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Smoothing wrinkles in cells could reverse ageing

Scientists have found that removing wrinkles inside our cells could be the key to curing or preventing unwanted effects of ageing such as diabetes, fatty liver disease and other metabolic diseases — and possibly even turning back the clock on ageing itself. The age-related complications may be the result of our cells’ nuclei — the compartment containing our DNA – ...

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Night time snacking linked with poor sleep, obesity

Are you in the habit of snacking in the middle of the night? Besides leading to unhealthy eating behaviours, it can also result in poor sleep and obesity, according to a new study. The research showed that poor quality of sleep seemed to be a major predictor of junk food cravings, and it was associated with a greater likelihood of ...

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Ensure a summer full of sparkle with right jewellery

Its that time of year when everyone is busy making travel plans with friends and family. Deciding on what to pack for your vacation is never easy and it often requires more thought than the destination itself. Experts have listed lists some must have travel looks.   * Gemstones: Summer is for bright and colourful outfits. Incorporating the colour trend ...

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Divorce can shorten lifespan

Lower life satisfaction among divorced people can lead to lower physical activity and increased smoking — two factors associated with early death, new research reveals.   Divorced participants were more likely than married participants to smoke and, as a result, had poorer lung function, which predicted early mortality, the study found.   “We were trying to fill in the gap ...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor dazzle on Filmfare cover

Boss ladies of the tinsel town, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, are showing girl power on the latest cover of Filmfare magazine.   The two ladies are all set to share the silver screen for the first time with their upcoming film, which is not a chic-flick, Veere Di Wedding, that also stars Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsanai. ...

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Crack the art of layering scents

There are no wrong or right combinations when layering fragrances. In the end, the final scent created by you, should appeal to your sense and persona, say experts.   Experts have listed some tips to keep in mind while layering scents.   * Layering scents or mixing scents, doesn’t necessarily mean applying two or multiple perfumes on top of each ...

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Crack the art of layering scents

There are no wrong or right combinations when layering fragrances. At the end, the final scent created by you, should appeal to your sense and persona, say experts.   Abdulla Ajmal, Consulting Perfumer at Ajmal Perfumes, India and Umashan Naidoo, Studio West Buying Head, list some tips to keep in mind while layering scents.   * Layering scents or mixing ...

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Matchy-match sets the trend this Eid

The idea of matching outfits is nothing new in Bangladesh. Parents often dress their children the same, especially if they are twins. Then again, some parents like the whole family to wear matching outfits. Previously, these matching outfits were not readymade designs, though. People used to make them on their own, have them tailor-made, or buy the same two or ...

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Tips to prolong life of outdoor wooden furniture

Don’t let the changing seasons wreak havoc on your outdoor wooden furniture. Invest in furniture covers and paint them new to keep them safe, say experts.   Experts have suggested how:   * Invest in furniture covers that are available in various sizes and types to protect it and prolong the lifespan. These covers are made of polyester, vinyl or ...

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Don’t be fooled on matrimonial sites, be wary

Looking for a life partner on an online matrimony platform? Be vigilant about the safety and security measures you take to avoid being fooled.   Experts suggested tips users must keep in mind before or while surfing the matrimony platforms:   * Via email: Registering the email ID is a primary mode of contact while making a profile on a ...

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