Lifestyle & Fashion

Frequent flyers lose health, family love too

London: Are you a frequent traveller? By striving to travel far, wide and frequently, you are not only damaging your health but also spoiling relationships with loved ones, an interesting study....

How deadly brain disease spreads from gut

London: Offering hope for early detection of prion disease, a difficult to detect deadly brain condition in humans and farm animals, researchers have found how the proteins that cause the disorder....

New vaccine approach to fight dengue

New York: US researchers have devised an entirely new approach to vaccines - creating immunity against the dengue virus without vaccination.   The study demonstrated that animals injected with synthetic....

Food essentials for lustrous skin

New Delhi: Dig into sprouts, kiwi, yogurt and other nutritious food items for a radiant skin, says an expert. Here are some of the beauty essentials suggested by capital-based dermatologist Navin....

New vaccine approach to fight dengue

New York: US researchers have devised an entirely new approach to vaccines - creating immunity against the dengue virus without vaccination. The study demonstrated that animals injected with synthetic DNA engineered....

Must-do aqua workouts for a fit body

New Delhi: Imagine kickboxing or doing yoga in water! Try out a few aqua workouts to stay fit and have some fun.   Capital-based fitness expert Kiran Sawhney shares a....

Yo-yo dieting not linked to higher cancer risk

New York: Repeated loss and regain of weight due to dieting or what is also called yo-yo dieting may not put you at increased risk of contracting cancer, says a new....

Fight hairfall with easy DIY home remedies

Mumbai: Take extra care of your hair this season. Use easy hommade hair masks made out of coconut and cream for dry hair or banana crème mask, which is good....

15 minutes a day of physical activity good for the elderly

London: Any physical activity - from a little morning walk to picking your grandchildren from the bus stop - during the week will help people above the age of 60....

Dementia drugs can lead to harmful weight loss

New York: Common drugs used to treat dementia can result in harmful weight loss in the elderly, researchers have warned.   Alzheimer's disease and other dementias affect one in six....

Global vaccine fund could prevent deadly disease outbreak

New York: Creation of a $2 billion global vaccine-development fund could prevent the future outbreak of Ebola and such other deadly diseases, an international team of physicians has proposed.  ....

‘Only 11 percent keep work files safe on mobiles’

New Delhi: Only 11 percent people keep their work files protected in their smartphones, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab in conjunction with B2B International.   The survey,....

Brain game may improve memory of schizophrenia patients

  London,Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a 'brain training' game that may improve the memory of people with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at work....

Aquariums can lower BP, improve mood

London: Viewing aquarium displays may not only improve your mood after a hard day at work, the exposure may also lead to reduction in blood pressure and heart rate, new....

Couples using Facebook enjoy stronger bonding

New York : Not just shopping together, couples who spend time together on Facebook tend to share a stronger bond and enjoy a longer-lasting relationship than those who avoid seeing....

Even bacteria trade inside our body

New York : Economic concepts not just explain about how societies buy, sell, and trade goods and services but can also explore the mysteries about the behaviour of microbial life....

Novel chip to better diagnose asthma and TB

New York:  Researchers have developed a low-cost lab-on-a-chip device to analyse sputum from patients with pulmonary diseases such as tuberculosis and asthma. "To develop more accurate diagnosis and treatment approaches....

Ace the beach wedding look

New Delhi: Beach weddings are alluring with waves, sun and sand presenting a perfect frame for photographs. But your choice of ensemble can make or break your special day. So,....

New therapy against cancer

Santiago: An innovative immunological therapy that attacks carcinogenic cells in humans by increasing the body's anti-tumour response was presented in Santiago city in Chile.   The therapy is in the....

What keeps frozen foods fresh?

New Delhi:  Do you feel apprehensive about using frozen foods thinking they are not nutritious? Now put your doubts to rest about frozen food in cold storage. Frozen food brand....

Exercise and diet control can prevent gestational diabetes

London:  A combination of physical activity and diet control can help prevent gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in women who are at high risk of developing the disorder, says a new....

Spinal cord stimulation helps paralysed men move legs

New York:  A new non-invasive procedure that stimulates the spinal cord has been found successful in making five completely paralysed men move their legs in a rhythmic motion.   This....

Sania Mirza to be showstopper at IIJW 2015 show

Mumbai:  Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza, who clinched her first women's doubles Grand Slam title earlier this month, will dazzle on the ramp of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW)....

Facebook’s solar-powered drone to beam internet from the sky

Washington:  Facebook has completed the production of its first full-scale solar-powered internet drone that will deliver wireless internet with lasers from the sky in parts of the developing world where....

Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline

Sydney:  Regular walking and running not only improve your heart but also enable you shed extra kilos around your waistline resulting in a healthy body mass index (BMI), researchers say.....

Decoded: What sugar does to your coffee

London: The sugar in your cup of coffee not only gives a sweet taste but also helps reduce the bitterness of tea and coffee, new research reveals.   Scientists from....

Kalki Koechlin sets the ramp ablaze at AICW 2015

New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who is renowned for her unconventional, character-driven performances onscreen, showed her prowess on the ramp as the show-stopper for fashion designer Gaurav Gupta at the Amazon....

Rahul Mishra’s collection wows fashionistas at AICW

New Delhi: Fashion designer Rahul Mishra kicked off day two of the Amazon India Couture Week 2015 (AICW) with an elegant collection that showcased hand-embroidered floral patterns to sheer handloom textiles....

New anti_obesity drug could block fat absorption

New York : Researchers have developed a new class of compounds that could prevent fat particles from getting absorbed in the body and thus potentially reduce weight gain. In tests,....

Increasing salt intake puts you at high BP risk

Tokyo:  Stressing for the need to maintain a lower salt diet over a lifetime, significant research has revealed that people who gradually increase the amount of salt in diets also....