Punishment can worsen bedwetting

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

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 […]

I love traditional Indian wear and saris: Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger Exclusive Interview

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

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

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

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

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’

'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 […]

Too much selfie sharing can harm real-life relationships

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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, […]

Shun sedentary lifestyle to stay sharp

An app that helps you cuddle up to strangers

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 […]