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What do women’s bodies look like? Check out Brown Girl Gazin on Instagram | fashion and trends

Instagram handle Brown Girl Gazin is the ultimate celebration of womanhood and self-love. Read on to see what we mean. (Instagram)

We can’t think of a woman who wouldn’t relate to Brown Girl Gazin, a body-positive Instagram handle questioning how unrealistic the notion of body perfection really is. Are there nude women on it? Absolutely. But the point isn’t pornography. Mumbai-based founder Anushka Kelkar started the page in March to make ...

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Canned foods packaged in plastic containers can increase the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), an intestinal disorder that causes prolonged inflammation of the digestive tract, reveals a new study. Bisphenol A (BPA) is an endocrine disrupting chemical used in consumer products such as water bottles, containers to store ...

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Spending time outside may boost your health

Spending time outside may boost your health

Living close to nature and spending time outside may reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, and stress, a study claims. According to the research involving data from over 290 million people from 20 countries, populations with higher levels of greenspace exposure are more likely ...

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Diabetes may up erectile dysfunction risk

Diabetes may up erectile dysfunction risk

Men, please take note. If you are suffering from diabetes, you may be at a higher risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), a new study suggests. According to the doctors, from the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, ED, or the condition due to which there is incompetence to accomplish and sustain erection ...

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‘Facebook must protect kids from addictive habits’

'Facebook must protect kids from addictive habits'

Speaking of an “insidious grip” that social media activities may have on young people, a top health official in England has asked social media companies like Facebook to do more to protect children from addictive habits and dangerous content, The Telegraph reported.   “There is emerging evidence of a link ...

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Now patients won’t have to worry about side effects of medicines | health

Many medicines can have harmful side effects for the patients.

Now one can get medicines sans the side effects, which has affected patients for years. A new technique for precisely targeting molecules within cells is paving the way for safer medicines that are free of side effects. Researcher J. Julius Zhu and his colleagues have developed a way to manipulate ...

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Malaika Arora’s casual one-piece will convince you to skip the dress and is also affordable | fashion and trends

Malaika Arora’s jumpsuit is the casual, cool trend everyone should be copying ASAP. See it below. (Instagram)

Malaika Arora’s starting a trend that’s sure to change the face of dinner dates and weekend brunches everywhere. Wearing a checked green jumpsuit, Malaika showed the world how to rock a one-piece like a queen — and still keep your unique personal style front and centre. For an outing in ...

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New pathogen can kill completely healthy people, cause blindness in a day | health

While the assumption is that the pathogen spreads from person to person through food and water, the mode of transmission is still unknown.

A dangerous new pathogen can now blind or kill people. A recent study has found that the pathogen infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. They have also found that the pathogen is also ...

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Now, you can go glamping in the New York harbour | travel

In the Summit Tents, designer Cassie Novick has peppered slightly different nautical touches throughout.

Governors Island is a mere eight-minute ferry from the southern tip of Manhattan (five minutes if you’re travelling from Brooklyn’s Pier 6) and already a favourite summer respite for harried New Yorkers. Before you’ve had time to stow your bike and collect your thoughts, you’ve been transported to a 172-acre ...

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Soup before meal may promote healthy eating, weight loss

Soup before meal may promote healthy eating, weight loss

If you are planning to cut down on foods rich in saturated fats such as butter, cream, cheese, and meat, drinking soup rich in umami — savoury taste — before meal may help. Scientists have found that soup causes changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviours and food ...

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