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Gene variation, air pollution risk developing autism

Gene variation, air pollution risk developing autism

Life Desk :Individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to a type of air pollution may be at an increased risk of developing autism, a new

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

Life Desk :For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with

Back pain at workplace

Back pain at workplace

Life Desk :Back pain is a major ergonomic issue that is becoming increasingly common owing to changing work pattern.Back pain, especially low back pain, is often associated with functional

Link between income inequality and physical activity!

Link between income inequality and physical activity!

Life Desk :Women from areas with high income inequality did not meet overall physical activity recommendations, when compared with men from the same geographical area, reveals a new study.

Love hormone and falling in love

Love hormone and falling in love

Life Desk :Ever wondered why the famous words, 'I Love you' warm the cockles of your heart? Can love, which has tickled the creative juices of artists, poets and

Ideal body weight / a global issue

Ideal body weight / a global issue

Life Desk :A study published in Lancet in 2010 indicates that almost 1 in 5 men and over 1 in 6 women are overweight in India. The study by

Sleep deprivation / a host of serious health hazards

Sleep deprivation / a host of serious health hazards

Life Desk :Managing with just four to five hours of sleep so that you can be more productive is not something that you should be proud of; and, it's

Dangerous food additives

Dangerous food additives

Life Desk :Busy lifestyle and rapid industrialization have boosted the food industry, widening the array of processed foods available in your supermarkets. Be it frozen potato wedges or cured

Genes may guide intelligence throughout life

Genes may guide intelligence throughout life

Life Desk :Ever thought about what makes you intelligent? Why are some people more intelligent than others? Why one of the two siblings has a higher intelligence quotient (IQ)

Unfaithful Facebook messages make women more jealous

Unfaithful Facebook messages make women more jealous

Life Desk :Women are more likely to get jealous or upset than men when they read messages on Facebook or other social media indicating that their romantic partner has

Int'l Self-care Day 2017

Int'l Self-care Day 2017

Life Desk :The annual observation of the International Self-Care Day on 24th July aims to spread awareness on the key role of self-care in everyday life for every man,

Multiple intelligences

Multiple intelligences

Life Desk :Most of us have read the book 'A Beautiful Mind', or seen the movie, where a brilliant John Nash makes 'hogwash' of his personal relationships. Nash's schizophrenia

Create your own rock garden at home

Create your own rock garden at home

Life Desk :Little comes close to being as peaceful as a rock garden. It exudes serenity and is a visual landscape, too. It's also not tough to make your

Careers in alternative medicine

Careers in alternative medicine

Life Desk :Rapid advancements and developments in medical science have widened horizons and opened up new possibilities for the treatment of various disorders and grave diseases that were once

Fairness cream for men - does it work?

Fairness cream for men - does it work?

Life Desk :For ages now women have been crucified on a scale of ratings based on how fair they look.The trend has changed with society evolving to modernism but

Why women go on diets

Why women go on diets

Life Desk :Body image can powerfully influence once's choices and behaviors, particularly related to dieting. Many factors like mass media images, parents, relationships, even moods sometimes shape or distort

Ideal body weight - a global issue

Ideal body weight - a global issue

Life Desk :A study published in Lancet in 2010 indicates that almost 1 in 5 men and over 1 in 6 women are overweight in India. The study by

Workshop on urban development at DIU

Campus Report :Daffodil International University (DIU) and Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, Bangladesh (FNF, Bangladesh) jointly organized a workshop on 'Smart City-Good City-Our City' on Thursday at the Auditorium-71

Chinese university inks MoU with CUB

Chinese university inks MoU with CUB

Campus Report :Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Liaoning Communication University, China (LCU) at CUB campus on Thursday. Prof William H Derrenger, Vice

External peer review on SA at DhIU

Campus Report :Dhaka International University (DhIU) have accomplished all of it's entity's external peer review on Self Assessment (SA) by doing the EPR on SA activities of Department of

UNICEF to work with UGC on higher education in Bangladesh

Campus Report :The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Bangladesh is willing to work with University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh for developing curriculum on Communication for Development (C4D) at

'Study in India' Counseling Meet ends

'Study in India' Counseling Meet ends

Campus Desk :A two-day Counseling Meet namely 'Study in India' organized by prominent Indian universities, colleges and boarding schools concluded in the capital on Saturday. High Commissioner of India

Campus TV at BRUR soon

Campus TV at BRUR soon

Campus Report :Vice Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) Prof Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BTFO said, after taking initiative of introducing campus radio, we have taken initiative of

Tips for contact lens wearers

Tips for contact lens wearers

Life Desk :A contact lens is an artificial lens placed on the cornea for refractive, treatment or diagnostic purposes. The most common indication for wearing contact lenses is for

Health benefits of Jerusalem Artichoke

Health benefits of Jerusalem Artichoke

Life Desk :Jerusalem artichoke goes by many other names, including earth apple, Canada potato and sunchoke. It is the name given to a kind of sunflower. When talking about

Obesity- battling the bulge

Obesity- battling the bulge

Life Desk  :Let us for a minute rest our mind's eye on the svelte beauties, sashaying down fashion ramps. These women, who are the cynosure of all eyes, are

The magic power of sleep

Life Desk :With busy schedules and obsession with work, millions of Indians today are chronically sleep deprived. Even children and teens are affected, who stay up late nights partying or

Eat seasonal fruits

Life Desk  :Fruits are packed with nutrients like fibre, vitamins and minerals. Some fruits like banana, apple and papaya are available throughout the year. However, other fruits like litchi, watermelon

Reduce computer eye strain

Life Desk  :In this modern era of technology, computers, laptops and smart phones have become an integral part of life. Computer application knowledge have replaced typewriting skills in a job-seekers

Prevent jet lag

Life Desk  :Since the invention of the aeroplane, air travel is the fastest and most convenient way to travel long distances in a short duration.They say, "A stitch in time