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Stronger people have sharper brains: Study (15:40)
London, April 21 (IANS) If you thought hitting the gym only builds your physical strength, think again. A study of nearly half a million people has revealed that stronger people perform better in brain functioning tests.

Nushrat Bharucha, Asha Negi catwalk at India Runway Week (Lead, correcting intro) (15:36)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell opened the India Runway Week spring/summer 2018, which saw actors Nushrat Bharucha and Asha Negi take to the ramp for designers Kavita Aggarwal and Soniya Sanchi respectively.

Beer belly bad for your heart (14:40)
New York, April 21 (IANS) If you have developed a spare tyre, it is time you saw a doctor to assess your cardiovascular health as researchers have found that belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight, is bad for the heart.

Healing herbs for new moms (14:00)
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) New mothers who struggle with post-delivery weakness can find respite in natural ingredients which help heal the postpartum body, experts say.

Zayn Malik gets his shaved head tattooed (13:40)IANS Photo Service
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Singer Zayn Malik has added to his collection of body tattoos. This time, he has got inked on his shaved head.

Nushrat Bharucha, Asha Negi catwalk at India Runway Week (13:20)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell opened the India Runway Week spring/summer 2018, which saw actors Nusrat Barucha and Asha Negi take to the ramp for designers Kavita Aggarwal and Soniya Sanchi respectively.

Running marathon boosts immunity: Study (13:12)IANS Photo Service
London, April 21 (IANS) Debunking the 'myth' that strenuous exercise increases infection risk by suppressing the immune system, a new study says that competing in endurance sports like marathon running may actually be beneficial for upping immunity.

From 'sui-dhaaga' to sustainable fashion: Rural women weavers find new identity (13:02)
By NiveditaIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) What happens when women from "silai schools" in rural India up the ante under the expert guidance of fashion designers? They not only hone their skills and amplify their earning potential but also learn about fashion, gain confidence and respect and the permission to move out of their homes.

Treat sunburn, improve gastro immune system with yogurt (06:16)
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Yogurt, the versatile dairy product, is filled with nutrition and is equally useful for skin and hair. Treat sunburns, acne and improve your immunity with yogurt, say experts.

Diljit Dosanjh becomes face of fashion brand (18:20)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Actor Diljit Dosanjh has been roped in as brand ambassador for the menswear of fbb, a fashion retail format from Future Group.

Adolescents' eyes could signal risk of cardiovascular disease (18:10)
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Structural changes in the retina of adolescents could reveal their risk of cardiovascular disease later, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

Lack of Vitamin D may up diabetes risk by 5 times (18:04)
Seoul, April 20 (IANS) Are you deficient in Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin? Beware, you may be at a greater risk of developing diabetes, warn researchers.

Indians consume far too less calcium than required (17:26)IANS Photo Service
Warsaw, April 20 (IANS) Adults in India consume on an average about half the amount of calcium than required for healthy bones, according to a global map of dietary calcium intake launched on Friday.

Flaunt your denims right (14:28)
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) If you feel more comfortable in your denims, invest in a comfortable pair of jogg jeans or zero gravity jeans and pair them with the check shirts or solid hues of polo t-shirts, suggest experts.

Delicious ways to eat mangoes this season (11:42)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) From mango sandwich to a mango dessert, one can try out some delicious ways of trying this fruit so that you can make the most of it this season.

Vir Das' notebooks 'Frequent Breaks' to inspire students (11:28)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Actor-comedian Vir Das has designed the covers of a limited edition notebook named "Frequent Breaks" that he says will encourage students to take breaks from their studies during exam time.

Switch to stevia for a sweet, healthy lifestyle (11:06)
By Priscilla Samuel
In the midst of today's hectic lifestyle, let's spare a thought for one of the biggest threats to our health and general well-being: Excess of processed high calories and sugar. It is said that "prevention is better than cure". Does this mean we should stop consuming food and drinks which have sugar? Maybe not.

Have to change notion of masculinity: Ranbir Kapoor (10:36)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor has said the notion of masculinity has to be changed to empower women.

Shane, Falguni Peacock to design for Tyga, One Republic (10:32)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Designers Shane and Falguni Peacock will be dressing American rock-pop band One Republic and Grammy nominated American rapper Tyga for their maiden gigs in India.

Ranbir, Deepika dazzled ramp of 'The Walk of Mijwan' (02:16)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor set the ramp on fire at "The Walk of Mijwan" on Thursday night flaunting the outfit designed by ace designer Manish Malhotra.

Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food (02:16)
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer wholesome goodness as it is not just good on nutrient value but also on taste, say experts.

Tyga to visit Delhi's Qutub Minar, India Gate (21:04)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Grammy nominated American rapper Tyga is expected to visit Delhi's tourist attractions like Qutub Minar and India Gate during his less than 24-hour maiden India trip.

Young adults more at risk of liver function abnormalities, says survey (April 19 is World Liver Day) (19:06)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Owing to a sedentary lifestyle coupled with non-adherence to a balanced diet, an increasing number of young adults below 40 are facing liver function abnormalities, which if not attended to early can lead to liver diseases, finds a survey.

Experiment with bright things this summer (17:06)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) This summer, let your clothes speak your mind and add bright hues to your wardrobe to make a fashionable statement, say experts.

Vishwajeet, Sonalika renew wedding vows on anniversary (16:22)IANS Photo Service
Melbourne, April 19 (IANS) Actor Vishwajeet Pradhan and fashion designer Sonalika Pradhan renewed their marriage vows here on their 18th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

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