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Demolition Man Vidyut Jammwal debunks 4 fitness myths you thought were true

If Vidyut Jammwal were to be dropped in a forest, he would be missing from the next few press conferences for his movies and Bollywood parties. But the one thing he won’t be missing out on is his...........

Magnesium oil massage can relieve cramps, muscle fatigue and stress, says study.

Magnesium deficiency, which is particularly frequent in people who do lots of exercise, can cause performances to suffer and make recuperation less effective. Magnesium oil, massaged directly..........

More reasons to quit smoking. It weakens a gene that protects heart arteries.

People who smoke cigarettes may boost their risk of clogged heart arteries by weakening a gene that is otherwise protective of these important blood vessels, US researchers said on Monday.................

Meditating for just 10 minutes can make you sharper and relaxed. Here’s how.

Do you find it hard to concentrate? Meditating for just 10 minutes every day can help prevent your mind from wandering and reduce repetitive, anxious thoughts, say researchers..............

High-fructose diet during and after pregnancy may cause health problems for kids.

Mothers who eat a diet high in fructose-containing sugars while pregnant or breastfeeding are more likely to have a child with fatty liver disease, increasing their chances of developing obesity..........

Sun exposure, excessive heat can damage your hair! Here’re some tips for help.

The scorching sun, excessive perspiration, dust and dirt make our hair vulnerable in summers............

Summer tips for pregnant women: Drinks lot of water, wear breathable clothes.

Body temperature of a pregnant woman always remains a bit higher than normal, so added external heat obviously makes her feel uncomfortable..........

Can depression be fought naturally? Here’re some things for you to try.

Depression is world’s leading illness and is one of the major reasons for suicides globally, says the World Health Organization (WHO). The story in India is no different...............

Diamond, watermelon or aromatherapy? Choose facials that suit your skin type.

There are different kind of facials for different purposes and skin types. While de-tan facial helps remove tanning mostly for oily skin, gold radiance facial suits all skin types, say experts...........

Eating less salt does not necessarily lower your blood pressure.

Eating less salt may not lower your blood pressure, a major new study has found contradicting the popular belief...............

Coffee made in classic Italian style can help prevent prostate cancer.

New European research, published this week in the International Journal of Cancer, has added to the growing body of evidence that coffee can have a protective effect against prostate cancer..........

Ensure your child plays: Obese kids are at four-fold greater risk of Type-2 diabetes.

Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes later, compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, warns a new study.....................

Are your children getting enough protein in their diet? Here’s an important tip.

A recent study suggests dairy proteins may be an even higher quality source of protein compared to vegetable-based protein sources than previously thought. Using pigs as models, researchers...........

Study shows soy protein reduces the severity of inflammatory bowel disease.

People suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases should eat a diet supplemented with soy protein as it may serve as an effective adjunct therapy...........

Walk to keep your brain active and healthy in old age, says study.

In addition to benefitting your heart and muscles, a regular walk also contributes to keeping your brain healthy, new research suggests................

Beware! Not just junk food, even so-called ‘diet’ food can make you fat.

The so-called ‘diet’ products containing low or no fat may have higher amount of sugar and consuming them regularly could make you fat, new research warns.......

Beer + Yoga: Experts say mixing the two is not a good idea for your health.

Who knew that the key to attaining nirvana (enlightenment) for yogis was beer? Yes, you heard that right. You just need a chilled mug of beer to transcend to a higher consciousness...............

US scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature births.

Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly...............

Frozen fruits, vegetables help achieve nutrition goals for potassium, fiber, calcium.

According to a recent study, people who consume frozen fruits and vegetable have significantly higher intakes of key nutrients, such as potassium, fiber and calcium...............

New study shows that running can benefit the spine and reduce back pain.

A new study has found that running can help strengthen the spine,.......................

Cold weather, less sun leads to excessive drinking resulting in alcoholic cirrhosis.

New European research has found that those who live in colder and less sunny parts of the world are also more likely to have alcoholic cirrhosis, a disease caused by................

Attention parents. Don’t overfeed your kids to soothe their negative feelings.

Are you an emotional eater? Do you tend to eat when you feel sad or upset? If yes, your parents are responsible. Emotional eating - eating when you feel sad or upset or in response to another..............

Shampoo schedule and sunscreen use: Tips to keep your hair, skin healthy in summer.

Summer is the season to let go of elaborate affairs and embrace the easy and natural look. From using UV protectant on hair to using facial blotting paper to soak up the excess oil from skin while............

Stop, look, don’t go: Study says children below 14 cannot cross roads safely.

Children below 14 years of age lack the skills needed to safely cross a road, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Iowa in the US placed children aged ...................

A glass of beetroot juice is the biggest boost you need after exercise. Here’s why.

According to a new American study, beetroot juice followed by exercise can do much to improve blood flow to ageing brains. Just like physical exercise, beetroot has already been identified as a............

Rose water, turmeric paste to cucumber, here’s how to keep skin healthy in summers.

The sun, dust and pollution can take a toll on your skin. Look for some simple home remedies to take care of skin woes, to soothe and calm the skin every evening after a long day of environmental...........

Natural is the new rage in fashion. Here’s how to detox your make-up bags.

This month, natural cosmetics brand Weleda became the latest to branch out into make-up, with a range of three tinted lip balms. Containing organic shea butter and jojoba oil and mineral pigments,...........

Parents, take note! Here’s why the playground swings are your child’s best friends.

Encourage your kids to hit the playground swings more often, as the favourite childhood activity can teach children how to get along with each other, scientists say. The measured synchronous.............

Scientists have detected the defect in brain cells that causes multiple sclerosis.

In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered the possible cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), paving the way for new treatments that may bring hope to over 2.5 million people around the world who suffer..........

Want quick energy boost? Prefer walking up the stairs over coffee. Always

A quick walk up and down a flight of stairs packs a more powerful and restorative buzz than a midday jolt of caffeine, according to new research...............

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