Sunday, Feb 05, 2023



Can bad smells make you feel faint, out of breath?

February 01, 2023 8:14 pm

“Many people who are negatively affected by a certain smell, instantly feel better when they are away from the surroundings where the smell is present,” said Dr Bindumathi P L, Sr. Consultant - Internal Medicine, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore.

Is lemon a 'healthy alternative' for deodorant?

January 04, 2023 5:05 pm

According to Dr Jaishree Sharad, cosmetic dermatologist, and founder of Skinfinitii Aesthetic Skin and Laser Clinic, lemon juice contains compounds called furocoumarins which have the ability to interact with DNA, including those in your skin

I struggle with bad breath, and dull hair and skin. What should I do?

August 26, 2022 4:40 pm

Lavleen Kaur, head dietitian and founder, Diet Insight, a nutrition and wellness clinic suggests five simple morning habits that can "boost immunity, improve digestion, nourish your hair and skin"

Body odour may smell worse to you than your ancient ancestors

February 04, 2022 6:22 pm

A team of scientists has identified the olfactory receptors for two common odor molecules: a musk found in soaps and perfumes and a compound prominent in smelly underarm sweat

Natural home remedies for smelly underarms

October 06, 2021 5:44 pm

Try these effective home remedies by Dr Aparna Padmanabhan, but don't forget to do a patch test first

Smelly hands? Here's how you can get rid of the odour

April 26, 2020 9:48 pm

Nobody wants their hands to smell odd and funny; try these other kitchen ingredients.

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

October 05, 2019 11:06 am

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

Decoded - that pungent armpit smell!

April 01, 2015 11:31 am

The smell is caused by bacteria on the skin breaking down naturally secreted molecules contained within sweat.

Malaria makes you smell delicious to mosquitoes

July 02, 2014 10:29 am

Malaria may alter the way people smell to make them more alluring to mosquitoes, according to a new finding.