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    Diabetes doesn’t hide skin issues

    7. Blisters: While uncommon, individuals with diabetes may experience the formation of blisters on their skin, known as bullosis diabeticorum or diabetic bullae. These blisters can emerge suddenly on the hands, feet, legs, or forearms and may resemble blisters caused by burns. 8. Shin Spots: Diabetic dermopathy, a prevalent skin…

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    A ruinous good time

    Interestingly, ruin pubs have a short history—they are only two decades old. In the 20th century, Budapest’s Jewish Quarter was the site of a Jewish ghetto. World War II and the Cold War saw the area fall into ruin, populated with ghostly, derelict and abandoned buildings. In the early 2000s,…

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    A new stone age

    A plethora of carving techniques has been employed, ensuring that contours and textures are faithfully reproduced. Whether capturing the delicate features of human forms or the complex patterns of nature, a skilful and patient implementation process follows. “Painting methods were applied sparingly, with subtle touches of colour used to accentuate…

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    Dapper draper

    Designer Arjan Dugal is a man of routine. His day begins with a run at the crack of dawn, followed by prayers and a quick breakfast. By 9, he’s at his desk. After a full day at work, he looks forward to a quiet meal with his wife. The day…

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    Elements of Taste

    A mother and son walk into Erth Restaurant in Al Hosn in Abu Dhabi for lunch. They are just in time to occupy the last available table. While the boy enthusiastically narrates the happenings of school, his mother picks up the ceramic vase placed on the table and scans it…

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    For the klove of glass

    Within the sleek and upscale arcade of The Dhan Mill in Delhi, an understated gem has been making heads turn: a modern barn with exquisite glass accessories. Called collektklove, a new flagship store by designers Prateek Jain and Gautam Seth of Klove Studio, it has gifting collectibles, souvenirs and table…

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    In praise of sleep

    Elevated cortisol and hormonal imbalance Sleep deprivation is negative stress for our body, and sufferers are likely to wake up with elevated levels of cortisol, a stress hormone. When cortisol levels are high, it has a cascading effect on several other hormones in our body, including insulin, thyroxine, progesterone, estrogen,…

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    Little workouts, max gains

    Namrata Parker (38), a wedding planner from New Delhi, slogs 12-14 hours most days of the year. Parker has a team of four, but keeps all the planning and strategising to herself. That means never-ending phone calls and supervision through the day, leading to mental and physical exhaustion by the…