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Breast cancer linked to permanent hair dye, straighteners
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Researchers have found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don't use these products.
2019-12-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Life-threatening bacteria found in Make-up products: Study
London, Dec 3 (IANS) The vast majority of in-use make-up products such as beauty blenders, mascara and lip gloss are contaminated with potentially life threatening superbugs, researchers have warned.
2019-12-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Offbeat Indian destinations for backpackers
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) Millennials are seekers of wholesome experiences. For them, travel is not just a means of escaping a busy lifestyle, but an end in itself. It's an essential part of life, not a break away from it.
2019-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Levis's to reduce greenhouse emissions by 90%
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) How does a clothing giant like Levi's tackle the questions of sustainable fashion that the textile industry is getting fraught with?
2019-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Yoga improves sleep, reduces lower back pain
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, a new study suggests.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
40% parents struggle to see depression signs in kids
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs or something bigger is among the top challenges parents face while identifying depression among the youth, says a new study.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jaipur-based designer to hire more women artisans
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) AKFD Storey, a globally recognised multidisciplinary design practise and manufacturing entity based in Jaipur, which shot to fame after designing Mudra installations at Delhi international Airport and winning the UN seal of excellence four times, has announced to hire one-third of women artisans in its new facility which was unveiled on November 16 here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights
AirPods Pro: True silence becomes most beautiful sound
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Wireless Bluetooth earphones have come a long way but sound quality and surrounding noise have kept audiophiles a bit wary of those to date.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Smart people may learn music faster: Study
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) Smart people may learn music faster than others, say researchers from Michigan State University in a study.
2019-11-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Brosnan's sons named 2020 Golden Globe ambassadors
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Pierce Brosnans two youngest sons, Paris and Dylan Brosnan, have been named the 2020 Golden Globe Ambassadors.
2019-11-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sexually aggressive people watch porn more: Study
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Although pornography is connected with sexual aggression over time, but researchers have found that porn use could not predict sexual aggression, as people reported with sexually aggressive tendencies were more likely to watch a lot of pornography.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
White noise improves hearing: Study
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Noise is not the same as noise - and even a quiet environment does not have the same effect as white noise. With a background of continuous white noise, hearing pure sounds becomes even more precise, says a new study.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
79% Indians preparing western food in kitchens: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 79 per cent Indians are preparing western food in their kitchens, at least once a week, which is mostly consumed during evening or dinner time as a full meal, a survey by market research firm Ipsos said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Women who dine after 6 p.m. risk heart disease: Study
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Women who consume a higher proportion of their daily calories late in the evening are more likely to be at risk of cardiovascular disease than women who do not, researchers have warned.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Older adults can opt for weight-loss surgery: Study
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Weight-loss or bariatric surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65. But researchers, including Indian-origin, have now found that these procedures could lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults.
2019-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
30% working folks suffer mental risks: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Thirty per cent working professionals suffer some form of mental, emotional risks and as much as 28 per cent some form of depression, a new survey conducted by health-tech startup Vivant revealed on Friday.
2019-11-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Deep sleep can calm, reset the anxious brain
New York, Nov 5 (IANS) Researchers have found that the type of sleep most apt to calm and reset the anxious brain is deep sleep, also known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) slow-wave sleep, a state in which neural oscillations become highly synchronised, and heart rates and blood pressure drops.
2019-11-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lower physical activity leads to higher death rates: Study
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Researchers have found the people who had the lowest levels of physical activity had higher rates of death compared to people with higher levels of activity, adding that nine per cent of all premature deaths are caused by not getting enough physical activity.
2019-11-04
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Men with breast cancer face high mortality rates: Study
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Men with breast cancer are more likely to have lower overall survival rates than their female counterparts, a study said.
2019-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trash4Cash to fetch you entry to Goa jamboree! Hurry up
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Old newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trends.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Millennials join FIRE revolution to save more, retire early
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) At 23, Bhopal-based Prateek Jain is the CEO of lifestyle startup Sttago. By some smart saving and wise investment, he aims to retire by the age of 35.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Much needs to be done on health front: CNNS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India has made some progress in reducing child malnutrition, but a lot needs to be done, according to the first Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) survey, released recently.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Under time pressure to answer, people generally lie to you
New York, Oct 13 (IANS) When asked to answer questions quickly and impulsively - be it at work or home - people may lie to you by responding with a socially desirable answer rather than an honest one, say researchers.
2019-10-13
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation
New York, Oct 13 (IANS) Coffee is beneficial for health we all know, but unused coffee bean extracts can also help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improved glucose absorption and insulin sensitivity, find researchers.
2019-10-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rest can reduce PTSD symptoms: Study
London, Oct 11 (IANS) A period of rest following a traumatic event could reduced the subsequent development of involuntary 'memory intrusions', one of the hallmark symptoms in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study said.
2019-10-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
There is no age for exercise when it comes to heart
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age, a new study has said, adding that patients who benefited most from cardiac rehabilitation were those who started out with the greatest physical impairment.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dog at home means longer life, better heart health
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) A dog at home means longer life and better cardiovascular health, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone, according to a new study and a separate meta-analysis on the subject.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Salary cut early in life may harm your brain health
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Researchers have warned that young adults who experience annual income drops of 25 per cent or more may be more at risk of having thinking problems and reduced brain health in middle age.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dating apps promoting weight stigma among gay men
Toronto, Oct 8 (IANS) Grindr, the most popular dating app for the LGBTQ community, is generating negative effect on men's body image, especially when it came to weight, say researchers.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion
Air travellers won't mind Rs 1,000 as carbon fee if told wisely
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Would you pay Rs 1,000 extra for your international air travel towards helping curb carbon emissions? According to researchers, air travellers respond better if they know the producers and importers of airplane fuel have been billed for it -- not just themselves.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Canada,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Computer kidney' suggests drink enough water daily
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a "computer kidney" that can help shed light on impacts of medicines taken by those who don't drink enough water.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Tooth loss linked to higher risk of heart disease
Dubai, Oct 3 (IANS) Researchers have found that adults who have lost teeth due to non-traumatic reasons might have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).
2019-10-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thanks to Tweeple, Parle brings back Rola Cola candy
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) It all started with a tweet in February when a Rola Cola fan asked Parle Products to bring the candy back to the Indian market. After more than six months during which thousands of people retweeted the demand, the biscuits and confectionary major has re-launched the product after a gap of about 13 years.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Russian alcohol consumption down 43%: WHO report
Moscow, Oct 1 (IANS) Alcohol consumption in Russia decreased by 43 per cent from 2003 to 2016, a World Health Organization (WHO) report said.
2019-10-01
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur turns attention to green coffee (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) He's curated a 'satvik' meal for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, hosted four seasons of MasterChef India and an 18-episode "Pickled Nation" TV series. Now, celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur has turned his attention to green coffee that he says "has a neutral flavour, giving it the added advantage of being versatile".
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fitbits, Apple Watches can be used in patient care: Study
Madrid, Sep 29 (IANS) Wearable devices like Fitbits and Apple Watches can be used to estimate exercise capacity and determine the health status of patients, says a new study.
2019-09-29
Category: International, Spain,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Boman Irani plays 3 characters in P Mark mustard oil ad
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Boman Irani, who calls himself a foodie, is playing three different characters in new television campaign for P Mark mustard oil, manufactured by Puri Oil Mills Ltd.
2019-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy
Positive social relationships boost self-esteem: Study
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Researchers have found that positive social relationships, support and acceptance helps shape the development of self-esteem in people.
2019-09-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gum disease has high connection with your BP
London, Sep 24 (IANS) People with gum disease (periodontitis) have a greater likelihood of suffering from high blood pressure or vice versa, warn researchers.
2019-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Walking patterns could identify dementia types: Study
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that walking may be a key clinical tool in helping doctors accurately identify the specific type of dementia a patient has.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Those who can't smoke don't turn into food addicts
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Smokers who quit or abstain for whatever reason do not generally turn their gaze towards mouth-watering food as normally thought. According to researchers from University at Buffalo, smoking abstinence doesn't greatly affect the motivation for food.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aniston was told to lose 30 pounds for 'Friends' role
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston was forced to drop 30 pounds (14kg) in order to land her career launching role on "Friends".
2019-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Lack of sleep does alter fat metabolism
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Lack of sleep can be harmful as it can make participants feel less full after eating and metabolise the fat in food differently, says a study, adding to the mounting evidence that how harmful lack of sleep can be.
2019-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Why you shouldn't take major decisions on an empty stomach
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Whether you are going for a crucial business deal or salary negotiation for your new job, make sure you do not take major decisions on an empty stomach, suggests new research.
2019-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indians wake up to benefits of 'desi ghee' for stronger bones
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) All the members of New Delhi-based S. Rahul's family are health-conscious. That's the reason why olive oil bottles, often perceived to be a healthier option compared to other cooking oils, made way to their kitchen. Three years ago, this family made a switch to "desi ghee" (clarified butter), again apparently because of its health benefits.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mixing dieting, exercise may not be good for bone health
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Combining exercise and dieting may not be a good idea as it
2019-09-12
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Youth should keep alive the craft of fine muslin: Ashmore
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) India's young generation should understand the legacy of the country's rich heritage in textiles and endeavour to keep alive the fabled craft of fine muslin which is gradually getting lost, top design-historian and author Sonia Ashmore said here on Wednesday.
2019-09-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
Grammy-winner emphasises need for gratitude, kindness
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) Thanks to her songs in Disney animated series such "Phineas and Ferb", Laura Dickinson, 39, is introduced globally as "your nine year-old daughter's favourite singer".
2019-09-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Making sense of Indian 'Haute Couture' (Also read on IANSlife)
Sep 9 (IANS) The past decade has seen a gradual shift from "wedding wear and trousseau," which masqueraded as "Indian couture," to "haute couture" as the world knows it. Among the voluminous and heavily embroidered lehengas, there are also silhouettes and styles that go beyond the Indian trousseau. With the millennial taste biased toward a utilitarian sensibility, the couture has been stripped down to the basics ? wearable, customised and timeless.
2019-09-09
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion