Sunday, 11 Jun, 2023


Sleep deprivation leads to excessive worrying

Researchers at UC Berkeley have found that lack of sleep may play a key role in ramping up the brain regions that contribute to excessive worrying.Neuroscientists have found that sleep deprivation amplifies anticipatory anxiety by firing up the brain’s amygdala and insular cortex,

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Violet Lipstick’. Take your makeup box and try…Violet LipstickSomewhere between fall’s deep wine and summer’s hot pink lies the amped-up violet lipstick American actress Camilla Belle wore to the LACMA Art and Film Gala in Los Angeles, and

Top home remedies for oily hair

Oily hair can be messy as it attracts more dirt and dust. And the day you want to look your best is the when you end up having a bad hair day, all thanks to your oily hair! But do not fret – we have some amazingly simple, easy-to-do home remedies that will reduce oil and add bounce to

Health benefits of happy marriage revealed

People, who are in happy marriages, don’t fall sick often and enjoy more good health, a new research has suggested.In a 20-year longitudinal study tracking health and marriage quality, Brigham Young University family life researcher Rick Miller found that as the quality of marriage

7 things that ruin a perfectly fine relationship

From obsessing over your career to being the self-appointed change-maker in his life, you might be driving him to call it quitsThere are dos and don`ts in a relationship. If you are finding the latter list of conventions more common in your behaviour, then you are most likely to meet a

Why some cancers progress and spread faster than others

Researchers have revealed how a reduction in mitochondrial DNA content leads human breast cancer cells to take on aggressive, metastatic properties.The work has broken new ground in understanding why some cancers progress and spread faster than others and may offer clinicians a biomarker

Indoor plants that are good for health

An easy way of improving air quality at home is by keeping indoor plants. The decorative angle they bring is just an added benefit!Plants are one of nature’s greatest gifts to man. From improving lives through the creation of oxygen to uplifting moods with their calming colours, plants

Excellent health foods: Apples and berries

We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for health. This is something that has been spoken about, written about and rarely followed. But for those who actually follow them, small tweaks will go a long way in ensuring that you get the best out of what you eat. Have you noticed that

It OK to Work Out During Pregnancy

You love to exercise and are one of those who’d not skip a day in the gym. But hey what if the doctor comes ringing with the "Congrats, you are pregnant" news amidst all this? Being the fitness freak that you are, slowing down or discontinuing your exercise routine may seem like the

No harm in no make-up look

Several women assume that make-up is the best way to enhance their appearance. But going bare-faced has its own benefits.Here`s a list of reasons not to wear make-up, reports You don`t have to worry about men staring at your red lips.- You can run on the treadmill and

Beauty benefits of green tea

Green tea has some distinct beauty benefits due its high content of antioxidants and other healthy nutrients. This is the reason many beauty products contain green tea extracts.We tell you why green tea is a boon for beauty:1. Green tea can be regarded as a storehouse of benefits for the

Yoga helps improve balance in stroke survivors

Group yoga can improve balance in stroke survivors who no longer receive rehabilitative care, to new study has claimed.In a small pilot study, researchers tested the potential benefits of yoga among chronic stroke survivors – those whose stroke occurred more than six months

Orange juice can make you look more beautiful

A daily glass of orange juice can help improve your skin, hair and nails, say a panel of health and beauty experts.They attribute the benefits to the vitamin C, potassium and folic acid it contains. Vitamin C is essential in the production of collagen, along with super nutrient Lutein.Its

Cheese slashes diabetes risk

Eating just two slices of cheese a day can cut the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 12 per cent, researchers say.The findings go against current health guidelines, which advise cutting back on dairy products and other high-fat foods to help prevent the illness.British and Dutch

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Faux Bob’. Take your makeup box and try…Bouncy CurlsAt BET’s Black Girls Rock event in New Jersey, the ever-glamorous American actress Kelly Rowland complemented her sleek red carpet getup and glowing makeup with soft, buoyant curls.We love

Daily dose of walnuts ‘boost sperm quality’

Eating 2.5 ounces of walnuts per day improves semen quality in healthy young men, researchers say.According to a new study by UCLA researchers, eating 75 grams of walnuts a day improves the vitality, motility, and morphology of sperm in healthy men aged 21 to 35.Dr. Wendie Robbins and her

How to eat healthy while traveling

I remember how, when I was young, we used to pack up all our meals and sufficient water when we traveled, be it by rail or road. Those days are mostly gone. These days look around in the train bogey and you see most people buying food and beverages on the train, or bringing packed take

Blood type might be a clue to heart disease risk

Here’s another reason to know your blood type — it might be a clue to your risk of heart disease.People who have blood types A, B, or AB have a slightly higher risk of heart disease compared to those with type O, the most common kind, according to research released Tuesday.Those who

When kids’ temper tantrums

In a new study, researchers have given parents and professionals a new tool to know when to worry about young children’s misbehavior.Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have developed an easy-to-administer questionnaire specifically designed to

How steady job could benefit diabetics

For people who are diabetic or prone to diabetes, having a steady job appears to be good for their health.And the benefit lies in their adherence to anti-diabetic medications, and not just because of the insurance coverage, according to a new University of Michigan study.It found that

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