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Social media linked to negative body image

GB news 24 desk// Constantly swiping through photos on Facebook or Instagram can result in negative perception of the physical self, finds a study. It is no secret that social media can blur the lines on what's real and what's…

Parents’ education impacts their children’s health

Gb news24 desk// Turns out, parents' education matters more than their income when it comes to their child's health. The findings of the Rutgers University study appeared in the journal Southern Economic Association. Lead…

Selfish people have fewer children and earn less money

Gb news24 desk// What happens to those who behave unselfishly and make sacrifices for the sake of others? According to an interdisciplinary study by researchers from Stockholm University, the Institute for Futures Studies and the…

World Smile Day: 5 mood-boosting foods to make you smile

Gb news24 desk// You may think a slice of pizza or a bowl of chips will cheer you up. But the truth is that if you’re looking for more sustainable boosts to your emotional well-being, there are better ways to eat yourself happy. There…

Optimists make poor business decisions, says study

Gb news24 desk// Optimistic thinking is leading people to set up businesses that have no realistic prospect of financial success, according to a study which has found that pessimists are less likely to proceed with unpromising…

Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high

GB news 24 desk// The number of people admitted to hospital in Scotland with alcohol-related brain damage has reached a 10-year high. A total of 661 people required treatment for brain injury after alcohol misuse between 2016-17,…

Women aren’t better at multitasking than men: Study

GB news 24 desk// A new study now has quashed the theory that women are better at multitasking. Researchers from the University of Bergen in Norway have revealed there's hardly any difference between the capabilities of both sexes.…