Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Sunday, November 29, 2015   

Start the countdown
LANE CRAWFORD'S POPULAR beauty advent calendars are back. The calendars, a collaboration between the store and beauty giant L'Oreal, sold out quickly when they were first introduced last year.

Resistant gene alert
Scientists are warning of the "epidemic potential" of deadly and fast-spreading bacteria resistant to last-line antibiotics. The new superbugs, found in southern China, could erase nearly a century of antibiotic protection against killer diseases born by common germs such as E coli, the researchers reported in a study.

Burpees, the super exercise
IS THERE ONE workout that experts would recommend, without equipment and restricted to simply one exercise, for maximum benefit?

Bill Berkrot
Heart organizations drafting new treatment guidelines for hypertension in the United States will consider new research showing that aggressively lowering blood pressure can ward off death and other cardiac problems, but top cardiologists advised caution in how the information is applied.

Shocking diet plan
Giving a region of the brain that is key to self-control and motivation electrical stimulation may help the obese to eat less and lose more weight.

Bright as a sunflower
TIRED SKIN CAN make you look close to six years older, according to a a recent survey of 1,800 women aged 35 and above. But it is difficult for your skin to retain its youth if it battles stress and pollution every day.

Steer clear of ADHD

Listen to your heart
FITNESS TRACKING DEVICES used to come in discreet colors to not draw attention to themselves but these days, they have become fashion items. Fitbit has just released two Charge HR (HK$1,398) colors - blue and tangerine - which join the black and plum models. The new colors landed on shelves only a week ago and already are a hit.

Mammogram age pushed back to 45
IN A CONTROVERSIAL shift, a leading US medical association last week urged women to wait until the age of 45 before getting an annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer.

Fish keeps you young
Following a mediterranean diet high in fish and low in meat may slow down the signs of aging in your brain, according to a new study.

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