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Could Eating Lower Your Blood Pressure? This Study Finds Out

You’ve heard this before. A bowl of yogurt is good for you. First off, let’s nto foegt that yogurt is made with milk which is packed with protein and other nutrients like calcium, vitamin b12 and potassium. Yogurt has an added advantage as it contains probiotics. Probiotics are living organisms or more commonly know as the good bacteria that are ... Read More »

5 Mistakes People Make While Working Out

While following a weight management routine, working out is as important as eating right. Usually, people hit the gym thinking that it will help them tone up instantly. What one has to realize is that gyming and exercising require as much perseverance and dedication as anything else. You may be hitting the gym hard but certain habits can keep you ... Read More »

On The Oscars Red Carpet, A Trip Around the World

Jennifer Lawrence photographed at the Academy Awards on February 29. (Image Courtesy: AFP) Brie Larson wore Gucci, the label revivified by Alessandro Michele: a billowy, bold, blue ruffled frock whose lightness was bisected and somewhat weighed down by a large jeweled belt. Cate Blanchett returned to one of her regular sponsors, Armani, who made over red-carpet dressing in the 1990s ... Read More »

Oscars 2016: How to Design a Red Carpet Gown a Star Might Pay For

Bryce wore a dress from Neiman Marcus’ 2016 pre-spring collection at the Golden Globes. (Image courtesy: AFP) The actress Bryce Dallas Howard announced on the Golden Globes red carpet that she’d actually purchased her navy lace Jenny Packham dress, from Neiman Marcus. Unlike the Hollywood stars who take loaners from design houses, Howard had gone to the mall in preparation ... Read More »

Robin Uthappa and Dhawal Kulkarni Join The League of Married Indian Cricketers

Robin Uhappa with wife Sheethal Goutham. (Image credit: Stories by Joseph Radhik) Mumbai: Indian Pacer Dhawal Kulkarni tied the nuptial knot with Shradha Kharpude, a fashion co-ordinator, in a private ceremony in Mumbai on Thursday. The couple had met four years ago through a common friend. The marriage ceremony was attended by the couple’s family members and close friends. Kulkarni ... Read More »

Academic Stress Can Trigger ADHD in Kids

A new study suggests that the increasing academic stress on younger children is likely to be the reason behind the high prevalence of attention-deficit disorder. Researchers from the University of Miami in the US hypothesized that increased academic standards since the 1970s have contributed to the rise in diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). From time spent studying to enrollment ... Read More »

White Bread, Corn Flakes Intake Push Up Lung Cancer Risk

Consuming foods and beverages with a high glycemic index, such as white bread or bagels, corn flakes and puffed rice, is linked with an increased risk of developing lung cancer, says a study. Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of the quality of dietary carbohydrates, defined by how quickly blood sugar levels are raised following a meal. The link between ... Read More »

Why Female Heart Reacts More Sensitively to Stress

While the number of men dying from heart attack has been constantly decreasing during the past twenty years, the fatal risk particularly in young women has increased significantly, finds a study. The study showed that stress in the daily routine has particularly adverse effects on the feminine hearts. Multiple stress factors trigger stress symptoms, which may manifest organically in the ... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance Is Worrisome, but Not Hopeless

Image via iStock A century ago, the top three causes of death were infectious diseases. More than half of all people dying in the United States died because of germs. Today, they account for a few percent of deaths at most. We owe much of that, of course, to antibiotics, which came into use around the middle of the previous ... Read More »

Grammys 2016: Lady Gaga Sings For David Bowie. We Die

Lady Gaga at the Grammys 2016 in Los Angeles. Image courtesy: AP Dressed in a flaming orange wig, lighting creating the Ziggy Stardust lightning effect across her face, Gaga began with Space Oddity. She segued seamlessly into some of Bowie’s greatest hits – Ziggy Stardust, Under Pressure, Rebel Rebel, Fashion, Fame, Changes, Suffragette City, Let’s Dance and Heroes The night, ... Read More »