Being close to nature can make you develop positive body image

Exposure to natural environment and images of nature may have a powerful effect on promoting positive body image, according to a study led by scientists, including one of Indian-origin. The study, published in the journal Body Image, involved five separate studies from researchers, including those from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK. In three studies, […]

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9 things about a woman’s body we bet men didn’t know

1/9Facts about a female’s body she may be too shy to admit 0 Sex education is a sad affair in our country. Body-positivity only sounds like a classy word that comes from revolutionaries-of-sorts from far off lands. But, guess what? We all have bodies and we all have issues with them. Knowing about what is […]

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Herbs for Detoxification: Cleanse Your Body from Within

When was the last time you detoxed? If you have been planning to go on a detox diet or cleanse your system by eating light, now is the right time. With the change in season, the body is usually more susceptible to infections and diseases as our immunity is low. Following a controlled diet and including lighter foods can […]

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Tiny ‘Fitbits’ to Keep Tabs on the Body From Within

HIGHLIGHTS This technology could be tested in people within two years – researchers The sensors, called “motes,” are about the size of a sand grain The transistors inside it record body’s neural activity Scientists are developing dust-sized wireless sensors implanted inside the body to track neural activity in real-time, offering a potential new way to […]

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Pokemon Go: Top Saudi Clerical Body Renews Fatwa Against Franchise

Saudi Arabia’s top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, Saudi media said on Wednesday, although the fatwa made no mention of the successful new Pokemon Go mobile game. Nintendo’s augmented reality app, in which players walk around real-life neighbourhoods to hunt and catch virtual cartoon characters on […]

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Farmers Body Supports Ban On FDI In Tobacco Sector

New Delhi: Pitching for a ban on foreign investment in tobacco sector, Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) on Friday said multinational firms are using ambiguities in the FDI policy to endorse international brands in the country, which encourages illegal trade. FAIFA, which claims to represent ‘lakhs of tobacco growers’ in India, alleged the […]

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