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Beat the heat and protect your skin!

Beat the heat and protect your skin!

Summer is knocking the door! Before it arrives, let's bring on the stock for our beauty routine to welcome the the long days and even longer evenings.

Dr Alia Rizvi, dermatologist at Me Clinic, New Delhi, brings some tips to protect your skin from tanning.

- Protect your lips: More than winters, our lips dry out very often during the summer. So it is the time when you are going to need SPF enhanced Lip Balm regularly to keep your lips moisturized.

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This summer, treat your kid with these healthy popsicles!

This summer, treat your kid with these healthy popsicles!

The heat is steadily climbing the charts and if you're already in a soup about how to deal with it, why not experiment with some easy summer popsicle recipes.

They're tasty, healthy and also a great way to get the kids to help out in the kitchen.

Smriti Advani, a writer for UrbanClap brings forth a list of icy goodness that surely will excite your taste buds.

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Watch out! Obesity linked with chronic kidney disease

Watch out! Obesity linked with chronic kidney disease

Exercise regularly, eat healthy and keep your weight under control to keep a check on obesity, which is the majorly responsible for kidney disease, says a health expect, while spreading awareness on World Kidney day.

In the last decade, kidney diseases and obesity have become a major health concern with rapid increase in cases along with cancer and cardiac diseases.

According to clinicians, combination of obesity and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a lethal condition.

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NASA spacecraft's close call with Martian moon Phobos

NASA spacecraft's close call with Martian moon Phobos

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN), which is in its second year of studying the Red Planet's atmosphere, was recently forced to perform unscheduled maneuver to avert a space-wreck.

In its first collision avoidance maneuver, MAVEN spacecraft carried out a rocket motor burn that boosted its velocity by 0.4 meters per second (less than 1 mile per hour) to steer clear of Mars' moon Phobos, NASA reported.

The correction was small, but it was enough for the spacecraft to avoid the crater-filled moon by about 2.5 minutes.

Alas! There's room to smoke, but no room to breastfeed

Alas! There's room to smoke, but no room to breastfeed

Breastfeeding in public places is a problematic issue women face on a regular basis.

Irony is, at workplaces, malls, hospitals, airports you will see a special place is allocated for smoking, but to breastfeed the kid, a woman just has the option of washroom.

A recent Breastfeeding Report - 'Choices and Spaces' by SHEROES supported by Medela and powered by Babygogo, aimed to understand the comfort levels of mothers, breastfeeding in public and at work in India.

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Doctors successfully remove 838 gallstones from patient's gallbladder

Doctors successfully remove 838 gallstones from patient's gallbladder

In a recent highly unusual and case, a patient, initially suspected with a cancerous tumour, was found with 838 stones in her gallbladder.

After a proper diagnosis by the doctors at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, the surgery was successfully conducted, ensuring patient's recovery.

The patient was experiencing acute stomach pain along with intermittent episodes of fever and nausea, which is why, she was advised to undergo an ultrasound and CT scan.

The results suggested that she might be suffering from cancer of the gallbladder.

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Students think it's 'normal' to use performance enhancing drugs: Study

Students think it's 'normal' to use performance enhancing drugs: Study

A European study has revealed that the majority of university students believe it is the social norm to use drugs like Ritalin to enhance academic performance - despite very few having used stimulants themselves.

The project looked at attitudes towards the 'nonmedical use of prescription medicines' among university students in seven EU countries and was co-authored by Dr Robert Dempsey, Lecturer in Psychology at Staffordshire University, alongside colleagues across Europe.

Don't be so clean! Obsession with hygiene could kill benefial bacterias

Don't be so clean! Obsession with hygiene could kill benefial bacterias

Good news for all those lazy-headed not-really-a-cleanliness-freak out there! Scientists have found out that the obsession with hygiene could even be turning some beneficial bacteria found in the human gut into "endangered species".

Providing clean water to everyone on the planet has been a major health goal for decades, but scientists have warned that while it reduces the chance of catching a deadly disease it could also increase the risk of asthma.

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Nostalgic emotions evokes stronger urge to quit smoking

Nostalgic emotions evokes stronger urge to quit smoking

In order to persuade someone to quit smoking, it is the 'emotions' that need to be triggered rather than inciting fear in an individual.

A new study by Michigan State University researchers has found out the following which was published in Communication Research Reports.

Advertisers often use nostalgia-evoking messages to promote consumer products, and that tactic could be just as effective in encouraging healthy behaviors, argue Ali Hussain, a doctoral candidate in the School of Journalism, and Maria Lapinski, professor in the Department of Communication.

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No difference between good or bad diet: Study

No difference between good or bad diet: Study

Ever faced a choice between Brown and white bread?

Well few would doubt that the latter was more likely to contribute to obesity.

But a new study suggests there is no such thing as 'good' or 'bad' bread when it comes to losing weight.

Instead the effect of diet on people's waistlines is much more dependant on an individual's unique response to different kinds of food, researchers believe.

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