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  • Health Special: How to stay fit in your thirties

    For men, the thirties is a crucial decade. It's when priorities change. Apart from plans to start a family, it's also when fitness should matter. So, before knee pains and receding hairlines take over, we tell you how to kick start a healthy lifestyle, at the right time

  • Shun the health myths this monsoon

    The monsoon brings respite from the sweltering heat but also triggers a lot of health-related issues, most of which are plain myths that have persisted over time, says an expert

  • How gut microbes make you fat

    Scientists have found evidence that gut bacteria may affect circadian rhythms and metabolism leading some people to gain extra weight

  • Eat spicy food daily to lower death risk

    Include more fresh and dried chilli pepper in your diet as eating spicy foods daily has now been linked to a lower risk of death from cancer, heart and lung diseases and diabetes

  • Insulin may treat dementia

    Insulin delivered high up in the nasal cavity goes to affected areas of brain and helps improve memory, says a study that could lead to new therapies for Alzheimer's disease and similar forms of dementia

  • Frequent flyers lose health, family love too

    Are you a frequent traveller? By striving to travel far, wide and frequently, you are not only damaging your health but also spoiling relationships with loved ones, an interesting study has revealed

  • Past learning affects what we see: Study

    Prior knowledge impacts how the brain processes what we see, says a new study

  • Take the aerial route to fitness

    Fitness enthusiasts can now try a now form of aerial yoga in Mumbai, which is done of hammocks, aided by yoga expert Anshuka Parwani

  • Mobile medical vans to keep Mumbai cops fit on bandobast

    Rakesh Maria launches initiative to ensure the city’s policemen don’t end up ignoring early signs of illnesses

  • Health and fitness: Embrace yoga for a super sex life

    While the first International Yoga Day has rightfully positioned the nearly 5,000-year old Indian system of physical and mental rejuvenation on to the global mat, little do people know that there are some postures that, if done under proper guidance, can ramp up their sex life too

  • Shilpa Shetty to pen book on health and nutrition

    After working on fitness DVDs, Bollywood actress and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty is now writing a book on heath and nutrition to emphasise the importance of Indian food

  • Manoj Bajpayee is a fitness freak!

    Manoj Bajpayee may not have six-pack abs to flaunt, but has always been fitness conscious

  • Air pollution may damage brain

    Long-term exposure to air pollution may lead to loss of white matter in the brain, a research has found

  • Forget rats, cancer drug can be tested on pet dogs

    Pet dogs may now be Man's best friends in a new arena of life -- cancer treatment, says new research

  • Health: Dos and don'ts to practise yoga the correct way

    As all of India appears to be gearing for June 21, it's vital to realise that yoga needs to be practised correctly, especially if it's a first-time attempt. the guide invited some of Mumbai's most trusted yoga experts to share dos and don'ts to help ensure a glitch-free experience

  • Celebrities reveal their fitness mantra

    Aussie cricket legend Glenn McGrath, reveal how to stay fit after you cross 40. Actors Rana Daggubati and Gautam Rode also divulge their fitness routine

  • Bursting into laughter easily could be in your DNA

    If your wife immediately bursts into laughter after a humorous moment, while you barely manage to crack a smile, this could be due to her genes, new research says

  • Motherhood brings lasting changes to the brain

    Looking at the effects of hormone therapy on females, researchers have found that pregnancy and motherhood could stimulate certain permanent changes in the brain

  • Got a pot belly? Blame it on traffic noise

    Living near an airport, highway or train station could increase your risk of developing a mid-riff bulge, indicates a new research

  • Air pollution may increase autism risk in kids

    Exposure to air pollution in the womb and the first two years of life may be associated with an increased risk of a child developing autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), new research has found