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mothers in the highest quartile of sugar-sweetened beverage and fructose consumption during pregnancy were 63 percent and 61 percent more likely to have mid-childhood-age kids with asthma. (Photo: Pixabay)

Having sugary drinks during pregnancy may increase asthma risk in children

Study, published in the journal Annals of the American Thoracic Society, finds19 percent of the children have asthma in mid-childhood.

A medication that can improve weight or prolong the time to deliver could have significant advantages for these very sick babies. (Photo: Pixabay)

Viagra 'ineffective' for treating birth complications: study

A medication that can improve weight or prolong the time to deliver could have significant advantages for these very sick babies.

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Smartphone apps may not be accurate at tracking your physical activity: Study

Despite the findings, researcher also say people should not be discouraged from using health apps for motivation.

Aggressive breast cancers can be caught early, without excessive recalls or biopsies. (Photo: Pixabay)

Bi-annual MRI effective in detecting breast cancer: study

Volunteers had to have a lifetime breast cancer risk greater than 20 per cent.


Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

'Indian women face challenges head-on,' says Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar

In city to celebrate win, Manushi who felt that it was a lifetime experience wants to finish her studies in medicine as well.

Vikas Malani

Exploring spirituality with ink and skin

Tattoo artist Vikas Malani’s work is inspired from indian spirituality and even inspires home decor for some...

Actress Tamannaah knows how to slay in separates!

Match ado about separates!

For those wanting to ace a graphically-printed ensemble, the trick lies in keeping an eye out for printed details.

A spin on the classic turtleneck

Winter-ready in DIY moments

Change the conversation by adding a touch of DIY to your winter wardrobe.


The drinks are priced anywhere between $24.50 to $29.95 per bottle.

Hello Kitty wine arrives

Hello Kitty’s Sanrio had released a vino line earlier this year, including a host of rosés for the summer.

Starbucks said it started working on the design in January, finally deciding on this version because many customers liked to draw on them. (Photo: AP)

Starbucks releases a colour-it-in-yourself holiday cup

Nearly 5,000 US locations will have colored pencils available for customers to borrow.

Butternut Squash Salad With Winter Veggies And Sprout

Thankyou for roasting

During Thanksgiving week, make a meal that heartens the soul with these recipes.

Bisi Bele Bath

Mad over millets!

Nutritious and versatile, these specialities made of millets are perfect to devour this season.

Animal welfare groups say the chain failed by not committing to buying meat from breeds that grow slowly enough to protect chickens’ health. (Photo: Pixabay)

McDonald's sets new welfare standards for chickens

Animal welfare groups say the chain failed by not committing to buying meat from breeds that grow slowly enough to protect chickens’ health.


Lioness emerges from a bush along with her cub. (Photo: Nirmalya Banerjee)

Porini Cheetah Camp: Walk with the big cats in Masai Mara, with an Indian guide

Private conservancies in Kenya, though costly, offer a more authentic experience for wildlife enthusiasts.

Over 8 million people per year visit this great mausoleum. (Photo: Pixabay)

Taj Mahal is second best UNESCO world heritage site: Survey

The Taj is a true monument to love, constructed by the Shah Jahan while mourning the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

With his family

Stories from the sand dunes

Explore the stark and vibrant beauty of the Thar desert.

 The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights illuminate the night sky on November 12, 2015 near the town of Kirkenes in northern Norway. (Photo: AP)

Dazzling Northern Lights display illuminates Finnish skies

Strong solar winds led to this week’s particularly stunning show.


It is important to give art as much significance as curricular subjects. (Photo: C. Bhagyanath)

Art to the rescue

Given a platform to express themselves and the freedom to do so, children who’ve suffered abuse can find ample breathing space.

French Mohiniattam exponent Brigitte Chataignier.

Dance of the Enchantress is meditation in joy

The film is so much more than a documentary; it is an aesthetic experience that evokes rasa through the music, dance and visuals.

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In Boston, a Dutch treat of donated Golden Age masterpieces

Harvard Art Museums have been bequeathed 330 drawings dating to the 1600s.

This can be a very good political tool for messages and for ideological purposes as was seen in Dastan-e-Sedition.

Dastangoi, an ancient form of story-telling, is mind-blowing

Mahmood Farooqui actually found the book Tilism-e-Hoshruba, from where the fantastic tales they recite are taken.

Shruti Chatur Lal Sharma and Suman Kanawa at the Third International Yoga Day in Taiwan

Euphonic Yoga: Raga, taal, Kathak and yoga, all in one

The benefits combining elements of yoga with dance have been explored since the birth of modern dance a century ago & the potential remains unlimited.


It turns out that’s something that people are actually signing up to, thanks to dating sites like MissTravel.

Dating app that sends singletons on romantic getaways with strangers

This dating app, MissTravel, sends singletons on romantic holidays with complete strangers.

The effects include feelings of inadequacy, frustration and anger on the part of the refused partner and leads to a deflated self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and fault finding. (Photo: AFP)

Of requests and refusals

One sexual difficulty that is explosive involves one partner requesting sex and being repeatedly refused.

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber. (Photo: AP)

Save yourself from the rebound drama

Life coaches unanimously agree hitting the dating game again after a breakup isn’t a good idea.

Since people are embedded in relationships, what happens in those relationships affects our health and well-being. (Photo: Pixabay)

Discrimination has 'spillover effects' on partner's health

Discrimination experiences of both people in a relationship are associated with their health.

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The woman was acting erratically and dancing on top of the car before attempting to get away on a kid’s scooter. (Photo: Pixabay)

Police: DUI suspect dances on car, flees on kid’s scooter

Police detained the woman and took her to a hospital before she was booked into the Washoe County jail.

The man called the hotel hoping to book a room but when he refused to reveal his name the front desk executive turned down his request. (Photo: Youtube/CGTN)

Man sprays receptionist receptionist with fire extinguisher for denying his booking

The footage shows the man spraying the woman with the fire extinguisher.

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London's top-rated restaurant doesn't really exist

"The Shed at Dulwich" offered invited guests conceptual dishes named after moods.

Many geological features indicate the planet had an active hydrological cycle about 3-4 billion years ago. (Photo: Pixabay)

Mars atmosphere well protected from solar wind: study

The findings show that a stronger solar wind mainly accelerates particles already escaping the planet's gravity.

Study finds sadists are more likely to seek revenge against those who have wronged them. (Photo: Pixabay)

Sadist people more likely to seek vengeance

The researchers conducted three studies involving 673 students in which participants filled out questionnaires.