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Salman the Shirtless: The ultimate male fantasy
Life

Salman the Shirtless: The ultimate male fantasy

The ultimate straight guy pinup fantasy in India is not Sunny Leone or Poonam Pandey. It’s Salman Khan minus his shirt. The bigger irony: it’s a completely western gay porn star aesthetic.

Now, docs turn to muffins to diagnose diabetes
Life

Now, docs turn to muffins to diagnose diabetes

Giving a "muffin test" to people at risk for diabetes might help doctors diagnose the disease and its warning signs.

Suffer from severe migraine? Try aerobics instead of drugs
Life

Suffer from severe migraine? Try aerobics instead of drugs

Regular aerobic exercise worked just as well as relaxation therapy or the antiepileptic drug topiramate in preventing migraine headaches in a Swedish trial.

Big tummy begone: Five easy tips to shrink that waist
Life

Big tummy begone: Five easy tips to shrink that waist

Everything we eat seems to go directly to our waist. Here are five foods that will shave inches of your waist — and to make it all stress-free, we've even added 15-minute recipes!

Lighting up can slow you down in the bedroom
Life

Lighting up can slow you down in the bedroom

A US study suggests that smoking may be affecting the sexual health of men who consider themselves perfectly all right in bed.

Babies get their facial expressions in the womb
Life

Babies get their facial expressions in the womb

A new study shows that babies develop emotions and expressions in the womb.

Women at risk of cancer 'should have ovaries removed'
Life

Women at risk of cancer 'should have ovaries removed'

Ultrasound and blood test screening for ovarian cancer is not reliable and so if the disease runs in the family, women should operate it to lower their risk of developing tumours.

Early to bed means less nightmares
Life

Early to bed means less nightmares

A new study states that sleeping late increased risks of having nightmares.

Health Buzz: Don't ditch that potato, it can reduce blood pressure
Life

Health Buzz: Don't ditch that potato, it can reduce blood pressure

The latest health advisory tells us to eat more potatoes, warns of strokes at a young age, ties abortion to mental health issues, and faster walking speed to a longer life.

Ticking bomb: Half of US will be 'obese by 2030'
Life

Ticking bomb: Half of US will be 'obese by 2030'

One in every two American adults will be obese by 2030, adding hugely to the country's health costs, according to studies published on Friday that highlight the growing burden of the world's obesity pandemic.

The water you drink at Ramlila Maidan is not fail-safe
Politics

The water you drink at Ramlila Maidan is not fail-safe

Consuming water from the pouches supplied at Ramlila ground, where Anna Hazare is fasting for the Jan Lokpal Bill, can be injurious to health, warn experts.

Do parents need to prevent kids from overdosing on tech?
Life

Do parents need to prevent kids from overdosing on tech?

Pediatric occupational therapists warn that kids will not only pay a price for their digital lives on their report cards but will also suffer health problems without sane limits to technology use.

Needed: More explicit graphics on cigarette packets
Life

Needed: More explicit graphics on cigarette packets

Explicit graphics will be mandatory on all cigarette packs sold in the US from September 2012.