Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: hair

Diet, not fancy hair products, can help stop hair loss. Here’s why

Miracle oils and magic treatments may not come handy when dealing with hair loss. But a well-balanced, nutrient dense diet might.

What’s the impact of Covid on mental health? Your hair holds the answer, new study says

Scientists at New York University Abu Dhabi find higher levels of stress hormone cortisol in mothers and children of families which faced more disruption due to pandemic.

Why does hair fall when stress levels are high? New Harvard study on mice could hold clue

New study on mice decodes how stress hormones function and possibly cause hair loss. Question remains though if findings can help humans retain a full head of hair.

Natural Black hair is back in fashion in America in the coronavirus era

As salons and barbershops, where Black Americans got their hair straightened or treated, have been shut for months, people have been pushed go natural and buy products for it.

Why a man with dreadlocks is bound to attract attention in Nigeria

Musicians and athletes who wear these hairstyles are 'tolerated' as they are assuming a persona that matches their brand.

Why do short-haired women get charged more than men for haircuts

Pay parity’ is so last century as a feminist slogan. What we should ask for is ‘price parity’. It’s as if the entire retail universe is rigged against us.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.