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Youngsters tend to swap marijuana with a...

Youngsters tend to swap marijuana with alcohol after turning 21

In a new study, scientists have found that when people turn 21, while the consumption of alcohol drastically increases, marijuana use significantly declines. Ben Crost at the University of Illinois, who conducted the economist research, which looked at marijuana and alcohol use in people between... read more »

High heels damage your ankles

High heels damage your ankles

Wearing high heels can strengthen the ankle initially, but leads to weakening and instability over time, a new study has warned. The findings are not surprising, said Tricia Turner, associate professor of kinesiology and athletic training coordinator in the College of Health and Human Services at... read more »

Breakthrough! Malaria cure discovered by...

Breakthrough! Malaria cure discovered by an Indian-scientist

In a breakthrough, finally an Indian scientist has discovered a way to stop the disease early. This scientist himself suffered from malaria as a child and is among a group of top international scientists to identify the key protein which if targeted stops the disease, paving the way for new... read more »

Study sheds light on how kids inherit an...

Study sheds light on how kids inherit anxiety from parents

If you wonder that whether your anxious behaviour will affect your child or not then the answer is probably yes, for a new study has claimed that anxious parents are more likely to have anxious offspring. University of Wisconsin research showed how an over-active brain circuit involving three... read more »

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5 foods that make you smarter

Oily fish A common problem that several people face today is trying to recollect simple everyday tasks — what errands you need to run, who you’re supposed to call or what you had for lunch.... read more »

10 breath freshening foods

1. Water! Water! Water!: Water is a quick and an easily accessible remedy for rapidly making that breath fresh. And it is a simple tip to follow.... read more »

This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style!

The way Parsis enjoy Bombay Duck is distinct from other communities. Says Pervin Marzban Bilimoria who loves to cook the fish, “Vinegar is the trick... read more »

Foods to try in Amsterdam

The eats you just have to indulge in on your next visit to the Dutch capital Having evolved from being a city on the bank of the river Amstel in the 12th... read more »

Recipe: Konkani egg curry

Ingredients: Four eggs, half cup finely chopped onion, three or four medium sized tomatoes (blanched and skin removed), one tsp chopped ginger, one tsp... read more »

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Simple exercises to reduce eye strain

Do you find yourself squinting your eyes and rubbing them in irritation often? Owing to the exposure of the computer screens and mobile phones in our daily lives, a lot of people have started... read more »

The secret to a long life? 80% of men could avoid ...

  Not smoking, taking exercise and drinking in moderation key to reducing risk Healthy diet and having a waist measuring below 37 inches also... read more »

Tips to survive festive cravings

Even the most strong-willed and health-conscious will give in to temptation. Moreover, it’s no fun to always say `no’. The best way to avoid... read more »

Give your health a boost with artichokes

Experts say that artichokes are high in antioxidants — more so than most vegetables. Antioxidants neutralise and remove free radicals from your bloodstream,... read more »

Have you done troga yet?

The first time you might have heard of Troga was in a sitcom, where one character, Mitch, asks the other character Claire who’s on a treadmill,... read more »

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Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a healthy weight

A recent study has revealed that India has the third-highest number of obese and overweight people after US and China. Around 20% of the adult Indian population is overweight or obese and... read more »

Being a vegan helps lose weight

If you are looking for a size zero figure, then following a vegan diet that includes no animal products could offer better results than other weight-loss plans, says a... read more »

Indian designer gives sarees whole new avatars

While we never get tired of the traditional way of draping a saree, the ethnic Indian attire has bloomed out to new silhouettes, cuts, and draping styles in recent times. Now, Indian... read more »

Power of Purse! Expensive designer bags are conveyers of status

There’s a lot more to a handbag than just carrying things, as women use high-end handbags and other expensive accessories to signal other women not just their higher ranks but to... read more »

Foodies beware! Junk food could make you ‘depressed’

If you love gorging on fast food, chances are that you might end up being depressed, claims a new study. San Diego State University researchers analysed almost 5000 individuals’ trans fats... read more »