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Poor environmental quality may up cancer rates: study

Exposure to harmful environmental factors such as poor air, water and land quality may increase the risk of prostate and breast cancer, a new study warns.   Researchers from University of Illinois in the US investigated the effects of overall environmental quality across multiple domains – including air, water, and land quality, sociodemographic environment and built environment. They linked Environmental ...

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9 interesting Ice cube ideas to beat the heat this summer

Summers are finally here and by now you must have already stocked your freezers with as many ice-trays as possible. It is hard to survive the scorching heat without dunking a handful of ice cubes to cool our drinks and our mind. But this time around, why not have some fun? Ditch the boring water and use these interesting ideas ...

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Super easy drinks you must try this summer

1. Refreshing drinks for summer If you are bored of tedious summer drinks that consume major time during the rush hour every morning, then try these super easy drinks that can be made in minutes and will also keep you fresh and light. These easy drinks have refreshing flavours of strawberries, mint and cinnamon that act as revitalizing agents. 2. ...

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British newborns cry more than almost any other babies in the world

Parents struggling with a wailing baby can rest assured they are not alone – British babies cry more than in a number of other industrialised countries, a study suggests. While the exact reason why UK infants cry so much is not clear, researchers suggest that parents in Britain may be ‘quicker to respond’ to their children, making them less likely ...

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Your summer makeup guide

A shift in season brings with it an excuse to break rules and set new ones. As summer makes its hot-headed presence felt, here’s an experts take on the colour update for the season:   The Pantone prediction: The colour-forecasting company went with the mood of the hour in fashion globally by putting ‘Greenery’ on the forefront for the year. ...

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Home remedies to make skin glow this summer

The skin is the first to bear the brunt of summer heat, leading to problems like sun tan, sun burn, skin-sensitivity, rashes and eruptions. There are several home remedies that can help you save your skin, say experts.   Bharti Taneja, founder-director of ALPS Beauty Group, Shahnaz Husain, CEO of Shahnaz Herbals Inc, and beauty expert-aromatherapist Blossom Kochhar share tips ...

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Egg mask, honey: Get rid of split ends with home remedies

Treatments like hair colour, highlights, straightening, and perms all cause trauma that can result in a bevy of split endsWith the growing fashion fiesta, hair too adds a lot to the personality. To achieve their look of choice, consumers use more hair colorants, bleaches, heating appliances causing dryness and most importantly split ends. Experts suggests that some simple steps like ...

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Nail the look with cool sculpting gel

  A neatly manicured pair of hands with glossy, perfectly done nails can really up your style quotient by many notches. And in the last few years many have resorted to acrylic and gel nails. When done by professionals these can last for more than a fortnight. One of the latest trends, these days in nails is the sculpting gel, ...

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World’s most luxurious airport hotels

Airport hotels are better known for being convenient and practical than they are for luxury. But all that might be changing: In recent years, many airport hotels have stepped up their game with updated guest rooms and resort-style amenities. From day spas to swim-up bars — in some cases, just steps from the terminal — we’ve handpicked the world’s seven ...

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6 quick tips to get right night cream

Night time is when one’s skin gets the maximum rest, repair and time to rejuvenate. So always remember to wash and deep cleanse your face before you apply your night time moisturiser for the best results. Some tips to keep in mind when deciding on a good night cream:   1.It doesn’t need to have the word ‘night’ to describe ...

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