Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication | Health News

Singapore: Mothers who reported higher levels of parenting stress had less synchrony in brain activity with their child than those who reported lower levels of parenting stress, researchers have found. Excessive parenting stress can block maternal sensitivity, lead to reactions that punish the child and negatively affect the parent-child relationship for the long term. “Our study shows that parenting stress may very well weaken mother-child communication early in the process of social interaction. Our observations likely stem from the stressed mother`s reduced ability to share her child`s perspective” said study…

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Shraddha Kapoor as Saaho’s Leading Lady is a Big Step in Narrowing the North-South Divide

Shraddha Kapoor is making her south debut with Saaho, a film that will be released in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam, besides Hindi. Being produced by UV Creations, a Hyderabad based company, and T-Series, Saaho is a Bollywood-meets-south film in the truest sense. Not only does it have Telugu superstar Prabhas opposite Shraddha, the collaboration between the two industries is also taken forward by the rest of the cast. A bunch of actors from B-Town – Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff, Mahesh Manjrekar and Chunky Panday – play important characters in…

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Prabhas is a Splendid Combination of Romantic Charm and Intensity

Prabhas in a still from Saaho. Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor’s Saaho, with its two-hour plus duration, is a lengthy film, a surefire recipe for disaster in a thriller. News18.com Last Updated: August 30, 2019, 5:50 PM IST Saaho Cast: Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh Director: Sujeeth The trailer of Saaho starring Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff, Chunky Panday, and Prakash Belawadi among others seemed enticing enough to make a trip to the theatre nearby. With its high-octane action sequences and some dreamy romance between…

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Nagarjuna Gives Major Fitness Goals on 60th Birthday, See Pics

Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna ringed in his 60th birthday in style on August 29. The Manmadhudu actors choose Ibiza Island in Spain to celebrate his special day with family and close friends. Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu shared a message for her father-in-law and said he have defeated age. Sharing the post on her Instagram, the actress wrote, “What everyone seeks you have found, just being around you I have learned to only look within for happiness… It is your beautiful mind, the creativity you bring to your life and…

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Bengaluru Artist Claims Saaho Poster Copied From Her Burning Man Art Installation

Just in time for its release, Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Saaho has kicked up another storm. The makers of Saaho have been accused of stealing a Bengaluru artist’s work without permission. Shilo Shiv Suleman, an Indian contemporary artist, posted a picture of her installation from 2014’s Burning Man festival. In the long caption, the artist accused the makers of Saaho of recreating her installation, called Pulse and Bloom, for the set of the song Baby Won’t You Tell Me. The song was released earlier this week and features…

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Married people less likely to experience dementia | Health News

New York: A new study has found that married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age. On the other hand, divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to develop dementia, the study indicated, with divorced men showing a greater disadvantage than divorced women. “This research is important because the number of unmarried older adults in the US continues to grow. As people live longer and their marital histories become more complex, marital status is an important but overlooked social risk/protective factor for dementia,” said Hui…

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Tiny robotic thread can slip through brain’s blood vessels | Health News

Washington: Researchers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that may actively glide through narrow, winding pathways like the brain’s tiny blood vessels. The study, published in the journal Science Robotics, revealed that the magnetically controlled device could one day deliver clot-reducing therapies in response to strokes or other brain blockages, Xinhua reported. “If acute stroke can be treated within the first 90 minutes or so, patients’ survival rates could increase significantly,” said Xuanhe Zhao, Associate Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). “If we could design a device to…

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India’s move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts | Health News

New Delhi: Tobacco use, particularly smoking, exacts a heavy toll in India every week but the government move to ban e-cigarettes while allowing the sale of normal cigarettes does not seem justified, cancer experts said. Addressing a press meet organised by BCBPF-The Cancer Foundation, Riccardo Polosa of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine at Italy’s University of Catania, Ron Borland, Professor of Psychology at the University of Melbourne, and Sameer Kaul, Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology & Robotics at the Apollo Cancer Institute here, questioned the ban on electronic nicotine…

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5 Films of the Telugu Star You Must Watch

Manmadhudhu star Akkineni Nagarjuna, who is known for his work in Telugu and Hindi films, celebrates his birthday on August 29. The son of late veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, he made his debut as a lead actor with the 1986 Telugu film Vikram, directed by V Madhusudhana Rao. The recipient of nine state Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and a National Film Award – Special Mention, Nagarjuna is known for the wide array of roles he has portrayed on the big screen. On the actor’s 60th birthday, here’s…

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When Vidya Balan Mortgaged Her Bangles to Pay Hotel Bills

Image: Vidya Balan/Instagram Being very new in the film world, she didn’t know how to meet expenses and ultimately she had to mortgage her bangles to pay the expenses. News18 Last Updated: August 29, 2019, 2:45 PM IST The business of showbiz has a dark side to it as well which treats all the newcomers with a lot of disdain, and Vidya Balan was no exception. During her early days in acting, she had to go through a lot of hardships, and during one such occasion, she had…

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Vijay Sethupathi All Set to Play the Antagonist in Vijay’s Thalapathy 64: Report

He might not be playing the Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralidharan in a film but that hasn’t stopped Vijay Sethupathi from experimenting with his roles. If reports are to be believed then Sethupathi is all set to play the villain in Tamil superstar Vijay’s next film titled Thalapathy 64. As per the sources close to the project, Sethupathi has heard the script and liked it. He is working on his schedule to allot dates for the film. However, he isn’t the only new entry to the project. Kiara Advani, who…

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Kasthuri Shankar Gets Eliminated from Bigg Boss Tamil 3, Refuses to Enter Secret Room

Known for films like Aatha Un Koyilile, Government Mappillai and Rasathi Varum Naal, actress Kasthuri Shankar, who had entered Bigg Boss Tamil 3 as a wild card contestant, got eliminated from the reality show this weekend. The actress received an offer to return to the game through a secret room, however, she turned down the request. Though Kasthuri’s stint in Bigg Boss house promised a lot of drama, fans were left disappointed. Furthermore, she failed to become friends with the other contestants and was not considered to be a serious…

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