Lifestyle & Fashion

HIV-infected men more sensitive to alcohol

New York: Men infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS need fewer drinks to feel the effects of alcohol than uninfected men, says a new study. "All....

10 Fruits to control Diabetes

Fruits are definitely a ‘must’ in everybody’s diet. While a large variety of fruits do wonders and keep an individual fit and healthy, there are some really good set of....

A hug in a day keeps your doctor away

Do you know that only one hug in a day can keep you away from severe illness?  In this busy life that is full of stress, everyone needs to boost....

“E-cigarettes no help in kicking the butt”

New York, April 19: Are e-cigarettes a helpful tool in the efforts to kick the butt? Not at all, says a new study. The study found that smokers, who used....

Ways to do a facial clean up at home

You should never skip to clean-up your face in your mundane life. For glowing face, your skin requires proper care; therefore, how you take care of your skin is an....

Know why most professional golfers live a lonely life

London: Are professional golfers, beneath the fine screen of glamour, lonely beings? Yes, says a new study. In the midst of intense rivalries and on a meagre income, many professional....

Being fashionable may cause back pain

Wearing tight clothes or figure-hugging shape wear may lead to nerve compression in your back and also restrict your hip bone movement, putting pressure on your spine and leading to....

Is it safe for women to shave face?

Shaving is the latest trend in skin care. According to the beauty expert, 33% women regularly shave their face in secret for the young looking, smooth skin and less facial....

Did you share end-of-life wish with your spouse?

If you have not yet discussed how you should be treated and cared for during the final hours of your life, you could be one among the few, not many,....

Five easy tips to lose weight

Health and weight are closely connected to each other. A successful weight loss management adopts a healthy lifestyle, according to the experts. There are many ways to lose weight in....

Text messages can help you quit smoking

WASHINGTON: An interesting study conducted on smokers has successfully found out that persuasive and motivational messages can help you really act strong, take an action and quit smoking if you....

Smoking triggers alcohol craving in people

New York: Smokers will not believe this but nicotine exposure actually promotes alcohol dependence, says a research. In lab experiments, the researchers also found that the combination of nicotine and....

Half of Pregnant Women in India Anaemic: Study

KOLKATA: Half of the pregnant women and 74 percent of children under five in India are anaemic, a malnutrition mapping project stated on Wednesday. The 'Malnutrition Mapping Project' is an....

Divorce could increase heart attack risk: study

Washington: Women who go through multiple divorces are nearly twice as likely to have a heart attack than their counterparts who stay married, a new study has claimed. Divorced women....

Do you also hate your colleague the way I do?

We might greet our colleagues with the brightest smiles and laugh on their jokes which make us feel like punching them through the nose.  Let’s accept it, there is only....

In Pursuit of ‘Tagged’ Happiness: Are couples as happy as they appear on Social Networking?

It may seem that Aphrodite has cast her spell already for every morning in your life begins with going through your friends’ wall posts and pictures on Facebook and Instagram....

Good shopping deals like having great sex

New York: Good shopping deals at your favourite store not only relieve you of stress or mood swings but can also arouse the euphoric joy of an orgasm! According to....

Muscle-building supplements may up testicular cancer risk

WASHINGTON: Men who take muscle-building supplements are at a higher risk of developing testicular cancer, a new study has warned. Researchers found that men who use muscle-building supplements, such as....

‘You Stink! Well, mostly.’ – How to tell someone that they stink?

While many of us have grown up watching the 2003 Disney sitcom ‘That’s So Raven’, one may have often wondered what made Raven have a real icky time when she....

Women find men with deep voices more attractive

Women are more attracted to men with masculine, low-pitched voices, even though they are more likely to cheat, a new study has found. Women perceive men with low-pitched voices as....

People likely to be moral in morning,dishonest in afternoon

People are more likely to be dishonest in the afternoon than in the morning, a new study has found. Our ability to exhibit self-control to avoid cheating or lying is....

A nagging boss may cripple your immune system

A stressful workplace may dramatically change gene expression in your immune system and significantly impact your health, a new study suggests. The research shows that chronic stress changes gene activity....

Practising with partner can boost your performance

People improve their performance more when they practise with a partner rather than on their own, according to a new study. Scientists from Imperial College London and two Japanese institutions....

Now, pillow that lets you practice how to kiss

In a bizarre invention, a Florida designer has developed a pillow with a ‘mouth’ that can help people perfect their kissing technique. Emily King, 26, developed the pillow that comes....

Women lose more than 2kg post break-up, says research

Heartbreak may be one of the most powerful motivators for weight-loss! Women lose an average of more than 2kg in the first month after being dumped, a new research claims.....

Getting Rid of ‘Dark Circles’ just got easier!

Dark Circles are the foremost symbol, which show the degree of stress you like to carry with yourself wherever you go. The skin beneath your eyes is the thinnest and....

Robots helping surgeons where hands can’t reach

To remove tumours and perform surgeries where their hands cannot reach, doctors are now using 5 mm thin robotic hands to access the affected part in a minimally invasive way.....

It’s official! Men are more forgetful than women

Ever wondered why men forget birthdays and anniversaries or the names of new neighbours? Men have problems remembering names and dates more than women do, according to a new Norwegian....

India has third-highest number of obese people: study

New Delhi: India has the third-highestnumber of obese and overweight people (11 percent of adolescents, and 20 percent of all adults) after US and China, a recent study mapping global....

Stressed wife can make husband’s blood pressure go haywire

LONDON: Wives, please take note! Fighting over trivial issues at home can raise your hubby's blood pressure to such an extent that he may suffer heart problems sooner in life.....