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    Routine lab investigations in diagnosing the diseases

    To diagnose a disease correctly, we have three tools in our hand. The first one is meticulous history taking. Taking history with due

  • Childbirth Experience

    Key to positive childbirth experience

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant

  • Keep your eyes healthy during winter

    The winter season can take its toll on your mood, health, and body. Your eyes are no exception! Pay attention to your vision and eyes as

  • Protect your child from hand, foot and mouth disease

    Hand, foot and mouth disease is common in children but can also occur in adults. Now a days school going children especially in the

  • perfect posture

    Are you standing the right way?

    Without a good posture, your overall health and total efficiency may be compromised. Since the long-term effects of poor posture can be on your bodily systems (such as digestion, breathing, muscles, joints and ligaments), a person who has a poor posture may often be tired or unable to work efficiently or move properly.

  • Make health your resolution in 2018

    Make 2018 your healthiest year yet. Add these tips to your resolution list to boost your health and well-being!

  • dry winter skin

    A guide to save your dry winter skin

    The weather is changing and you probably focus on organising clothes and wardrobe for winter. Now let us try the same with skin care

  • Coffee's numerous health benefits

    Coffee consumption — in particular, several cups daily — is associated with a wide range of health benefits, according to an umbrella

  • Improving quality of life for people with asthma

    Self-taught breathing retraining improves quality of life just as much as training by a physiotherapist, according to the largest

  • diabetes

    How to keep blood sugar levels normal and stable

    Diabetic patients will be relieved to know that they need not totally remove their favourite foods from their to-eat list. There are a few ways to achieve normal and stable blood sugar ­levels. Dietitian Poh Kai Ling explains how.

  • World stroke day

    World Stroke Day: Some lifestyle changes to cut risk

    Ahead of World Stroke Day, October 29, here are some preventative measures that could help reduce the risk of stroke and keep the heart healthy.

  • Heart surgery? Slate it for the afternoon: Study

    The risk of serious heart problems after open heart surgery nearly doubles when the operation is performed in the morning rather than the afternoon, researchers say.

  • Twice-daily aspirin could lead to more cardiovascular benefits

    Taking aspirin twice daily, rather than the current recommendation of once daily, could enhance cardiovascular protection in people with

  • A guide to eye cancers

    When healthy cells in your eye change or mutate and grow too quickly in a disorganised way, they can form a mass of tissue called a

  • secrets-of-health-Dr Ang Poon Liat

    ‘Secret to longevity lies in healing body’

    The secret to longevity lies in healing the body, says a Singaporean doctor.

  • Cancer-fighting super foods

    All the studies on cancer and nutrition point to eating plant-based foods for their phytonutrients and other special compounds. Aim

  • Screening reduces mortality for detectable type 2 diabetics

    Studies published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) show that screening for type 2

  • project-vanity-skincare

    4 basic steps to good skin

    Skincare can be a bit daunting with all this talk about the Korean 10-step routines, but the truth is no one ever starts with 10 steps. A good routine starts with only a handful of products and the most basic of steps until you work your way up to figuring out your skin’s individual needs. Only then do skin-specific steps like serums, ampoules, and acids come in.

  • Impressive health-benefits of egg

    Eggs are pretty much the nature's perfect food. For centuries, eggs have been prised for their health-protective properties.

  • A smart investment

    Breastfeeding is not a one-woman job. Mothers need support from their health providers, families, employers, communities, and

  • Homecare for chikungunya by physiotherapy

    Almost every family in Dhaka city is attacked by chikungunya recently. It is most commonly caused by the bites of infected female

  • Urban Health Department must be strengthened

    Very recently city dwellers of Dhaka were in great crisis and had to pay enough money out of their own pocket to get recovery from a

  • How to avoid yellow fever

    Yellow fever is a viral disease of typically short duration. The disease is caused by the yellow fever virus and is spread by the bite of an

  • Shouting: Your way to awful life

    If you are short tempered or impatient all the time, you just might find yourself feeling sick more often. In fact, shouting and screaming

  • Expert tips on how women can boost wellness

    May is Women's Health Month, making it a great time to take stock of your wellbeing. Experts from the UConn Health Women's Center, USA, give their tips on how to boost and maintain health every day now and in the future.

  • Why eat beets?

    Although beets have the highest sugar content of all vegetables, most people can safely eat beet roots a few times a week enjoying not

  • Health benefits of sweet potatoes

    Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Find some of them below.

  • Stay healthy this winter

    Dr Mujahidul Islam Nipun, senior medical officer at Care Specialised Hospital in Dhaka, spoke to The Daily Star about winter health and skin complications and gives tips to stay fit.

  • Ways to help your body detox

    What do the healthiest people have in common? For starters, they limit the junk that enters their body. But even if you don’t eat perfectly 24/7, you can do simple things to help the liver — your body’s natural filter — do its job. Forget "cleansing." Instead use these simple tricks to boost your natural filtration system.

  • Take care of your knees

    Knees are important joints of our body because they bear whole body weight during standing, walking and running.