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Type-two diabetes limb amputations rise

The number of people in England having a limb amputated because of type-two diabetes has risen dramatically, a study has shown. Between 1996 and 2005, below-ankle amputations doubled to more than 2,000, and major amputations increased by 43%.However the number of amputations in people with …

Fears over child fitness levels

Fears over child fitness levels

Sedentary lifestyles are making children less fit – even among those who are not obese, a study suggests. Essex University staged fitness tests on 600 10-year-olds a decade apart in an area with low levels of obesity. They found significant falls in fitness levels, concluding …

Dietary estrogens have little effect on cancer risk

Dietary estrogens have little effect on cancer risk

Dietary “phytoestrogens” — plant substances that have weak estrogen-like activity — have little impact on the risks of developing hormone-sensitive cancers like breast and prostate cancer or colorectal cancers, new research suggests. In a large study of some 25,000 British adults, researchers failed to find …

Many drink ‘more than they think’

Many drink ‘more than they think’

Surveys of people’s drinking habits “grossly underestimate” the amount they consume by some 44 million bottles of wine a week, a charity warns.  Alcohol Concern says drinkers in the UK consume the equivalent of a bottle of wine per week more than they admit.  It …

How to get rid of foot corns and calluses – tips

Foot corns and calluses are the most common foot afflictions. Ignoring foot care can be one of its causes. Learn more about the other causes of these conditions. During the day, you are often constantly on your feet. Your feet work hard for you. However, …

Tips to remove dark underarms

Dark underarms is a very common problem. Most of us, especially in the summer, like to wear sleeveless clothing. We naturally cannot do so until our underarms are free of hair, and so we get the hair removed. However, anyone who gets their underarms waxed …

Simple skin care remedies

If you really love your skin, use only natural and herbal products on it. You also need to follow a balanced diet to get beautiful skin. Read on to know some simple skin care remedies. Loads of cosmetics and skin care products are available in …

How to get dramatic eyes- tips

Dark and dramatic eyes look great on any woman, no matter what her complexion. Here’s how to get that perfect smoky-eyed look! Dampen your brush and carefully outline your eyes (up and down) with black power eye shadow. If you don?t have a stark black …

Identifying your Skin type

Buying toiletries and cosmetics today can be a bewildering experience. The bug of super-specialization has bitten even the world of beauty. Everything from moisturizer to soap to face wash to sunscreen to cleansers and toners is classified according to the type of skin you have. …

Natural Ways to Lighten Your Skin

 Every shade of skin is beautiful, but as we grow older our skin tone can change. Freckles may appear, dark spots can arise, and skin may not be as light as it once was. So, if you’re still not ready to embrace your dark side, …

Low self-esteem leads to obesity

Low self-esteem leads to obesity

Children with self-esteem problems are more likely to be obese as adults, a research team has found. A study of 6,500 participants in the 1970 British Birth Cohort Study found that 10-year-olds with lower self esteem tended to be fatter as adults. The effect was …

5 minutes to a Creamy Complexion

5 minutes to a Creamy Complexion

If you don’t apply foundation before going out, you’re making a mistake. Foundation, if applied well, can make your skin look soft, smooth, flawless and simply spectacular. Make sure the foundation matches your skin tone. Do you have a sponge for applying foundation? If not, …