Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | ePaper

BREAKING NEWS:

Are screens endangering your love life?

Are screens endangering your love life?

Susan Heitler Ph.D. :There's no doubt about it.  Screens are here to stay.  All of us have married the internet "for better or for worse, in sickness and in

Save the ecosystem

Save the ecosystem

Wahseka Lanee :Ecosystem consists of all living and nonliving things that depend on each other to survive people are destroying different ecosystem by different way and threats. Ecosystem is

An inspirational story of love

An inspirational story of love

Linda and Charlie Bloom :Despite his age of 79, Jose was possessed of the spirit, curiosity, sense of humor, and playfulness of a child. That would be enough to make

BD preparing for world skills competition 2019 in Russia

BD preparing for world skills competition 2019 in Russia

Life News :Bangladesh is going to participate at World Skills Competition 2109 at Kazan in Russia aiming at branding the country at the global forum as a skilled nation.As part

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Life News :Every year 22,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Bangladesh. Among them, 70 percent of the women die without any medical treatment. Breast cancer is the second

Is social media making you lonely?

Is social media making you lonely?

Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC :We are plagued by a loneliness epidemic.  In the last fifty years, regardless of geographic location, gender, race, or ethnicity, rates of loneliness have doubled in

Small exercise breaks during work recharges brain

Small exercise breaks during work recharges brain

Life Desk :Getting a mental blockage while at work is a usual occurrence. During the long working hours, if the thinking part of your body is not given a

United Hospital observes World Heart Day

United Hospital observes World Heart Day

Life Desk :The theme of World Heart Day for the year 2018 is "My heart, Your heart". Like every year, United Hospital observed World Heart Day this year in

Genes control heart's response to exercise

Genes control heart's response to exercise

Life Desk :Whether your heart beats faster or how your blood pressure responds while exercising all depends on your genes. The way a person's heart reacts to exercise can

World Heart Day: Looking after 'All Our Hearts'

World Heart Day: Looking after 'All Our Hearts'

Prof. Dr. Gobinda Chandra Das :World Heart Day has been observed on 29th September across the world, including in Bangladesh. The day, an annual event, is the World Heart

Jobs for Third Gender in Bangladesh

Jobs for Third Gender in Bangladesh

Gulam Rabbani :Though the Bangladesh government has recognized the transgender or Hijra community as the Third Gender over five years back, they have to face different disparities in getting

Beauty treatment may turn wrong

Beauty treatment may turn wrong

Life Desk  :Fish spas have become a trend in the last decade. As the idea of getting your dead skin eaten away by fish sounds fascinating, it is also

Awareness needed to prevent kidney diseases

Awareness needed to prevent kidney diseases

Life Desk :Speakers at a roundtable meeting on Monday said across the world at least 5 crore people are sufferring from  Kidney related complications while WHO data suggest that

Kids' overweight may link to household cleaning products

Kids' overweight may link to household cleaning products

Life Desk :Using disinfectants and multipurpose cleaners regularly at home can increase the risk of overweight in babies by altering their gut microbial flora, according to a recent study

Tech revolution in Bangladesh

Tech revolution in Bangladesh

Sarowar Saurav :Four out of ten people in Bangladesh could not enjoy the right of quality education in 2008. But with the help of technology by the end of

A Unique Arrangement of Saudi government

A Unique Arrangement of Saudi government

Around three million Hajj pilgrims of different nationalities from all over the world gathers in particular areas of Saudi Arabia to perform Holy Hajj every year. Due to extreme

Stay happy around negative people

Stay happy around negative people

Kristen Fuller :Some people are naturally negative; they complain, bicker, compare themselves to others, start drama, and simply just see the glass half empty. There will always be roadblocks

Tricks to avert low self-confidence

Tricks to avert low self-confidence

Alice Boyes, PhD :I had one of those days today when it felt like life was delivering one kick in the teeth after another. We all have those days.

Becoming more introverted with age

Becoming more introverted with age

Jenn Granneman :People tell me all the time: "I've gotten more introverted as I've gotten older." On many levels, the same is true for me. In high school and

Spot toxic 'friends' in facebook

Spot toxic 'friends' in facebook

Wendy L. Patrick, PhD :We make friends quickly on social media; which is ironic, given the absence of the visual, verbal, and behavioral cues that we use every day

Depression can damage a marriage!

Depression can damage a marriage!

Jason Whiting, PhD :Logan was a doctoral student studying ancient Italian poetry. His life was filled with shelves of old books and a teaching job where he was supposed

Relatively speaking, it isn't absolutely true

Relatively speaking, it isn't absolutely true

Sara Gorman, PhD :Tell me you can reduce my risk of something awful happening to me by 100% compared to what I am currently doing. Show me a study

The great first impression

The great first impression

David Burkus :Whether it's meeting someone at a networking event or a party, or trying to impress a potential manager in a job interview, most of us want to

Cherries in the world of fashion, foodLife Desk

Cherries in the world of fashion, foodLife Desk

There are fruits that trend on the Internet - fruits that are hashtagged and tweeted out just to be retweeted. It is a real thing and right now, cherries

Expressing gratitude can be so hard to do

Expressing gratitude can be so hard to do

David Ludden, PhD :The most important factor in a long and happy life is having a good social network you can depend on. We're pack animals, and we simply

Anxiety may lead to stroke

Anxiety may lead to stroke

Life Desk  :The association between poor mental health and increased risk of heart disease was found to be present even after taking into account other known risk factors such

Eating cheese is not bad for heart

Eating cheese is not bad for heart

Life Desk :Do you like to eat cheese? Well then there is some good news for you. A recent study found that cheese is not as : unhealthy as

AI can predict heart disease deaths better than doctors

AI can predict heart disease deaths better than doctors

Life Desk :Artificial intelligence (AI) can predict heart disease deaths more efficiently than doctors, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the journal PLOS

Negative outcomes in homeless children

Negative outcomes in homeless children

Life Desk  :Being homeless at any time during the pre- or postnatal period (before or after birth) negatively affects the health of young children; in particular, children who experience

Smartphone-enabled monitoring system in treatment

Smartphone-enabled monitoring system in treatment

Life Desk :With a smartphone-enabled monitoring system that can record a medical-grade ECG in just 30 seconds, a person's heart rhythm can now be checked anytime, anywhere and also