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By Barbara McMahon
Office, what with its warmth and camaraderie, is an escape from the unending challenges of domesticity for an increasing number of people
Minimum hassles   
Laparascopy is set to replace the conventional method of open surgery. Also known as minimally invasive surgery, in this procedure the surgeon is able to view the magnified (up to 20 times larger) image of the inner parts of a patient's body through a laparoscope that is put through an incision (5mm-10mm). ADVANTAGESSince only two or three tiny incisions are made, the patient feels less pain....
Face value   
It was the biggest clickbait story of the week. Yes, Renee Zellweger’s face. The 45-year-old actor hasn’t made a film for four years and was missing in action. Then, she turned up at a benefit gala in Los Angeles looking a bit, well, different, and as The Daily Beast website reported, “worldwide panic” ensued.The story and accompanying pictures soared to the top of...
Work out like a woman   
This summer a three-minute video entitled Like A Girl went viral, attracting more than 25 million hits. It featured a group of children and adults who were asked to demonstrate how they would “run and throw like a girl”. Whereas the pre-pubescent participants aped the actions of top sports stars, the older volunteers, regardless of gender, interpreted the instruction as an insult and...
Keep the drum beating   01 November, 2014
High cholesterol is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, and saturated fats are often blamed for the condition. Indian diets, while not rich in animal fats, have a high ratio of saturated to unsaturated fats. This is because frying and roasting destroys unsaturated fats. For example, one moderate-sized onion has 40 calories, but if you fry or roast it, you get 400 calories.Similarly,...
Liv‘err’ lifestyle   01 November, 2014
Look; learn; see   29 October, 2011
Breaking noose   01 November, 2014
10,000 steps a day   01 November, 2014
Rice buffet   04 October, 2014
Forget me not   29 September, 2014
No liquor for liver   29 September, 2014
Mission NTDs   29 September, 2014
Dark temptation   29 September, 2014
A new look at our abilities   29 September, 2014
The art of saving lives   06 September, 2014
Take a break; fast   06 September, 2014
Food for tot   16 August, 2014
Austerity in yoga   16 August, 2014
Silent threat   04 August, 2014
A spot of bother   04 August, 2014
More in less   04 August, 2014
All's not well   26 July, 2014
Life vs FOMO   21 July, 2014
Man with a mission   07 July, 2014
Herbs curb   07 July, 2014
Building a bond   07 July, 2014
Fringe focus   07 July, 2014
Knot ready? We are!   16 June, 2014
Dishing out love   16 June, 2014
WEDded to the earth   16 June, 2014
C the change   20 May, 2014
Happy feat   20 May, 2014
Back to life   20 May, 2014
Within limits   05 May, 2014
Alternate route   14 April, 2014
Smart sole   14 April, 2014
Excess baggage   14 April, 2014
The morning after   14 April, 2014
BxOne of a kind   14 April, 2014
Back to Basics   25 March, 2014
Joy of giving   25 March, 2014
Hook worms   25 March, 2014
Steady state   25 March, 2014
Twists & turns... and triumph   25 March, 2014
Bumpy road to recovery   03 March, 2014
Diet of colours   03 March, 2014
Living in fear   03 March, 2014
Caught in the web   01 February, 2014
Back to basics.   01 February, 2014
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