Wednesday, 06 Jul, 2022


Kidney diseases affect 80,000 every year

FROM JATIYA SANGSAD: Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Monday said around 70,000-80,000 people are being affected by the kidney diseases in the country in every year.“The number is gradually increasing,” he informed the house.The minister made the disclosure in response to a query

How to take good care of your skin

DHAKA: To get a gorgeous and glowing complexion, here are a few things that you need to keep in mind Drink lots and lots of water One of the best ways to attain flawless skin is by drinking tons of water. Water flushes toxins from your body, thereby making your skin glow. Not only does

A garlic a day for good health

DHAKA: Add a couple of cloves of garlic to your diet to boost your immunity Garlic with its antiviral and antibacterial properties helps boost your immunity and keeps you looking fresh and healthy. While in some cases garlic supplements are available and prescribed as a preventive

Ebola drug ZMapp is '100% effective'

DHAKA: The only clinical trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.The researchers, publishing their data in Nature, said it was a "very important step forward".Yet the limited supplies will not

The Ebola detector in your pocket

DHAKA: As fear of the Ebola virus escalates, Eric Topol thinks that we’re missing an important weapon. And you just need to reach into your pocket to find it. “Most communicable diseases can be diagnosed with a smartphone,” he says. “Rather than putting people into quarantine

Bangladesh on high alert to prevent Ebola

DHAKA: Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said that government remains on high alert and precautions are being taken to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering the country. He made the disclosure in a discussion meeting at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in city on

Stop back pain before it starts

DHAKA: You don't have back pain...yet. Want to keep it that way? Try these techniques to prevent the pain long before it begins.Sit prettyYou don’t need a fancy ergonomically designed office chair, but you should have one that provides good support so that your back is curved like an

Living life on a simple note

DHAKA: Simplifying your life is a journey not a destination. The trick lies in identifying what's most important to you Simple living, great thinking, over the years that has defined many great philosophers, leaders and game changers. Simple life has different meaning and different

Reasons why you aren’t losing weight

DHAKA: You jog every morning diligently in the hopes of losing those extra pounds but still haven't achieved any results. Wondering why? The following could be the reason, reports The Times of India. You are eating wrong: Every time you go for a run, you get hungry and are tempted to eat

5 exercises you can do while at work

DHAKA: Here are some exercises that you can do while you are at work.Sitting at your desk and staring at the computer screen for hours is not something that most of us, who have regular nine-to-five jobs, can avoid. However, what is most worrying about this kind of a sedentary

Easy ways of healthier eyes

DHAKA: We tend to ignore the health of our eyes more than any other part of our body. But having healthy eyes is more essential than we imagine and consider, after all it's your way of looking at the world.Follow these simple ways to keep your eyes in good health reports The Times of

Training on Handling Pesticide Poisoning Held

DHAKA: Syngenta Bangladesh Limited, a world leading agribusiness company, organized a training program on August 26 on ‘Doctors Training on Handling Pesticide Poisoning’ with collaboration and technical support of Toxicology Society of Bangladesh (TSB) and consent of Directorate

Ebola outbreak: ‘even worse than feared'

DHAKA: "It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. "Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country."The

Ban E-cigarette use indoors: WHO

DHAKA: The World Health Organization says there should be a ban on the use of e-cigarettes indoors and that sales to children should stop.In a report the health body says there must be no more claims that the devices can help smokers quit - until there is firm evidence to support

Antibiotic at pharmacy without prescription

DHAKA: About 50 percent sellers at pharmacy shops sell antibiotics to patients violating National Drug Policy’s prohibition of antibiotic sale without doctor’s prescriptions. This shocking data was revealed by a research on the prescription of patients, who are attacked by acute

Double vaccines could end polio

DHAKA: Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the disease. A research suggests, reports the BBC. The oral vaccine is leading the fight to eradicate polio, but trials in India show an additional injection of inactivated virus boosts immunity. The

Anthrax infects 11 in Tangail

TANGAIL: The strain of bacteria anthrax that created the worst anxiety, visits again in the country as 11 patients of the disease were identified in Ambaria village under Madhupur upazila of the district recently.The Livestock Officer of the upazila Dr Hazrat Ali confirmed the matter

Drink tea for thinner body, beautiful skin

DHAKA: Drinking tea can be beneficial mentally, emotionally, socially and physically. Scientific research testifies to the health benefits of all kinds of tea, which not only help with beauty factors but also weight loss and hydration of skin, reports says The Times of

8 common skin problems in babies

DHAKA: A baby’s skin is so delicate that even a slight scratch or rash is known to make them very irritable. Remember that newborns are quite prone to rashes and most are harmless and disappear on their own within a few days. Some common skin problems in babies and remedies from that

5 free hand exercises you must try

DHAKA: Not going to the gym? No sweat! You can stay ship-shape minus the equipment and fuss, using just your bare hands. Freehand exercises that can be done on just a mat or in your office cubicle are a must-try. Here are a few reported by The Times of India.1. Push ups: This is the