Wednesday, 06 Jul, 2022


The importance of vitamin D

DHAKA: As innocuous as it may sound, vitamin D is one of the most essential nutrients that the human body needs. And when you get too much of it or too little, you're setting yourself up from health problems.Vitamin D is important because it helps in maintaining healthy bones. Instead

Get back in shape with the raw food diet

DHAKA: This diet that is essentially about consuming raw food or food that has not been cooked, processed or microwaved.What it is about: This is essentially raw food or food that has not been cooked, processed or microwaved. It follows the principle of how humans first ate — when

Action films may make you fat

DHAKA: Watching action films may make you more likely to pile on the pounds, according to US researchers. Previous studies have suggested a link between television and obesity but the team at Cornell University tried to establish which genres of television were worst, reports BBC. The

How to detox after festivities are over

DHAKA: Detoxification is required after you've indulged in rich foods and sweets through the week. Here's how to keep your system functioning better after the celebrations are overKeep sipping on warm water:A great way to detoxify your system is drinking warm water through the day.

Beat bad mood with yoga

DHAKA: When you're having one of those days when you just can't seem to shake off a bad mood and fume at every little thing, try doing yoga.Here are a few yoga poses to get you back into a good mood, reports* Open your heart with wheel pose: Sometimes when you're in a bad

57 facts that sound like huge lies but are completely true

DHAKA: In our strange world, everyday we encounter lots of facts whether be it true or lie. And yet, there are lots, when we hear about those at first that really sound like huge lies and strange but they are actually completely true. Here are some facts1. If you put your finger in

Exercises that help you battle pain

DHAKA: Unwell? Don't banish your exercise plan just yet. There are a few rehabilitative fitness regimens that can help put you on the road to recovery, reports The Times of India.Walking for back pain: Got a nagging backache? Simply put on your sports shoes and walk. Numerous studies

WHO for traditional medicines

DHAKA: Pointing at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) importance on traditional medicines, its organization’s Regional Director for South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh said standard should be maintained in practicing this sort of medical treatment.If the traditional drugs

Start your day with healthy smoothies

DHAKA: Looking for a healthy way to start your day? Why not try a delicious smoothie, packed with nutritious fruit and vegetables that not only helps in starting your day in the best way but also helps in keeping your digestive system running smoothly.Psyllium husk is one such

Quit smoking, drinking excessive tea for pretty lips

DHAKA: The color of your lips primarily depends on your complexion, but fair people can also develop dark lips if they smoke excessively or consume too much of tea or coffee.Here's a list of tips for pretty lips, reports The Times of India.1. Having one or two cups of tea or coffee in a

Ebola death toll rises to 2300

DHAKA: Liberian minister warns of national catastrophe, as deaths in West Africa outbreak near 2,300 and reported cases surge. The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to almost 2,300 and is accelerating, as a government minister in the worst affected country

WHO emphasizes CRVS

DHAKA: The regional committee of World Health Organization (WHO) emphasized Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) system to keep records of birth and death. Health ministers of 11 south-east Asian countries and the policymakers put importance on CRVS in recent 67th session of

Simple remedies to treat acidity

DHAKA: Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it often, here are some simple home remedies that will help. - Basil or Tulsi leaves as they are more popularly known as, are an excellent

Mozena visits OCC at DMCH

DHAKA: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan W Mozena on Sunday visited the One-Stop Crisis Center (OCC) at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the city. Sources told banglanews that he along with five US foreign ministry officials, talked to the patients. Mozena, however, exchanged

Interns go on strike, nurses withdraw

DHAKA: Intern doctors of Mitford Hospital went on work abstention on Sunday hampering medical services to the patients though the nurses gave up their strike. Earlier, authorities of Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital on Saturday temporarily suspended the accused intern

Is stress weighing you down?

Stress, when it becomes chronic, is the root-cause for many a mental and physical problem. Here is all you need to know about it, reports The Times of India.Stress is defined as the consequence of inappropriate response to a physically or emotionally demanding situation. In simple

Ebola death toll passes 1,900

DHAKA: More than 1,900 people have now died in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.There have been 3,500 confirmed or probable cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.‘The outbreaks are racing ahead of the control efforts in these countries,’ WHO

Home remedies to treat dandruff

DHAKA: All of us have suffered from dandruff at some point or the other. While several factors can cause it, fungal infection on the scalp is one of the main reasons.Other causes include exposure to pollution, hormonal fluctuations, stress and neurological disorders. Bad hygiene

Before drinking from plastic bottle

DHAKA: If you have a bottle that you use every day for water-drinking purposes, congratulations! We're all about hydration here at Healthy Living, but, here's a question for you: When's the last time you actually washed that water bottle? (After all, if it's just filled with water, it's

31 people in Ebola attack Congo

DHAKA: At least 31 people have been killed in an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo.The epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.“There are now 31 deaths,” Eugene Kambambi, the