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Beat cyber crime

We are stepping into a new era, an era of digitalization. But little do we know, in the disguise of this big revolution the basic values of humanity are

Exercise before pregnancy

Exercise before pregnancy

Life Desk :Expectant mothers who are more fit before pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, a study suggests. Gestational diabetes is a condition in which women

 Dialysis facilities at Madaripur

Dialysis facilities at Madaripur

Life Desk :To spread treatment facility for the kidney patients to the different parts of the country the  Kidney Awareness Monitoring and Prevention Society (KAMPS) on Friday opened  a

Remembering Debabrata Biswas in Dhaka

Remembering Debabrata Biswas in Dhaka

Arun Kanti Chatterjee :We are the same souls and share the same artistic, literary and cultural legacies. This was again reinforced in a cultural meet when eminent persons and

Mothers from age 40 at risk of preterm birth

Life Desk :The researchers noted an association between preterm birth and mother's age and stated that the maternal age at pregnancy has been increasing worldwide and so has the

Magical space for children

Magical space for children

Life Desk :Transform your child's space into a delightfully dreamy abode replete with playful splashes of colour and chic furniture to inspire imaginative little minds.Some tips and tricks to

Cheaters perceived as less competent

Cheaters perceived as less competent

Life Desk  :People who commit moral transgression like cheating and shoplifting are viewed as less able to do their jobs or complete tasks effectively and low in social intelligence

Grapes to ward off depression

Grapes to ward off depression

Life Desk  :Including grapes in your diet may have a positive impact on your mental health as researchers have found that certain grape-derived compounds might be developed as therapeutic

Fashion trends to lookout for in 2018

Fashion trends to lookout for in 2018

Life Desk  :Stock your wardrobe with fringes, clothes in pastel shades and athleisure outfits to make a fashionable statement in 2018, say experts.Sanhita Dasgupta, Myntra Fashion Expert, and Neha

Breastfeeding secrets

Breastfeeding secrets

Life Desk  :Breastfeeding seems to be a most natural process, but to some, it may be a challenge. Be patient and feed often, say experts.Mimansa Malhotra (PT), Lactation Consultant

Cardio Care signs deal with Telenor Health

Cardio Care signs deal with Telenor Health

Life Report :For the implementation of digital health service and ensure 24 hours better services for the patients Cardio Care Hospital a sister concern of Daffodil Family and Telenor

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

Life Desk :Artificial intelligence or machine intelligence is the intelligence shown by machines as opposed to natural intelligence (NI) shown by human beings and other animals. Artificial intelligence (AI)

Gender equality for women

International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated across the world on March 8 every year. The aim of IWD is to achieve gender equality for women. According to a report of

United Hospital observes Cancer Day

United Hospital observes Cancer Day

Life Desk  :To mark the World Cancer Day, United Hospital organized a Press Meet on Sunday in the hospital to discuss Cancer Awareness, Detection and Treatment as a Cumulative

Women being more victims to Kidney disease

Women being more victims to Kidney disease

Life Desk  :Speakers at a roundtable meeting on Saturday said women are being more affected in Kidney diseases comparing to men in our country. But in terms of Kidney

BAFP nat'l confce ends

BAFP nat'l confce ends

Life Desk  :The two-day 22nd national conference of the Bangladesh Academy of Family Physicians (BAFP) was held in the BIAM auditorium of the capital recently. National Professor Brig (Rtd)

Mental health disorder increasing

Mental health disorder increasing

Life Desk  :"More than 30 percent people in Bangladesh are found mentally ill (Study 2016). Of them about 16 percent are adult and 18 percent are children", said Prof

Youth leaders trained at Rowshan Ara Degree College

Youth leaders trained at Rowshan Ara Degree College

Campus Report :A four-day long 'Active Citizen Youth Leaders Training' was inaugurated at Sanarpar Rawshan Ara Degree College, at Siddirganj in Narayanganj on Monday. Hunger Project Bangladesh in cooperation

Cycling may not harm men's vitality

Cycling may not harm men's vitality

Life Desk :Cycling, a popular choice of transportation, exercise, and leisure, may not be harmful for the sexual health and urinary function of males, finds a study. Challenging previous

Fish types you need in your diet

Fish types you need in your diet

Life Desk :Give a man a fish he will eat for a day, but teach a man to eat the right kind, he will live healthy forever. Known for

Winter tips for your little one

Winter tips for your little one

Life Desk :During winter, your baby needs extra care and attention to prevent seasonal illness as the cold season is known to make their skin dry that can lead

Link between anxiety and alzheimer's disease

Life Desk  :An association between elevated amyloid beta levels and the worsening of anxiety symptoms has been identified by recent research. The findings support the hypothesis that neuropsychiatric symptoms

Jewellery guide for winter

Life Desk  :Skip the chokers, and go for small diamond studs and big rings to give a fashionable twist to the look in winter, say experts.Saurabh Maheshwari, co-owner of

Pediatric hypertension

Pediatric hypertension

Life Desk  :Children and teens showing high blood pressure readings on measuring for the first time should have a second measurement taken to correctly diagnose pediatric hypertensionPediatric hypertension is

Age is not a risk factor for surgery complications

Age is not a risk factor for surgery complications

Life Desk  :Among older patients, frailty and cognitive impairment before surgery are commonly associated with developing complications after surgery, but age is not, a new study suggests.In addition to

Intermittent fasting : A key to good health

Intermittent fasting : A key to good health

Life Desk :Fasting has been known to mankind since ancient times. Almost all the religions across the globe endorse fasting as a means to achieve spiritual goals and wellbeing

Caffeine level in blood may predict Parkinson's disease

Life Desk  :The findings showed that people with Parkinson's disease had significantly lower levels of caffeine in their blood than people without the disease, even if they consumed the

Women who do night shifts may be at risk of cancer

Women who do night shifts may be at risk of cancer

Life Desk :Long-term night shift work in women was associated with risk for nearly a dozen types of cancer. Breast, skin, and gastrointestinal cancer was associated with night shift

How you look in a dress you are yet to buy

How you look in a dress you are yet to buy

Life Desk  :Amazon has patented a reality mirror that lets you try on clothes virtually while placing you in a virtual location.The patent describes the mirror as partially-reflective and

Working on mobile devices from home may affect family life

Working on mobile devices from home may affect family life

Life Desk  :Too much office workload? Do not bring it home as it might spoil intimacy with your partner and affect your professional life too, a new study has