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Health

The effects are better in patients with shorter illness duration. (Photo: Pixabay)

Taking vitamin supplements reduces schizophrenia symptoms

High-dose B-vitamins are useful for reducing residual symptoms in people with schizophrenia

Children with this type of yeast called Pichia were much more at risk of asthma. (Photo: Pixabay)

Clean drinking water can cause asthma

The presence of yeast in the bacteria can predict the risk of asthma

Substituting Mediterranean diet for preventing chronic diseases is a better option. (Photo: Pixabay)

Consuming processed meats doubles risk of diabetes

Saturated fatty acids in meats increases the risk of type 2 diabetes

One program in Providence, Rhode Island, straps "word pedometers" onto tots to record how many words a day they hear. (Photo: Pixabay)

Talking to toddlers will help bridge word gap

Low-income children hear far fewer words by age 3 than more affluent kids

Fashion

Models present creations by South Korean designer Eudon Choi during his catwalk show on the first day of the Autumn/Winter 2017 London Fashion Week in London on February 17, 2017. (Photo: AFP)

Brexit become important theme at London Fashion Week

With so many Europeans living and working in British fashion, their status after Brexit has been a priority for many brands and designers.

Sporting a ruffled look also works well, if you have greasy and limp hair.

Slick a trick!

Zeroing on the perfect hairstyle for that Valentine’s Day dinner can be a daunting task.

Whether it’s a mix of organic fabrics, bright accents or ethnic jackets, here’s how to dress to literary festivals cropping up across the country.

Off the ‘book’

Intellectual and understated is the key feels author Bhaavna Arora who just got back from giving a talk at the Pune Lit Fest.

The chunky earcuff is sure to grab all the attention.

Go bold or go home

Want to turn your jewellery game around? Start with larger-than-life statement baubles.

A model wearing a gown with Rs 2,000 print

Hitting the right ‘note’

Althea started trending overnight when she announced that she would present some of her collection to PM Narendra Modi.

Food

Rajmah Kababa

A feast from the Valley

Packed with robust flavours, Kashmiri cuisine has a lot to offer for those looking to try something new.

Oreo craft beer

US brewery creates Oreo craft beer

A Virginia based brewery has decided to take the love for beer and junk food craving to another level, with an Oreo flavoured ale.

The Japanese sake not only has a rich history, but is also a versatile drink that has evolved over time.

Konichiwa, sake!

Sake has a delicate unadulterated flavour and is best consumed as is.

Darshana Nahata

Healthy haven

Entrepreneur Darshana Nahata shares her favourite recipe.

Travel

This highly-anticipated event is observed as a traditional ritual where youngsters take part in large numbers.

Colours of the Pink City

Jaipur comes alive,resplendent with different hues during the Kite Festival. Travel blogger Srivatsan recounts his experience.

Over 37 indigenous languages have already disappeared in the country according to recent statistics. (Photo: Pixabay)

Peru in fight to save its endangered languages

There are 17 languages that are critically endangered among the native tribes in the country

Iceland has a website dedicated solely to the introverted, so we know they're welcoming and understanding.

Introvert’s paradise

February is the ideal time to get out and travel to destinations that let you relax.

Plummeting solar activity will shrink the overall size of the Sun's 'atmosphere' by a third and weaken its protective influence on the Earth.

Britain may lose Northern Lights by 2050: study

Due to a lack of solar wind forces the aurora lights may not be visible at lower latitudes

Travel buff Jijimon Prabhakaran Nair reminisces his recent trek to the Dzukou Valley where he befriended six solo travellers.

Trekking tales

He has been taking off on solo trips for a long time now, and people at his office know this too.

Art

Savita performing in Ucchakka

Finding peace in theatre performances

Savita Rani has conceived, performed and directed the play RIP— the soliloquy of a woman who draws from personal experiences.

Kuber Shah (Photo: Nupur Singh)

Knocking on the old city’s doors

Kuber Shah’s photo project, Doors of Mumbai, revisits the city’s architecture that is oft-forgotten.

Stills from the plays that were staged at the 19th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav in New Delhi.

It’s play time in the capital

The festival featured various aspects of theatre such as classic, modern and drama.

Padma Vibhushan awardee Birju Maharaj strikes a Kathak pose.

An epitome of humility

Maharajji is a living legend, but humility could well be Pandit Birju Maharaj’s middle name.

Tattoos, in general, are whimsical and fun, but for Sachin Bhavsaar and for his partner Arnav Vijaywargi, they are an extension of their souls.

Stamped with love

Not just celebrity couples, several youngsters are putting a permanent ‘stamp’ on their love by getting matching tattoos done.

Relationship

This could be the number one health crisis of the digital age (Photo: Pixabay)

Porn addiction among children rising at alarming rate

A 11-year-old recently admitted to sexually assaulting several children after being exposed to violent porn.

Emotional proximity to partner also helps (Photo: Pixabay)

Women over 80 have better sex than those in their 50s

The study says that women in their 80s benefit from experience and no obligations.

Go ahead and have a rocking time in bed (Photo: Pixabay)

This song is helping people have great sex

The song from Star Wars comes as a surprise since it's described as catchy and highly sexual by many.

Working on the abs causes it the most (Photo: Pixabay)

People can orgasm during a workout routine

The experience is dubbed as 'coregasm' in the media and women said they found it embarrassing at first.

More Features

Sailesh Kumar

We shall overcome

From being bed-ridden to an aspiring paralympic marathoner and athletic coach, Sailesh Kumar has come a long way.

She is a sensation on the internet (Photo: YouTube)

Footage of queen of limbo going under SUV goes viral

The superflexible girl Shemika Charles has been setting records and performing acts at airports.

The battle for power in Tamil Nadu intensifies (Photo: Twitter)

TN CM Palanisamy's name on Wikipedia edited to 'Sasikala's Slave'

The name was edited after Palaniswami took oath as Tamil Nadu CM.

Suhail Nayyar

Scaling newer heights

Two Delhi boys — Suhail Nayyar and Shraey Khanna — are making a mark for themselves in tinsel town.

President Donald Trump with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

Can’t really shake it off

Justin Trudeau’s counter to Trump’s famous ‘yank-shake’ has re-emphasised the necessity for politians to possess perfect body language.