Explained: Why some moisturizers may do more harm than good to your skin

New Delhi: A lot has been said about skin care products, especially when it comes to moisturizers. For instance, earlier researchers at UC San Francisco found that moisturizing your skin might reduce the risk of developing a range of health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a new study warned that moisturizers […]

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 […]

What to do about dry skin on the penis

The skin on a person’s penis is particularly sensitive, and dry skin may cause discomfort. A person may develop dry skin on their penis skin for many reasons, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, chafing clothes, and use of harsh soaps. Dry skin on the penis by itself is not usually a sign of a sexually transmitted […]

Can’t lose weight no matter what you do? Don’t make these 19 mistakes

There’s your lean friend who always seems to be attacking dessert. There’s the pencil-thin colleague who lunches on burgers the size of her head. And then there’s you. Day after day, you toss a salad for lunch, nibble on ‘baked chips’ for snacks, refuse desserts and climb six flights of stairs four times without stopping […]

5 fat-burning exercises you can do under 20 minutes, anywhere, anytime

Human bodies have been designed to move and in order to move better one needs to be physically fit. But before we talk about the importance of physical fitness, let’s understand what is fitness. It is the ability of the body to perform functional movements without any hindrances; it’s the work capacity of the human […]

Don’t exercise 3 hours before bedtime, here’s why it will do you no good

Late exercises help you stay fitter, but they can disrupt your stable heart rate, which is one of the core factors that can have an impact on your restorative sleep.(Getty Images) Working out in a gym will do you no good if you are not smart about your fitness routine. Turns out, working out late […]

Do You Have Sleep Apnoea? Know The Symptoms; It May Cause Memory Loss, Depression

Sleep apnoea may cause memory loss and make individuals prone to depression, as observed in a recent study. Estimated to affect more than 936 million people worldwide, obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. People with untreated sleep apnoea stop breathing repeatedly during […]