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Cure for Twitter addiction

Cure for Twitter addiction

Steve Albrecht  :Same thing happened when Monica Lewinsky, Lou Diamond Phillips, Dan Harris, Adam Carolla, and Dr Drew retweeted something I wrote. I felt a physical buzz that bordered

Salt — a silent killer in your food

Salt — a silent killer in your food

Judith Wurtman  :A few months ago we dined with friends in a restaurant featuring small plates of 'interesting food' that were meant to be shared by everyone at the

Music for mind and soul together

Music for mind and soul together

Md Saiful Islam Masum :Music always refreshes mind and soul together. Music and instrumental flute have a immense contributions over minds. Minds often become tired, exhausted and clumsy due

Set boundaries for work-life integration

Set boundaries for work-life integration

Bryan Robinson :The new buzz phrase, "work-life integration," has been batted around by major corporations - eschewing the term "work-life balance," considered to be a dinosaur of the 1990s.

Dementia risk greater in people who feel light headed while standing up

Dementia risk greater in people who feel light headed while standing up

Life Desk  :People who feel faint, dizzy while standing up fast tend to have a greater risk of stroke, finds a new study. The findings of this study are

Breast-feeding is best even in emergency situations

Breast-feeding is best even in emergency situations

Teresa Welsh :In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the international aid community worked to respond to immediate needs of millions of people lacking access to food,

Stress free living

Dr. Feroza Begum (Emily) :Each and every person desire to have a happy, healthy and peaceful life. It is his/her wish and requirement to live a tension and stress-free livelihood.

Children Act 2013 and Child help desk

Children Act 2013 and Child help desk

Life Desk :Any child can take part of any kind of offence or crime due to bad company. Also they commit crime because of the pressure of any other person.

Smokers vague on benefits of lung cancer screening

Life Desk :People at risk of lung cancer are mistaken about the benefits and limitations of regular lung cancer screenings, according to a study by the Veterans Affairs (VA)

Drugs may affect teeth and gums

Drugs may affect teeth and gums

Life Desk :Many commonly used prescription and over-the-counter medications have a negative impact on oral health. These could even include vitamins, minerals and herbal medicines.The clinical pattern of these

Mental health: The costliest forms of sickness for US economy

Mental health: The costliest forms of sickness for US economy

Life Desk  :A few bad days associated with mental health may be causing U.S. economy billions of dollars, finds a new study. The findings of this study are published

Being young and overweight may change heart function

Being young and overweight may change heart function

Life Desk :Being overweight at a young age may change the structure and functions of the heart, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in

Lung cancer mortality rates among women rising

Lung cancer mortality rates among women rising

Life Desk :More women will die due to lung cancer globally from 2015 to 2030, according to a study that assessed age-standardized lung cancer mortality rate among women. The

Language delay in children due to consuming folic acid

Language delay in children due to consuming folic acid

Life Desk  :Taking folic acid supplements by women who are on anti-epileptic medications even before the start of pregnancy and continuing until the completion of 12 weeks or first

 Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life

Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life

Life Desk :World Breastfeeding Week is observed annually by several countries across the world in the first week of August (August 1 to 7) to encourage breastfeeding among women

Learning music promotes creativity

Learning music promotes creativity

Life Desk  :Music improvisers may be more creative than musicians who do not improvise. A pattern of electrical activity is found among improvisers but not among other musicians. Musical

Depression linked to low levels of naturally occurring substance in the body

Depression linked to low levels of naturally occurring substance in the body

Life Desk :Depressed people have decreased blood levels of a substance called acetyl-L-carnitine that is naturally produced and involved in many important reactions in the body, according to a

Factors influencing decision to perform cesarean sections

Factors influencing decision to perform cesarean sections

Life Desk :Fear of legal consequences and litigation were identified as key factors influencing the decision to perform a cesarean section, reports a new study. The findings of the

Eye test can now detect early signs of dementia

Eye test can now detect early signs of dementia

Life Desk :A new study suggests that a simple eye test by opticians can help gauge the risk of developing dementia. According to a report in BBC, scientists have

The blood moon eclipse!

The blood moon eclipse!

Life Desk :Unlike the solar eclipse, lunar eclipses are less common with a maximum of three occurring every year. However, it doesn't necessarily occur every year. Each lunar eclipse

Women die more than men due to heart failure

Women die more than men due to heart failure

Life Desk  :Heart failure related deaths and hospitalizations due to heart failure have increased in women compared to men although overall heart failure rates have declinedHeart disease is the

Less sunlight poses risk of OCD

Less sunlight poses risk of OCD

Life Desk :People living in areas where there is less sunlight are at higher risk of developing obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)People living at higher latitudes are naturally exposed to less

World Hepatitis Day: Causes and symptoms

World Hepatitis Day: Causes and symptoms

Life Desk :Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver - a condition that may lead to fibrosis, cirrhosis and even liver cancer. Although the cause is not exactly known,

Potato is not just about carbs!

Potato is not just about carbs!

Life Desk  :Potato might be looked down upon as the vegetable loaded with carbs, but what if someone told you that it is the new superfood? Yes, according to

Fish oil supplements have no heart health benefit

Fish oil supplements have no heart health benefit

Life Desk :A new study have squashed claims that eating fish oil supplements contribute in keeping the heart healthy. Cochrane researchers after looking at trials of 112,059 people concluded

Diabetes may increase cancer risk in women than men

Diabetes may increase cancer risk in women than men

Life Desk :Diabetes showed a higher site-specific cancer risk for women than men for oral, stomach and kidney cancers and leukemia, but a lower risk for liver cancerThe women-to-men

Google glass-based tech may help autism

Google glass-based tech may help autism

Life Desk :Google Glass-an eye-wearable device that made headlines in 2015 but failed in the consumer technology space-has now rekindled the hopes of millions of people with autism spectrum

In order to implement the announcement of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's pledge to plant  30 lakh tree plants on the memory of the 30 lakh martyrs of the libaration war, Nabakumar Institute and Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah College authority arranged a tree plantation programme on the premise of the school and college. Rector of the college Abdul Halim, Acting Principal Akram Hossain Mollah, Assistant Headmaster Nafisa Khatun, and other teachers were present at the program.

In order to implement the announcement of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's pledge to plant 30 lakh tree plants on the memory of the 30 lakh martyrs of the libaration war, Nabakumar Institute and Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah College authority arranged a tree plantation programme on the premise of the school and college. Rector of the college Abdul Halim, Acting Principal Akram Hossain Mollah, Assistant Headmaster Nafisa Khatun, and other teachers were present at the program.

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GUB honours cultural personalities

GUB honours cultural personalities

Campus Report :Five cultural personalities of Green University, Bangladesh (GUB) were accorded a reception in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the cultural field of the university. English Club

First job portal for women

Campus Report :The2hourjob.com, the country's first job portal for women, has set out to harness the unutilized skill of professional women. The online platform was inaugurated by Telecom and