40 ways to sport your stars and stripes ...

40 ways to sport your stars and stripes in style

It's almostFourth of July! That means we're getting ready for food, fireworksand festive fashion, of course.Need help deciding what to wear to your Independence Day celebration this year? Whether you're hitting up a BBQ, the pool or a more sophisticated soirée, we've got you covered on stylis...

03 Jul 2018

Why we can’t stop eating junk food

Why we can’t stop eating junk food

Foods that are rich in both fats and carbohydrates have a particularly strong influence on our brain's reward system, say scientists who explain why we cannot keep our hands off unhealthy junk foods like french fries and candy bars. Both fatty and carbohydrate-rich foods activate the reward system i...

29 Jun 2018

Blood test may predict premature birth

Blood test may predict premature birth

US and Danish researchers say they have developed an inexpensive blood test that may predict with up to 80 percent accuracy whether a pregnant woman will give birth prematurely. Until now, some tests for predicting premature birth were available but they tended to work only in women at high risk and...

29 Jun 2018
Drinking red wine may help you lose weig...

Drinking red wine may help you lose weight

How does it aid weight loss? As per researchers, drinking two glasses of red wine can help you in losing weight. The studies were conducted at Washington State University and Harvard Medical School that claimed a polyphenol called 'resveratrol' which is present in red wine helps in losing weight. Th...

28 Jun 2018

Broccoli coffee: Is this new weight loss...

Broccoli coffee: Is this new weight loss trick wor...

With an increasing obsession about healthy eating, something new comes up every other day and this time, it is broccoli coffee. The concept of broccoli coffee was developed by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and Hort innovation in Australia.According to a research, an av...

13 Jun 2018

This is why cinnamon is good for your sk...

This is why cinnamon is good for your skin

Cinnamon for skin health: One of the most useful spices that you can find in your kitchen is cinnamon. Apart from adding flavour to your food, and aiding in regulating many health conditions, this aromatic spice is also an amazing agent when it comes to improving your skin and hair. Here’s how...

13 Jun 2018
Diet, exercise can drastically reduce ri...

Diet, exercise can drastically reduce risk of stro...

Learn about the the Newstart Lifestyle programme. An Andrews University study demonstrated that a programme aimed at helping people modify lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise was as effective as medication at reducing blood pressure. 117 participants in the study saw their blood pressure dro...

12 Jun 2018

The bitter truth about sugar-free ice cr...

The bitter truth about sugar-free ice cream

Is sugar-free ice cream a healthier alternative?Summer is the right time to enjoy ice creams. Though for people who love ice cream, weather doesn’t really matter. But what about people who are on a diet and love ice cream? Nobody wants to give up their favorite treat, so sugar-free ice cream m...

12 Jun 2018

This is what your nails say about your n...

This is what your nails say about your nature!

It takes days and weeks to know someone but not if you look closely. Certain physical aspects of a person's personality can offer insights into their emotional state as well and one such thing is one's nails! Your nail shape can tell many interesting things about you. Curious to know what yours say ...

12 Jun 2018
Study reveals daily yoga practice improv...

Study reveals daily yoga practice improves sperm q...

The major cause of defective sperm function is DNA damage. A daily yoga routine significantly improve sperm quality, according to a study conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The study, which was published in Nature Review Urology, an international medical journal, early...

11 Jun 2018

Why rapid test results may delay antivir...

Why rapid test results may delay antiviral therapy

A new study has found half of influenza cases in patients admitted to the ICU received a false negative rapid influenza antigen test (RIAT). Washington: A team of researchers is calling for the discouragement of decision-making for antiviral medication based on rapid influenza antigen test (RIAT) re...

11 Jun 2018