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  • Summer is here. Take care of your lips

    New Delhi: Lip care is very important in summer. So, keep your lip balm handy to protect them, say experts. Hema Sharma Datta, Head - Skin Care and Cleansing, R&D, The Himalaya Drug Company, tells why it is important to protect lips in summer.* Lips lack natural protective oil: Our...

  • Correct nutritional feed is 'important for brain health'

    Bengaluru: Nutrition is an integral part of healing and maintenance of health, specifically in critically ill neuro-patients. The absence of correct feeding practices in ICU patients often leads to increased mortality rate, opined experts who attended a national conference on neuro-nutrition in the...

  • Deep brain stimulation gives hope to 82-yr-old Parkinson's patient

    Bengaluru: Eighty-two-year-old Rao had been living with Parkinson's for 11 years. But the disease progressively worsened in the last 3-4 years, and he could not do his day-to-day activities. He needed support to walk. It became so severe that his wife had to help him wear his...

  • Eating dark chocolate cuts stress, boosts memory: Study

    New York: Consuming dark chocolate can reduce stress and inflammation, as well as improve memory, immunity and mood, results from experimental trials have shown. This is due to the high concentration of cacao - a major source of flavonoids.The flavonoids found in cacao are extremely...

  • Araku coffee to Bongu chicken: the tourist attractions of Andhra

    Visakhapatnam: Araku coffee to Bongu chicken, the specialties of the picturesque Araku valley in the eastern ghats, are set to get a push as part of ambitious plans by Andhra Pradesh to promote tourism. Araku, about 100 km from this port city, is rich in bio-diversity and natural beauty - and...

  • Erratic weather and pollution causing allergic conjunctivitis in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Rising temperature and pollution seems to be taking its toll on Bengaluru residents. The city is witnessing an increase in allergic conjunctivitis, a condition which can impact the vision. Allergic conjunctivitis is a condition that results in inflammation of conjunctiva in response...

  • Skincare tips: Take better care of your skin this summer

    Dr. Sudhamayee VenkateshConsultant – DermatologyColumbia Asia Hospital HebbalSkin is the interface of our body to the external environment hence changing seasons have a large impact on the skin and thus require a change in skincare routine in summer as well. Summer brings excess heat and dryness in...

  • Drinking water may boost mental skills in exercising elderly

    New York: Older people who indulge in physical activity should increase their amount of water intake, to reap the full cognitive benefits of exercise, researchers suggest. Dehydration has been shown to impair exercise performance and brain function in young people, but less is known...

  • Daniel Craig's Aston Martin sold for $468,500 at auction

    London: Daniel Craig's personal Aston Martin was reportedly sold for $468,500 at an auction. The Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition, numbered 007, was bought at The Exceptional Sale at Christie's in New York on Friday. The car was just one of 100 built to celebrate Aston Martin's...

  • Aam aadmi: Try these cool mango recipes this summer

    New Delhi: With the mango season on, stir up a khatta panna, make taco or try making a pudding using mango recipes. Chef Gautam Mehrishi, host of "Hello Summer" on Living Foodz, and Shikha Nath, Culinary Director at Copper Chimney, have listed a few recipes: Mango Fish...

  • Martin's Corner: The Goan little store that became a local legend

    By Jayanth Narayanan & Priya Bala The parking attendants at Martin's Corner usually have an extra duty to perform. Often they are summoned by diners who want to be photographed at the entrance to the restaurant, ensuring the signage is very much in the frame. To "check in to" Martin's...

  • Maharashtra software couple brew a perfect success story

    Nagpur: This is one couple who decided to give up the comfort zone of fat-pay packets, Rs 30 lakh annualy between them to venture into an unknown realm - starting a tea shopThe duo - Nitin V Biyani, 36 and wife Pooja, 34 - embarked on their journey after considerable thought and intellectual inputs...