People want low-priced pups, but high standards from breeders

Most want males as they cannot handle litters When it comes to purchasing dogs, people have high standards regarding breeds.  According to a 2022 survey conducted by Rakuten Insight, dogs were the most popular pets in India. According to the Statista Research Department, there was a demand for non-native dog breeds such as Labradors, Golden Retrievers and […]

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To cut heart attack risk, gyms seek clients’ medical reports

They get people to gradually build stamina Gyms in Bengaluru are getting their clients to produce medical reports to reduce the possibility of them suffering heart attack during workouts. According to cardiologist T.R. Raghu, extreme workout routines have the most possibility of causing heart attacks. One should gradually build one’s stamina instead of following an extreme […]

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Doctors flag excessive consumption of protein powder as cardiac risk

‘Intake of protein should be only though food’ Excessive use of protein powders could result in a person suffering a heart attack, doctors say. While a spoonful may seem healthy, not many people know the implications behind it. Dr G. Vivek, a cardiologist, informed The Observer: “When it is about protein powder, it depends on what […]

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Social media influence the eating habits of young people

Most people do not notice the impact People tend to overlook the huge impact of social media on the lifestyle and eating habits of young people. According to Statista, over 4.26 billion people used social media worldwide in 2021. That number is estimated to increase to 6 billion in 2027. Dr Anurag Sharma, a nutritionist, […]

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Fitness trackers catch people’s attention

Lockdowns and closure of gyms led 24-year-old Mayank Gupta to use Fitbit watches and trackers to track his calorie burns and better understand his sleep quality. Fitbit watches and trackers are devices that keep   track of activities like steps and distance covered, calories burned, heart rate, sleep quality and duration, and breathing rate, etc. “As […]

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Bengalureans bid adieu to CDs, DVDs, cassettes

Some purchase records for their vintage value Tucked away in Public Utility Building on M.G Road is Rams Musique, packed to the roof with vintage vinyl records, cassettes, CDs and DVDs of almost every music genre. But most of these cassettes and vinyls remain untouched. With the increasing popularity of streaming services like Spotify, Netflix […]

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Rise in infertility is becoming a concern for Karnataka women

Stress, smoking,  drinking among the many reasons A man came in with swift steps with a box of sweets in his hands. The nurses smiled and congratulated him on having his first newborn. In contrast to him was a  woman, not more than 25 years of age, wiping her tear-stained face with the crumpled end of […]

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Staycation a new trend among Bengalureans

It’s a safe home away from home they say Bengaluru residents prefer staycation over planned long-distance travel. Presha Malhotra, a Bengaluru resident, on being contacted by The Observer, said: “I prefer staycations because they are an easy way to travel, take a break without straying too far from home. It is like a safe home away from home with […]

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