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Campaign launched to make 7th March National day

By A Shahid 7th March should become an official National day and declared a public holiday in Bangladesh says a new initiative, which is spearheaded by a social research company, based in Bow Tower Hamlets. Agroni Social research is currently working on a groundbreaking socio educational study focusing on the significance of the famous speech given by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ...

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Keep off those salty snacks if you want your organs to stay healthy

Love to munch on those salted chips? You may want to lay off them as new study claims that salt does more than just affect your blood pressure. A review paper co-authored by two faculty members in the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences and two physicians at Christiana Care Health System provides evidence that even in the absence ...

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Exercise hormone ‘irisin’ may be a myth: Study

A new study has claimed that the “exercise hormone” irisin cannot be produced by humans. Thus, irisin may be just a myth as scientists provide evidence against the existence of the “exercise hormone” in humans and and other species. Irisin, first discovered in 2011, was described as a hormone produced by exercise. The finding ignited hope and press coverage that ...

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Top five health concerns for men revealed

A new study has revealed the five most common health issues in men and how to prevent them. Kevin Polsley of Loyola University said that a lot of men think going to the doctor is just one more thing on a seemingly endless “to do” list, but to get all those other “to dos” done men need to starting thinking ...

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Vegetarian diet lowers risk of colorectal cancer

A new study has revealed that vegetarian diet lowers the risk of colorectal cancers compared to non-vegetarian diet. The study explained that diet of an individual plays a vital role in causing colorectal cancer, like red meat had been linked to increase the risk whereas fiber rich food reduces the cancer risk. The researchers examined almost 380 cases of colon ...

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15 new breast cancer genetic risk ‘hot-spots’ identified

Researchers have recently identified 15 new gene regions linked to breast cancer risk that makes the count up to around 100 markers, which will ultimately help in more efficient screening. Scientists from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and Cambridge University, in collaboration with the international Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC), have identified new gene regions. Professor Georgia Chenevix-Trench, who heads ...

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Jamal Uddin Ahmed exchanges views with Sylhet Journalists

Sylhet divisional commissioner Jamal Uddin Ahmed sought role of  media in attaining national progress as Bangladesh is now on the way to development and making its endeavor towards flourishing democratic process. ‘It is our sacred responsibility to nourish and foster this development process through concerted efforts so that a happy and prosperous country is established,’ he while talking to Journalists ...

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Sylhet People celebrate Tigers’ unforgettable triumph

Bangladesh yesterday burst into celebration of its ‘unforgettable” victory over England in the ICC World Cup in Australia, sailing the Tigers into the quarter-finals of the biggest cricketing event on earth. It was chanting, blaring, drumming, singing, dancing and romping all around in the Sylhet and across the country, with students, politicians, educationists, businessmen, sports personalities and cultural activists all ...

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Independence Day progs in Sylhet taken

The district administration has chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the 44th Independence and National Day on March 26 in the district in a befitting manner. The programmes have been planned at a meeting held on Sunday with Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md. Shohidul Islam in the chair. Concerned officials, local Awami League leaders, representatives of other public and private organisations, ...

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Journalists stage demo in Sylhet

Journalists here yesterday staged demonstrations after assaulted a Photographer and snatched his camera on Tuesday on the court premiers when he was taking photos of an agitation program organized by the Advocates. Journalists of national and local dailies here brought out a procession, formed a human chain and observed sit-in program in Sylhet centrel Shohid Minar protesting the attack and ...

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