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Beyonce's dad Mathew Knowles starts a dialogue around male breast cancer; here's everything you need to know

Knowles' fight has put the spotlight on the disease, which is usually associated with a sense of shame and confusion.

Pale, shaky or blotchy: Your hands could tell a lot about your health

When it comes to health, our hands can reveal some surprising secrets. Find out what they are.

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Happiness is an attitude and it comes from acceptance: Aisha Chaudhary

Even in death, Aisha continues to inspire and move many young minds.

Explained: The link between owning a dog and living longer, newly studied

The researchers found that the risk of death following hospitalisation was lower for dog owners, and suggested that this is likely due to increased physical activity and decreased loneliness.

Some everyday habits that are spoiling your nails

No amount of manicure sessions and quick salon trips will come handy, unless you know where you are going wrong.

Got an acne? Here's what could be happening inside your body

While most of us often associate acne with only hormonal imbalances and clogged pores, they reveal a great deal about bodily functions.

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Feeling under the weather lately? Here are some signs you need to exercise more

Exercising is not just limited to having weight-loss benefits.

Embarrassed by odour? Know what your body is trying to tell you

Awkwardness aside, these smells can point you towards biological happenings that may need a consultation with a medical professional.

We are perfect the way we are, we just don't realise it: Nivetha Thomas

She talks about her life in Chennai, her roots in Kerala, and the cultural integration that makes her call any place home.

Scientists develop tool that analyses the change of bacteria in gut of astronauts

A new tool called STARMAPS which has been developed by researchers at Northwestern University in the US shows that spaceflight alters the bacterial diversity in the gut of astronauts.

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From reducing asthma attacks to controlling diabetes: 10 surprising health benefits of pumpkin

Not just during Halloween as Jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkins have a lot of use in our day-to-day life as well.

5 ways to shape up your belly

If you have some tires on your belly, get rid of them by making a few changes in your diet and lifestyle, says an expert.

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Ten Dietary tips to ward off cancer

The food we eat, the air we breathe and the choices we make — be it to smoke, drink alcohol or not exercise regularly — are more linked to our chances of getting cancer than luck. (Text: Ishi Khosla)

Why we should think twice before indulging in that chocolate cake

Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!

Seven tips for a glowing skin

If you've resolved to take care of your skin in 2015, adapt some easy-to-follow tips for achieving wonders.

8 ways: How to give a healthy twist to your diet in 2015

Celebrity chef and cookbook author Nita Mehta suggests tips to make your daily meals tastier and healthier. (As told to Parmita Uniyal)

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Top 6: Foods to soothe your stomach

If you are feeling the side-effects of overeating, try a few foods that can soothe your stomach and make digestion easier.

World AIDS Day: The battle against the pandemic still on

The AIDS pandemic began more than 30 years ago and has killed up to 40 million people worldwide. On World AIDS Day, here's showcasing some inspiring pictures from across the globe that fill us with hope.

Get fit before Christmas: Follow these 9 tips

From taking a walk every 20 minutes to skipping for ten minutes daily are some practices that can be followed to ensure a perfect look for the Christmas season. (Text: IANS)

6 ways: How to stop your sugar craving

Experts from the fields of nutrition and fitness say there are ways of reducing sugar craving, reports femalefirst.co.uk (Text: IANS)

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Air pollution is reducing life expectancy by a year: News in Numbers

Average human life is about one year shorter because of PM2.5 ambient air pollution, with lives shortened by 1.5-2 years in the most polluted Asian and African countries, a new study that uses data from the Global Burden of Disease Project has found. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

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Air pollution is reducing life expectancy by a year: News in Numbers

Average human life is about one year shorter because of PM2.5 ambient air pollution, with lives shortened by 1.5-2 years in the most polluted Asian and African countries, a new study that uses data from the Global Burden of Disease Project has found. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

Kerala floods: Fixing the house during the day, back to relief camp at night

Inside a relief camp: Rebuilding from the scratch is not just a financial problem. For some, old age and health issues make it a herculean task. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

'Surprised' Salman plans body-building competition after visiting 'BodyPower Expo 2016'

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan visited India's largest health and fitness show, BodyPower Expo 2016, in Mumbai. The actor said he was surprised to see a show organised for body builders at such a big scale and that it encouraged him to do a show of his own.Salman, who will be seen playing the role of a wrestler in his upcoming film Sultan, looked quite impressed with the participants and the craze people have for body building.The three days expo started on January 8 and concluded on January 10.

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