News Desk Bangladesh’s Foreign Friend, Sir Frank Peters has imposed isolation restrictions upon his award-winning philosophical quotation, “A Hug is the Greatest and most Inexpensive gift of all. It’s a pleasure to give… it’s priceless to receive… and one size…
‘Insomnia linked to various types of mental illness’
Speakers at a webinar have said there is a complex relationship between sleep and mental state; and in many cases, insomnia is responsible for various types of mental illness. They, however, said people also suffer from insomnia due to some…
Exercise in one arm brings benefits to both: Research
If one arm temporarily immobilized due to injury, people still can increase the muscle strength and reduce muscle loss without touching it by doing exercise in the opposite one, Australian researchers reported on Thursday.
Key neuron for sleep regulation identified
Shanghai, Xinhua/UNB, Sept 08 – Chinese researchers have identified a specific neuron that plays a key role in regulating sleep, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
How to Sleep Well during COVID19 Pandemic
Due to the multifaceted consequences of the pandemic, numerous people are losing jobs or facing a crisis in their career and family lives. As the educational institutes are closed, many students are getting addicted to technology, like virtual gaming on…
Honey Face Mask Recipe to Get Glowing Skin in Quarantine
Are you missing your salon? Due to the ongoing CoronaVirus quarantine situation it is quite risky to visit a salon for having a facial. But the holy Eid festival is approaching. Who wants to celebrate the Eid day with a…
Dating in time of coronavirus: chat online, meet much later
With governments clamping down on social interactions to contain the coronavirus spread, dating sites are discouraging dates and asking users to get to know each other virtually instead.
Harmful chemicals found in eight fairness creams: BSTI
Dhaka, March 02 – Bangladesh Standards & Testing Institution (BSTI) has found chemicals in eight fairness cream, which they said is very harmful to human health.
An egg a day not tied to risk of heart disease
The controversy about whether eggs are good or bad for your heart health may be solved, and about one a day is fine.
Whole body vibration reduces diabetic inflammation: Study
Whole body vibration (WBV) can significantly improve how well our body uses glucose as an energy source and adjust our microbiome and immune cells to reduce diabetic inflammation, says a new study.
Amazon pulls skin-lightening products after groups’ concerns
St. Paul, Minn. November 23, 2019 – Amazon has pulled more than a dozen skin-lightening products with dangerous levels of mercury off its website after Minnesota public-health and environmental activists raised concerns.
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…
BD High Court for breastfeeding corners at workplaces
The High Court on Sunday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain as to why directives should not be given to set up breastfeeding and baby-care corners at workplaces, airports, bus stops, railway stations and shopping malls.
FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks
Washington, Oct 24 (AP/UNB) — U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications.
FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks
U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications.
Duchess of Sussex calls 1st year of marriage difficult
London, Oct 21 (AP/UNB) — The Duchess of Sussex says her first year of marriage to Britain’s Prince Harry has been difficult because of the pressure from Britain’s tabloid press.
Increased number of STDs in Hawaii linked to online dating
An increase in sexually transmitted diseases(STDs) in Hawaii to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating, officials said.
Another dies ‘after taking liquor’ in Khulna, toll 9
Khulna, Oct 11 – A man died ‘after taking excessive liquor’ at Khulna Medical College Hospital on Thursday night.
Moldova holds festival to promote wine production, exports
Chisinau, Oct. 7 (Xinhua/UNB) — Moldova’s two-day National Wine Day, aiming to promote wine production and exports, ended here on Sunday.
Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe
They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside thatch-roof huts.
Quits job to look after husband, men must be spoilt by wives
Dhaka, Sept 30 – Katrina Holte, 30, quit her job to start a whole new life in September and now spends her days cooking, cleaning, dusting and making her own clothes.
Could polygyny be the answer to Russia’s problems?
Dhaka, Sep 27 (UNB) – What one thing could prevent depravity and fornication in Russia? Well according to one legal advisor in Islamic law – or mufti – in Moscow, Ildar Alyautdinov, the answer is polygyny, reports BBC.
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,…
You are beautiful regardless of your size: Nabela Noor
Dhaka, Sept 14 (UNB) – Nabela Noor, a Bangladeshi-American beauty activist challenging beauty standards, has urged women and girls to have more confidence in themselves.
Gasps as Saudi woman, 33, walks through mall sans Abaya
Her high heels clacking on marble tiles, a defiant Saudi woman turned heads and drew gasps as she strutted through a Riyadh mall — without a body-shrouding abaya.
US Government plans to ban flavours used in e-cigarettes
Washington, Sept 12 (AP/UNB) — The federal government will act to ban thousands of flavours used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a recent surge in underage vaping that has alarmed parents, politicians and health authorities nationwide.
Overweight kids eat less right after stressful events: study
Chicago, Sept 8 (Xinhua/UNB) — Overweight adolescents, considered particularly susceptible to stress eating, actually ate less when exposed to a lab stressor, and the foods they eschewed were the high fat and sugar options, a study posted on the website…
Mexican women cook meals with sunlight, not firewood or gas
By Emilio Godoy Reprint Villa De Zaachila, Mexico, Aug 2019 (IPS) – Reyna Díaz cooks beans, chicken, pork and desserts in her solar cooker, which she sets up in the open courtyard of her home in a poor neighborhood on…
Man dies after competing in California taco-eating contest
Fresno, Aug 15 (AP/UNB) — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.
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,…