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No shortcuts for beauty, go for herbal care (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Cosmetic surgeries and facials are gaining momentum among men and women, who are forgetting natural therapies and products, says entrepreneur Divita Kanoria of Tatha, a ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to ovarian cancer?


September 12th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time linked smoking with ovarian cancer - the second most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer in Australia with a five-year survival rate ... Read more...

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Green tea boosts memory


September 6th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists now have an explanation for why green tea is good for the brain -- it lies in the chemical properties that affect the production of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cross-LOC trade declining on Poonch route


August 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) Trade along the Line of Control (LOC) with Pakistan near Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir is falling due to the delay in expansion of the list ... Read more...

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‘Drink green tea, kick the butt’


August 25th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 25 (IANS) Drink green tea to get over the nicotine urge, say Chinese researchers -- and this is a finding that medical professionals in Kerala have reacted positively ... Read more...

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Mumbai rains make B-Town celebs nostalgic


July 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) If Bipasha Basu enjoyed a hot cup of tea, Anupam Kher went down memory lane and Ashish Chaudhary loved the sight of raindrops. Bollywood celebrities ... Read more...

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At $35 a kg, Assamese man’s organic tea takes foreign markets by storm (Business Feature - With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur (Assam), June 26 (IANS) Gobin Hazarika is a one-man army. Not in a battlefield, but in a tea garden in Assam, whose owner as well as worker is the ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s workouts in wee hours


May 10th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Singer Rihanna makes sure she fits in a 25-minute exercise plan, broken down into five segments, in her daily schedule, even if it means training ... Read more...

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Mixing drugs, herb remedies can damage health


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Herbal, dietary, energy or nutritional supplements may be good for one's well being, but if combined with common drugs they can damage health."'Natural' does not equal ... Read more...

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Weight loss supplements are no good


March 7th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Weight loss supplements are not really effective in helping you shed weight and may have unpleasant or serious side-effects.Melinda Manore, from Oregon State University, reviewing evidence ... Read more...

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Watch your diet, you multi-tasking women! (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) She multitasks, balancing the pressures of work, children and home. But the modern superwoman who manages to do it all ends up neglecting her health, ... Read more...

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Green tea business grows in India amid health awareness


February 26th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) More and more tea makers are adding green tea in their portfolio as consumers in India are developing a taste for the beverage for its many ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Drinking tea cuts blood pressure


January 28th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Drinking up to eight cups of tea a day lowers blood pressure and could prevent heart disease, Australian scientists have found.Researchers at the University of Western ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Caffeine elevates estrogen levels in Asian women


January 27th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Asian women who consumed an average two cups of coffee daily had elevated estrogen levels as compared to those who consumed less.However, Caucasian women who ... Read more...

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World’s ‘most expensive’ tea is flavored with panda poo


January 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Panda is obviously sacred to the Chinese people but to one businessman, there is a whole lot reason why the animal is special. A 41-year-old professor grows ... Read more...

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MFN status will spur Indian tea exports to Pakistan


October 25th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Oct 25 (IANS) Reeling under the onslaught of fierce competition from Kenya and Sri Lanka, Indian tea planters are waiting for Pakistan to grant most favoured nation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Health food for heart patients, diabetics


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) People suffering from heart diseases and diabetes should eat a lot of beans, soybean, tofu and lentils as these are rich in proteins and low ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US busts major drug ring run by three Indians


August 5th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Three smugglers from India are among a group of five busted in what has been dubbed 'Operation Liquid Dragon', one of the biggest ephedrine rings operated ... Read more...

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Coconut oil keeps Miranda Kerr fit


July 17th, 2011 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr who recently displayed her svelte figure in a leafy bikini says the reason behind her trim frame despite motherhood is coconut oil."I personally ... Read more...

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Your home guide to beating the heat


May 21st, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) There are many ways to take the hot with the cool in an Indian summer. For starters: go green.Appropriate architectural design and home decor go ... Read more...

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Paltrow sips green tea after hangover


May 11th, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has a perfect hangover cure - green tea and a sauna - whenever she over indulges in her favourite drink- tipple Guinness.The "Country Strong" ... Read more...

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E.I.D.Parry launches health products


May 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) City-based sugar major E.I.D. Parry (India) Ltd Monday said it was hoping to grow its nutraceutical division to around Rs.375 crore in three years by launching ... Read more...

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Green tea and tai chi ‘improve quality of life in postmenopausal women’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that people who consume the highest levels of green tea tend to have lower risks of several chronic degenerative diseases such as cardiovascular disease ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traditional British tea brewing in decline as trendier brews are preferred


March 25th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A survey has found that the traditional British way of brewing tea is in decline, as more young adults are choosing trendier brews.Researchers found that only half of ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr reveals her health and beauty secrets


March 10th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 10 (ANI): American supermodel and new mum Miranda Kerr has revealed the secrets behind her slim figure and radiant complexion.Writing on her KoraOrganics blog, the Victoria's Secret model and mother ... Read more...

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How veggies protect against cancer


March 8th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research by scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham has shown how vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage help reverse or prevent cancers and other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A cup of tea boosts brain power


February 27th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) New research suggests that tea does bolster brain power, keeps fatigue at bay while helping you to solve crosswords faster. Researchers looked at the effect of key chemicals ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A cup of tea can improve brain power


February 27th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that drinking tea not only improves brain power, but also reduces tiredness and increases alertness, thereby improving the performance.For the study, Dutch researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Statins may prevent diabetic-related blindness


February 18th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Georgia have found that a statin drug that is often known by the brand-name Lipitor may help prevent blindness in people with diabetes.In ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp on green tea diet for ‘Dark Shadows’ role


January 29th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Johnny Depp is busy losing weight drinking gallons of green tea.The star is on the brew diet, as his character in the forthcoming film 'Dark Shadows' ... Read more...

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For small farmers, it’s tea time in Assam!


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) They were once the domain of hard-nosed British sahibs on horseback. But today, the lush green tea plantations in Assam have come full circle with ... Read more...

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Green tea best for fighting cancer, dementia


January 7th, 2011 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Green tea could be a far more powerful medicine for fighting cancer and dementia, experts have claimed.Scientists were astounded at how effectively compounds within the drink, once they ... Read more...

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Green tea ‘fights dementia and cancer’


January 6th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new research by scientists at Newcastle University has suggested that regularly drinking green tea could protect the brain against developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

City of lakes attracts thousands at National Forest Fair


December 27th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) You name a forest-related product and you will get it at the ongoing tenth National Forest Fair in the city of lakes.The fair, organised by the Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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Tea can prevent weight gain


December 19th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Taking tea may prevent weight gain caused by junk food, according to a new study.Researchers found regular consumption of tea also suppressed damaging changes in the blood linked ... Read more...

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