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For the first time ever there are more people over 65 than under 5

The world’s population is aging while many countries’ birth rates fail to keep up.   There are now more people over the age of 65 than there are under the age of five – a dispersion that’s never occurred before, according to Deutsche Bank.  The data point is part of a broader trend with widespread consequences for productivity, inflation, and ...

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How to take care of plants at home?

Having plants at home is a fun and rewarding experience. You get to enjoy the companionship of nature being at home, and depending upon what kind of plants you have grown, each has a different kind of persona – some are decorative, some are perennial, some are seasonal, some give flowers, some give fruits and so on. No matter, what ...

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Japanese Food Galore

Dhaka, Mar 14 : Sushi Tei is not your average fusion sushi restaurant. So, it might not be everyone’s cup of tea. Upon entering, we were greeted in Japanese loudly by every member of the staff which is very unique in Bangladesh. The atmosphere was brightly lit, and it seemed like they could house over 100 customers at a time. ...

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Novel device to help minimise scarring during cosmetic surgery

Scientists have developed a new device that could help minimise scarring during surgery by ascertaining the orientation of skin tension lines, which is important for wound-healing post-operation. Human skin is a complex tissue that exhibits properties that arise primarily from the alignment of collagen fibres in the dermis layer of the skin, ultimately causing skin tension lines.   These lines ...

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Chemical pollutants in home degrade fertility in men and dogs

The reasearcher carried out identical experiments in both species using samples of sperm from donor men and stud dogs living in the same region of the UK. The results show that the chemicals, at concentrations relevant to environmental exposure, have the same damaging effect on sperm from both man and dog Here’s another reason to take environmental degradation seriously. A ...

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How to treat acne problem the right way

You may be mortified by the fact that you have an acne problem, but you should be happy that there are so many ways in which it can be treated. Even if you are coming up against acne for the first time, there is plenty you can do to help yourself. Here are some of the factors you need to ...

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Simple make-up guide for beginners

It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner at putting on make-up. Just go with the basics like a foundation and liquid lipstick to give your lips a soft hint of colour and use the same colour on your cheeks to give it a glow, say experts. Vineeta Singh, make-up expert and CEO from SUGAR cosmetics and make-up advisors from ...

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Sleeping in on weekend won’t repay your sleep debt

If you are someone who believes in catching up on all the lost sleep hours on the weekends, a recent study suggests that it doesn’t work that way. In fact, on some health measures, trying to play catch-up for a few days and then returning to poor sleep habits makes things worse, report Hindustan Times. “Our findings suggest that the ...

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Eat tomatoes to fight liver cancer, inflammation

Higher consumption of tomatoes could be associated with a decreased risk of liver cancer caused by high-fat diets, a study has found. The study, conducted on mice, showed that tomatoes are rich in lycopene — a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent — which helps in effectively reducing fatty liver disease, inflammation and liver cancer development.   “Consuming whole foods ...

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5 skin care and wellness tips for spring

Use natural ingredients like orange peel, lemon juice, strawberries or blueberries to give your skin its fill for vitamin C. photo: Collected It’s finally that time of the year when we pack all our woollens back into the stash and bid goodbye to winters only to welcome spring. As we make a shift from cosy sweaters to cool tees, we ...

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