Health & Lifestyle
Popping pills for six-pack abs? Think twice
Bangalore, Aug 8: Are you a gym rat aiming for a six-pack, and washing down spoonfuls of dietary supplements to tone up your body to impress your gal? It’s time you rethought all that. With no regulations governing the sale of muscle-enhancers, what with their easy availability over the counter, wary dietitians have cautioned users about their...
Exercises to get rid of double chin
Here are some exercises you can do to banish the extra flab under your chin
Double chin is common among overweight men and women. And if you are sporting one too, you certainly know how unflattering it is. And alternate names like turkey neck, chin twin, second chin, etc. just proves the point. However,...1
20 weight loss foods in every Indian kitchen
Weight loss diets or weight loss foods do not require a 'special ingredient', they constitute foods that you see every day in your Indian kitchens.
These weight loss foods can be eaten directly or consumed in combination meals that you eat daily. Some health enthusiasts avoid typical Indian dishes that are are creamy and...4
Within the Decade: Driverless Cars, Cigaretteless Cigarettes
Cigarette sales have long been in decline, and the pace accelerated in first quarter of 2013, with Wells Fargo today predicting sales volume was down 4.5% over the same period last year.
That is above the historic average of 3-4% falls, and may have been helped along by economic factors like higher gas prices...
5 things Indian men do to look handsome
Women are not alone in this! Men also do care immensely about their looks and indulge in elaborate grooming rituals to enchant women.
They spend ridiculous amounts of time studying their reflection in the mirror from various angles, and prefer to keep themselves abreast of the latest skincare products among other toiletries on the market....
10 lakh children yet to be administered polio drops in Karnataka
Bangalore, Feb 25: Nearly 10 lakh of the 74.31 lakh children below the age of five in the State are yet to be administered oral polio drops during the second round of the Pulse Polio immunisation drive that began on Sunday.
By covering more than 64.46 lakh children across the State on day one...
Lose stomach fat: How to get a flat belly
Why lose stomach fat? Because it makes everyone uncomfortable, to say the least.
In everyday life we don't fret about some loose stomach fat hanging over our waistbands, but festivities, weddings, and seaside vacations leave you staring at the mirror. The frustrating reality is that the midsection is one of the trickiest areas to lose fat from. Many...
Scientists crack insulin mystery, may see end of needles
Melbourne, Jan 11: In a major breakthrough that could help millions of diabetics, Australian researchers have solved a 20-year mystery that could which could spell the end of daily injections.
The new knowledge on how insulin works at a molecular level could be exploited to develop improved insulin medications to treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, they...
The kilogram has put on weight
London:Jan 8: The official kilogram - a cylinder-shaped hunk of metal - that defines the fundamental unit of mass, has itself gained weight, scientists say.
Scientists at Newscastle University have found that due to surface contamination the original kilogram is likely to be tens of microgrammes heavier than it was when the first standard was...
Dubai's jewellers see better value in 18K push
Dubai, Jan 2: Seeking to put the sparkle back into the gold trade after a less than stellar showing in the second half of 2012, Dubai’s jewellers are set to put their marketing muscle behind 18-carat jewellery for the first time. They believe such a move would help considerably improve offtake of jewellery among Western and...