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Healthy life style can help you live cancer-free

Just adopting a healthy lifestyle by refraining from drinking alcohol and smoking, maintaining a healthy body weight and exercising regularly can help you keep deadly cancer at bay, new research reaffirms. About 20-40 per cent of cancer cases could potentially be prevented through modifications to adopt a healthy lifestyle, the study found. Read More On The Loose: The war on ...

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Get picture-perfect smile with these simple tips!

Achieving the perfect smile for your photographs is not tough anymore. Try smiling with teeth slightly parted and a quick swipe of your tongue over your teeth just before the photograph is taken can help your teeth to twinkle, making your smile look even better, says an expert. Ekta Chadha, an expert in cosmetic dentistry, has provided some useful tips ...

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Eat fruits during pregnancy to have smarter kids

Would-be-mothers please listen! The more fruits you eat during pregnancy, the higher would be your kid’s IQ levels, reveals a study. The results showed that if pregnant mothers ate six or seven servings of fruit or fruit juice a day on average, their infants placed six or seven points higher on the IQ scale at one year of age. “We ...

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Wear the right shoe for the right occasion!

Shoes have the power to make or break your outfit while elevating your mood. Loafers or moccasins have always been considered excellent driving shoes and if you’re road-tripping your way through your holiday destination, it is a great shoe to invest in, says an expert. According to Neha Kumthekar, co-founder and managing director of shoe brand Oceedee, there are a ...

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Treat your skin with natural ingredients this summer

Summer season calls for protecting the skin from tanning and ageing. Pamper your skin with turmeric powder, honey or caffeine for glowing skin, says an expert. Anju Majeed, senior scientist and director at Sami Labs, suggests how: * PteroWhite: A natural skin lightening ingredient containing a minimum of 90 percent Pterostilbene from a purely natural source, the heartwood of Indian ...

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Sleep apnea gets worse in post-menopausal women

  Menopause can increase risk of developing sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder which can have negative effects on your health, says a city doctor. Sleep apnea begins with partial blockage of the upper airway and leads to pauses in breathing while asleep. As the condition aggravates, it takes the form of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in which the ...

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Indian actress hits back after being Photoshopped into porn

Fed up with seeing the faces of actresses Photoshopped onto other people’s naked bodies, an Indian film star has hit back with a Facebook post attacking the practice and declaring that those who shared it had failed to embarrass her. Jyothi Krishna is one of the most famous names to emerge from the film industry centred in the southern Indian ...

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Actress Bobbyinjured in explosionduringshooting

Three people, including an actress, wereinjured in a crudebombexplosionwhileshooting at Mollarpur in Beanibazarupazila here on Saturdaynight. FilmdirectorIftekharChowdhurysaidtheincidenttookplacearound11:30pmwhen a crudebombexplodedwhilefilming an actionscenefor a movietitled ‘Bizli’, leavingtheminjured. Theinjuredpeople — actressBobby, actorRanbir West BengalandShimanta — weretakento a privateclinic. But, BobbywaslatertakentoDhakaforbettertreatment as shesufferedburninjuries in her lefthandandknee. ActressBobbyandactorRanbirhavebeencastforthelead role of themovie, thedirectorsaid.

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I’m just a Homo sapiensafterall: KanganaRanaut

KanganaRanaut. Photo: AFPHerjourney in filmdom has been a “roller-coasterride”, andKanganaRanautlikes it thisway! Betweenthehighsandlows of stardom, andamidstcontroversies, theNationalAwardwinningactresssaysbeingunder a scannerconstantlygetstoomuchtohandle at timesbecause at theend of theday, she’sjust a “Homo sapiens”. Talkingabout her decade-longjourney in Hindi films, Kanganatold IANS: “It’sbeenquite an openbook…we’veallwitnessed it together. So, it has beenquite a roller-coasterrideandhonestly I don’twant it to be anyotherway.” Of late, Kangana has been in ...

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Karan, Bipashaopentoworkingtogether

Newly-wedsBipashaBasuand Karan Singh Groverareopentoworkingtogether in a film ifbothlikethescript, andhaven’tdecided on anyclausessuch as nokissingornolovemaking in films.   Present at TheKapilSharma Show on Saturday, Karan andBipashawereaskediftheywouldact in a film togetheraftermarriage. Bipashasaid, “Ifwelikesomething; wearetwodifferentindividuals. Definitelywewanttoworkwitheachother. But bothhavetolike it.”   Incidentally, therearesomeactorcouples, whodidn’tworkwitheachotheraftertheirmarriage. KareenaKapoor-Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar-TwinkleKhanna, Soha Ali Khan-KunalKemmuto name a few.   Reportedlyactorsaddclauses in theircontracts as nokissing, nolovemakingscenes, no bikini scenes ...

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