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Monday, December 09, 2002
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Of garb and barb
Alternative treatments such as aromatherapy could help elderly patients struggling with dementia. Drugs and sedatives prescribed to control the symptoms of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia often have uncomfortable side effects. ...
A SAFER form of hormone replacement therapy that can strengthen bones and benefit other types of tissue has shown promise in tests conducted on animals. A British study of HRT was recently halted, following a similar large-scale trial in America, ...
An exhibition of rare photographs from the collection of Chithira Tirunal Bala Rama Varma brought alive the quiet elegance and simple charm of erstwhile Travancore.
Madhusoodanan Nair's poetry has a musical quality to it. It also incorporates mythical elements.
Craving for more
Jayaram speaks about his life and career. The actor was in the city recently for the shooting of `Seethakalyanam'.
Childhood developmental disorders such as Autism, and Asperger syndrome appear to be widespread. Researchers in Britain, surveying more than 15,000 children between the ages of two and six, found that the rate of these `pervasive developmental ...
Beat the winter chill by slipping inside a twinset so that your feminine charm is not buried under bulky knits and jackets.
After a spate of muscle-flexing flicks, such as `Praja', `Onnaaman' and `Thaandavam', which incidentally were no-shows, Mohanlal seems to have placed his trust in K. Madhu and `action' once again. His latest film, `Chaturangam', has recently ...
Santosh Sivan, S. Kumar and other Southies became big names in Bollywood. Now Rajiv Ravi, the cameraman of `Chandni Bar', is all set to work in the Malayalam film, `Vajraam' starring Mammootty. Thiru, the cameraman of `Hey Ram' is also said to be ...
Madonna: Bonding thrills
Her recent film, `Swept Away', may be history now, but singer-star Madonna is thrilled all the same, for having starred in a hit film this year -- the Bond film, `Die Another Day'. Madonna is said to have not only sung the title song of the ...
Shaam to tie the knot!
Quite a few hearts are going to be broken, but here's the news, anyway. Actor Shaam (of `12B' and `Aye Nee Rombha Azhaga Irukkey' fame) is getting married on December 15. The bride, Kashish (a Punjabi-Muslim `kudi' whose family is into ...
The boy band, `Blue', has come up with its second album, and this is a mature effort.
A barbecue at Hotel Horizon had an impressive spread.
Wash the meat thoroughly and cook with the potato pieces, salt and chopped tomato till the water in the meat dries up. Then mince the cooked meat. Finely chop the onions, garlic, chillies and ginger, add little salt and mix well. ...
PHILODENDRON SCANDENS, sometimes called P. Oxycardium, is a popular house plant. It comes from the tropical jungles of the South and the Central America. It has heart-shaped deep green leaves and is a rapid climber sticking on ...
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