Lifestyle & Fashion

Get exquisite designer wear at affordable price

New Delhi: Prêt-à-porter outfits from Ankur and Priyanka Modi, Pallavi Mohan and many more ace couturiers are now easily available at unbeatable prices online. E-commerce portal FashionAndYou presents Fashion Garage sale....

I’m not insecure: John Abraham

Mumbai:   Actor John Abraham, who shares screen space with many established actors including Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar and Paresh Rawal in "Welcome Back", says he is "not insecure". He....

Nicki Minaj suffers wardrobe malfunction

London: Rapper Nicki Minaj suffered a wardrobe malfunction while she was performing at a music festival here. Minaj accidentally flashed her breast as she took the stage in a revealing....

WHO calls for higher taxes on tobacco

Manila: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged countries across the globe to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to reduce the number of deaths caused by their....

Arthritis drug could treat blood cancer

London: A drug given to arthritis sufferers could be used to treat patients with blood cancer, say researchers from University of Sheffield in Britain. The discovery may open up cost effective....

Children inherit parents’ anxiety too

New York: Anxious parents are more likely to have anxious children, a study on rhesus monkeys has revealed. It added that the risk of developing anxiety and depression is passed from....

Eating citrus fruits may increase melanoma risk

New York: Frequent consumption of citrus fruits -- whole grapefruit and orange juice -- may be associated with an increased risk of melanoma, a type of skin cancer, says a....

Porn viewing not harmful as other addictions: Study

New York: Watching porn is not an addiction like substance abuse and viewers do not elicit the same neurological responses as other addicts, a study has revealed. "The findings provide....

DNA repair method prevents disease

Moscow: : A team of Russian researchers has discovered a mechanism of DNA repair that will help prevent and treat diseases in the future. The DNA molecule is chemically unstable, giving....

Will the Dalai Lama ever return to Tibet? (Book Review)

Book: H H the Dalai Lama XIV: My Appeal To The World; Compiler: Sofia Stril-Rever, Publisher: Hay House; Pages: 400; Price: Rs.399 A paean to the Dalai Lama on his 80th....

New experimental HIV vaccine shows promise

New York: A vaccine regimen that first primes the immune system and then boosts it to increase the response could ultimately prove to be the strategy for protecting against the....

X-rays and CT scans don’t cause cancers: Study

New York: Humans may have developed over the years the ability to repair damage from low-dose radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging procedures, says new research. In....

How sun gives you wrinkles, skin cancer

London: Scientists have documented for the first time the DNA damage which can occur to the skin from the full range of ultraviolet radiation from the sun, leading to skin....

New class of cancer drugs developed

Washington: A way to stop cancer cell growth has been found by targeting a trait of cancer cell metabolism, says new study. "Cancer cells look for metabolic pathways to find....

Too much of male attention harms gorgeous females

Melbourne: Too much male sexual attention harms attractive females, according to a study on fruit flies. The study showed that male harassment of females hampered the species' ability to adapt....

‘Sleep sex’ now prevalent in bedrooms: Study

‘Sleep sex’ now prevalent in bedrooms: Study

London: Not just sleepwalking or talking, there are some people who are having "sleep sex" as they hit the sack, a British survey has revealed. The condition is called "sexomnia"....

Why June 30 will be a bit longer

Washington: Strictly speaking, a day lasts 86,400 seconds. On June 30, the day will officially be a bit longer than usual because an extra second or "leap" second will be....

Did you know that Yoga helps you fight obesity, diabetes, blood pressure & even cancer?

Nothing is as pleasant as a relaxed mind and as beautiful as a healthy body. From ages, yoga has always mesmerized everyone with its miraculous healing power. No ailment has....

This device tracks cancer growth

Toronto: A new device that can accurately track chemical signals within cells and find out how cancerous growth begins has been invented by biomedical engineers. "The device can identify new....

Five ways to reverse sun-damaged skin

New Delhi: Indulge in health diet, don't forget to apply sunscreen and try face repair masks to keep skin in the pink of health. Sangeeta Velaskar, vice president and Head,....

New class of anti-fungal drugs discovered

Washington: A new class of anti-fungals to treat people suffering from serious fungal infections has been found, new research says. Fungal infections are most commonly found in individuals with medical....

Is passive smoking your alternative to quit smoking? Here are 7 problems of it

Over a thousand million people are addicted to tobacco. The ratio of women and young generation in developing countries getting addicted to smoking tobacco is increasing at a greater rate....

Experimental drug shows promise to treat Alzheimer

New York: An experimental drug has been found to protect Alzheimer's-inflicted mice from memory deterioration, despite a high-glycemic-index (GI) diet meant to boost blood sugar levels. The experimental drug from....

World Music Day: 18 quotes that connect music to the soul

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy”, Ludwig van Beethoven aptly described harmony in one line. There is an internal relationship between music and soul. When language....

New HIV vaccine candidate may generate immune response: Study

Washington: An experimental vaccine candidate may have the potential to stimulate the immune system to block HIV infection, according to new research. The findings may represent a leap forward in....

Now, breast milk sold online for athletes!

New York: With surge of online sales, breast milk has become a commodity -- and not just for infants, says an editorial published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. The practice....

Stressed, depressed women live shorter

Washington: Providing a new possible link between the mind and body, a study says women under chronic stress have significantly lower levels of klotho, a hormone that regulates aging and....

Knees hurting at young age? Watch your steps

New Delhi: Aspiring to be fit and healthy, Ranjitha, 35, decided to hit the gym hard every morning. Soon, running on treadmill became her passion. Little did she realise that....

Poor sleep may double heart attack risk

London: When it comes to health of your heart, a bad night's sleep could be as bad as smoking. Researchers have found that sleep disturbances may double the risk of....

E-cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes?

New Delhi: A simple search on the internet for electronic, or e-cigarettes, throws up a wide variety of choices of online shopping sites to buy them from. Often marketed as....