It’s very hard to compete with Salman Khan’s popularity in Bollywood. We asked our readers who they thought looked the best with long hair and Salman Khan won the race comfortably, beating Shahid Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and John Abraham to the first spot. Number 1: Salman Khan (26.36%) The actor has sported long hair in various movies, including the immensely forgettable …
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The health ministry Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the communication and information technology ministry to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS. 'Big hospitals may lead to better treatment, but if state-of-the-art IT education tools are used to disseminate information that will prevent killer infections, the investment is more worthwhile,' Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said …
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One of two important products recently unveiled by the brand, the Mi Band goes beyond the call of duty for the typical fitness tracker. In addition to tracking health metrics that include exercise and sleep, it acts as a security device for Xiaomi's recently announced MI 4 smartphone. Holding the device in the hand that wears the tracker will unlock the smartphone with no need for its code. …
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Pop star Demi Lovato says she takes hair style inspiration from Pinterest, a visual discovery tool. The 21-year-old, who currently sports lavender and silver ombré-coloured tresses, gets her ideas from the website which allows users to post photographs and pictures they like to a virtual pin board, reports femalefirst.co.uk. When asked what colour she was going to dye her hair next, she said: …
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A new study has revealed that the average adult eats 92 percent of whatever he or she puts on his/her plate. According to the study by Cornell University, if an adult puts something on his/her plate , its going to end up in their stomach. (Read: 10 healthy ways to control your appetite) The researchers, who analyzed 1179 diners, said that we're a Clean Plate Planet and the part of why people …
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Veteran actor Om Puri recently suffered a health scare after he was hospitalised with a mouth lesion. Talking to TOI, Om Puri said that it was caused by cigarettes but thankfully the lesion was benign. The actor also stated that he had cut down on smoking, going from 30 cigarettes a day to four. He said he was suffering from some withdrawal symptoms like headache, lethargy and irritability and …
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Tamil movie star Suriya is undoubtedly one of the biggest stars in the Tamil movie industry. Married to actress Jyotika, Suriya is a doting father, a loving husband and an extremely talented actor. But what sets him apart is the fact that this versatile artiste is far more than just an performer. Here are four reasons why we absolutely love him:  For speaking up about HIV/AIDS: The actor was a …
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For depressed smokers, kicking the butt is difficult but with little exercise, this goal can be achieved to a certain extent, a study says. People diagnosed with depression step out for a cigarette twice as often as smokers who are not dealing with a mood disorder. Yet, a bit more exercise has been shown to reduce the compulsion to reach for a cigarette - even if it is not enough to alleviate …
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Conventional patches provide a steady supply of nicotine, but the electronic SmartStop proactively addresses situations when quitters most want to smoke, pumping doses before cravings even have a chance. Developed by Chrono Therapeutics, the product interfaces with smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth and customizes dosage according to the user's profile and initial input. Although users can …
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Are you an asthmatic and constantly worried about scents and fragrances in the surrounding air? This thought alone can actually harm you more than you can think of. A new research reveals that simply believing that an odour is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure. 'Asthmatics often are anxious about scents and fragrances. …
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People with Type-2 diabetes have more to add to their list of dietary restrictions as researchers have found that a high salt diet may double their risk of developing cardiovascular disease. 'The findings provide clear scientific evidence supporting low-sodium diets to reduce the rate of heart disease among people with diabetes,' said Chika Horikawa from University of Niigata Prefecture in …
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In a key discovery against HIV, researchers have shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV to levels readably detectable in the blood by standard methods. The anti-cancer drug romidepsin increased the virus production in HIV-infected cells between 2.1 and 3.9 times above normal. (Read: 12 HIV/AIDS symptoms that you need to watch out for) 'The viral load in the blood increased to …
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The seventh installment of the CrossFit Games, the final round of which starts Tuesday, announces the possibility of wild card spots, new qualification requirements and drug testing, marking the increasing popularity of what some consider the ultimate test of fitness. (Read: The 30-30 workout to get fit in 20 minutes) Of the 100,000 qualified athletes scheduled to compete at the StubHub Center …
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Former US President Bill Clinton said that we need to ‘scale up’ HIV treatment – particularly for women and children – to cherish the goal of a generation free of AIDS. Speaking at AIDS 2014, he said the world would stamp out AIDS but with 20,000 children still being infected every month, a lot still needed to be done. He also paid tribute to the victims of MH17 in his …
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