body image

Jennie Garth spotted with a mystery man


August 17th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 90210 star has announced last week that she is dating again after splitting from her husband of many years Peter Facinell. The 40 years old ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga feels her best


August 16th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga feels she has got her "spirit" back after being "betrayed" for the past 12 months by those closest to her.The "Born This ... Read more...

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Paloma Faith doesn’t use full-length mirror


July 17th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Thanks to her eating habit, Singer Paloma Faith says she avoids seeing herself in full length mirror."There were a lot of things about body image. I ... Read more...

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Calling someone ‘fat’ could become a hate crime in UK


May 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The leading charity Central YMCA is supporting the plans of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, which could soon make the use of words like ... Read more...

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‘Obese women receive lower starting salaries’


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and also receive lower starting salaries than their slim colleagues, an Australian study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bald and beautiful: Women take the bold cut (Feature)


November 14th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It has been called the richest ornament of women. In some Indian cultures, it still is a decisive factor while pinning down on a ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet doesn’t do crash diets


October 20th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) British actress Kate Winslet says she never follows crash dieting and would rather encourage young girls to have a healthy body image."I am not a twig ... Read more...

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Slimness crazy British kids falling sick


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) British kids as young as five years are being treated in hospitals for being obsessed with their body image or simply because they want to turn ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nintendo Wii keeps idle people fit


May 5th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Nintendo Wii, a popular fitness game console, could get inactive or overweight people back into the exercise regime.A study on Nintendo Wii Fit found that participants, ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato says bullying sparked eating disorder


April 21st, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Troubled former Disney star Demi Lovato has revealed that her self-harming and eating disorders partly stemmed from being bullied as a child.It comes a day after the 18-year-old ... Read more...

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Thin-ideal images ‘make women feel better about their bodies, but not for long’


April 13th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): When college-age women looked at magazines that only included images of women with thin, idealized body types for five straight days, their own body satisfaction improved, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A third of UK women wiling to trade a year of life for perfect body


March 31st, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): A new UK research has found that a third of women would trade in at least a year of their life to achieve their ideal body shape and ... Read more...

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Women base their body image more on others’ opinion


March 30th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A survey has found that the most powerful influence on women's appreciation of their own bodies is based on the opinions of others.On the flip side, the more ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Focus on your body to appreciate it


March 30th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The more women are able to focus on how their bodies function and feel, rather than what others think, the more they will appreciate their own ... Read more...

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Oz nightclub offers ‘boob job worth $10K’ as lottery prize


March 25th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): A nightclub in Australia is offering its customers a chance to win a breast enlargement surgery as a prize in a controversial lottery.According to the Gold Coast Bulletin, ... Read more...

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First time sex boosts self image for men, not women


March 24th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) First time sex can be like a double-edged sword - it makes or breaks your self-image, depending on whether you are male or female.Usually, college-going males ... Read more...

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Obese and overweight women, kids think they weigh less


March 24th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has found that overweight and obese mothers and their children think they weigh less than their actual weight.In the study of women and children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists make volunteers experience illusion of having 3 arms


February 24th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): In an astounding experiment, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that it is possible to make healthy volunteers experience having three arms at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Second-hand TV exposure linked to eating disorders


January 9th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) For parents anxious about the negative influence of TV on their children, here's another worry - having friends who watch a lot of TV can be even more ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Most size 12 Brit women still think they are too fat


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): About 17 percent of British women with healthy weight describe themselves as 'fat' - with almost as many saying they felt 'down' when they looked in the mirror, ... Read more...

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Why women want to look ’skinny but shapely’


December 13th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A professor has indicated that women are always concerned about their weight and they keep looking into every possible option to lose few pounds."In our interviews with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lisa Ling Talks About ‘Secret Society Of Women’


December 11th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned American journalist revealed on the 'The View' recently that she has created a forum for women where they can talk about everything from dreams and ... Read more...

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Full-body airport scanners ‘just as likely to kill you as a terrorist’s bomb’


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A leading US scientist has warned that full-body airport scanners are just as likely to kill you as a terrorist's bomb blowing your plane out of the sky.Installed ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato’s dad blames Hollywood for her issues


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 3 (ANI): Demi Lovato's father has held Hollywood partly responsible for her daughter's current emotional and physical issues.Patrick said the stresses of Hollywood are partially to blame for his ... Read more...

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40pct of women unhappy with their bodies: Study


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): A survey conducted by Glamour magazine recently has revealed that 40 percent of women are unhappy with their bodies.The survey found that 71 percent of the women ... Read more...

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New security checks at US airports like ‘foreplay’


October 30th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Airline passengers and civil liberty groups have slammed TSA's new pat-down procedure, likening it to 'foreplay'.Earlier, TSA officers used to pat down passengers with the backs of ... Read more...

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Falling in love ‘only takes about a fifth of a second’


October 26th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Remember the expression 'losing your heart to someone'? Well you might have lost your brain instead, according to a new study that claims it's your brain and not ... Read more...

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Our brains, not hearts, make us fall in love: Scientists


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Remember the expression 'losing your heart to someone'? Well you might have lost your brain instead, according to a new study that claims it's your brain and not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Love map of the brain’ shows how heart rules the head


October 16th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 16 (ANI): Being in love can spread electricity through your brain, literally, as a new study suggests.A US scientist has shown that being in love can spark a torrent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here’s how men’s and women’s weight can influence their pay cheques


October 8th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 8 (ANI): Slim women are treated with higher pay at work than their over-weight counterparts, however, thin men tend to get paid less than male workers of average weight, ... Read more...

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Staying slim makes it easier for women to climb the success ladder


October 8th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 8 (ANI): Slim women are treated with higher pay at work, while over-weight women end up with smaller paychecks, just like in fashion industry, found a new study.On ... Read more...

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Britain’s first mag dedicated to women with real curves


September 30th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A magazine in Britain has become the first to dedicate and feature voluptuous women in its pages.The mag, Just As Beautiful, aimed at women between a size 14 ... Read more...

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70pc of women likely to face sexual problems after breast cancer


September 24th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that 70 percent of women are likely to face sexual function problems if they have breast cancer.Mary Panjari of the Women's Health Program ... Read more...

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Hawkins’ controversial Marie Claire naked pose nominated for The Maggies


September 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 21 (ANI): Miss Universe 2004 Jennifer Hawkins' controversial naked pose for a Marie Claire cover has been nominated for The Maggies, which is a new magazine award.The February cover ... Read more...

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Katherine Schwarzenegger Pens Book On Body Image And Self Esteem


September 14th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katherine Schwarzenegger, 20-year-old daughter of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, has penned down a book titled "Rock What You've Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner ... Read more...

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