Life Style
  • 25 Is 'Golden Age' for Ability to Make Random Choices
    15:47 - Apr 14 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- People's ability to make random choices or mimic a random process, such as coming up with hypothetical results for a series of coin flips, peaks around age 25, according to a study.
  • Insomnia Associated with Increased Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
    11:42 - Apr 03 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Insomnia is associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
  • Your Brain Activity Might Predict which Articles You Read Will Go Viral
    11:41 - Mar 06 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Each day we as a species send around 4 billion Facebook messages, 500 million tweets and 200 billion emails out into the world—and each day, some of the stories and images we share catch like wildfire, seemingly spreading all over the internet in a heartbeat. These "viral" links can end up shaping our understanding of the world. Now researchers think they might understand what drives us to share: our brain activity is pretty good at predicting what articles are going to go viral.
  • Brain Scans Link Oxytocin to Dad's Bonding
    11:03 - Feb 18 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Fathers given boosts of the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when viewing photos of their toddlers, a new study finds.
  • Scientifically-Designed Fasting Diet Lowers Risks for Major Diseases
    11:02 - Feb 18 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Results of a randomized clinical trial shows a periodic, five-day fasting diet designed by a researcher safely reduced the risk factors for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other age-related diseases.
  • Single High-Fat Meal Can Damage Metabolism
    14:06 - Feb 17 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The global proliferation of overweight and obese people and people with type 2 diabetes is often associated with the consumption of saturated fats.
  • Online Media Use Shows Strong Genetic Influence
    12:54 - Jan 24 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Online media use such as social networking and gaming could be strongly influenced by our genes, according to a new study.
  • Links Between Swearing and Honesty
    12:06 - Jan 18 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- It's long been associated with anger and coarseness but profanity can have another, more positive connotation. Psychologists have learned that people who frequently curse are being more honest. Now a team of researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA and Hong Kong report that people who use profanity are less likely to be associated with lying and deception.
  • Can Coffee Perk up Heart Health, Too?
    13:45 - Jan 17 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The caffeine in your morning cup of joe may do more than jolt you awake—it may also help dampen the type of inflammation that's linked to heart disease risk factors, a new study suggests.
  • Study: Eat Hot Peppers for Longer Life
    13:19 - Jan 14 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13 percent reduction in total mortality, a large prospective study has found.
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Action Against Israeli Arms

TEHRAN (FNA)- Pro-Palestine activists continue to occupy the rooftop of arms component factory, UAV Engines who make drone parts for Israeli firm Elbit Systems. The protestors are calling for Elbit factories and their affiliates in the UK to be closed immediately. Elbit Systems is the chief supplier of drones to the Israeli Occupation Army with devastating consequences for Palestinian lives, as Amina Taylor explains. [VIDEO]
US: Oregon Wildfires Leave Trail of Devastation in Town of Gates

TEHRAN (FNA)- The wildfires in Oregon left a trail of devastation in their wake in the small town of Gates, as seen. The local primary school can be seen gutted by fire, while burnt out lorries and other fire damaged buildings can also be seen in the area. [VIDEO]
US: Anti Trump, BLM Protesters Demonstrate in Philadelphia

TEHRAN (FNA)- Everywhere US President Trump goes on the campaign trail he seems to bring BLM protest. In Philadelphia, the Trump supporters and his haters and BLM are facing off. “Go home racists” chants the Black Lives Matter/anti-fascist crowd to the Trump supporters outside the President’s town hall in Philadelphia. [PHOTOS]
Hurricane Sally: Deadly Storm Leaves 550,000 without Power in US

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tropical Storm Sally has left more than half a million Americans without power as its torrential rains and storm surges lashed the US Gulf coast. [PHOTOS]
Greece: Migrants Continue Lodging in Makeshift Tents in Moria as Authorities Struggle to Relocate them to New Camp

TEHRAN (FNA)- Asylum seekers from the devastated Moria refugee camp continued to lodge in makeshift tents next to a supermarket parking, as seen in drone footage from Wednesday, while the Greek authorities were reported saying they struggle to convince migrants to move into the new temporary camp. [VIDEO]
Ecuador: Police Disperse Anti-Austerity Protest with Water Cannons

TEHRAN (FNA)- Ecuadorian police used water cannons to disperse protesters who took to the streets of Quito to demonstrate against austerity measures taken by the government. [VIDEO]
Thousands of Migrants Search for Shelter after Fire Destroys Moria Camp

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 12,000 people, mostly refugees from Afghanistan, Africa and Syria, are without shelter and are having to sleep out in the open without proper sanitation after the fire tore through the Moria migrant camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece. [PHOTOS]
COVID-19: Use Masks to Help Slow Spread

TEHRAN (FNA)- Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield has raised eyebrows after telling the Senate face masks are a “powerful public health tool” and may even be more effective against Covid-19 than vaccines. [PHOTOS]
Iran, Azerbaijan Vow to Expand Economic Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Baku Seyed Abbas Mousavi and Azeri Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev in a meeting underlined the need to develop mutual cooperation, specially in economic fields.
VP: Iran-Russia Technological Cooperation on Right Track

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sourena Sattari said on Thursday that grounds are ready for promoting scientific and technological cooperation, specially in area of advanced pharmaceutical technologies.
China Denies Connection with Company 'Monitoring' Indians, Including President, PM

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Chinese government claimed it has no connection with the Shenzhen-based company that has allegedly been monitoring thousands of Indians.
New Envoy Stresses Solidarity, Cooperation with Bosnia

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian new ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Reza Qelichkhan and Director General of Protocols of Bosnian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mirsad Bešić emphasized solidarity between Tehran and Sarajevo, and called for further expansion of ties between the two friendly nations.
Iranian, Pakistani Officials Discuss Bilateral Ties, Border Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Consul General in Quetta Hassan Darvishvand and Spokesman of the Government of Balochistan Province of Pakistan Liaquat Shahwani discussed development of bilateral relations, especially cooperation between the border provinces of the two countries in various fields, an arrived at an agreement.
Iran Nearing Full Production at Azar Oilfield

TEHRAN (FNA)- Azar oilfield is on the verge of attaining production capacity of 65,000 barrels of oil per day by using the ancillary facilities of the Central Processing Facility (CPF), an energy official announced.
Dissident: UAE Cracking Down Hard on Anti-Israel Sentiment with 10-Year Prison Sentences

TEHRAN (FNA)- A dissident Emirati activist said that the United Arab Emirates is cracking down hard on anti-Israel sentiment with 10-year prison sentences amid the Persian Gulf country’s push to establish formal relations with the Israeli regime.