Versace launches Spring / Summer 16 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Gigi Hadid, Raquel Zimmerman and Natasha Poly feature in Versace’s women’s campaign, a collaboration between Donatella Versace and Steven Klein. American photographer Klein, especially well known for his work with Madonna and Lady Gaga, took to the...

Too much TV as a young adult may harm brain in mid-life: study

(Miami, United States–AFP) – Too much television-watching in young adulthood could lead to cognitive problems in mid-life, suggested a study Wednesday that tracked more than 3,000 people for 25 years. People who reported watching more than three hours of television...

A major stress event helps us cope with everyday worries

(Relaxnews) –  Bereavement, moving house, divorce and retirement are all major stress events which make those who have lived through them more resilient in the face of adversity and less affected by the stress of daily life, reports an American study. While several scientific...

Why diets don’t work: healthy foods vary by individual

(Miami–AFP) – A healthy food for one person may lead another to gain weight, according to a study out Thursday that suggests a one-size-fits-all approach to dieting is fundamentally wrong. For instance, one woman in the study repeatedly experienced a spike in blood...

US hospital to offer uterus transplants

(Miami–AFP) – A leading US hospital said Thursday it is preparing to offer women uterine transplants, a technology that has been proven in Sweden and could help those struggling with infertility. The Cleveland Clinic said it will be the first hospital in the United...

8 tips to avoid dry skin in winter

(Relaxnews) – At this time of year, the cold, wind, humidity and up-and-down temperatures can make skin irritated and red. Here are some easy ways to prevent skin drying out and keep a glowing complexion in the run-up to the year-end festivities. When it is exposed to the...

Married people more likely to bounce back after surgery

(Washington-AFP) – People who are married are more likely to bounce back after heart surgery than those who are divorced, separated or widowed, US researchers said Wednesday. The study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Surgery was based on data from more...

Chanel makes Rouge Noir shade the focus of its new holiday makeup line

(Relaxnews) – A dark red and black shade that has become a cult in the world of fashion, and especially in Chanel’s history, Rouge Noir (also known as Vamp) nail varnish celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. It is therefore not surprising to find it as the focal point...

Sitting no worse for health than standing: UK study

(London, United Kingdom–AFP) – Sitting down is no worse for you than standing up as long as you take regular exercise, a British study said Monday, casting doubt on the health benefits of sit-stand work stations. The study also challenged advice from the UK National...

Fruits and vegetables for weight management: Which ones are best?

(Relaxnews) – Eating more fruits and non-starchy vegetables such as artichoke, avocado, asparagus and cucumber leads to weight loss, according to a massive new study analyzing the effect of each one. “The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults and...