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Using phone on the treadmill not wise

Do you love to text or talk on the the phone while using the treadmill? The findings of a study reveal that using smartphones as you run or walk on the treadmill lowers the intensity of the exercise, resulting in overall less health benefits.Talking or texting while exercising is not a great idea.The findings are important because poor cardiorespiratory fitness ...

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Altitude sickness

Altitude sickness, or “acute mountain sickness”, is a condition caused as a result of the effect of atmospheric changes on the human body when ascending to a very high altitude. The condition is potentially fatal, but fatalities are easily avoidable. Lack of awareness of this condition, resulting in delayed or inadequate treatment, claims the lives of victims every year. The ...

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Cats Eye’s summer wardrobe

This summer, cotton, linen and georgette are in. The Cats Eye’s line for this season features bottoms with floral, zigzag and geometric prints along with bright and light-coloured tops. There is also an attractive range of PK Polo T-shirts. For men, there are both causal and formal outfits. You can check out their summer collection at its showrooms — in ...

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Dental hygiene problems you should avoid

The importance of dental hygiene has been taught to us right from school times. Good dental health not only makes your appearance pleasing but it also affects your overall health. Many people associate poor dental health with tooth loss or cavity problems. Stephen D’souza – Dental Practitioner and Student, Mumbai, says bacteria present in the mouth can lead to serious ...

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Exercise for elderly

According to a new study, modest exercise can reduce the risk of death among the elderly. 5 minutes of physical activity for five days a week would be a suitable first target for the elderly.The findings reveal that 15 minutes of physical activity for five days a week would be a suitable first target for the elderly.”The exercise could include ...

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Keep food safe, hygienic in summer

Take extra care to protect food in summer and keep bacteria at bay with these easy tips- * Maintain hygiene: Wash hands before cooking and after handling raw meat, fish and poultry. Dry hands with a clean towel. Make a habit of wearing an apron in the kitchen. Avoid cooking and touching food items if you have cold, runny nose ...

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Watch 3D films to boost your brain power

Watching 3D movies is beneficial for enhancing and boosting brain power, new research says. According to British researchers, watching 3D films helps improve cognitive abilities. The team led by neuroscientist Patrick Fagan from Goldsmiths University found a 23 percent increase in cognitive processing ability among participants after watching a 3D movie. The subjects’ reaction times were improved by 11 percent ...

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Bridal makeup 101

APPLYING bridal makeup properly is something every bride needs to know prior to making her grand entrance down the aisle. Following a few makeup tips can help every girl look perfect on her special day without any added stress. Easy bridal makeup application A bride’s makeup should look natural, but also emphasise her features so they look beautiful in photographs. ...

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Is washing hair too often okay?

It’s certainly hot and you’re definitely sweating it out while commuting to work, at the gym or even at home. These increased levels of perspiration might make you feel like washing your hair every day. Experts tackle common questions that you may have about this predicament.It’s not necessary to do so, feels city cosmetologist Dr Sama Rais. “Preferably not everyday ...

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6 things women must learn from men

Undoubtedly, men and women make two sides of the same coin as they are perfect complements to each other. Yet both sexes are uniquely different. However, there must be a thing or two that one can learn from the other. So, taking the battle of sexes forward, we allowed men to share things the ladies could learn from them to ...

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