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  • KARACHI: US Consul General Grace W.Shelton, chief guest at the inauguration of the premium American ice cream chain Cold Stone Creamery creating a cup for herself at Zamzama Clifton out let while staff looks on.

Bedtime hacks to wake up with beautiful skin

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1. Remove Make-Up: This one is probably the biggest beauty blunder we make. Removing every hint of make-up from your face is really important as it lets your skin breathe and avoids chances of infections, especially zits. You can buy make-up removing pads, micellar water or use olive oil to …

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40 percent of US cancers linked to excess weight

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About 40 percent of all cancers in the United States — more than 630,000 in all — are associated with excess weight, health officials said Tuesday, urging a renewed focus on prevention. In a nation where 71 percent of adults are either overweight or obese, the findings by the US …

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Brain dead Indian youth’s heart now beats in a woman

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The heart of a 20-year-old brain dead youth from Ahmedabad was transplanted on Tuesday in a 42-year-old woman from Surat in a private hospital of Ahmedabad, reported Times of India. The 20-year-old youth, Kushal Goswami, a resident of Kubernagar area in the city, had sustained severe brain injuries in a …

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Is chocolate good for our skin?

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Packed full of antioxidants, chocolate is increasingly gaining a place among the circle of healthful foods. Some studies show that chocolate may protect the skin from damaging sunlight. However, not all researchers agree. There is plenty of evidence to suggest that a moderate amount of chocolate – especially dark chocolate …

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Meditation may help prevent heart disease

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Meditation may help reduce the risk of heart disease when it’s added to proven approaches like lifestyle changes or drugs to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, US doctors say. In its first guidelines dedicated to meditation, the American Heart Association (AHA) stresses that the benefits haven’t been clearly established because …

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Playing video games may ‘enhance learning’

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People who play video games regularly have more active learning- and memory-related brain regions than those who don’t. In a learning test, people who play video games performed better than those who don’t, and their brains appeared to be more active in regions linked to learning and memory. So concludes …

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