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Your body structure affects your appetite too, says study

Your body structure affects your appetite too, says study

Researchers in Canada studied a hormone produced by human bones, called osteocalcin, which affects how we metabolize sugar and fat.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision

US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision

"More divers and equipment arrived overnight to continue search and recovery operations for eight missing sailors inside flooded compartments of the ship," the US Seventh Fleet said in statement on its website.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Do you often postpone your meal time? It may delay your body clock

Do you often postpone your meal time? It may delay your body clock

The study sheds light on a potential way to alleviate symptoms of jet lag and shift work.

Jun 02, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Here's why marathon is as good for the mind as for the body

Here's why marathon is as good for the mind as for the body

Recreational running has dual benefits - it rejuvenates the mind and recharges the body. 

Apr 17, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
New technique can trace hazardous chemicals spread through fast-food wrappers in body

New technique can trace hazardous chemicals spread through fast-food wrappers in body

 Researchers have come up with a new technique through which hazardous chemicals from fast-food wrappers in the body can be traced.

Mar 30, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

Perceived obesity leads to lesser body satisfaction for women

In a first of its kind study, scientists examined healthy individuals and their brain activity about the perception of their respective bodies and found that the way they perceive their bodies directly trigger neural responses which can lead to body dissatisfaction.

Oct 12, 2016, 22:50 PM IST
Facebook blocks pic of plus-size model Tess Holliday, apologises later

Facebook blocks pic of plus-size model Tess Holliday, apologises later

The image of Tess Holliday, an American plus-size model, meant to promote body positivity at an event was rejected by Facebook stating that “it depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

May 24, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

Wearable sensors can monitor your sweat in real-time

 Engineers at a US university have developed wearable sensors that can monitor your sweat in real-time, providing meaningful information about your state of health.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

Reduce plate size to reduce weight

Besides running on treadmill for hours to cut down unnecessary fat from your body, using smaller plates can also be highly effective.

Jan 13, 2016, 09:52 AM IST

Over 11 moles on arm can predict deadly skin cancer risk

 If you are a woman and have more than 11 moles on your right arm, check if you have over 100 such moles all over the body as the high mole presence can predict a higher risk of developing a deadly skin cancer.

Oct 20, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Learn how to fast and stay healthy this Navratri

 Fasting for nine days during the Navratri festival will not harm your health if you learn how not to starve or eat later in a balanced manner, experts suggest.

Oct 18, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Overweight men have more sexual partners!

 A team of researchers has explored how many sex partners people have relative to their height and body mass.

Sep 30, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

The heights of fa(t)shion!

How do people even define the term 'fat'? Think about it. There are actually various versions of fat and all of them mixed up!  

Aug 21, 2015, 12:38 PM IST

Overuse of workout supplements emerging as 'eating disorder' in men

While most gym-goers generally take supplements to add to their effort to have better bodies, it turns out the excessive use of such products is emerging as eating disorder in men.

Aug 08, 2015, 00:12 AM IST
Photo of Bobbi Kristina Brown's body leaks?

Photo of Bobbi Kristina Brown's body leaks?

 A photo of singer Bobbi Kristina Brown's body from her funeral has reportedly been sold for six figures.

Aug 04, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline

 Regular walking and running not only improve your heart but also enable you shed extra kilos around your waistline resulting in a healthy body mass index (BMI), researchers say.

Jul 31, 2015, 11:46 AM IST
New algorithm helps decipher how drugs work inside body

New algorithm helps decipher how drugs work inside body

 Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a computer algorithm that can help scientists for the first time see how drugs produce pharmacological effects inside the body.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:08 PM IST
Emma Stone feels trapped while working out in the gym

Emma Stone feels trapped while working out in the gym

"Birdman" actress Emma Stone says she hates going to the gym because it makes her feel "trapped".

Jun 28, 2015, 11:26 AM IST
Indian Army recovers second body of militant killed in Manipur ambush

Indian Army recovers second body of militant killed in Manipur ambush

A police team of Indian Army said on Monday that they have recovered another body of a militant, who was injured when militants ambushed a convoy of 6 Dogra Regiment on June 4, killing 18 soldiers and injuring 15 others.

Jun 08, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

Zoe Saldana doesn't want her pre-pregnancy bod back

 Zoe Saldana, who welcomed her twins Cy and Bowie six months ago, has opened up about her post-pregnancy body.

Jun 07, 2015, 15:52 PM IST