There are some misconceptions and mistaken ideas about beauty care. Since wrong beauty habits and ideas are not clarified, people continue to make some common beauty mistakes. Here are some common beauty blunders that need to be clarified. Washing the face with soap and water is a good cleansing method: No. Actually, soap does not remove the make-up, dirt and pollutants efficiently. Moreover, most soaps are alkaline.
NEW DELHI - Do you wish to reduce weight within 10 ten days? If you eat right, perform the correct exercises and follow a healthy regime, you are bound to lose the excess pounds. Manish Dagar, an expert at fitness club Celebrity Fitness, has doled out some tips: * Diet: Diet rules for waist training are that a person has to be calorie deficit. Daily consumption of at least five to six small meals should also be on right amount of protein...
WASHINGTON: A team of Indian American researchers has developed a user-friendly resource to make the powerful gene-editing tool more friendly. The breakthrough has the potential to facilitate new discoveries in gene therapies and basic genetics research. The gene-editing technique called CRISPR/Cas9 has been widely adopted to make precise, targeted changes in DNA. The team describes an approach to...
SYDNEY - Compared to those in the developed world, middle classes in India and other developing countries are more susceptible to Type-2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases, thanks to their undernourished ancestors, says a study. The results, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, could explain projections that more than 70 percent of the global burden of Type-2 diabetes will fall on individuals from...
NEW YORK - Google is reportedly developing a smart contact lens that will measure a wearer's glucose levels by testing their tears. In a patent application, Google showed off potential designs for how it could package a smart contact lens. Google has previously said it is speaking to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about potentially testing its lens, and that general availability of the contact lens is most likely...
LONDON - A brain protein believed to be a key component in the progress of dementia can cause memory loss in healthy brains even before physical signs of degeneration appear, says a new University of Sussex study. The study reveals a direct link between the main culprit of Alzheimer's disease and memory loss. Alzheimer's disease is characterized by the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain tissue.
WASHINGTON,D.C.-In a curtain-raiser event for the First International Day of Yoga on June 21, the newly founded Congressional Yogi Association organized the first-ever “Yoga on the Hill” at Capitol Hill. Supported by the Embassy of India in Washington, the May 1 event was organized to advocate better physical and mental health for US military veterans. The event was led by Keith Mitchell,
WASHINGTON - Indian parliamentarian Tarun Vijay has urged fellow lawmakers from around the world to popularise yoga in their countries as an effective instrument of preventive healthcare. As many as 170 countries at the UN had supported Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to declare June 21 as International Day of Yoga, the Bharatiya Janata Party MP noted at a Global Parliamentary Conference at the World Bank here Sunday.
NEW DELHI - In the process to take care of their home and career, it gets difficult for women to take care of their mind, body and heart. However using lavender at night while sleeping to eating cinnamon can do the trick, says an expert. Mind, body and soul expert Madhu Kotiya lists five effective and easy tips for happiness and good health: * Deep breathing for five minutes: It’s the basic pranayam.
NEW YORK - Patients who frequently consume opioid medicines or painkillers to manage chronic pain are more likely to experience depression, says a new research. Previous research had found depression to be linked with patients' opioid use, but this study has identified the association between an increase in opioid use and an increase in depression. Jeffrey Scherrer, associate professor for family and community medicine at the...