Acne – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Acne is a big concern, especially for women in their 20s. However, it would be wrong to say that men don’t suffer from acne. To many, acne is also known as blemishes, blackheads, whiteheads, pimples or cysts. It is most common during puberty and adolescence. According to recent data, almost 80 per cent of people in the age group of 11 to 30 years have acne outbreak at least once. Having said that, even adults are not fully immune. The number is low, but people in their 40s and 50s also…

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Chicken Changezi: The History of the Curry & its Supposed Connection With Mongolian Ruler Ghenghis Khan

The art and sophistication of Mughlai preparations have caught the fancy of food lovers throughout centuries. For India, the Mughal era officially began with Babur’s rule in 14th century A.D. The word “Mughal” means “Mongol” in Persian, and Babur adopted the term ‘Mughal’ to refer to his Mongol heritage. But it turns out that the ‘Mughlai’ culinary influence reached the Indian shores much before Babur step his foot in Delhi. For instance the Chicken Changezi, a popular chicken delicacy popular in the Northern part of the country, is said to have its link…

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Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale, Best Deals on Gadgets & Gizmos

It’s that time of the year again when the Indian janta don their hunting caps and head online to swoop some incredible deals on electronics and gadgets. With Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale is going on, here are the best deals you can find on the website and app. Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale deal on iPhone 7. (Photo Courtesy: Flipkart App) Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale deal on iPhone 7 Plus. (Photo Courtesy: Flipkart App) 2. Google Pixel & Pixel XL Google Pixel and Pixel XL. (Photo Courtesy: madeby.google.com) Google’s very own…

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Deep slumber can keep the aged healthy & wise

Ageing typically brings on a decline in deep non-rapid eye movement or “slow wave sleep”. (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Loss of sleep in the elderly may increase the risk of developing a wide range of mental and physical disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists who claim that deep slumber can act as a fountain of youth in old age. As we grow old, our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to generate the deep, restorative slumber we enjoyed…

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Fit & Proper: Thyroid disease as a lifestyle problem

Thyroid gland disorders are fairly common in India with prevalence rates ranging from 11 per cent to 13 per cent, one of the highest globally. The country at present harbours 42 million individuals who suffer from one or more forms of thyroid disorders. Hypothyroidism, or a reduced thyroid gland function, is the most common form of thyroid disorders in India, affecting one in 10 adults. The rates of hyperthyroidism, a disorder with overfunctioning thyroid activity, vary across different regions and are relatively less common.   Iodine is essential for thyroid…

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Why Rihanna & Lady Gaga Are Turning to Unknown Fashion Students for Fresh Looks

It was February 2014, and Melitta Baumeister, then a 28-year-old, freshly graduated Parsons School of Design MFA alum, was about to make her New York Fashion Week debut. Among those sitting in the audience was Mel Ottenberg, the Los Angeles-based stylist to Rihanna and fashion director of 032c magazine, who would request to borrow an oversized pleather jacket from the collection the next day. Baumeister needed no persuading. Two weeks later, Rihanna would arrive at the Commes des Garcons show during Paris Fashion Week draped in a giant fur stole and…

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Reuters Lifestyle & Entertainment, December 23, 1600 GMT/1100 ET

Starry nights and empty streets in Syria’s Idlib IDLIB – Stars fill the night sky over the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, and the streets are eerily quiet. The calm might not last much longer. (MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-NIGHTS (PIX), moved, 236 words) Save Santa’s Sherry, say British lovers of fortified wine LONDON – A worrying slump in sales of Father Christmas’s favourite tipple, sherry, has prompted a British trade group to start a campaign to ensure the fortified wine doesn’t fall off menus. (UK-RETAIL/SHERRY-XMAS (TV), moved, 199 words) Leaving war-torn Syria, luxury…

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Apollo Health & Lifestyle raises Rs 450 crore from IFC to fund expansion

Apollo Health and Lifestyle, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, on Thursday, December 1, announced  it had raised Rs 450 crore from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the IFC Asset Management Company. Sharing the details in Hyderabad, Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise said Apollo Health, which operates in the retail healthcare segment, would be using the funds for its growth and expansion over the next 24 months. It operates a range of formats including multi-specialty clinics (Apollo Clinics), Diabetes Clinics (Apollo Sugar), Diagnostics (Apollo…

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Education ERP Market by Component Solution, User Type & Region – Global Forecast to 2021 – Research and Markets

The education ERP market is estimated to grow from USD 6.77 billion in 2016 to USD 14.19 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 15.9% between 2016 and 2021. Companies are making efforts to increase their revenues and reduce expenses as the global market competition continues to shrink profit margins. Organizations of all sizes are focusing increasingly on analyzing their sales and market saturation in specific territories as well as identifying gaps. Hence, the increased demand to manage various academic processes is fueling the growth of the education ERP market….

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