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  • Punishment can worsen bedwetting 26 December, 2014

    Punishment can worsen bedwetting

    Punishing children for bedwetting won’t solve the problem and may make it worse, researchers say. In a new study, children who were punished for wetting the bed at night were more likely to be depressed and had worse overall quality of life overall compared to bed-wetters who were not punished. Nighttime bedwetting, or “nocturnal enuresis,” […]


  • Myntra Fashion Incubator to train, support 11 new designers 12 December, 2014

    Myntra Fashion Incubator to train, support 11 new designers

    Bangalore, Dec 12 (IANS) In times when promoting young and creative talent is becoming vital for the Indian fashion industry, e-commerce website Myntra has come up with Myntra Fashion Incubator (MFI), a one-year programme via which it will train and support 11 new faces under its first batch of Designer In Residence (DIR) platform.As part of […]


  • Gomez disappointed with Bieber? 9 December, 2014

    Gomez disappointed with Bieber?

    Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez is reportedly disappointed that her on and off boyfriend Justin Bieber is flaunting his new friendship with model Hailey Baldwin. “Selena hasn’t spoken to Justin for some time now and is just disappointed that he flaunts his relationship with Hailey,” hollywoodlife.com quoted a source as saying. “Even […]


  • Space research to help humans fight illnesses on Earth 8 December, 2014

    Space research to help humans fight illnesses on Earth

    London, Dec 8 (IANS) Space travel may help scientists strengthen our bodies’ ability to fight threats to our health, says a study. When an astronaut goes to space, his immune system does not work as well in microgravity as on Earth. “Knowing about the astronauts’ health may lead to new treatments on Earth for those […]


  • Weight-loss surgery may improve urinary problems 8 December, 2014

    Weight-loss surgery may improve urinary problems

    London, Dec 8 (IANS) A new research has shown that bariatric surgery, or the weight loss surgery may lessen the frequency and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms among obese people. Lower urinary tract symptoms related to urinary frequency and urgency, bladder leakage, the need to urinate at night, and incomplete bladder emptying are associated […]


  • These moves will keep you looking rested and vibrant 4 December, 2014

    These moves will keep you looking rested and vibrant

    Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) From lifting eyebrows to slimming down the double chin can make you look beautiful and 10 years younger to your real age.Experts of different cosmetic brand share tips to look younger all the time, reports huggingtonpost.com.* Lift your brows: High, full brows look youthful and help define all your features. Use […]


  • New guidelines for prostate cancer testing 4 December, 2014

    New guidelines for prostate cancer testing

    Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Prostate cancer checks in Australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) currently being held in Melbourne.The commonly-used Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test can be unreliable because the asymptomatic nature of prostate cancer occasionally leads to […]


  • Execution of schizophrenic inmate suspended in US 4 December, 2014

    Execution of schizophrenic inmate suspended in US

    Austin (Texas), Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) Schizophrenic murderer Scott Panetti’s execution at Huntsville prison has been suspended by a US court just hours before he was to be put to death by lethal injection.The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, which has jurisdiction over Texas, decided Wednesday to suspend the execution to be able to […]


  • Chinese doctor criticised for imparting bribery lessons 4 December, 2014

    Chinese doctor criticised for imparting bribery lessons

    Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A seasoned Chinese doctor recently helped expose the practice of patients sneaking red envelopes filled with money into Chinese hospitals for better treatment.Li Rui, however, was not discouraging the practice when revealing “gray income” to a classroom of medical students. Quite the opposite.The Beijing doctor, working at the Aviation and Space Centre […]


  • Genes link criminality and intelligence 2 December, 2014

    Genes link criminality and intelligence

    London, Dec 2 (IANS) Data collected from over one million Swedish men shows that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower intelligence than sons whose fathers have no criminal history. The research, conducted by scientists in Sweden and Finland, indicates that the link is not directly caused by fathers’ behaviour but is […]


  • Punishment can worsen bedwetting 26 December, 2014

    Punishment can worsen bedwetting

    Punishing children for bedwetting won’t solve the problem and may make it worse, researchers say. In a new study, children who were punished for wetting the bed at night were more likely to be depressed and had worse overall quality of life overall compared to bed-wetters who were not punished. Nighttime bedwetting, or “nocturnal enuresis,” […]


  • Easy home tips to cure dandruff 28 November, 2014

    Easy home tips to cure dandruff

      Dandruff, also known as Seborrheic dermatitis is a common scalp disorder. It can occur due to dry skin, irritated oily skin, growth of bacteria and fungus on the scalp, inflammatory skin conditions and other such factors. It causes itchiness along with excessive formation of dry skin flakes on the scalp. Coconut Oil Coconut oil […]


  • Tommy Hilfiger Exclusive Interview 27 September, 2014

    I love traditional Indian wear and saris: Tommy Hilfiger

    New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian culture has inspired Tommy Hilfiger since the beginning of his career. The 63-year-old iconic American designer confesses that his heart lies in Indian wear and that he often uses in his creations “Ikkats, block prints and colours that are seen only in Jaipur”.“I have seen amazing Indian clothes and I […]


  • Hyderabadi ethnic wear manufacturer to open in US 24 September, 2014

    Hyderabadi ethnic wear manufacturer to open in US

    Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The entire range of traditional men’s clothing and wedding collection, including the famous Hyderabadi sherwani, kurta pyjama and Jodhpuri suits, from the 126-year-old Maqdoom Brothers city-based clothier will be made available at its retail outlet set to open in Chicago in the next few weeks.“We set up a distribution centre in Chicago […]


  • London turns world's most expensive city 24 September, 2014

    London turns world’s most expensive city

    London, Sep 23 (IANS) London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city to live and work in, as a new study has suggested it has turned nearly twice as pricey as Sydney and four times more expensive than Rio de Janeiro. India’s Mumbai was found to be at the bottom of the 12 […]


  • Obesity increases risk of stress-related diseases 23 September, 2014

    Obesity increases risk of stress-related diseases

    New York, Sep 23 (IANS) If you are overweight, you may be at greater risk of contracting stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, says a study.Overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a healthy weight-range, the findings showed.“We have known that overweight and obese individuals already […]


  • Newborns have strong immune system 22 September, 2014

    Newborns have strong immune system

    London, Sep 22 (IANS) Although their immune system works very differently from that of adults, babies may be able to mount a stronger immune defence than previously thought, a study suggests.Contrary to what was previously thought, newborn immune T-cells may have the ability to trigger an inflammatory response to bacteria, the findings showed.“We found that babies […]


  • 'E-cigarettes won't help cancer patients kick the butt' 22 September, 2014

    ‘E-cigarettes won’t help cancer patients kick the butt’

    New York, Sep 22 (IANS) E-cigarettes may do more harm than good to cancer patients as researchers have found that those using e-cigarettes (in addition to traditional cigarettes) are equally or less likely to quit smoking traditional cigarettes than non-users.Cancer patients using e-cigarettes are more nicotine-dependent, the findings showed.“Consistent with recent observations of increased e-cigarette use […]


  • selfie 22 September, 2014

    Too much selfie sharing can harm real-life relationships

    London, Sep 22 (IANS) Sharing selfies too much on social media can lead to decreased intimacy with your near and dear ones, a study has found. According to British researchers, people who post too many photos of themselves on social media run the risk of damaging real-life relationships. “People, other than very close friends and relatives, […]


  • An app that helps you cuddle up to strangers 22 September, 2014

    Shun sedentary lifestyle to stay sharp

    New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Engaging in physical activity and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle are both important for maintaining an adequate brain health in older age, says a study.Like everything else in the body, the white-matter fibres that allow communication between brain regions also decline with age, but structural integrity of white-matter tracts and an older […]


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