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Running helps lower chance of death: Aussie study

Dhaka- No matter how busy you are, running, even for as little as once a week or less, will make you live longer regardless of your sex, according to Australian research published on Tuesday. The research showed that even running once a week for 50 minutes or less, at speeds below 8 km an hour appeared to have significant health ... Read More »

Here’s how you can save your teeth from coffee stains

Dhaka, Sept 26 (UNB) – Discolouration of teeth caused by caffeine is real. A lot of people enjoy their first cup in the morning, and continue to consume coffee throughout the day. Over time, this can cause stains on teeth, which, if not removed/taken care of, could affect dental health as well, reports The Indian Express. Read More »

Big Techs’ control of consumer data raises concerns

Geneva, 11 Jul (Kanaga Raja) – Large technology companies have penetrated many aspects of people’s lifestyles, with such digital platforms providing many benefits, but also gaining significant control of consumer data, which confers market power, raising not only competition-related concerns, but also concerns related to consumer protection and privacy. Read More »

Robi launches women- focused digital lifestyle service

Dhaka, June 15 (UNB)- Robi has launched a women focused digital lifestyle service, Ichchedana. Combining safety and security features, Ichchedana provides complete lifestyle solution for the women. Any Robi prepaid customer can register for this service by just dialing the USSD code: *123*80# for free of cost. The launching programme was held at the Robi Corporate Office located in Gulshan-1, ... Read More »

Taiwan’s parliament approves same-sex marriage legislation

Lawmakers comfortably pass law allowing same-sex couples to form ‘exclusive permanent unions’ – first for Asia. Taiwan’s parliament has legalised same-sex marriage in a landmark vote that made the self-ruled island the first in Asia to adopt such legislation. The lawmakers comfortably passed a law on Friday, allowing same-sex couples to form “exclusive permanent unions” and a second clause that ... Read More »

Eat pomegranate to fight ageing, improve endurance

You may want to include pomegranates in your daily diet. Known for their anti-inflammatory properties and cancer-busting antioxidants, they also protect muscles and improve endurance, claims a recent study. According to researchers, a type of compound found in pomegranate could play an important role in strengthening muscle cells. This protective and boosting effect has been linked to an anti-inflammatory and ... Read More »

4 different anxiety disorders risk for adolescence

Health Desk Low attention control in early adolescence is related to a genetic risk factor for four different anxiety disorders. Young teens who suffer from anxiety are also more vulnerable to additional problems like depression, drug dependence, suicidal behavior and educational underachievement. The National Institutes of Mental Health reports that 8 per cent of teens ages 13 to 18 have ... Read More »

Unclean, dull workspace triggers cognitive decline

Those of you who do not pay heed to cleanliness at work, it’s time to take stock of your surroundings, for a new American study has found that working in an unclean and non-stimulating environment can have a negative effect on long-term cognitive health. According to researchers from Florida State University, our long-term cognitive health is affected by how clean ... Read More »

Loneliness can affect your wisdom

Factors such as whether you are alone or with friends can affect how wisely you reason, says a study that suggests that our level of wisdom varies depending on the situation. The study defines wise reasoning as a combination of such abilities as intellectual humility, consideration of others’ perspective and looking for compromise. “This research does not dismiss that there ... Read More »

Loud music increase hearing defects

Health Desk Exposure to loud music has increased the number of teenagers suffering from hearing defects as well as heightened their risk of deafness in adulthood, finds a new research. The findings revealed that young people engage in “risky listening habits” at parties, clubs and on personal listening devices. Also, more than a quarter of them are already experiencing persistent ... Read More »

Use honey everyday for glowing skin

 Lifestyle Desk Raw honey can be used, not just in our breakfast cereal or dessert, but also get glowing and younger looking skin. Abundant in antioxidants, honey is known to have antibacterial properties too. Here’s how you can use honey for your skin every day. -If you have an acne breakout, you can get rid of them using honey. Gently ... Read More »