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  1. Chocolate addict? Jackfruit seeds cheap substitute to produce chocolaty aromas

    04.25 / 10:38 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Rustic dark chocolate and cacao beans Jackfruit seeds produce chocolaty aromas and could be a potentially cheap, abundant substitute for making chocolates, say scientists in the light of the looming global cocoa bean shortage. Researchers from University of Sao Paulo in Brazil found that compounds found in jackfruit seeds produce many of the same aromas as processed cocoa beans and are a potentially…
  2. Break up stress? Placebo effect can heal your broken heart too

    04.25 / 09:49 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Young woman holding ripped heart shaped paper, close up If you have been dumped recently, doing anything that you believe will help you feel better will probably offer a healing touch to the broken heart, say researchers. For decades, research has shown that placebos — sham treatments with no active ingredients — can measurably ease pain, Parkinson’s disease and other physical ailments. ALSO READ |…
  3. World Malaria Day: Here are some effective steps to prevent Malaria

    04.25 / 08:11 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Malaria is a public health problem in several parts of the country. (Source: Thinkstock Images) The theme for World Malaria Day this year is ‘End Malaria for Good’. Malaria is caused due to the Plasmodium parasites which are carried by the female – anopheles mosquito. Out of five, two species of the parasite – P falciparum and P vivax – pose the greatest threat to human…
  4. Troubled by toothache? Here’s how you can avoid it

    04.25 / 07:43 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    There’s nothing worse than a toothache. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Look for fluoride in toothpaste, limit acidic drinks, and get your teeth cleaned every six months to keep teeth strong and healthy, say experts. Saurabh Gupta, Prosthodontist and Dental Surgeon at SouthEx Dental, New Delhi, and Unnati Gupta, Nobel Fellow and Senior Implantologist, list down some basic rules for dental hygiene. *…
  5. Meat-based diet can cause fatty liver disease: Study

    04.25 / 07:10 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Regulate your meat intake to maintain a healthy lifestyle. (Source: Thinkstock Images) A diet high in animal protein is associated with a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver in overweight people, says a study. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a major health concern as it can lead to permanent scarring (cirrhosis) and subsequently…
  6. FDA approves Glenmark’s first-in-human study for respiratory drug

    04.25 / 06:59 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    The Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring (AP Photo, File) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday said the US health regulator has cleared its investigational new drug (IND) application to initiate a first-in-human study for a proposed biosimilar for use in treatment of respiratory or allergic disease. “The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) cleared the company’s…
  7. Robert M. Pirsig author of ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ dies at 88

    04.25 / 05:51 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    This 1975 image released by William Morrow shows author Robert M. Pirsig working on a motorcycle. (Source: AP) Robert M. Pirsig, whose philosophical novel “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88. Pirsig’s publishing house, William Morrow, announced that he…
  8. ‘You have to really take a risk and not have a plan B’

    04.24 / 18:37 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
      Lilly Singh Prashant Nadkar; (below) book cover Last week, Canadian YouTube star ||Superwoman|| aka Lilly Singh released her debut book in India, and went on a three-city tour to help her fans release their inner “Bawse” (internet speak for boss). Part fashion feature, part self-help, Singh’s debut is as colourful and irreverent as her alter-ego is. Excerpts from an interview: What was the most di…
  9. Dye Another Day

    04.24 / 18:37 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
                                                                      A work on display Renuka Reddy is a seeker. When she’s not chasing sunlight, you will find her coaxing colours out of dyes or perfecting the wax outline of a design with needle precision. The textile revivalist is currently holding her first solo, “The Art of Hand Painted Chintz”, at Gallery Art Motif in Delhi, where 17 paintings in natura…
  10. A Daub Hand

    04.24 / 18:37 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    It is well-known by now that Varma, besides being one of the most recognisable names from Indian art history, is also one of the most forged. (Representational Image) To the casual eye, the two images hung side by side — both depicting the same mythological scene of Arjuna and Subhadra — look like they might have been produced by Raja Ravi Varma. The one on the left is a large oil painting, which seems t…