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Give your health a boost with sesame seeds – Experts tell you how

Known for its distinct nutty flavour, sesame seeds are not only extolled for their nutritional content in seed form, but are also highly valued for their rancid-resistant oil.

Jan 16, 2018, 10:59 AM IST

Hard water can damage skin, cause eczema: Study

Skin pH is normally acidic but hard water has high alkalinity which means it can raise the skin surface pH.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Eating fruits, veggies may make you look attractive: Study

As part of the study, participants were asked to manipulate the colour of 50 different faces on a computer to make them appear "as healthy as possible."

May 19, 2017, 16:45 PM IST

Govt reports India having the maximum cases of leprosy in the world at 60 percent

With a view to eliminating leprosy from the country, a three-pronged strategy was adopted during 2016-17 for early detection of the disease among community.

Apr 11, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

Five ways dark chocolate makes your skin look younger, smoother

Here are five ways how eating dark chocolate can help keep your skin smooth, healthy and radiant.

Apr 06, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

'Will not tell you the secret to my beautiful skin', says Dalai Lama

The Nobel Peace prize winner also said that women should take more pro-active role in social life.

Apr 02, 2017, 22:28 PM IST

Planning to get that perfect tan this summer? You may be sending out an early invitation to skin ageing!

Habitual UV exposure can cause blood vessels to become more prominent, causing skin redness, while visible light and pollution can cause uneven skin tone, especially in darker skin types.

Mar 05, 2017, 22:17 PM IST

Stigma, depression and anxiety may cause psoriasis to recur in patients

The doctors also said that at least 18 percent of the patients have been frequently asked whether their condition is communicable, pointing to a grave lack of awareness on the disease.

Mar 01, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Maintain that healthy, youthful skin with these five skin-friendly fruits!

Natural remedies do take time, but if you start following them from the very beginning, you can certainly look and feel younger.

Apr 18, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

Now, wearable 'skin-like' device to monitor heart, skin health

Scientists have developed a new device, which is much like skin itself and when worn, monitors heart and skin.

Sep 25, 2014, 11:45 AM IST

Berries: Perfect for skin health

Berries like raspberries and strawberries will help to achieve a glow this party season, says an expert.

Dec 27, 2013, 19:08 PM IST