Monday, 16 May, 2022

Health

Foods which are good for brain

DHAKA: Whether you want to improve your memory or simply eat healthy, studies have found that the below mentioned foods are beneficial for your brain functioning and should be a regular part of your diet, reports The Times of India. Oily fish Experts say that oily fish like sardines,

Doctors Training on Handling Pesticide Poisoning held

DHAKA: Syngenta Bangladesh Limited, a world leading agrobusiness company, organized a training program titled "Doctors Training on Handling Pesticide Poisoning" aiming to increase competence of doctors to handle the poisoning cases patients.Thirty Two doctors participated in the

Ebola and MERS — biggest threat to Hajj pilgrims

DHAKA: While millions from war-ravaged Iraq, Syria, Ebola-hit Nigeria and dozens of other nations will converge this year in Saudi Arabia for the world’s largest Muslim gathering, the annual Hajj, the fear of spread and transmission of deadly viruses like Ebola and MERS is creeping

Stay fit this festive season

DHAKA: The festive season is filled with celebration and enthusiasm. This is also the time when you would like to indulge in your favorite foods.  To avoid putting on weight, make sure that you exercise well. Here are a couple of exercises that you can do during the festive season,

Are you addicted to food?

DHAKA: Whether you'd like to admit it or not, food addiction can be a rather debilitating disorder. Food addicts feel that just by giving in this once, they will manage their urges next time, only to give in again after a while. This vicious circle then becomes repetitive.Read on to

What you should eat to prevent hair loss

DHAKA: Hair loss is a common, but a rather dreadful problem that we face.  Most of us immediately think of using medicated hair care products or medications, but it is crucial to look into our daily diet and fix that at the earliest. Essential nutrients that help strengthen our hair

Bacteria ‘infected’ mosquito to fight Dengue

DHAKA: Brazilian researchers in Rio de Janeiro have released thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses Dengue fever. The hope is they will multiply, breed and become the majority of mosquitoes, thus reducing cases of the disease. The initiative is part of a

USA helps improving health service in BD

LAXMIPUR: US ambassador to Bangladesh Dan W Mozena on Wednesday said that his country have been working for the development of health services in Bangladesh. He made the observation to the journalists after completion of a workshop under the USAID financed project titled ‘Mamoni Health

Make waking up early a habit

DHAKA: Waking up early is a great way to start a day. Find out ways on how to do it, reports The Times of India. Go to Bed Earlier: Probably the biggest detractor from getting up early is not getting enough sleep. Do you really need to burn the midnight oil just to be on social

Ebola testing in Jeddah airport for Haj pilgrims

DHAKA: As per media reports, Haj pilgrims arriving at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) are being screened, tested and given preventive medication against the Ebola virus.Fahd Al-Ghazwi, supervisor of the preventive centre at the airport said in an interview to

How cloves can help with toothaches!

DHAKA: Clove, locally known as Laung, is undoubtedly one of the best and most effective home remedy to get rid of toothache.Being easily available in every household, cloves are one of the widely used kitchen ingredient when it comes to oral hygiene. It is due to the powerful

Go guavas – 10 reasons to eat this fruit!

DHAKA: Guavas or amrood is blessed with many nutrients by nature. Here are some of its health benefits, reports thehealthsite.com.Improves your immunityGuavas contain four times the Vitamin C content present in oranges. Vitamin C helps in improving your immunity and thus keeps your

Avoid too much sugar for healthy skin

DHAKA: Many are seen eating sugar items whole-heartedly when something goes wrong. It is one of the biggest food mistakes to be avoided if you wish to have healthy skin.Huffingtonpost.com shares some food mistakes, reports thehealthsite.com.Eating too much sugar-based food items: A

7 tips to be more energetic

DHAKA: Do you feel drained out and completely exhausted during the day no matter what you do?Sometimes, it’s just the simple lack of energy that could be causing exhaustion and the over-tired feeling. All you need to do to correct the problem and keep your energy levels high is follow

Top 5 hidden benefits of spicy foods

DHAKA: Everyone loves a little spice now and then in their meals. Not only does it thrill the taste buds, but also makes food more palatable. But the fun of eating it apart, there are health benefits of tucking into food that might make you cry, reports The Times of India.  Weight

GSK fined in China for bribery

DHAKA: China has fined UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) after a court found it guilty of bribery, BBC reports.  The record penalty follows allegations the drug giant paid out bribes to doctors and hospitals in order to have their products promoted. The court gave

Lifestyle changes to a healthy you

DHAKA: It is never too late (or early) to go down the healthy route. And you don't have to overhaul your entire life to do that. Just a few simple lifestyle changes are enough to put you on the right track, reports The Times of India. Eat healthy: You may have heard the importance of

5 reasons you should drink coffee daily

DHAKA: Here are five reasons why you should have that cup of coffee every single day.There are two kinds of people - those who drink tea and those who drink coffee. While both the beverages come with their individual health benefits, the argument never resolves as to which beverage is

5 reasons you should drink coffee daily

DHAKA: Here are five reasons why you should have that cup of coffee every single day.There are two kinds of people - those who drink tea and those who drink coffee. While both the beverages come with their individual health benefits, the argument never resolves as to which beverage is

Migraine develops Parkinson's disease

DHAKA: People who are prone to suffering migraines in middle age are more than twice as likely to develop Parkinson's disease, a new study has found.Those who suffer early warning signs, known as migraine aura, which include seeing flashing lights, were found to be most at risk,