Catherine Ooi

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Bacteria from slim people could help treat obesity, study finds. Experiments show microbes from thin or fat people's intestines can cause mice to lose or gain weight:

Haruki Murakami emerges as Nobel prize for literature favourite

Analysis: Can the UK legally attack Syria?

<b>The note released by the government setting out its position on the legality of military intervention has the feel of a position formed, in part, by hard lessons learnt from the UK's involvement in the Iraq War. And it will divide top international lawyers.</b><p>Back in 2003, the big question that the …

It Pays To Exercise

A little sweat can pay off in big ways.<p>How's this for sweat equity: Women who worked out moderately for 20 to 30 minutes three or more times a week earned 9 percent more than those who didn't, according to one study cited in a <i>Journal of Labor Research</i> paper. Here are just a few of the ways exercise …

Woody Allen

Does Obama know he’s fighting on al-Qa’ida’s side?

If Barack Obama decides to attack the Syrian regime, he has ensured – for the very first time in history – that the United States will be on the same …

Middle East

Beauty Breakdown: All About BB, CC & DD Creams

Get all the details on BB, CC, and DD creams — and the best ones to buy of each!<p>Get all the details on BB, CC, and DD creams — and the best ones to buy of each!

Skin Care

Eat These 7 Foods to Look Years Younger

We inject, lather, scrub, gulp, and zap to stay young, but it's what goes into our body that's most important. We chatted with Junelle Lupiani, R.D., Nutritionist at Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson to find out which foods are the best anti-agers.<p>Botox, once referred to as the end-all, be-all of …


My Back to School Favorites

Wake Up With Me in NYC

To Wheat or Not to Wheat

Is eliminating this ubiquitous grain the key to weight management—and to curing so much more that ails us? Sari Botton decodes the wheat belly diet.<p>It's something you see more and more: Brunch companions shunning the muffin basket. Houseguests calling ahead to ask if you'll be serving pasta. …