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Weight Loss Patch Showcases Impressive Reduction in weight and body fat

Weight Loss Patch Showcases Impressive Reduction in weight and body fat

Researchers in Singapore have witnessed success in laboratory test with a weight loss patch that converts energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat. The patch delivers medicine using microneedles smaller than a human hair. Researchers at Nanyang Technological University noticed 30 percent reduction in body fat for lab mice after the patch was used for four weeks. The study team also noticed lower level of cholesterol and fatty acids.

Unnecessary pressure to perform in school may do more harm to your child than any good

Unnecessary pressure to perform in school may do more harm to your child than any good

A parenting style known as intrusive or helicopter parenting in which parents push their children too much to get good grades has been found to be harmful for children, unveils a new study. The five-year study has unveiled that such kind of parenting may lead to depression among children and makes them critical of themselves.

Earlier studies have focused on college students and teenagers. It is the first study in which the researchers have tried to find out link between parenting and self-criticalness among young primary school children.

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