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Use orange scrub to get softer, smoother skin

Binging on organic food is good to get rid of toxins in our bodies but it is also important to pay attention on what you apply on your body. Cleansers, toners, moisturisers, oils and serums are part of the larger skincare regime, hence right ingredients in these products play an equally important role, suggest experts. Experts listed few inputs: * ...

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Money-minded people spend more time on Facebook

Materialistic people are likely to have significantly more friends than people who are less interested in possessions and they are also likely to use social media more frequently and intensely, says a study. Materialistic people see and treat their Facebook friends as “digital objects,” said the study published in the journal Heliyon. The study revealed that materialistic people use Facebook ...

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Portsmouth hospital missed lung cancer cases

also found a backlog of 23,000 X-rays at the hospital A hospital failed to spot cases of lung cancer because it did not check patients’ chest X-rays properly, the Care Quality Commission has found. The health watchdog found that three patients at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth suffered “significant harm”. It emerged that junior doctors complained they had been asked ...

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Garlic can fight chronic infections

Garlic may help fight chronic infections, according to a study that shows ajoene, an active sulphurous compound found in the garlic may prove as an effective drug when used with antibiotics. Researchers show that the garlic compound is able to destroy important components in the bacteria’s communication systems, which involve regulatory RNA molecules. “We really believe this method can lead ...

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Subsidy on fruits, vegetables may help reduce death risk

Cutting down the prices for healthy food items such as fruits, vegetables and nuts could save thousands of lives per year, finds a new study, reports Ians. Besides, increasing the tax rates on junk foods including sugar-sweetened beverages and red meat can reduce the deaths caused by diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The findings showed that if the prices of all ...

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Excess body fat increases dementia risk: Study

Obese people are at an increased risk of developing dementia than those with a normal weight, says a large study involving data from 1.3 million adults. The researchers found that each five-unit increase in body mass index (BMI) was associated with a 16-33 per cent higher risk of this condition. Five BMI units is 14.5kg for a person who is ...

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Salman Khan: I have to smile even if I am worried for my court cases

Salman Khan have always life vicariously and has been controversy’s favourite child. His life has constantly been under the media scrutiny, owing to the kind of controversies he has been involved in. Inspite of that, Salman is still considered to be one of India’s most bankable stars and is riding on superstardom that one can only imagine to achieve. Salman, ...

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‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ wins award in London

 ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’, which explores women’s sexuality, has bagged a top prize at the Global Sustainability Film Awards here. The Founder’s Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen was introduced this year and sponsored by philanthropist Surina Narula. Judges for the Founder’s Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen were Richard Creasey, Denise Parkinson, entertainment director, and Surina Narula. ...

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Kajol: My biggest gurus are my kids

Actress Kajol, a mother of two, said her children are her biggest gurus. “I’ve been learning from my kids ever since I was pregnant. I have learned a lot from my kids. My biggest gurus are my kids. I learn something new from them every day,” Kajol said at an event in Mumbai. “Sometimes there are words which I don’t ...

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Mark Hamill used wheelchair to dodge autograph hunters

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has said he used a wheelchair to attempt to dodge autograph hunters at a New York airport. The 66-year-old celebrity had been the subject of tabloid reports of ill health, after he was spotted being wheeled through JFK airport wearing a wide-brimmed hat and clutching a small dog. He said news websites had seized on ...

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