Vijayan Shankar

Stop overthinking if you want to live longer

Excessive neural activity may reduce your lifespan, says a paper published in Nature.

Stop overthinking if you want to live longer, says a paper published in Nature: On 16th October, a paper published in Nature found that excessive neural activity in the brain linked to a shorter lifespan in humans. The research paper says, naturally if you give more work to your brain mind with deep thinking, it will reduce your lifespan. Though the finding of the published article is only preliminary, it opens up about some possibilities to slow down the effects of aging with the help of drugs, behavioral activities like meditation, and others. Extend your life with less neural activity Dr. Bruce Yanker, a professor of genetics and neurology at Harvard Medical School and co-author of the published paper in Nature, shares many facts of it. The link between the nervous system activity and lifetime was within expectations. The new finding is that the mechanism that controls brain excitation being closely related to the one that controls the metabolism. Explanation of the published paper to extend life with less neural […]

depression among the youth

What is the cause of rising suicidal thoughts among the youngsters of America?

National Institute of Mental Health pediatric psychologist, Lisa M Horowitz said to a magazine that the current rise in youth suicide needed to be taken as a public health crisis. Ursula Whiteside, a researcher at the University of Washington said, those who say that they know the cause of youth suicides do not know anything about it is the contention. Researchers have found many debatable reasons for the increased suicidal thoughts among US youngsters. Some reasons that are listed by various medical and research sources as There was a significant rise in suicide rates after the release of the controversial show “13 Reasons Why.” Bullying, drug addiction, and alcohol consumption remain the primary cause of suicides among teenagers. Peer pressure leading to anxiety and depression among the timid minds of the youth. Internet and social media seem to be the primary cause of this steep rise in the last ten years. It is the same time that there was a rapid rise of the internet and social media in America. […]

Suicide death in America

Suicide is about to become a primary cause of death in America.

Suicide overtook homicide as the second most common cause of death in the US. An alarming report of CDC on 17th October states that there is an increase in youth suicides of 56 % over ten years. The CDC highlighted that American teenagers are suffering from the rise in anxiety and depression more from family members than boyfriend or girlfriends. Meanwhile, the CDC report has confirmed the dropping of homicide rate by 23% in the same period of 56 % rise in suicides among youngsters between the ages of 10 to 24 years. The CDC report was by a survey conducted from September 2018 to October 2018 among 10,683 teenagers aged between 13 to 17 across America. Rate percentage and number of a person dead per 100,000 from 2007 – 2017 Teen suicides increased in the US, as reported by the CDC or Center for Disease Control & Prevention, has sent shock waves across America. Sally Curtin, a statistician at the CDC’s National Health Statistics and lead author of the […]

Venus May Not Have Been As Earthlike

Earth’s evil twin Venus is full of hot lava instead of liquid water confirmed by a study

Earth’s evil twin Venus is full of hot lava instead of liquid water confirmed by a study. A study by Allan Treiman published in the journal of Geophysical Research reverses last month’s hope by NASA of Venus to allow liquid water. The new research confirms that Venus is full of lava at temperatures as high as 700 degrees Fahrenheit or 370 degrees Celsius. With this new study, the possibility of habitation in Venus has vanished. NASA under fire recently about habitation in other planets With noble laureate, Michel Mayor recently criticizing habitation in other planets as crazy, and this new study is making its research on Venus negative. In September, NASA researchers released simulations of several scenarios that made it possible for second solar planet Venus to allow liquid water to exist at its surface for millions of years. The said research was presented at the European Planetary Science Congress held in September 2019. They also found that the high altitude region of Ovda Fluctus is continuous with the lower […]

Michel Mayor The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

The fantasy of living in another planet other than earth is crazy, says Noble laureate

The fantasy of living in another planet other than earth is crazy, says Noble laureate. Michel Mayor, one out of three to win this year’s 2019 noble prize, said it is completely crazy to have a fantasy of living in another planet. Since even the closest world to earth is a few dozen light-years away and will take hundreds of millions of days to reach there with the means available now. He also stressed mother earth is still much beauty, and taking care of it should be the priority. Michel Mayor – winner of noble prize winner 2019 After receiving the noble prize last week for 2019, Swiss Astrophysicist Mayor said that humans would never leave earth’s solar system. Mayor, along with his student Didier Queloz and Canadian-American astrophysicist James Peebles won 2019 noble prize for physics. He is a professor at the University of Geneva’s Department of Astronomy. In 1995, Mayor and his co-recipient and student Queloz discovered the first extrasolar planet called 51 Pegasi. Only after its confirmation […]

Dolittle 2019 Trailer and Poster

Dolittle trailer crossed 30 million views and still counting.

Dolittle trailer crossed 30 million views and still counting worldwide. Dolittle trailer released on 13th raises expectations for its release on 17th January 2020. Dolittle trailer released yesterday 13th October excites everyone to wait eagerly for 17th January for its worldwide release. The release date postponed from 24th May 2019 to January 2020 is to provide double enjoyment for Robert Downey fans worldwide with his other big release Avengers Endgame in May. The transformation of the Iron man to being not the people person of Robert Downey will be exciting to watch on the big screen early next year. Dolittle history Precisely after a century from the release of the Dolittle children’s book in 1920 by Hugh Lofting, Dolittle is to be released on 17th January 2020. The book Voyage of Doctor Dolittle was initially filmed in 1967 as a musical movie under the same name. Again, in 1998, the Dolittle series kick-started with Eddie Murphy playing Dr. Dolittle. His slapstick banter with animals was a runaway hit, and for […]

EEE virus by mosquitoes

EEE Virus: Northeastern towns in the US have tested positive

EEE Virus: Northeastern towns of division 1 of the US reported positive for life-threatening the EEE virus. Mosquitoes carry eastern equine encephalitis life-threatening viruses. Hence many northeastern towns are warned to be safe from mosquito’s bites. In Connecticut alone, three of the four confirmed cases were reported dead. Though our immune system could kill the infection, one in twenty cases develops brain infection called Encephalitis, and the odds of survival are slim. It is because it kills about a third of those affected, and the surviving others suffer from lifelong neurological damage. EEE virus spreads from birds to humans by mosquitoes Philip Armstrong, director of Mosquito Surveillance Program at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, confirms that EEE is a mosquito-borne virus. Though it is a rare disease, this year, it is affecting the people like it never did in the past 50 years. He said that their team found vast numbers of a specific kind of mosquitoes that feed on birds. But, when they feed on the migratory birds with […]

Sexually transmitted diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases increased in US, It’s time to be safe

It’s time to be safe in the US with the rates of the Sexually transmitted diseases peaking to 1991 highs: A recent report by the US’s CDC confirms a 40 % increase in congenital Syphilis and historical rates of Chlamydia & worst rates of gonorrhea and Syphilis since the last nearly 30 years from 1991. Federal health officials raised red flags of an Sexually transmitted diseases epidemic gripping the nation with a sharp rise in STD rates. When compared to year on year basis, which is 17 %, 5%, and 3 % higher for Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia from 2017 to 2018. If the STD affected patients are untreated, the Fed officials are worried that the problem can get worse with STD leading to cancer, infertility, and pelvic inflammatory diseases. CDC 2018 report on Sexually transmitted diseases: Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC or Center for Disease Control and Prevention center’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, said that the Americans are sliding backward. Also, he confirmed that the system to identify, treat, […]

Watch Disney Jungle Cruise trailer

Watch Disney’s Jungle Cruise trailer and excite audiences worldwide from July 24, 2020

Jungle Cruise trailer is out now with plenty of fantasy twists and makes us believe it as a game part of Jumanji movie but its similar fun thrilled action with more fantasy. Summer 2020 is going to be fun with Disney’s Jungle Cruise release expected on July 24 2020. The irresistible Dwayne Johnson is back with what he does best in this Amazon forest river cruise. The wonders of Amazon with all its natural beauty, waterfalls, natives, animals, birds, and also the German expedition is going to be a visual treat to watch from Jungle Cruise trailer. Dwayne plays the role of a riverboat captain taking the young and beautiful scientist Emily blunt and her younger brother Jack Whitehall into the Amazon in search of the Tree of life with incredible healing powers. Disney’s long-awaited Jungle Cruise finally starts its cruise to be released on summer 2020 From 2006 there were various announcements about the development of this theme park attraction film. First, it was to be produced by Mandeville […]