Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Menstrual Hygiene Day
Doing away with menstrual taboos
In our society menstruation was always seemed a taboo specifically from a male perspective. As a result woman feel hesitant in opening up about these issues
29 May 2021, 17:42
'Sanitary pads should be affordable'
People are gradually moving away from the taboos associated with menstruation, but there is still a long way to go
28 May 2021, 16:10
Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease, stroke: WHO, ILO
Long working hours led to 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 per cent increase since 2000
17 May 2021, 14:50
Global shortage of midwives threatens women’s lives: Report
Despite alarms raised in the last State of the World’s Midwifery report in 2014, which also provided a roadmap on how to remedy this deficit, progress over the past eight years has been too slow
05 May 2021, 11:29
Fasting lowers blood pressure by reshaping gut microbiota, suggests study on animal model
For the first time researchers demonstrate that intermittent fasting can reduce hypertension by reshaping the gut microbiota in an animal model
30 Apr 2021, 17:41
Kapasia now global model for zero maternal mortality
The ‘maternal mortality-free Kapasia’ initiative is being conducted with a specially designed software and health manual. This has reduced maternal mortality down to zero in the upazila
25 Apr 2021, 17:21
Disrupted sleep linked to higher risk of death, particularly in women
The study of 8001 men and women found that female adults who experienced unconscious wakefulness most often and for longer periods of time had nearly double the risk of dying from cardiovascular ...
24 Apr 2021, 16:25
How to make your basic meals full of nutrition
It's important to follow a diet that helps in reaching our fitness goals in a flexible and comfortable manner
16 Apr 2021, 14:34
Work performance may be affected by eating late night snacks
According to the findings of a new study, unhealthy eating behaviours at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work.
11 Apr 2021, 12:25
Study reveals 'hunger hormone' affects monetary decision making
Higher levels of the stomach-derived hormone ghrelin, which stimulates appetite, predict a greater preference for smaller immediate monetary rewards over larger delayed financial rewards, a new study ...
23 Mar 2021, 12:05