Lifestyle & Fashion

Olivia Munn ‘hypnotised’ for liking gym

Los Angeles:  Actress Olivia Munn, who was not into exercising, says she was hypnotized for going to the gym everyday. "I was going to a hypnotist to help me with....

Tilda Swinton excited to join ‘Doctor Strange’

Los Angeles: Actress Tilda Swinton says that she is a big Marvel fan and is excited to be joining the universe in “Doctor Strange”. The Oscar-winning actress is set to....

Big B to promote FirstCry online children’s store

New Delhi : Baby and kids store FirstCry.com has announced megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a doting grandfather to three children, as the face of the brand. Having started operations in late....

Six new faces to walk LFW winter-festive 2015 ramp

Mumbai: Six new faces will take to the ramp as models at the forthcoming winter-festive 2015 edition of Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW). Ashanti Singh from Germany, Shreya Chaudhry from Mumbai, Madhu....

Now plan your bridal look straight from runway

Mumbai: All brides wish to shine on their wedding day. How about getting the top wedding trends straight from the designers? Cosmetic giant Lakmé Absolute Salon in association with fashion and....

Summer break promotes ‘obesity’ in kids

New York: Children on summer break consume more sugar, watch more television, and eat fewer vegetables than the rest of the year, says a study. "The school environment remains essential for....

Breast cancer survivors gain more weight than others

New York  :  Breast cancer survivors, especially those treated with chemotherapy, are likely to gain weight at a higher rate than women who are cancer-free, says a new research. Data....

Exercise helps men regain bone mass

New York:Certain types of weight-lifting and jumping exercises, when performed for at least six months, may reverse age-related bone loss in middle-aged men, says a study. Men gradually lose bone....

Fulfilling end-of-life wishes gives peace

Toronto: Asking for and honouring last wishes helps to bring peace to critically ill patients and their families, says a new study. The study is part of an ongoing project that....

Nadda launches Clean and Green campaign at AIIMS

New Delhi:To upgrade cleanliness in the major tertiary care hospitals of the country, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda launched the Clean and Green campaign at AIIMS here on Wednesday. The....

Anti-stress hormone linked to breast cancer risk

London: Women with low levels of an anti-stress hormone have an increased risk of getting breast cancer, says a new study. The study focused on a hormone which circulates freely in....

Don’t let screen addiction take its toll on your toddler

New Delhi: Arunima Ganguly, a little over four now, held a smartphone in her hands for the first time over a year ago. The vivid display and stunning colours immediately....

Briton man left with just 90-minute memory

London: A Briton who can only remember up to 90 minutes and bears a striking similarity to the memory loss presented in movies like "Groundhog Day" and "Memento" may be....

Use tea tree oil, fruits to rainproof skin

New Delhi: Worried about rash and skin problems that monsoon can bring along with it? Battle them by natural ways or by using light-weight moisturisers and more. Capital-based dermatologist Navin....

Why some people don’t choose equally good looking mates?

New York : Partners who become romantically involved soon after meeting tend to be more similar in physical attractiveness than friends-first couples or partners who get together after knowing each....

Watching cartoons can make kids fat

New York : Children consume more high-calorie food such as cookies and candy after observing egg-shaped cartoon characters that they perceive to be overweight, a study said. Children tend to....

Drug abuse reduces grey matter in women but not men

New York: Drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume in women but not in men, a study says. The researchers found that brain structures involved in reward, learning and....

‘Natural’ way to beat superbugs found: Study

Washington: It may be possible to rein in the spread of antibiotic-resistant superbugs without the need to develop new antibiotics as it has been found that these bacteria possess the....

Fibre from many sources helps in good health

New York:People who get dietary fibre from many sources benefit more than those who limit their intake to a single food or low-fibre diets, new research shows. The recommended amount....

Gene linked to age-related obesity and diabetes found

New York:Two different mutations in a gene that make some people more vulnerable to weight gain and diabetes as they age have been identified, shows research. Mutations in this gene....

Charge phone without plugging in

London :Now, you won't have to look for a socket to charge your phone or a laptop. Researchers have developed a wireless-power transfer (WPT) technology that can charge mobile phones....

Phone notifications kill concentration: Study

New York: Mobile phone notifications can ruin your focus even if you do not actually pick up the phone to respond to them, a study says. The Florida State University study....

Ultrasound speeds up healing among diabetics, elderly

London Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores particularly among diabetics and the elderly can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, a study says. The low-intensity....

Vitamin A key to fight body infections

New York: Vitamin A directs a key set of immune cells that protect the body from infection to the intestines, says a study. These set of immune cells will otherwise be....

Mothers best role models for daughters

Sydney: Dear moms, please note! Always practice what you preach as for your daughter, you are the best role model in her life. Mothers are the first potentially powerful female role....

A taste of old Delhi’s succulent cuisines at Ramadan Walk (Foodie Trail-Delhi)

  New Delhi :  It was a unique culinary walk that included a visit to old Delhi's famous eateries for food sampling when Muslims break their fast during the holy....

Young women watching porn more than ever

New York: While the core audience for porn is predominantly male, there has been a surge in women porn viewers among the millennial generation (those born after 1980), an interesting....

Negative mood promotes craving for sweets

New York: Researchers have found that those who suffer defeat or are in negative emotional states tend to crave sweets more than those in a positive frame of mind. The research....

Selfie with Plant’ to promote aforestation

New Delhi: Taking inspiration from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Selfie with Daughter' initiative a Delhi-based students' group has started a campaign to promote a plantation drive among the youth. On Friday,....

Female bosses freak men out

London: Men may feel threatened by female bosses and act more assertively towards them than male supervisors, new research says. The study published in the journal Society for Personality and Social....