Bollywood star, Vivek Oberoi and Priyanka Alva, daughter of former Indian politician Jeevraj Alva, had a royal themed wedding. One of the grandest and classiest Bollywood weddings saw the couple appearing as prince and princess.
Cannabis might still be illegal in the UK, but new research has found that the leafy substance might not be the vilified "gateway drug" it’s widely thought to be. In fact, in might be the key to discouraging users from progressing to "harder" drugs, such as cocaine and ecstasy, claim scientists at the University of New Mexico. "Our current opioid epidemic is the leading preventable form of death in the US – killing more people than car accidents and gun violence," explained lead author and psychology professor Jacob Miguel Vigil.
Childbirth is one of the most painful experiences a human can endure. On paper, the procedure seems less painful and risky than vaginal childbirth. Alice Jones, a 32-year-old civil servant from South Wales and a spokeswoman for the pregnancy resource Emma’s Diary, gave birth to her five-month-old son via c-section.
Taking “breaks” in your diet regime might help you lose more weight in the long run, a new study from the University of Tasmania has found. By embracing “cheat days” or taking a more lenient approach to dieting at the weekend, you could give yourself the psychological motivation to continue with your stricter regime the rest of the time. Lead author Nuala Byrne suggests that partaking in diet resting periods helps to combat adaptive thermogenesis, which previous studies have proven “creates the ideal situation for weight regain” after dieters have lost initial weight.
St Christopher’s hospice is celebrating 50 years. Located in Sydenham, it provides care and support to more than 6,000 people across five south east London boroughs (Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark). Despite its main mission of providing palliative care for terminally ill patients, at St Christopher’s the focus is on life, rather than death.
YouTuber Chris Notap conducted an experiment using cotton wool to show what just one packet of cigarettes does to the lungs. In the video, Notap uses a bell jar filled with cotton wool to represent the lungs and a suction pipe to mimic someone inhaling. The suction pipe - representing the smoke - is also stained brown.
Women are often given advice on how to change their lifestyles to improve their chances of getting pregnant, but less focus is placed on men. According to a new study, however, men’s health could have a greater effect on a couple's chances of conceiving than previously thought. Researchers have found that obesity may adversely affect sperm quality.
There are two types of fat tissue in the body: the good brown kind – which helps us to burn calories, and the bad white kind – which leads us to gain weight. Now, there might be a way to covert the bad into the good, new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has found. By blocking the processes of a specific protein found in white fat cells, scientists found that the cell produced a middle ground beige fat, an intermediary that is neither good nor bad.
Katie Lacer, of MommaKT Shoots Photography, had been hired by a mother-to-be in Indiana to document her birth experience. Lacer took a photo of her client's first post-birth trip to the bathroom, showing the nurse kneeling on the floor beside her offering her a cold pack, as the new mother went to the toilet. Jill Krause, who runs the popular blog Baby Rabies, posted the photo to her Facebook page last week, explaining that it reminded her of her own birth experience.
An ulcer soon developed and eventually burst, which led to the failure of her vital organs. Jasmine Beever was taken to hospital shortly after losing consciousness at college, Lincolnshire Live reports. "We are all in shock," the teen’s mother told Lincolnshire Live.
Aside from sounding like the pallid members of a Fifties swing band set up in a care home, they each appear on this year’s least popular baby names list. A total of 24 baby names appear on the vetoed list, compiled by Baby Centre. The endangered list includes 14 girls’ names and 10 boys’ names.
Well, according to research published by Harvard Medical School, snoozing really could mean losing something: your hearing. If you are asleep on a plane during a sudden change in altitude, your ability to equalise the pressure in your eardrum might be compromised and could cause permanent damage. For most people, a sudden altitude change makes our ears feel like they’re going to pop.
The actress who just lately shattered the hearts of many by announcing her relationship is again in the limelight. For the ones who don’t know, the Baadshaho actress is seeing an Australian photographer whose name is Andrew Kneebone. In an interview with a leading daily earlier, Ileana got candid about him.
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