Shield your skin from pollutants

We all know how damaging could pollutants be to our skin. Penetrating inside the skin pores and leaving marks, contaminants could accelerate ageing, inflammation and pigmentation. One needs to understand that our skin requires a layer of protection to counter the detrimental effects of pollution because the particulate matter, ozone, aerosols and dust particles take a heavy […]

Britney Spears checks out of mental health facility, will be monitored from home

LOS ANGELES: Pop icon Britney Spears has reportedly left the psychiatric facility where she had been seeking treatment for mental health. The 37-year-old singer had checked herself into a 30-day programme in March in the midst of her father Jamie Spears’ ongoing health issues. According to E News, after checking out of the facility, Spears was picked up by […]

The 8 best skin care products under $25 from the Glamour Beauty Awards

Glamour’s beauty editors and skin care experts combed through thousands of new products from the past year to crown 214 of the best beauty buys for the year — so buckle up because we’ve got a lot of new products to try. Everything from high-end serums to drugstore eye creams were included in this year’s Glamour Beauty Awards. Covering makeup, […]

Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure: study

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension. “Prolonged sitting is a common behavior in […]

Swine flu claims 20 lives in 24 days in Punjab; highest number of positive cases from Patiala, Ludhiana

Twenty people have died of swine flu this year, almost double the 11 deaths reported in 2018, data with the Punjab health department shows. The highest number of positive cases for the respiratory disease has been reported from Patiala and Ludhiana with 20 from each district. Malwa is also the worst-hit in terms of deaths […]

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking about it openly with their […]