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Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

In a time when social media informs and influences us on everything — from fashion to food, politics and furniture, choosing a home via Instagram no longer seems far-fetched. And real-estate developers have sensed this. Many are tying up with beauty bloggers and lifestyle influencers to promote new projects, site visits and sample flats, all [...]

January 12, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Under the influence: When social-media stars promote real-estate

Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Popping over-the-counter drugs such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen may relieve your pain but they could also influence your thoughts and emotions, a new study has claimed. The study showed that these pain killers influence how people process information, experience feelings of hurt and react to emotionally evocative images. “In many ways, the findings are alarming,” [...]

February 13, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Dear parents, take note! Peer influence doubles smoking risk among teens

Dear parents, take note! Peer influence doubles smoking risk among teens

Smoking is powerful enough to affect almost every part of the body. Yet surveys in the past has revealed that most smokers try to quit but fail, despite knowing ill effects. Now, new research has found that having peers who smoke doubles the risk that non-smoking teenagers will also pick up the habit. Led by Jiaying Liu, PhD, [...]

August 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear parents, take note! Peer influence doubles smoking risk among teens