Archive for December 8th, 2017

2018 Winter Olympics: Seoul urges Russian athletes to attend under neutral flag

Seoul, Dec 8 South Korea ON Thursday urged Russian athletes to compete in the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics under a neutral flag, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vetoed the country’s participation over doping charges.

Seoul expects many Russian athletes to participate, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism…

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Poor sleep may up depression risk

New York, Dec 8 If your teenaged son or daughter is regularly waking up till late in the night, he or she is likely to have poor sleep, which may increase their risk of developing mood disorders, especially depression, researchers have warned.

The study, led by Peter Franzen from the…

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Brain changes detected in kid with double hand transplant

New York, Dec 8 Doctors have detected changes in the brain of 10-year-old Zion Harvey from the US who was the first child in the world to undergo a double hand transplant.

In July 2015, surgeons at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) successfully transplanted donor hands…

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Fruits, veggies may help reduce disability, symptoms of multiple sclerosis

New York, Dec 8 Eating a healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may lower disability and reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study.

MS is a disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves. The symptoms include vision…

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Tolstoy’s language preserved in ‘Anna Karenina’: Director

New Delhi, Dec 8  Oscar-nominated filmmaker Karen Shakhnazarov says he has tried to retain the context of Leo Tolstoy’s 19th century novel “Anna Karenina” in the film adaptation while adding “something special”.

Produced and directed by Shakhnazarov, the Russian film is a tragic story of Countess Anna Karenina…

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Styling tips for bandhgalas

New Delhi, Dec 8  During winter season, it is best to stick to bandhgalas in velvet and satin in hues of burgundy or royal navy, say experts.

Sanchit Baweja, Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer, Stage3, and Saurabh Sharma, Founder and Director – Logicuff, have shared some tips to keep in…

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Panty hacks to avoid embarrassing situations

New Delhi, Dec 8 Visible panty lines and camel toes are big fashion faux pas and can ruin even the most perfect outfit. Do not buy tight underwear, and hide bulging belly fat with high waist panties, suggest experts.

Smita Murarka, Head – Marketing and E-commerce at MAS Brands India…

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Prabal Panjabi excited about ‘Tere Liye Bro’

Mumbai, Dec 8  Actor Prabal Panjabi, who has featured in “Mere Dad Ki Maruti” and “Shahid”, is excited about series “Tere Liye Bro”, and hopes the audience appreciates the show.

The show revolves around three friends and how the twists and turns in their lives make them appreciate their bond…

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Humans may have plateaued out limits for lifespan: Study

London, Dec 8

Environmental changes, including climate, may have caused human beings to reach their maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance, researchers have found.

Despite stories that with each generation we will live longer and longer, the researchers suggests there may be a maximum threshold to our biological…

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YouTube reveals top viral videos of 2017

San Francisco, Dec 8  Video-sharing website YouTube has revealed its most popular videos for 2017 based on time spent watching, sharing, commenting, liking and other metrics.

This year’s most viral video featured a man singing in an oyster costume. The masked performer, a contestant on Thailand’s reality…

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