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Summertime home décor cues

Summer break is the best time to tank up and hit the highway, while for many it is the perfect excuse to throw a penthouse party and enjoy balmy evenings at home amid hums of voices and music. But if you don’t fall into either category, and instead like to spend your time doing something creative while staying put, this holiday ...

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Ways to be an early bird

Regular exercise lowers stroke riskTop 15 home cardio workoutsOverly paranoid about your body?Have you tried the 10-minute water workout?If you are not one of those who can hop out of bed feeling energised, we list down a few ways for you to rise and start your day earlyYou must have heard the saying, ‘Early to bed, early to rise…’ several ...

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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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Homeopathy has better cure for arthritis

Arthritis consists of over 100 different conditions ranging from relatively mild forms of tendinitis and bursitis to chronic inflammatory disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. The common symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness. The pain is a result of inflammation of the joint lining.Some recent researches have shown that homeopathic medicine is effective in the treatment of arthritis. A ...

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Home remedies to get rid of suntan

Many may find it strange that most people in Western countries are fond of a tanned appearance especially since people in Eastern countries do not favor this look. They consider it unattractive. Thus, many do not look forward to the summers and complain about sun-tanned skin.The sun’s ultraviolet rays increase production of melanin in the body, which results in sun ...

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Reversing age-related vision loss

An injection of stem cells into the eye that may soon slow or reverse the effects of early-stage age-related macular degeneration, reveals a new study.Lead author Shaomei Wang of Cedars-Sinai said that this is the first study to show preservation of vision after a single injection of adult-derived human cells into a rat model with age-related macular degeneration.The stem cell ...

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Special glasses for people with color blindness

Thousands of people with color blindness were given their first look into the colours red and green by tricking the brain with a pair of sunglasses.EnChroma, based in Berkeley, north of San Francisco, developed the colour blindness corrective gear two years ago and recently launched an upgraded model of sunglasses allowing users to play sports and is child-friendly, Xinhua reported.Over ...

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Coffee linked to ‘cleaner’ arteries

Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries – a known risk factor for heart disease – Korean researchers believe. They studied more than 25,000 male and female employees who underwent routine health checks at their workplace. Employees who drank a moderate amount of coffee – three to five cups a day – were ...

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You Can Actually Tell A Lot About A Person Based On Eye Color

 Eyes: We use them to see the beauty in everything. Shakespeare even said they are the windows to our souls.  They are the first things we look at on another person. They can tell us when someone is lying or telling the truth, and they can even tell us when someone is in love.  And apparently, our peepers can tell ...

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