Seven ways to avoid urinary tract infections

Seven ways to avoid urinary tract infections

About a fifth of all women will have a UTI in their life, with many experiencing recurring infections. Here are steps you can take to reduce the risk of getting one  Eating cranberries has long been recommended as a way of avoiding getting a UTI. But does it work? Go...

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99-yr-old retired principal sexually assault 10-yr-old girl in Chennai

99-yr-old retired principal sexually assault 10-yr-old girl in Chennai

Chennai: A 99-year-old man, a father of seven children, was arrested in Chennai for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl on Saturday. Accused, K Parasuraman, is a retired government school principal. Parasuraman had constructed five homes, next to his house and rented out. The girl lives with her family in one...

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ASMR: the millionaire business of uploading videos with supersoft sounds to YouTube

ASMR: the millionaire business of uploading videos with supersoft sounds to YouTube

These videos seek to create a sound environment that causes tickling in the listener. Olivia Kissper creates videos that make you shiver. She speaks in whispers, taps her nails on various objects, wrinkles paper bags and even eats in front of the camera. Seeing them is strange and, sometimes, even a bit...

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Money laundering scam: Asif Zardari barred from traveling abroad

Money laundering scam: Asif Zardari barred from traveling abroad

ISLAMABAD:  PPP chief Asif Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and five others have been placed on  the ‘stop list’ by the Federal Investigation Agency  as they were among the beneficiaries of a multi-billion rupee money laundering scam.The apex court had on Sunday ordered to place the names of heads of...

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How to pretend joy at work can be bad for your health

How to pretend joy at work can be bad for your health

“Emotional work” is a term that refers to the handling of emotions that need to be done during the workday when interacting with clients or colleagues. Imagine that you are at 10,000 meters altitude, pushing a cart down a narrow corridor surrounded by restless passengers. A child blocks his way. A...

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Captain (r) Safdar shifted to Adiala jail

Captain (r) Safdar shifted to Adiala jail

ISLAMABAD:  Captain (retd) Safdar was sent to the Adiala jail on Monday (today) after being produced in the same accountability court of Islamabad which had declared him guilty in the Avenfield  reference and awarded him one year imprisonment. As per details, a three-member team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

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London: Fiercely enraged protestors attempt to break into Nawaz’s residence

London: Fiercely enraged protestors attempt to break into Nawaz’s residence

LONDON: The conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Avenfield case has thrown the PML-N supremo in a bind, not only back home, but also in London where he is currently staying. On Sunday, the balloon started going up for the Sharifs after a couple of protesters mustered...

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Flossing: Seeking a dentist’s advise?

Flossing: Seeking a dentist’s advise?

For decades dentists have recommended flossing as an essential part of oral hygiene. But how useful is it really? An investigation by the Associated Preess has revealed there is insufficient proof to back up this claim. The US Department for Health and Human Services and Agriculture admitted in a letter...

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At least 24 dead when derailing a train in Turkey

At least 24 dead when derailing a train in Turkey

At least 24 people were killed and about 318 injured on Sunday when a passenger train derailed in northwest Turkey.      Railway accident near Tekirdag, Turkey. (8.07.2018). This was confirmed on Monday (9.07.2018) sources of the Ministry of Health, cited by CNNTürk. Five wagons of a convoy with 368 passengers left...

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Road to recovery from Parkinson: New treatments slow onslaught of symptoms

Road to recovery from Parkinson: New treatments slow onslaught of symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. The cause of Parkinson’s Disease is unknown, but researchers speculate that both genetic and environmental factors are involved. Some genes have been linked to the disease. Unfortunately, more than 10...

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