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Finding the Batman: This bat genetic trait holds secret to longevity

Bats are the longest-living mammals relative to body size, and a species called the greater mouse-eared bat lives especially long. Researchers now have unlocked some of this bat’s longevity secrets, with hints for fighting the effects of aging in people. Scientists said on Wednesday that unlike in people and most other animals, in this bat species the structures called telomeres ... Read More »

The current state of advertising data, in 5 charts

How advertisers collect, store and use people’s data is being scrutinized more than ever, in large part due to the General Data Protection Regulation. Starting May 25, businesses will need explicit consumer consent to use their data. This is more of a headache for the use of third-party audience data than first-party data that comes directly from the publisher. Here is a ... Read More »

Meet the Food Doctor: Nutritionist Ian Marber says fat is good for us. Here’s why

A quick glance through widely regarded UK-based nutritionist Ian Marber’s Twitter feed confirms his obsession with all things healthy: kimchi rice, avocados, basically everything low-carb and gluten free. He is known for his no-nonsense health advice and myth-busting tips on social media. So, my first question to him was about the biggest health industry lie. “It’s a myth that fat ... Read More »

Paris Haute Couture Week 2018: 5 Big Beauty Moments From The Runways

Exaggerated brows, stained lips and everything in between Dior models at Paris Haute Couture Week (Image Credit: DiorMakeup) Along with awards season running on full steam, January also marks the beginning of fashion month. Starting off the most stylish month of the year is none other than Paris Haute Couture week, which is taking place as you read this. While fawning ... Read More »

Energy drinks are more dangerous for the heart than coffee

Beware! Teenagers and adults who consume energy drinks may suffer from rapid heartbeat, nausea and seizures, warns a recent study. According to the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, over half of the youth and young adults who consume an energy drink, have reported experiencing an adverse health event, including rapid heartbeat, nausea, and in rare cases, seizures. Currently, Canadian ... Read More »

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer among others, suggests a ... Read More »

How pharmacists might be able to save the NHS

We all know about the difficulties the NHS faces with regard to funding. The health service is expected to do more and more with less and less cash and not a day goes past without this strain making headlines. Sooner or later the only answer becomes making serious changes to the way that healthcare is delivered, resulting in a system ... Read More »

8 foods to help you beat the post-lunch slump

The post-lunch slump is something we have all experienced. We start the day full of energy, but by mid-afternoon we feel exhausted and find ourselves reaching for the coffee. While its natural to experience different levels of energy throughout the day, there are certain foods you can eat which will help you avoid the post-lunch slump. Here, frida Harju-Westman, in-house nutritionist at health ... Read More »

Is your child distracted from his studies? Lessons in the wild might be a solution

Are your students unable to concentrate on their lessons in the classroom? Take them for outdoor learning sessions. According to a study, a lesson in the lap of nature can significantly increase children’s attention level and boost their learning. Previous studies say that children suffering from asthma can benefit from living near a park or a greener neighbourhood. While adults exposed ... Read More »

2018, The Year Of Khans And Big Clashes. Excited Much?

Of Bollywood clashes (Courtesy, L: Instagram, M: Twitter) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Salman Khan’s Eid release this year is Race 3 Aamir is releasing Thugs Of Hindostan on Diwali Shah Rukh’s Zero is releasing on Christmas Bollywood has big plans for movie buffs in 2018. “The three Khans to arrive with their movies during festivals in 2018,” tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh at ... Read More »