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Dapper Babies Say No to Disposable Diapers

Entrepreneur Sneha Thakkar has come out with a variety of diapers using natural and organic materials safe for the baby

20 Jan 2018

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Don't overdo stress or make-up on wedding day

Don't go overboard by giving your eyes and lips a dramatic makeover and preferably choose a balance look. Also, ensure you remain stress-free to look your best, suggest experts.

20 Jan 2018

Microwaves ‘alone’ emit as much carbon dioxide as 7 million cars: Study

The findings indicated that microwaves emit 7.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year in the EU, which is equivalent to the annual emissions of 6.8 million cars.

18 Jan 2018

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Craving chocolates during periods? Here's why

Many women would know the intense feeling of craving chocolaty gooiness during those monthly days when the disaster of nature strikes.

18 Jan 2018

Dementia leads to memory loss.
Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia

Now say bye-bye to crispy roasted nuts and potato wafers that are high in salt as it may harm your brain. 

17 Jan 2018

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Severe gum disease may cause lung, colon cancers

Advanced gum disease called periodontitis, is caused by bacterial infection that damages the soft tissue and bone that supports the teeth. 

17 Jan 2018

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Diabetes during pregnancy ups heart disease risk

Women who have diabetes during pregnancy are at a higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes, hypertension and ischemic heart disease in the future, warns a recent study.

17 Jan 2018

The findings indicated that women who breastfed for six months or more had a 47 percent reduction in their risk of developing type-2 diabetes compared to those who did not breastfeed at all.
Breastfeeding halves diabetes risk in women

Women who breastfeed their newborns for six months or longer significantly reduce their risk of developing diabetes by half as they get older.

17 Jan 2018

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Energy drinks pose greater threat to heart than coffee

A total of 5.1 per cent reported nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, five per cent sought medical attention, 3.6 percent reported experiencing chest pains and 0.2 percent reported having a seizure.

17 Jan 2018

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E-cigarettes attracting more youths towards world of tobacco

The team discovered that any form of tobacco, including e-cigarettes, was associated with future smoking, especially when adolescents used more than one product.

16 Jan 2018

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Unable to lose weight? Healthy foods might be stopping you from losing fat

According to some nutritionists or dieticians, binge-eating healthy items can also stop you from losing weight, reports the Independent.

16 Jan 2018

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Early periods, menopause linked to heart disease

Miscarriage, stillbirth, undergoing a hysterectomy, and bearing children at a young age were also associated with elevated odds of cardiovascular problems later in life, researchers found.

16 Jan 2018

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Benefits of sesame seeds for skin, health

Mix one tablespoon olive oil and two tablespoons of powdered sesame seeds. Apply this mixture on your face after dampening it.

16 Jan 2018

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Consuming coconut oil daily cuts heart disease risk

Consuming coconut oil daily for just four weeks may lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, suggests a recent study.

15 Jan 2018

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Six hand exercises that could help relieve arthritis symptoms

There’s currently no cure for arthritis, but some treatments could help to reduce some of the painful symptoms.

15 Jan 2018

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These early symptoms can predict bipolar disorder

The findings indicated that heterotypic pattern consisted of other types of prodromal symptoms, such as early anxiety and disorders of attention or behaviour.

15 Jan 2018

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Suffering from Insomnia? Here's how writing  to-do list will help you sleep faster

Participants in the to-do list condition fell asleep significantly faster than those in the completed-list condition.
 

15 Jan 2018

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Skincare tips for women above 40

After 40, it is very important for a woman to choose the right skin care regime and make-up.

14 Jan 2018

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Fast food may make immune system more aggressive: Study

Junk food can make the body's defences more aggressive in the long term, according to a study which found that the immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high-calorie diet.

14 Jan 2018

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Writing 'to-do' list before bedtime may help you doze off

Having trouble falling asleep? Jotting down your "to-do" list just before bedtime can help you doze off quickly, scientists say.

14 Jan 2018

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Students more engaged, attentive during outdoor lessons: Study

Conducting lessons outdoors amidst natural greenery can help students become more attentive and engaged during classes, a study has found.

14 Jan 2018