• Why you must try a Turkish bath

    Why you must try a Turkish bath

    A Turkish bath or hammam is considered the ultimate luxurious experience. Deepali Dhingra takes one and comes out feeling rejuvenated

  • Pamper your senses with a facial, manicure and pedicure

    Pamper your senses with a facial, manicure and pedicure

    Escape the humdrum of modern life by unwinding with a facial, manicure and pedicure that makes you fall in love with yourself again

  • Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn's DNA

    Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn's DNA

    Babies born to mothers who smoke during pregnancy may find it difficult to cope with stressors of daily life later due to an alteration in DNA of a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to foetus, a study says

  • Fitness trainer Neeraj Mehta on the importance of biomechanics

    Fitness trainer Neeraj Mehta on the importance of biomechanics

    Creator of his trademark fitness exercises — BMXStrength, BMXCrossFit and SteelFlexx — city-based trainer Neeraj Mehta is conducting a special workshop in Mumbai. The 43-year-old shares with Hassan M Kamal about the need to understand biomechanics, and why tailor-made exercises are crucial

  • Health special: Why washing your hands regularly is a must

    Health special: Why washing your hands regularly is a must

    On the occasion of Global Handwashing Day we look at the many positive reasons behind this hygienic practice...

  •  Stress affects heart differently in men and women

    Stress affects heart differently in men and women

    Mental stress affects the cardiovascular health of men and women differently, according  to a new study which suggests that treatments for heart disease should be more gender-based

  • Ways to keep your back and spine healthy

    Ways to keep your back and spine healthy

    With World Spine Day falling on October 16, experts tell Phorum Dalal how to sit right, sleep tight and stand tall to prevent chronic backache

  • How binge drinking harms the liver

    How binge drinking harms the liver

    An Indian-origin researcher has identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatment for alcohol-related liver diseases

  • Why toothpaste and orange juice don't mix!

    Why toothpaste and orange juice don't mix!

    Have you ever tried orange juice after brushing your teeth? After taking a big swig, you just have to spit it out feeling like you have just chewed on a lemon

  • Ace that base: Shape up your booty with these exercises

    Ace that base: Shape up your booty with these exercises

    You don't need Pop stars like Jennifer Lopez or Nicki Minaj to make you work on your butt. Now's the time to shake things up in your workout routine, and sweat it out, just like we did!

  • Exercises that help digestion at work

    Exercises that help digestion at work

    Acidity is a major side effect of long working hours, irregular eating patterns and a sedentary lifestyle. Nikshubha Garg talks to fitness experts and nutritionists to find out how to ease digestion in office

  • Cherry juice may help fight gout: study

    Cherry juice may help fight gout: study

    Drinking cherry juice concentrate may help patients beat gout, according to new research. Tart cherries have long been researched for their association with pain relief ranging from gout and arthritis joint pain to exercise-related muscle pain, researchers said

  • Over-weight? Blame it on gut bacteria

    Over-weight? Blame it on gut bacteria

    A species of gut bacteria called Clostridium ramosum could enhance the effects of a high-fat diet, leading to weight gain, says a study

  • An apple a day could keep obesity away

    An apple a day could keep obesity away

    An apple a day could help to keep the doctor away, at least as far as obesity is concerned, according to a new study

  • World Heart Day: 10 tips for a rock-solid heart

    World Heart Day: 10 tips for a rock-solid heart

    Your lifestyle choices may be affecting your heart's health in more ways than you can imagine. With World Heart Day being observed yesterday, the guide has curated set of useful activities to help your bring back to shape

  • How exercise keeps depression at bay

    How exercise keeps depression at bay

     It is known that physical exercise has many beneficial effects on health and researchers have now found how exercise shields the brain from stress-induced depression.

  • Humble turmeric may treat neurological disorders

    Humble turmeric may treat neurological disorders

    A bioactive compound found in turmeric promotes stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain, reveals new research.

  • Hoop for Joy

    Hoop for Joy

    A Native American dance workshop aims to bring out the child in you

  • Smartphone addiction: Are you a nomophobic?

    Smartphone addiction: Are you a nomophobic?

    Does the thought of losing your phone, set your teeth on edge? Do you suddenly snap at your partner if he/she tells you to switch off your phone in bed? From the train commute to the dinner table, smartphones have become our new crutch to stay clued and communicate with each other. Is this hampering our basic social interaction skills? the guide finds out

  • Get lean like WWE star Wade Bad News Barrett

    Get lean like WWE star Wade Bad News Barrett

    WWE star Wade Bad News Barrett, who was recently in India to launch the game WWE 2K15, shares his diet and exercise secrets to help one achieve a lean, muscular look