Check the potential misuse of stem cell therapy

The Union ministry of health and family welfare’s proposal to amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, to regulate the import, manufacture, distribution and sale of stem cells and stem cell-based products is critical to prevent potential misuse. Since Dolly the sheep was cloned from an adult somatic cell in 1996, experiments using stem cell […]

How to get smooth skin and keep your skin soft all through the year

Cold dry air, harsh winds tend to dry out the skin while causing itching and several other skin problems. While we are bidding goodbye to winter, the sunlight and mild woollens may cause serious skin rashes. Beauty experts have rounded up 10 remedies to tackle itching and dry skin issues. Don’t scratch your skin but […]

Oscars 2019: Academy reverses plan to present four awards during the commercial break, will air all awards live

Decor for the 91th annual Academy Awards Governors Ball is displayed at the press preview at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 15, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (AFP) Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]

#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 […]

Keep the flu at bay with healthy foods like garlic, radish and more

There is no doubt that healthy eating habits are an inexpensive health insurance policy which boost immunity. While nutrition cannot eliminate the chances of contracting flu, it would certainly be helpful in strengthening our immune system and lessening the duration and severity of flu symptoms. Instead of turning to antibiotics, it’s always better to try […]