Would you share your sorrows online?
December 12, 2013 at 4:44 pm
Kumar was ecstatic after passing out of business school. Not only had he graduated with straight As, he had also been placed in a top multinational company and was earning a cool seven-figure salary. But the job was in a new city where he knew no one. The stress of 100-hour work weeks and no
Indians love condoms: 90% consider them their first choice of contraception
December 12, 2013 at 12:04 pm
Indians have become comfortable with the use of condoms. While the Health Ministry reported the condom usage has dropped by 38% – from 2.6 crore in 2007 – to 1.6 crore in 2010-11, these numbers only reflect the condoms which are distributed free of charge. On the other hand, a recent survey by
Anti-Superstition Bill – not going to bring India out of the dark ages
December 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm
India’s the land of quacks, babas, God-men and thousands of other frauds. Today the Mumbai Mirror carried the story of a man who had been purchasing herbs from a tantrik for his wife’s depression and anxiety and paid him Rs 2.4 lakh over two years, herbs which turned out to be grass. So
Susan Boyle’s Asperger’s syndrome: What exactly is this disease?
December 10, 2013 at 6:06 pm
Boyle became famous overnight after her audition for 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2009 amazed people around the world who saw it on the show and on the Internet. It was recently revealed she was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in 2012. The 52-year-old singer said that she went to a specialist in
Top 10 rock songs to take your workout to the next level
December 9, 2013 at 2:43 pm
One of the biggest downsides of going to a gym is the music. Romantic Bollywood melodies, item numbers, Enrique Iglesias, Backstreet Boys, Celine Dion and even Linkin Park (they really have to move past Numb and In the End) don’t really push you to pump iron or run faster. Well if you’re going
Video games, even violent ones like GTA could be good for your child!
December 5, 2013 at 11:19 am
A recent study suggested that video games, including violent ones, actually improve a child’s learning ability and health! This is quite contrary to popular opinion, which blames video games for everything from childhood obesity to mental disorders to violent behaviour. A 2013 meta-analysis found
Beware of dangerous sex injuries that could kill you!
December 3, 2013 at 12:27 pm
Sex can cause pretty serious injuries, as a new survey has revealed that one in 20 Brits have injured themselves during the act. English actress Leslie Ash had once confessed that she broke a rib while having sex with her footballer husband Lee Chapman, the Daily Star reported. In one incident,
World AIDS Day 2013: Tips to prevent contracting and transmitting the disease
November 30, 2013 at 9:57 am
December 1 is World AIDS Day.
We all know HIV is a disease that can be spread from transmitting intra-body fluids but do you know how you can get it? Here are some things you should do to avoid contracting HIV:
Avoid dangerous sexual practices
Sex with any unknown person can result in HIV.
Survey: Do you like the anti-tobacco ads they show before movies?
November 29, 2013 at 3:16 pm
Every time we go to the movie hall we’re inundated with two advertisements - one about ‘Mukesh', the youth who got cancer after chewing tobacco. And 'Sponge' – a descriptive video which explains using pictures the dangers of smoking. The anti-tobacco health spots and disclaimers are being
World AIDS Day 2013 – HIV and AIDS in India
November 29, 2013 at 10:59 am
December 1 is World AIDS Day. The theme is Getting to Zero: Zero Discrimination, Zero New Infections and Zero AIDS-related deaths.
Sharon Stone of Basic Instinct fame noted on her recent visit to India that as a nation we were extremely aware about HIV/AIDS. But then India has for long played a