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Switch off smartphone one hour before bed time or else face sleep disorders: Warn researchers

Teenagers should switch off their smartphones at least one hour before bedtime to avoid depression, sleeplessness and other problems, said experts in a new study. Constant use of the mobile phone late into the night increases the risk of sleep-related problems, symptoms of depression and fear of isolation later in life, said researchers who have studied the effect of smartphones ...

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Human Beings Are Emotionally Attached to Their Smartphones

The researchers from Loughborough University and University of Iceland in Reykjavik revealed that smartphones play an important role in the life of human as people are found to be emotionally attached to smartphones. “Smartphones are creating a huge ripple in the pond of human behaviour and it is important that, as smartphones develop, we continue to study the way they ...

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Alcohol Ads on Television a Cause of Binge Drinking Among Teenagers

A recent study finds that alcohol advertisements on television can trigger binge drinking among teenagers, whereas alcohol companies claim that it is not the advertisements that affect underage drinking but the culprits are parents and friends. The results of the survey conducted indicate that higher alcohol receptivity score among underage participants predicted the onset of drinking, binge drinking and hazardous ...

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Too much texting on mobile phones may make you ‘spine-less’: Warns Indian-Origin surgeon

Simple texting on smartphone can affect your spine as the posture exerts 23-kg of pressure on it depending on the angle at which you are texting, said an alarming research conducted by an Indian-origin surgeon, sending danger signals to mobile-addicted teenagers across the world, including India. “Loss of the natural curve of the cervical spine leads to incrementally increased stresses ...

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Telangana teenagers scaled Mt. Everest

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today blessed two young mountaineers, who recently made India proud by scaling Mt. Everest. Ms. Poorna Malavath created a record of the youngest female ever in the world to reach the world’s highest peak, at the age of 13 years and 11 months, on May 25th, 2014. She is a student of the Social Welfare ...

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