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For the majority of people with Meniere's disease (a type of vertigo) which had fast horizontal eye movements, the goggles were able to diagnose their vertigo type accurately. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

New goggles that help in diagnosing vertigo

New pair of goggles developed to help with vertigo diagnosis.

Therapy to reduce anger would be beneficial for elders as it would help them in regulating their emotions. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Anger can be damaging to health in old age

In old age, anger can have physical manifestations such arthritis and heart disease.

In order to increase the number of correctly identified Alzheimer's cases and to reduce the number of false positive diagnoses, the researchers poured a lot of time and effort into optimising the test. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Early stages of Alzheimer’s now detectable

Early stages of Alzheimer’s now detectable

The use of pain medications was significantly higher among bullied students even when controlling for the amount of pain they felt. (Photo: ANI)

School bullying can result in increased medication usage

Bullying in school is directly linked to usage of pain medication.

Weighing less than 2.5 kilos at birth is closely linked to high rates of neonatal mortality and ill health later in life. (Photo: AFP)

Low birthweight prevalent in one out of seven babies

One in seven babies born with low birthweight in low-income countries: study.


Designer Siddharth Mohan Nair

Macaca fashion to fight racism

Designer Siddharth Mohan Nair’s new venture Macaca, inspired from the endangered Lion-tailed Macaque, aims to break fashion stereotypes.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America its celebrating Barbie as its fashion icon on its 60th anniversary. (Photo: AP)

Celebrating Barbie as a fashion icon

Barbie joins prestigious ranks of fashion council honorees.

The 51 year-old singer turned heads at the 1999 Academy Awards when she wore a white satin blazer backwards, and recently, she stepped out repeating the same trend. (Photo: Instagram @myheartforceline @lescinqceline)

Celine Dion recreates her iconic look from the 90s

Celine Dion made an appearance in New York in a backward blazer look.

Green and blue eye makeup was the it trend to try in 2018. But this year, it seems like blue is taking a backseat.

Green state of lids

Shades of green were seen all over the Spring/Summer 2019 runways.


Safe, reversible hormonal male contraception should be available in about 10 years. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Male oral contraceptive pill passes safety tests

Experimental male birth control is called 11-beta-MNTDC.

According to research, a high-fat, low-carb breakfast can help those with type 2 diabetes control blood sugar levels throughout the day. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Low-carb, high-fat breakfast beneficial to diabetics

Eggs for breakfast benefit those with Type 2 diabetes.

Lemon juice, lemon zest and a little vanilla added just enough spark to perk up the tangy cream cheese. (Photo: AP)

Tangy no-bake cheesecake

Cheesecake without the fuss? Enter the no-bake cheesecake.

The traditional cooking majorly focuses on the taste and texture of the food.

Tradition rules all culinary

Traditional cooking is the foundation of the culinary world and without it food technology is a waste, says star chef Ajay Markan.

A decades-old drug, ketamine is already used off-label to treat depression by some doctors. (Photo: AP)

Controversial drug for depression approved

FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug's cousin.


The limit is designed to protect the delicate sandstone environment and create a peaceful solitude. (Photo: AP)

Dramatic hiking spots in US to see bigger crowds

US agency considers more visitors to popular hiking spot.

Travelling to the US on a Russian passport often requires a labourious interview process for a visa. (Photo: AP)

‘Birthright citizenship’ in South Florida on the rise

Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in 'birth tourism'.

The original torch and flame, and full scale face model are displayed in the new Statue of Liberty Museum, on Liberty Island in New York. (Photo: AP)

A museum dedicated to the idea of ‘liberty’

A new museum located near the Statue of Liberty, showcasing the statue's original torch and other artefacts is now open.

Yellowstone has 1,300 thermal features and 500 geysers, more than anywhere else on Earth. (Photo: AP)

Geyser hot water roars back to life in Yellowstone National Park

Noisy Yellowstone geyser roars back to life after three years.


Art work on display.

Beyond time and place

A preview of 93 rare art pieces was held in Delhi recently, ahead of a world auction in New York.

Maya Burman, Maite Delteil, Alexandre Ziegler, Sunaina Ananda along with Shakti Burman.

Capital enchanted

A selection of her works from ‘The Yellow Room’ series, created in the late 1960s, was the major attraction for the evening.

One of the most interesting sessions was by Iran-born, Australia-based cleric Imam Tawahidi (“Imam of Peace”) in conversation with an America-based author on Hinduism, Rajeev Malhotra.

Arth: Culture fest underlines the importance of arts

The question and answer session that followed the discussion was extremely lively.

On a previous visit in 2014, Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, met veteran codebreakers who worked alongside her late grandmother, Valerie Glassborow and her twin sister. (Photo: AP)

Kate visits an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day landing

Duchess of Cambridge, Kate views Bletchley Park codebreaker exhibit for D-Day.

Italian gallerist Rossella Orlandi sits on Spanish designer Nacho Carbonell's chair 'Re-evolution', made with recycled plastic from packaging for the "RO Plastic - Master's Pieces" exhibition. (Photo: AP)

Turning plastic trash into design treasures

Here's how top designers from across the globe created their masterpieces out of repurposed plastic at the 2019 Milan Furniture Fair.


The condition in which a man ejaculates fast and finishes off before the women reaches her orgasm is known as either Premature Ejaculation or Early Orgasmic Response. (Photo: AFP)

Don’t worry be happy

The most common cause is the man’s lack of adequate voluntary control over his ejaculatory reflex.

Teens who look online for sex can become victims of sexual assault after a year or so, says a study.(Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Looking for sex online can be dangerous

Teens looking for sex online are at safety risks.

The study found that women basically have little interest in having casual sex at first, unless they find the man really attractive. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Men act uninterested in sex in order to get it

Women find men who are overly eager to have sex unattractive: Study.

Males receiving unwanted sexts have poorer mental health outcomes. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Digital sex can be the cause of major depression

Unwanted sexting can lead to psychological distress.

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The Bolsonaro administration has consistently decalred climate change to be a "secondary" issue, reaffirming its lack of interest in participating in international efforts to fight global warming. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Amazon forest’s systematic destruction under Bolsonaro

Here’s how the rainforests of Amazon in Brazil have suffered under the leadership of their current president, Jair Bolsonaro.

According to her owners 'Grumpy Cat' helped millions of people smile all around the world, even when times were tough. (Photo: AP)

Beloved 'Grumpy Cat' no more!

The Internet sensation 'Grumpy Cat' passed away on Friday, aged seven.

These high intensity storms have been tied to the very warm sea surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Indian Ocean cradle of deadly cyclones?

Here’s why the Indian Ocean is spawning strong and deadly tropical cyclones.

Conservatives have tabled two other versions which noticeably avoid the word marriage, and offer something closer to same-sex unions with no adoption rights. (Photo: AFP)

Will Asia witness first gay marriage?

Taiwan gay couples plan weddings even as opponents fight back.

Straightaway, City Of Dreams encircles a  cluster  of power-hungry characters whose motives are  never cogent let alone comprehensible.

Powerful and gritty

This cat-and-mouse drama about squabbling siblings in a political family, makes for a compelling watch!