Health

6 bedtime hacks to wake up with beautiful skin

  

Pns: A good skincare regimen at night can do wonders for your skin. It is the perfect time to repair the damaged skin cells, and pamper your skin after a stressful day. Here are six night time hacks that can help you to wake up with a refresh, radiant skin. Remove Make-UpThis one is probably the biggest beauty blunder we make. Removing every hint of make-up from your face is really important as it lets your skin breathe and avoids chances of infections, especially zits. You can...

India at Paris Fashion Week

  

Pns: That Indian fashion has a global appeal, is a thing known, But, it is always interesting to see how style and inspiration that we call our own, manifests itself on the world stage, or in this case, the runways. For its Spring/Summer 2018 edition, Paris Fashion Week (that concluded on October 2), saw the India factor, too. The models who made a markFor model Dipti Sharma, it was a career-defining moment, as the young gun got a chance to make her international debut on the...

Having roti/rice after your meal is healthy, finds study

  

Pns: We have often been told about eating carbs. While many theories suggest that carbs are our enemies, plenty defy this theory at the same time. Numerous weight loss plans either completely deplete carbs from our diets, or treat them as a meal in itself.Controlled blood sugar levelsA recent study conducted by BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care concluded that eating bread after your meal can help regulate blood sugar levels and hence contribute to a healthier you.The studyThe...

Skipping breakfast may double risk of hard arteries: Study

  

Pns: People who skip breakfast or eat poorly to start the day are twice as likely to develop hardened arteries, which can lead to deadly heart disease, researchers said Monday. The study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology uncovered signs of damage to the arteries long before symptoms or disease developed.Researchers said their findings could offer an important tool in the fight against cardiovascular disease, the world's top killer, which took 17.7 million lives...

Switching to e-cigs would delay millions of deaths: Study

  

Pns: A large-scale switch from tobacco to e-cigarettes would cut smoking-related deaths by a quarter in the United States by 2100, even assuming the gadgets are themselves not risk-free, researchers said Tuesday. Scientists are still unsure about the potential harms of "vaping" as an alternative to traditional cigarettes, though most seem convinced it is at least safer. Hypothesising that an e-cigarette carries only five percent of the health risk of the real McCoy, and that...

The 6 best ways to remove nail polish without a remover

  

Pns: A good manicure doesn't last forever, we know! It all begins with the hideous chipping, which can break your look. Be it an important meeting or your dinner date, chipped nails are never impressive. So, what do you do if you don't have a nail polish remover handy? Peel your polish off and make it even worse? That's one thing you should avoid! Using your nails or any tool to peel off the polish without an adhesive can make your nails dry and even get tiny scratches. To avoid all this and...

Paneer Hariyali Tikka Recipe

  

Pns: Paneer Hariyali Tikka is a North Indian recipe made using paneer (cottage cheese), coriander leaves, mint leaves and a bit of all purpose flour. This delightful tikka is not just a treat to the eyes but is also healthy and full of interesting flavours. An ideal dish to be served in parties or when you have invited friends for a drink, making this dish can actually be fun as your guests can join in while grilling the tikkas. Since it is ideal to marinate the tikkas overnight, you don't...

World Vegetarian Day: Five foods that pack a nutritional punch

  

Pns: The health benefits of a plant-based diet are becoming more apparent, and many of us are already reducing our meat consumption in favour of vegetarian alternatives. Here we round up some of the most nutrient-dense options to include in a healthy vegetarian diet. Start with soySoy-based products such as tofu and tempeh not only provide the protein that can be lacking in a vegetarian diet, with around 8g of protein per 100g of tofu and around 19g in tempeh, but with their...

12.5 percent infants born with blindness risk in Bangladesh

  

Pns: Around 12.5 percent of the infants in Bangladesh are born with the risk of blindness as they are highly vulnerable to retinopathy of prematurity (RoP), a potentially blinding eye disease. The information was revealed at a roundtable discussion on 'Childhood blindness prevention in Bangladesh' held at EWMGL conference room in Bashundhara in the city here today, said a press release. Marking the 30 years of Orbis in childhood blindness prevention in Bangladesh, the Daily Sun...

Mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases could invade 75% of America

  

Pns: Mosquitoes capable of spreading serious and potentially deadly diseases such as Zika, dengue and yellow fever could invade about three-quarters of mainland United States, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have warned. The CDC, a US federal agency, has previously warned that climate change could affect human health in many ways including increasing the number of “disease carriers such as mosquitoes and ticks”.In a paper published in the Journal of Medical...

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