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October 29, 2007
Do you celebrate Karwa Chauth?
Today, on the occasion of Karwa Chauth, we explore the traditions behind the festival and ask our readers to share their opinions of it.

October 26, 2007
Common mobile phone myths busted
Ankur Jain analyses the truth behind cellphone do's and don'ts that are doing the rounds of the Internet.

October 25, 2007
Cutting calories at a young age may help you live longer
A new study has shown that cutting down on calories at a young age may help you touch 70.

October 23, 2007
B-schools: Providing matrimonial services alongside MBAs!
Students enrolling in Indian b-schools are increasingly finding their life partners on campus. Susan Mathen explores this phenomenon.

October 18, 2007
Eat healthy the 4-S way
Late nights, long work hours and high pressure jobs don't leave us much time to enjoy a hearty meal. Here are the four S' that you should remember in order to eat healthy and stay healthy.

Study: Stretching before exercising doesn't do much good
Stretching before or after exercising doesn't do much good when it comes to alleviating muscle soreness after exercise, a new review by a team of Cochrane researchers has found.

October 11, 2007
Diet tips for fasting during Ramzan
Dietary suggestions for those fasting during the holy month.

5 food habits to kickstart your day
Rushing for work and no time to have a sandwich and a fruit? Slam on the brakes, take a U-turn and return to the kitchen! It may not be one of the wisest decisions to skip meals, particularly breakfast. Here are 5 easy tips to make sure your eating habits are working for you.

October 09, 2007
Easy passwords put you at risk of online fraud
Obvious passwords put nearly one in five computer users at risk from online fraud or identity theft, says a survey by computer security firm McAfee.

October 05, 2007
Improve your spouse's health habits by improving yours
People can not only benefit themselves by adopting a healthy lifestyle but their spouses as well, as a new study has shown that men and women tend to follow the same health-related habits as their life partners.

October 04, 2007
Working out at the gym may be doing more harm than good
Almost 25 per cent of people, who are on a gym regimen, exercise at levels that can be detrimental to their health, a new study has revealed.

October 01, 2007
Study: Eating white bread won't make you fat
Go right ahead and reach for that slice of white bread, for a researcher from the University of Virginia insists that the theory that eating so-called "bad" carbohydrates will make you fat is all hogwash.

September 28, 2007
Giving up an unlikely goal may help keep you healthy
Perseverance may be a good trait, but a new study has revealed that it is better to drop a difficult goal to avoid chronic illness.

September 27, 2007
Men are smarter than women - but they're more stupid too
A study has found that while men are smarter, men also have to deal with the fact that they are also more stupid than the fairer sex.

September 26, 2007
Pack a few bytes next time you travel
If you are one of those who needs to hit the road, or take to the skies, frequently, you would do well to pack in a mini-arsenal of tech hardware and software to make the experience more productive and relaxing.

September 24, 2007
Prolonged cell phone use could damage your hearing
An Indian ear, nose and throat specialist has cautioned that using a cellular phone for more than an hour a day can be damaging for a person's hearing ability.

September 21, 2007
Going bald? Acne problem? Try homeopathy
Whether you suffer from skin allergies, back pain or constipation, homeopathy is one option for long-term health problems. In an hour-long chat with Get Ahead readers, homeopathy expert Dr Mukesh Batra offered his solutions.

September 20, 2007
Indian youth happiest in the world; see work as top priority
When it comes to being satisfied with oneself, Indian youths are the world's happiest lot with career being their top priority.

Dr Batra's homeopathy tips and suggestions
Dr Batra provides tips and suggestions for many different ailments. Have you considered homeopathy? Read on

September 19, 2007
Centre mulling move to check IT occupational health hazards
The Union Health Ministry will take up initiatives to check occupational health hazards faced by employees in the IT and ITES sector.

New age youngsters opt for breast implants
The number of young Indian women who undergo breast augmentation is on the rise. Kanchana Banerjee explores the trend and interviews two of Mumbai's leading cosmetic surgeons.

September 18, 2007
Fairness in a bottle: The truth behind whitening lotions and creams
Dermatologist Dr Parul Kolhe gives you the lowdown on fairness creams, their potency and their side-effects.

Is your office making you sick?
Those swanky offices may have you drooling with awe and envy but they can be just as unhealthy as a smaller, less extravagant workplace. We, as employees, need to be aware that there might be trouble brewing in the air in our offices, literally!

September 17, 2007
Just how safe are birth control pills?
In recent years one has seen the easy availability of birth control pills in the market, but are they a safe option?

Cell phone users suffer from 'ringxiety'
A survey has found that about two thirds of those polled suffer from the phenomenon of "ringxiety" - hearing the mobile phone ring or feeling it vibrate when it is not actually ringing.

September 13, 2007
First Look: Apple launches new iPod line
Apple unveils four iPod products for India: the iPod Shuffle, the iPod Nano, the iPod Classic and the iPod Touch.

Insulin-producing pig cells: A cure for diabetes?
Research has revealed that a pig's insulin-producing cells may help cure diabetes in humans.

September 12, 2007
Time, space and all that living-together stuff
Taking a steady relationship to the next level translates to either popping the question or subletting a flat together. We decided to test the pet-peeve waters by talking to five couples in various stages of marriage and live-ins. Here's what we saw.

September 05, 2007
How to heal a failing friendship
The two of you used to be inseparable, but now you can't seem to connect? Here's how to breathe new life into that flailing friendship.

September 03, 2007
Learn how to say 'no'
Are you fed up of people pushing you around? It's time to stand up to everyone and learn how to say 'no'.

'Best friends are forever' -- do you agree?
Do you believe that close pals are for keeps? Tell us about your experiences with your best friend.

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