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  • 15 Effective Tips to Control Hair Fall

    Suparna Trikha , January 18, 2013 13:43 IST

    Is your hair falling in clumps? Are you scared of shampooing and combing your hair because you know there will be so many strands left behind in the comb? Here are 15 ...
  • Smoking Makes Your Hangover Worse

    IANS , London, January 04, 2013 11:48 IST

    If you had too many drinks on a night out, a pounding head and nausea will be all too familiar symptoms the morning after, but now scientists say your hangover could feel ...
  • Try This Cold Soup to Reduce Blood Pressure

    IANS , London, January 02, 2013 12:54 IST

    A regular bowl of gazpacho soup, made up of a range of superfoods including tomato, cucumber, garlic and olive oil, could be the key to beating high blood pressure, a research has ...
  • Salty Reason to Go Easy on Cheese

    IANS , London, December 12, 2012 13:59 IST

    High salt levels in cheese may be fueling an epidemic of high blood pressure (BP) linked to strokes, heart attacks and thousands of premature deaths, claims a group that works towards greater ...
  • Coconut Water: All It's Cracked Up to Be?

    Katy Salter , guardian.co.uk, November 06, 2012 16:15 IST

    Coconut water contains natural sugars and some important vitamins and minerals, but is it the wonder tonic the hype suggests? Katy Salter reports.The Brazilians have been drinking it for years. So have ...
  • Cherries Lower Gout Attacks by a Third

    IANS , Washington, September 29, 2012 10:41 IST

    Patients with gout who consumed cherries over a two-day period showed a 35 percent lower risk of gout attacks, as compared to those who did not eat the fruit.Findings from this research ...
  • Insomnia? Indian Chef Makes Curry That Helps People Sleep

    IANS , London, September 10, 2012 14:46 IST

    An Indian-origin chef and TV presenter has created a "lamb masala" curry that he says will help people sleep, because it produces effects similar to sleeping pills.The spicy dish created by Gurpareet ...
  • A Vitamin a Day Keeps the Doc Away

    Mid-Day , Mumbai, September 03, 2012 14:50 IST

    It was a hundred years ago, in 1912, when scientist Casimir Funk coined the term 'Vitamins'. Since then, researchers have identified 13 vitamin types, which are essential for a healthy body. VITAMIN ...
  • An Egg a Day Keeps Unwanted Calories at Bay

    IANS , London, December 13, 2011 11:47 IST

    While an apple a day is known for keeping the doctor away, researchers suggest going to work on an egg everyday could be the best way to start the day. For, they ...
  • Tart Cherry Juice Drinkers Sleep Better

    IANS , London, December 13, 2011 11:45 IST

    Tart cherry juice seems to be tailormade for people seeking a better night's sleep.Adults who daily drank two glasses of tart cherry juice slept 39 minutes longer and had up to six ...
  • Fruit Juices - Adding Colour and Health To Your Life

    Bhawna Arya , Assistant Editor, DoctorNDTV, June 21, 2011 11:09 IST

    Easy to prepare, a good friend of your taste buds, a hit all through the year and good for your health - that's a glass of fresh juice, which can also add ...
  • Red Wine, Chocolate Sharpen Your Mind

    IANS , London, May 09, 2011 13:24 IST

    Red wine and chocolate make for a deadly combination to keep your mind sharp and alert, a study suggests.Polyphenols, plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate and wines, dilate blood vessels, speeding the ...
  • Tea as Good as Water

    British Journal Of Nutrition , April 18, 2011 18:03 IST

    Drinking four to six mugs of tea a day is as good for keeping yourself hydrated as a litre of water. The finding disproves the idea that regular tea drinking can dehydrate ...
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