not recognize that their dog is stressed when exposed to common household noises. The study was published in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science.While it's well-established that sudden loud noises, such as fireworks or thunderstorms, commonly trigger a dog's anxiety, a new study finds even common noises, such as a vacuum or microwave can be a trigger.The research found that high-frequency, intermittent noises such as the battery warning of a smoke detector are more likely to cause dog anxiety, rather than low-frequency, continuous noise."We know that there are a lot of dogs that have noise sensitivities, but we underestimate their fearfulness to noise we consider norma...
Study reveals importance of ignoring distraction while learning
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Study reveals importance of ignoring distraction while learning

Washington [US], November 11 (ANI): Cognitive training designed to focus on what's important while ignoring distractions can enhance the brain's information processing, enabling the ability to "learn to learn," finds a new study on mice. "As any educator knows, merely recollecting the information we learn in school is hardly the point of an education," says Andre Fenton, a professor of neural science at New York University and the senior author of the study, which appears in the journal Nature."Rather than using our brains to merely store information to recall later, with the right mental training, we can also 'learn to learn,' which makes us more adaptive, mindful, and intelligent."Researchers have frequently studied the machinations of memory--specifically, how neurons store the informat...
Brain changes during unique spiritual practice called orgasmic meditation: Study
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Brain changes during unique spiritual practice called orgasmic meditation: Study

Washington [US], November 12 (ANI): In a first-ever study, orgasmic meditation, a unique spiritual practice that uses stimulation of a woman's clitoris as its focus, has been found to produce a distinctive pattern of brain function, according to a recent study.The story was published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology.The study found significant changes in brain function in areas associated with sexual stimulation and also more traditional meditation practices - thus representing a true hybrid in terms of its effects. The brain changes were also correlated with alterations in the autonomic nervous system that regulates basic body functions and is implicated in both intense meditation effects as well as sexual stimulation.In addition, patients reported profound spiritual experiences inc...
Study finds kids and adults make inferences differently
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Study finds kids and adults make inferences differently

Washington [US], November 16 (ANI): A new study of brain activity patterns in people doing a memory task has found that the way we make inferences changes dramatically as we age.The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Nature Human Behaviour'.The study's findings might one day lead to personalised learning strategies based on a person's cognitive and brain development.The researchers found that whereas adults build integrated memories with inferences already baked in, children and adolescents create separate memories that they later compare to make inferences on the fly."How adults structure knowledge is not necessarily optimal for children because adult strategies might require brain machinery that is not fully mature in children," said Alison Preston, professor of neurosc...
Study finds strategies to help ‘picky eaters’ deal with food aversions
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Study finds strategies to help ‘picky eaters’ deal with food aversions

Washington [US], November 12 (ANI): In a new study, adults who struggled with picky eating habits as children said they benefitted more from positive and encouraging strategies their parents used than forceful or coercive approaches.The findings of the study were published in the journal 'International Journal of Eating Disorders'.The research, led by a team at Duke Health, was conducted among a generation of people who struggled with food avoidance before it was identified in 2013 as a psychiatric condition called Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).The researchers said their findings provide guidance for both families and behavioural health professionals for developing best practices to deal with extreme food aversions.When picky eating is severe, it is diagnosed as ARFID. ...
Researchers highlight toll of childhood adversities on mental health
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Researchers highlight toll of childhood adversities on mental health

Wellington [New Zealand], November 13 (ANI): The lifelong toll that adverse events in childhood can take on your health, asserts a recent study.The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Child Abuse and Neglect'.Poor mental health is almost three times more prevalent among people in New Zealand who experienced four or more "adverse childhood events" compared with people who experienced none, the research suggested.The study covered eight types of childhood adversity: Emotional, physical or sexual abuse, and growing up in a household where there was violence, substance abuse, mental illness, divorce, or a household member behind bars."Toxic stressors in childhood can take a lifelong toll on many aspects of our health. The effects ripple across society to create a huge burden o...