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Patients diagnosed with the  disease should be given a clear idea of how it can spread, and how it can be treated. For this, physicians at the primary healthcare level need to be counselled, so that they can  diagnose better and treat patients

Hepatitis C: The silent killer

A lack of symptoms makes the diagnosis and treatment of this viral disease difficult. Improved awareness is the only recourse.

Mice on a high-fat diet showed significantly more signs of anxiety, depression and obsessive behaviour than animals on standard diets. (Photo: AFP)

Gut microbes may contribute to depression in obesity

The eventual goal is to find drugs or supplements that can help to achieve healthier metabolic profiles in the brain.

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Research on dogs might shed light on human responses to food: Study

The behaviour had possible parallels with overweight people who see food as a reward.

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Childhood obesity increases risk of osteoarthritis

Here is what a new study has found.

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Red meat allergy that can break your heart, literally

Here is what a new study has found.


Outfit designed by Anavila Misra.

Redefining khadi

Fashion designers are striving to make the fabric of freedom more fun, fashionable, hip and cool.

Hair care expert Shantanu treating  Anjali Kedia’s hair

Botox for the hair?

A treatment that’s not as scary as it sounds but promises to be the perfect solution to frizzy hair, and, possibly, baldness.

Ranveer Singh pairs his sherwani with a flowy skirt.

Gender fluid trends reign

Who says men can’t wear skirts? In a fashion forward trend, men and women are experimenting with their clothes.

Shilpa Shetty Kundra slays in this comfy outfit.

White is the new black!

A trusty staple, white kurtas can never really go out of vogue. But what are some of the trending ways to sport them this season? We find out...


Vikas Khanna

Anthony Bourdain was my hero: Masterchef Vikas Khanna

Later, he was hosting CNN’s Parts Unknown in India and wanted me to travel in Punjab with him to show him my hometown.

Hara dhani aur mirch ki chutney

Sweet, sour and irresistible

It’s an extra that commands a star status. A delicious relish can make a meal go from drab to fab.

From badam cutlets, to momos and cakes, here are dishes you can make for your dad.

Father's Day 2018: 5 dishes to make for your dad

The first official Father’s Day celebrations took place in Spokane, Washington, on June 19, 1910.

Anupama Gowda

Bready good!

Akka actress, Anupama Gowda, shares her favourite dessert — Bread Jamuns.

One of the most common meat, chicken is a part of almost every cuisine across the globe.

Check your meat

Here are a few tips by Chef Inam Khan that you can use while buying and storing meat.


The tourists will get an opportunity to visit the deep inside the coal mines in Bhandewada and Ukani to understand the intricacies involved in coal mining.

MTDC promotes Mine Tourism in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra

MTDC and Western Coalfields Limited entered into agreement to promote Mine Tourism to create awareness about significance of coal mining.

The island Castle of Trakai, the only one of its kind in all of  Eastern Europe is a major draw to many tourists.

Vibrant Vilnius stands out

Bewitching baltics — lithunia

Here’s taking a look at the 36 world heritage sites in India as stated by UNESCO. (Photo: Pixabay)

World Heritage Day: Here’s taking a look at 36 heritage sites in India

World Heritage Day aims to preserve the human heritage and recognise the efforts of all relevant organisations in the field.

The temple is believed to be older than over 100 years and is maintained by Ammachiveedu family

A temple like no other

The Ammachiveedu Muhurthi Temple in Kollam is unique in many ways.


But there is one superbly talented man who proves that this jaadoo nagari belief is totally wrong.

Talent and strong belief makes this dancer unstoppable

He got several prestigious awards from the government of India as well as renowned cultural organisations.

Samudra group performs at Kala Kendra

Group production in myriad flavours

The curtain went up with the dance narrative Meera which highlighted a woman’s fight for liberty and right to choose.

Kendra Dance Festival

Traditional moves, contemporary tales

Meera, Kaalchakra and Shree Durga, also being showcased, are directed by Shobha Deepak Singh and the Kendra’s own production.

Disicples of Guru Madhavi Mudgal (left) and Geeta Chandran

Debadhara’s guru shishya format a unique blend of art

Debadhara’s involved protocol of stage formalities, while very flattering, use up a lot of time.

A little worn out look or reustic decor is what bohemian style demands.

Go unconventional, go bohemian

Bohemian decors are a combination of old world ambiance with bold colours and pattern.


Sweet Maria is seen during the 2010 Queer Pride March in Thiruvananthapuram. The TG person was murdered in 2012 but the police did not bother to take it as a crime against a transgender. Media shied away from making a mention of her gender identity.

The lone, long fight against transphobia

The idea of sexual orientation being a choice is one of the strongest misconceptions that activists face.

Teenage boys who used the apps were more likely seek out important sexual health services, such as HIV testing, the study found.

More than half of gay males on hookup apps are underage

Study is first known research to document gay and bisexual teenage boys use sex and dating apps designed for adult men to find partners.

Foreplay does not have to start in bed.  It can even start the day before, with anticipation and teasing. (Photo: Pixabay)

Signals for excitement

A multitude of studies have shown that women take more time to get where males get in 30 seconds flat.

Sometimes, the best sex you can get is a quick sex, or quickie. (Photo: AFP)

5 must-try sex positions for when you want a quickie

According to an expert, here are positions for quickie sex that does not compromise of quality.

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Plastination, which was invented by Dr von Hagens, is meant to preserve these corpses and organs by replacing the human fluids and fats with plastic. (Photo: Pixabay)

Man ‘steals’ two human toes from dead body at exhibition displaying human corpses

The accused appeared in the Auckland District Court and was 'remanded on bail', according to the NZ Herald.

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Mammals going nocturnal to avoid humans: Study

The consequences of the behavioral shift in wildlife can be seen through contrasting lenses.

Already, products like soya chaap – a delicious vegan alternative to meat that can be used in burgers – are hugely popular in certain parts of India.

PETA India urges McDonald's to introduce a McVegan burger, Sonu Sood endorses move

Thousands of individuals have also sent messages to McDonald's India via the group's website asking the company to offer a McVegan burger.

Tasmiya Farheen and Yusra Saqib

IDi with a mindfulness

It’s Id-ul-Fitr today and young Muslims tell us how they plan to celebrate this festival.

Today we have more women who have left jobs for full-time motherhood, displacing a lot of skilled and trained professional talent from the workforce. (Photo: Pixabay)

Here are platforms inspiring women to restart careers post maternity break

If you are a mum, who is longing to re-enter workforce or wish to re-start professional journey, you can look up following platforms.