Dry skin? Vitamin C to the rescue!

HYDERABAD: Although the petrichor and the looming clouds cheer us up after a harsh summer, the monsoons often do damage to our skin that we often do not realise. Our skin dries out and loses moisture in the humid atmosphere and oily moisturisers just don’t do the trick. Keeping the same in mind Green Trends […]

Metabolic Enzyme Tied to Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease

Researchers from Clemson University’s Environmental Toxicology Program have published research connecting an enzyme associated with detoxification to obesity and fatty liver disease, especially in males. William Baldwin, professor and graduate program coordinator in the College of Science’s department of biological sciences, and members of his laboratory used a novel mouse model developed in their laboratory […]

Obesity rivals smoking as cause of cancer, UK charity warns

Excess weight causes about 1,900 more cases of bowel cancer than smoking in the UK each year. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Obesity is rivalling smoking as a cause of cancer, responsible for more cases of bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancer than cigarettes, according to the UK’s leading cancer charity. Smoking is still the biggest cause of […]

9 things you didn’t realize could impact your skin

From specific diets to sleeping habits, many things can affect your skin’s health and appearance in positive and negative ways. Here are some surprising things that can impact your skin, according to board-certified dermatologists. In some cases, your sweat could attract bacteria or clog your pores. Don’t skip your post-workout shower. iStock Exercising can benefit your body and mind, but […]

Caffeine Doesn’t Really ‘Wake Up’ Your Skin—But It Might Do Something Else

Many of us start our days with some form of caffeine in our cups—or increasingly on our faces. These days it’s not uncommon to find caffeine strategically placed in your skin-care products, from lotions to eye creams. But…what is it even doing in there? Since so many of us rely on a cup of coffee to get […]

Obesity can damage liver as well, says health expert

Panchkula: Consuming junk food and sedentary life style can lead to obesity. Dr Anupam Goel, consultant bariatric and laparoscopic surgery, Paras Super Specialty Hospital, said this can further damage liver as well.  Dr Goel while addressing mediapersons to create awareness on “Obesity and its health hazards” said a recent study has put 70 per cent […]

Best Skin Care Products

Most beauty questions can be answered without hesitation, but one popular query remains very personal: What are the best skin care products on the market right now? Distilling thousands of launches down to a small handful of answers is no easy task. First, you have to consider basic factors like skin type, desired results and […]