Lifestyle & Fashion

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.....

Facebook in soup over ‘stealing’ personal data

NEW YORK:  Facebook is in legal trouble over usage of personal data of its users for its facial recognition features, media reports said. Carlo Licata from Illinois claimed that Facebook....

App to tell which dress fits you the best

New York: Style community Polyvore has released a new mobile app that would help the users not just find the right outfits and accessories for them but would also enable....

Facebook may make you depressed: Study

HOUSTON: Frequent Facebook use may be associated with a higher risk of depressive symptoms, a new study has warned. Some users may find themselves spending quite a bit of time....

Heavy marijuana use may alter brain structure and harm memory

Teens who are heavy marijuana users show abnormal changes in their brain structures that are associated with having schizophrenia, a new study has found. Researchers from the Northwestern University found....

Quitting smoking unlikely to cause long-term weight gain

Smokers who want to kick the butt need not be worried about gaining weight after quitting, scientists have found. Researchers from the University of Otago in New Zealand analysed data....

Why women love to play with their hair colour?

Most women are interested to experiment with their hair colour and new styles. Are you one of them? It is no hidden fact that women share a good relationship with....

When love and maths go together!

New Delhi: Mathematics can prove to be a crucial tool for understanding love by negotiating its complicated, often baffling, sometimes infuriating and always interesting mysteries, says maths expert Hannah Fry.....

Mystery of how chameleons change skin colour solved

Light-reflecting cells in the skin provide chameleons their uncanny colour-changing abilties that help them attract mates and ward off predators, scientists have found.  Unlike other animals that change colour, such....

HIV spreads like internet malware

LONDON: Researchers have created a new model for HIV progression which shows that the virus spreads in a similar way to some computer worms and predicts that early treatment is....

Scientists discover why sweaty underarms stink

Body odour is a pet peeve  most of us have. Dousing deodorants to prevent body odour is a common habit all of us have but most of the deodorant hardly....

New perfume smells better the more you sweat

UK researchers have developed the first perfume delivery system which ensures the more a person sweats, the better they smell.  Scientists at Queen's University Belfast developed the perfume delivery system....

Eating eggs may reduce diabetes risk: Study

LONDON: In some good news for egg lovers, scientists have found that eating eggs may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Research has shown that lifestyle habits, such as....