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Health

Men are more likely to be concerned about financial consequences from COVID-19 while women report greater fear and more negative expectations about health-related outcomes. (Photo: Representational/ANI)

Men and women differ in fear, risk perception during COVID

The study was published in Frontiers in Psychology earlier this month

The study was conducted to understand the disease burden of non-communicable diseases as these secondary infections are an increasing burden on the family and also the healthcare sector. Representational Image (AP)

Air pollution main cause for non-communicable diseases: Study

The study report was prepared by Thought Abrigate Research Institute for Assocham

Around half of patients discharged from hospital for Covid still suffer from at least one persistent symptom -- most often fatigue or muscle weakness -- after 12 months. (Representational image: PTI)

COVID symptoms last a year for many patients: study

The research, on the condition known as long Covid, added that one in three patients have shortness of breath a year after their diagnosis

The virus is known to persist in the GI tract despite clearance of the virus from upper airways and lungs. (Twitter)

Covid affects GI system, says specialist from New York

About 8–15 percent of Coronavirus patients can have GI symptoms

 A BMC health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at the CSMT station in Mumbai, July 19, 2021. (PTI)

Two-thirds of Indians have coronavirus antibodies, survey shows

About 400 million of India's 1.4 billion people did not have antibodies, the survey showed

Fashion

 With myriad different shades —reds, pinks, maroons, nudes — and finishes, there’s a perfect tube of lipstick for every woman out there. Representational Image

As masks become an inseparable part of life, is this the end of the lipstick era?

Perish the thought, say diehard fans. It's just a temporary exile

 Usually made out of paper or fabrics, these individually packed masks require the users to cover their faces for a couple of minutes with it to get the instant glow

Unmasking the truth about sheet masks

The serum-sheet facemasks have amassed wide popularity among beauty trendsetters but dermatologists warn you to not get floored

Although new colours are exciting for brides, many are going for the traditional red, but experimenting with different shades.

Dressing the new age bride

The upcoming wedding season will see a mix of traditional silhouettes and modern designs along with interesting colour combinations.

Designer Sonaakshi Raaj Merani

Designer Sonaakshi Raaj Merani gives affianced nurses something to look forward to

The designer has a wide range of couture and bridal dresses that she has kept for the nurses and doctors

Food

Baked Chocolate Empanadas

Sweet nothings

Diwali, the festival of lights, is right around the corner, and you’d agree that Diwali celebrations are incomplete without sweets.

It all began with British historian Edward Anderson responding to a question from food aggregator with this innocuous statement on Twitter, "Idlis are the most boring things in the world." (Pixabay)

All about an idli: British professor's tweet sparks not so 'boring' debate

The steamed rice and lentil 'cake' - a pan India favourite - is suddenly much talked about and much discussed

Chinese cuisine in India is a mere adaptation of Chinese cooking with an Indian ‘tadka’ added to it

Chinese, made in India

Anyone would agree that except for the name, there is nothing Chinese in the Chinese food we relish from our restaurants

PUMPKIN SOUP

Cooking for Christmas

Savoury tarts with different toppings are a good idea.

The trend is on the rise, of sourcing, and eating, locally available ingredients. Celebrating the simplicity of fresh, low fuss life at the table.

Amid lockdown, local recipes take the limelight

At home with all the Insta food videos by celebrated chefs and locally available ingredients, food rings in a different flavour

Travel

As with the Phuket Sandbox programme, the Samui Plus programme has targeted tourists from low and medium-risk Covid countries. - By Arrangement

Lekha Shankar | The new ‘Samui Plus’ programme in Thailand

The Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus programmes are pioneering projects, being closely watched by other countries in the region

Take out the trash, and if there’s food in the fridge or on the counter that will spoil before you get back, get rid of it. (Photo: AP)

Follow these tips for happy homecomings after your travels

Before you travel, take steps to ensure a happy homecoming.

The chapel has hosted several celebrity weddings. (Photo: AP)

Chapel where Britney Spears married goes off market

Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel is no longer up for sale.

Photos on social media showed taxi boats and gondolas grounded on walkways flanking city canals. (Photo: AP)

Flood-ravaged Venice lands up in dramatic situation

Italy declares state of emergency in Venice after high tides.

Art

Arjun Shubadra painting recreated on a jamdani saree.

The khadi connection

This unique exhibition seeks to highlight the common factor between artist Ravi Varma and the Mahatma, and showcase a part of the country’s heritage.

The results of the study were published in the Journal 'Science.' (Photo: ANI)

Music shares universal language of mankind

Human songs share universal patterns across world cultures.

 Shobhaa De

Stories connected by lockdown

Lockdown Liaisons, a collection of three eBooks by Shobhaa De is just what the doctor has ordered this Covid season

Representational image

Art auctions come to life online

Galleries and artists worry about the drop in artwork prices because of the pandemic. But there’s hope online

Cover image of the book titled 'Anxious People'

Reality bites for these folks

This 2019 best seller is a fascinating read that delves into the lives of anxious strangers trapped in a strange hostage situation

Relationship

A recent study revealed that acquiring more knowledge about your partner and their actions influences how quickly and optimally they learn to collaborate. (Photo: ANI)

Knowing your colleagues better can avoid workplace conflict

Know your work partner more to avoid conflict.

Anushka Sharma

Plea for peace

Amidst the pandemic, the public figures of the country urge their fans and followers to put an end to domestic violence

Considering all the pros and cons in your relationship, the new year could be a great start to refresh. (Photo: ANI)

Will your relationship end this Christmas?

Christmas alert: Will your relationship end these holidays?

Photo Credit: Arjun Kamath

Matters of the mind: Of anxiety and depression amid a pandemic

Bengaluru-based photographer Arjun Kamath tries to capture the unspoken fears and anxiety issues through his photo essay The Anxiety Series.

More Features

Bizzare bag that looks like a subway sandwich

Twitter in splits over a $1,170 Baguette

It has an outer cover made up of 100% Leather

Astad Deboo

When the ghunguroos fell silent

The world of performing arts mourns the passing of an icon who was a trailblazer for contemporary Indian dance

 Tobey King speaks to her crochet Bernie Sanders doll as the bidding continues on eBay on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 in Corpus Christi, Texas. The doll sold for $20,300, and all of the proceeds are being donated to Meals on Wheels. (AP)

Woman sells Bernie doll for over $20K, donates to charity

The donation was inspired by Sanders, whose campaign created sweatshirts with the meme on them and donated the proceeds to Meals on Wheel

Garima

Garima Surana’s Popkast No Sugar All Spice is making waves

She encourages millennials to express themselves with her #HaathMeinNirbhar campaign

 The advertisement that people found demeaning

Kent Ro advt Blatantly demeaning

Home appliances company’s attempt to capitalise on insecurities to push its products has outraged sentiments

In Focus

Instagram followers It also helps in enhancing the online visibility of your brand, and also increases the brand awareness. (Photo: PTI/File)

9 websites to purchase Instagram followers

Instagram is only beneficial if you have the right reach to the customers

Srikanth Reddy Basadi loved to handle the camera ever since he laid hands on a digital one in his teenage days.

Capturing your best moments with Vision Eye Photography: Srikanth Reddy Basadi

Vision Eye Photography is the brainchild of Mr Srikanth Reddy Basadi

There are plenty of videos with good music on YouTube. (Representational image)

How to Easily Convert a YouTube Video into an MP3 file?

YouTube doesn’t let us download our favorite music or video in MP3 format

Mr Ram Kaundinya, Director General, Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) and Dr. Shivendra Bajaj, Executive Director, Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII)

World Cotton Day - Bt Cotton’s advent into making India World’s largest producer

Bt cotton controlled all the bollworms very effectively and continues to do so

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