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Health

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

Anti-epilepsy drug to treat Alzheimer's disease?

Researchers documented changes in patients' EEGs that suggest the drug could have a beneficial effect.

Study suggests that opiod users do not get treatment (Photo: Pixabay)

Opioid users don't combat addiction

Majority of those who got medicine received buprenorphine, that helps reduce cravings

Doctors spent an hour and half removing all craft tools from the narrowest part of the penis (Photo: Pixabay)

Man puts needles in penis!

35-year-old has to be operated after needles cause organ to bleed

Seven simple goals to protect heart can go a long way (Photo: Pixabay)

Meeting heart-health goals can help elderly live longer

Study suggests the benefit of an ideal cardiovascular health includes reducing mortality and vascular events.

EEGs suggest the drug could have a beneficial effect (Photo: Pixabay)

Anti-epilepsy drug for Alzheimer's?

Recent study sees scientists testing anti-epileptic drug for its impact on brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer

Fashion

This photo provided by Mattel shows 1961 Ken and Barbie dolls. Mattel announced Tuesday, June 20, 2017, that the company is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, giving him new skin tones, body shapes and hair styles. The makeover is part of the toy company’s plan to make its dolls more diverse and try to appeal to today’s kids, many of whom would rather pick up an iPad than a doll. Barbie received a similar overhaul more than a year earlier. (Courtesy of Mattel via AP)

Barbie's blue-eyed boyfriend gets a makeover

Mattel introduces new Ken dolls with a range of skin tones and hair styles

 A file picture of Jennifer Lopez used for representational purposes only.

‘Mane’ly enchanting

Rapunzel-inspired tresses are trending. With long and sleek hair extensions making a comeback, a hair stylist tells us more.

Models shortlisted to walk the runway at the Lakme Fashion Week.

Size does matter

A plus-size fashion show hopes to take on notions of what makes one ramp ready.

ModelS wear creations part of the DSquared2 men's Spring-Summer 2018 collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Sunday, June 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Milan Fashion Week Day 2 sees young designers

New talents bring in fresh silhouettes with new proportions and reinterpretations.

Food

Food is as touchy a subject in India as any and Twitter picked up on the headline, and passionately suggested alternatives for the coveted spot — poha, biryani, anything but upma.

The ideal national dish

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

A self-taught cake designer and decorator, Bijay is all set to change the way people look at wedding cakes in the city with his workshop.

Flaunt your cake and eat it too

Learn the art of baking bespoke, ornamental cakes from Bijay Thapa as he teaches you the art of edible decoration.

Brussel restaurant introduces cricket to its menu (Photo: Pixabay)

Belgian start-up puts crickets on menu

Move is to introduce alternate sources of protein

The highlight of the burger apart from their super crunchy patty is their Pickle Beetroot Mayo.

In between the buns: Frisbees

The best part about Frisbees is that everything is fresh and homemade right from their buns to their amazing sauce and dressings.

Shwetha Mehta

Bar-code to health

Here’s a healthy snack that needs no cooking from Shwetha Mehta, a fitness expert.

Travel

Sarath Chandran, a  travel enthusiast, shares his experience of trekking at Roopkund, Uttarakhand.

On a Himalayan trail

Bheem Tal, Almora and Kausani are the other major areas we covered.

Norway is a country from which other countries can learn a lot.

The Norway model

A woman can walk home at 1 am in Oslo without any sense of fear.

The team in Kashmir; Samarth Mahajan.

Stories of the unseen

Samarth Mahajan talks about bringing stories of people aboard the general compartment to the fore, and more.

Rooftop of Chennai Zostel

A zestful traveller’s choice

While Micro-Mansions are the new craze abroad, Zostels revivify India!

Art

Cruz hard at work painting Daniel Radcliff (Photo: Facebook)

Turning dolls into art pieces!

Meet Noel Cruz, Filipino artist who turns dolls into priceless pieces by painting them like actors or characters

This image released by DKC/O&M shows the cast of Broadway's "1984," based on George Orwell's book, at the Hudson Theatre in New York. Richard Blair, whose father finished the book in 1949 when he was a young boy, was in New York on Thursday to cheer on the cast amid a huge jump in interest of his father’s nightmarish vision of the future. (Julieta Cervantes/DKC/O&M via AP)

1984 was 'prescient', says Orwell's son

According to Richard Blair 'novel was author's take on what could possibly happen which, it turns out resemblance to current affairs

The artiste has curated an abstract painting workshop especially for the rains.

Paint away the rainy day blues

As the Mumbai monsoons spell an end to all outdoor activities, stir-crazy Mumbaikars have been finding solace in painting workshops across the city.

Cartier watch gifted to Jackie Kennedy (Photo: AP)

Jakie Kennedy watch goes under hammer for record amount!

Gifted to former first lady, watch sells of $380K in New York auction

Swaroopa moved to Dunedin after her marriage to Siddharth Nambiar in August 2010. (Photo: Chris Sullivan)

One Indian girl in Kiwi land

While making a home out of a new host country, Swaroopa Unni started a dance school in New Zealand.

Relationship

Puppy pictures could be the key to a happy marriage says study (Photo: Pixabay)

Puppy pictures for happy marriage!

Study shows pictures of puppies could be the key to a happy relationship

A still from the movie Valentine’s Day.

There’s a Day for it

As the calendar extends, there seems to be a Day to mark just about anything.

Amal Sehrawat

My mother and son are very special, says Amal Sehrawat

During my teenage years, my mother became my best friend and I never felt the need to look for any other best friend.

Study says when girlfriends report high attachment avoidance, their boyfriends report low levels of relationship satisfaction (Photo: Pixabay)

Clingy girlfriends shoo suitors away!

Study says while women like having a boyfriend who has emotional needs, men prefer to stay away from girlfriends who are too attached

More Features

However, it’s not all fun and games. Bharti is far from happy with the conditions in the railway system, which makes it inconvenient for these women hawkers.

The hawker’s timeless friend

This is par for the course for the accountant, who has been a loyal customer for these train vendors for the past three years.

Oliver Pet Care and yoga trainer Samanta Duggal have come together for this workshop.

Sweat it out with your pooch

A canine trainer and yoga guru have got together to create a bonding experience for pets and their owners — yoga for dogs.

Deepak

Cycling in Sweden

The pristine routes in sweden are a visual treat for the locals and tourists as well.

Shirley Zindler, of Sebastopol, Calif., sits with her dog Martha, a Neapolitan mastiff, who won the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on Friday, June 23, 2017.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Martha crowned the world's ugliest dog

Neapolitan mastiff gets coveted title in 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog contest

Whale rising out of waves off the coast of New Jersey (Photo: Youtube)

Whale breaches near NJ coast!

Video footage shows the huge sea-mammal rising out of waves right beside a small boat