Skin

  • Man arrested with leopard skin worth Rs 20 lakh 22-02-2014 09:22 PM

    An alleged poacher was arrested in Ghaziabad on Saturdayand leopard skin worth Rs 20 lakh was seized from him, police said. The accused has been identified as Prakash, a resident of Uttarakhand. He came to Ghaziabad to sell the leopard skin to someone, who is yet to be identified, they...
  • 'Under the Skin' trailer: See the world through an alien's eyes 12-02-2014 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: The international trailer of the forthcoming film 'Under The Skin' presents Scarlett Johansson in a never seen before role. Directed by Jonathan Glazer, the film is based on a book of the same name by Michel Faber. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on April 4,...
  • Protests against Kumar Vishwas reaches Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi 22-01-2014 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Agitation against Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas has gained momentum with the Kerala Nurses Association holding protests outside Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. BJP leader KJ Alphons will also be filing a petition against Vishwas before the National Human Rights Commission. Vishwas has come under...
  • Now, a mobile app to detect skin cancer 22-12-2013 03:07 PM

    Kolkata: A mobile phone application which can assist clinicians perform fast and accurate diagnosis of skin cancers and ailments has been developed by IIT Kharagpur students. The application 'ClipOCam-Derma' which can be used on any smartphone has been developed in the School of Medical Science and Technology at IIT, Kharagpur,...
  • CJ Archana demands skin banks for acid attack survivors 27-10-2013 03:36 PM

    Archana, an acid attack survivor goes through a painful process of skin grafting to regain some of the lost look on her face and body. The process could be simpler by the implementation of government promised skin banks. In this report, CJ Archana appeals for a better treatment through the...
  • CJ Show: Dark is Beautiful 02-09-2013 12:58 PM

    Dark is Beautiful is an awareness campaign that seeks to draw attention to the unjust effects of skin colour bias and also celebrates the beauty and diversity of all skin tones. ...
  • CJ Show: Nandita Das on Dark is Beautiful Campaign 02-09-2013 12:49 PM

    Actor Nandita Das talks about the obsession with fair skin and why she is part of 'Dark is beautiful' campaign- an initiative against the belief that a person's worth is measured by their skin tone. She wants people to shun their fascination for skin lightening products and feel comfortable in...
  • Skin cancer death rates 70 per cent higher in men 21-08-2013 08:16 PM

    Men are 70 per cent more likely to die from malignant melanoma - the most serious type of skin cancer - than women with the same disease, a new study has warned. According to research by Cancer Research UK and the University of Leeds, 3.4 men per 100,000 die from...
  • FTP: Is the Indian preference for fair skin becoming an obsession? 20-08-2013 11:58 PM

    'Dark is Beautiful' is the name of a new campaign launched to campaign against the Indian obsession with fair skin. It was the second most shared article last week. The article has once again has once again reignited the debate on whether the Indian preference for fair skin is now...
  • Smuggler caught with 5 leopard skins, arrested under Wildlife Protection Act 05-08-2013 03:59 PM

    A man has been caught with five leopard skins and sent to jail under several sections of Wildlife Protection Act, a forest official said on Monday. Gopi, resident of Punjab, has been arrested on Sunday night under various sections of Wildlife Protection Act, said BS Almia, forest officer of Pithoragarh...
  • Actress-singer Miley Cyrus goes nude for charity 28-07-2013 11:39 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress-singer Miley Cyrus has stripped down down for fashion brand Marc Jacobs' 'Protect the Skin You're In' campaign. Her nude picture, where she is covering her modesty with her arms and palms, features on a t-shirt, which costs $35 each. All proceeds for the sales will go to...
  • Lady Gaga does a skin show on the road 12-07-2013 04:16 PM

    New York: Singer Lady Gaga, known for her eccentric dressing style, was seen taking a stroll on the road in a brassiere and mini skirt. The 27-year-old seemed to be comfortable with herself as she paired her dress with stiletto boots and sunglasses, reports thesun.co.uk. Gaga, who underwent hip surgery...
  • Video blog: Dr Sharad Paul talks about vitamin D deficiency in most Indians 03-07-2013 02:22 PM

    Skin specialist Dr Sharad Paul talks about vitamin D deficiency in most Indians. ...
  • 40 yrs of experience has gone into my book: Dr Dinyar Workingboxwalla 12-06-2013 06:02 PM

    Mumbai's best-kept secret, for over three decades, is cosmetologist Dr Dinyar Workingboxwalla. His client base includes well-known models and actors, including Lara Dutta, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kim Sharma and Mehr Jessia. Now, in this immensely useful book, he offers readers the same advice that he has given these glamorous ladies to...
  • A toy train of memories and the empire in Calcutta 30-05-2013 12:28 PM

    The Skinning Tree by Srikumar Sen is in part a school story, reminiscent of school novels like Tom Brown's School Days; of a boy who is sent away from a pampered existence with an elite and affluent family his family to a boarding school which is not exactly an abode...
  • Drink at least 12 glasses of water in summer: Dr Shikha Sharma 24-05-2013 05:46 PM

    Dr Shikha Sharma joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on what to eat and drink and what to avoid to beat the blistering summer heat. Q. Is it true that in summer your food requirement comes down and gets more in winter? Asked by: sundar1950in A. Not specifically. It depends...
  • Eureka! Skin cells turn into beating heart

    Health-y-Hiatus |  Nikita Mishra
    The heart cells created from patients' skin are at the same stage of development as those of a newborn baby. The study is exciting for...

  • Spider silk may be the new artificial skin 09-08-2011 06:50 PM

    Washington: The secret to creating artificial skin may lie in spider silk -- the toughest known natural material, scientists say. Skin grafts are vital for treating burn victims and other patients and scientists were looking for a material that would be tolerated by the human body and can be used...
  • Coming soon: A pill to stop skin cancer? 28-07-2011 02:51 PM

    London: A pill to stop skin cancer is on the anvil, say scientists who claim to be developing such a drug which may stop people developing the disease by repairing sunburn damage. In its research, an international team, led by Ohio State University, has found out how animals protect themselves...
  • Flower: The latest weapon against wrinkles? 07-02-2011 03:34 PM

    London: A tropical flower has been hailed as the latest weapon against wrinkles, after scientists found that a sugar compound derived from it can actively regenerate skin, making it feel plumper and more elastic. A team at global cosmetic giant L'Oreal has tested the sugar compound called rhamnose, from Uncaria...
  • MTV stands by controversial teen drama 'Skins' 27-01-2011 11:30 AM

    Los Angeles: Viacom's MTV said on Wednesday said it was standing by its controversial teen series "Skins" despite an exit of advertisers, a 50 percent slump in audience and calls for a government pornography probe. 'Skins', an edgy new drama based on a British TV series of the same name,...
  • Miracle weed emerges as skin cancer cure 27-01-2011 07:43 AM

    London: The sap from milkweed, a common garden weed, can kill certain types of cancer cells when applied to the skin. It works on non-melanoma skin cancers, which affect hundreds of thousands of Britons each year. They are triggered by sun damage and, although not usually fatal, can be disfiguring...
  • Sticking plaster can treat skin cancer 23-01-2011 02:51 PM

    London: In what could be a relief to patients suffering from skin cancer, the disease can now be treated at home - thanks to a revolutionary light - emitting sticking plaster. The device, light-emitting Ambulight, is a form of photodynamic therapy (PDT), an established alternative to surgery for many forms...
  • Second Opinion: Know more on angioplasty 29-10-2010 10:13 AM

    In this special segment on health, experts help you choose your best options. Dr Amit Varma explains when you really need an angioplasty. ...
  • SC dismisses poacher Sansar Chand's appeal 20-10-2010 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by notorious poacher Sansar Chand who had challenged his conviction and five-year sentence for selling leopard and tiger skins. This judgment was pronounced by the apex court bench of Justice Markandey Katju and Justice T.S. Thakur. Chand, who is undergoing a...
  • CJ Show: actors shed skin for a noble cause 22-08-2010 07:05 PM

    On this week's episode, we show you how actors Paresh Rawal and Swaroop Sampat have donated their skin for burn victims, and how you too can do the same. ...