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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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Other babies can help infant find voice sooner

Setting up play dates for your infant might be an excellent idea because this can prepare them to “find their own voice” sooner.Setting up play dates for your infant might be an excellent idea.Researchers in Canada believe that an attraction to infant speech sounds may help kick-start and support the crucial processes involved in learning how to talk.The discovery also ...

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Ladies! ‘Selfies’ eat-up over 5 hours of your week

News for selfie obsessed women! A new study has shown that young women waste over 5 hours in a week taking their own pictures. A survey of 2,000 women aged between 16-25 revealed, that the pre-photo act of applying make-up, getting the right lighting and angle, and the time spent on each photo-taking session takes up around 48 minutes a ...

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Norway is the best place to be a mother : Save the Children

The 16th annual Mothers’ Index released by ‘Save the Children’ rated 179 countries based on five indicators related to maternal health, education, income levels and the status of women. Norway has ranked as the world’s best place to be a mother in this survey. United States dropped to the 33rd spot in this annual scorecard behind Japan, Poland and Croatia. ...

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