Home / Life Style (page 30)

Life Style

Almost 20% of breast cancer patients fail to complete prescribed endocrine therapy

Around 20% of breast cancer patients do not complete prescribed endocrine therapy, researchers reported at the ESMO Asia 2016 Congress in Singapore. The study in over 5,500 women found that younger patients and those who had taken hormone replacement therapy (HRT) were less likely to adhere to their medicine. “Adjuvant endocrine treatment such as tamoxifen prevents recurrence and improves absolute ...

Read More »

Healthcare spending for US kids up 56pc in 20 yrs

The cost of keeping American kids physically and mentally healthy increased 56 percent between 1996 and 2013, a new study finds. Healthcare expenditures jumped from nearly $150 billion in 1996 to more than $233 billion in 2013 for those 19 and younger, researchers found. Routine newborn care in the hospital accounted for the largest share of spending in 2013. Next ...

Read More »

How to use dry shampoo

If you have fine hair, dry shampoo is best and for thick, coarse hair a loose powder will work better. Tips for using dry shampoo Apply to the scalp in sections 2-3cm apart and, if using an aerosol, keep the bottle 20cm from your head, applying in short blasts. Massage in for 30 seconds and shake or brush the excess ...

Read More »

Kim Kardashian makes long-awaited return to social media )

Kim Kardashian has made her long-awaited return to social media, three months after going silent in the wake of being held up and robbed of millions of dollars in jewelry at a Paris hotel. Kardashian posted a picture of her with husband Kanye West and their two children on Instagram on Tuesday and captioned the photo, “family.” It was her ...

Read More »

Michael Cinco: Designer of haute couture for the stars

Filipino designers are putting their stamp on the global fashion industry. Their designs, often flawless and combining sublime elegance and allure, are just the thing women with sophisticated tastes are looking for. And Dubai-based Filipino haute couture designer Michael Cinco is the face the fashion world seems fixated on at the moment. Ever since he made his Paris Haute Couture ...

Read More »

Swimming In The Sea Good For Health

Historically, doctors would recommend their patients go to the seaside to improve various ills. They would actually issue prescriptions detailing exactly how long, how often and under what conditions their patients were to be in the water. Doctors use seawater for medical purposes even has a name: thalassotherapy. In 1769, a popular British doctor Richard Russell published a dissertation arguing ...

Read More »

The warmth of shawls

Winter is here and there are many items of clothing that we will add to our wardrobe – shawls being one of them. Discussing shawls require that we briefly identify the history of this wonderful piece of clothing. The very name ‘shawl’ comes from Kashmir, but historians claim that the attire originated in Hamadan, Persia. The concept was brought to ...

Read More »

Want healthy and silky hair? Include these foods in your diet

Who doesn’t like to have healthy hair? Well, everyone does and for that one needs to eat the right kind of foods. Since nutrition plays a key role in hair growth, eating a healthy and balanced diet is very important to improve hair health. Here are some foods that can improve your hair: Salmon Being a rich source of omega ...

Read More »

2nd Dhaka int’l monodrama fest: Vietnamese troupe to perform today

The Vietnamese Le Ngoc Drama Troupe will stage The Mistress of the Inn today at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy as part of the 2nd Dhaka International Monodrama Festival, which began on Thursday. The eight-day event, which will feature a total of 11 monodramas, has been organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and International Theatre Institute’s Bangladesh Chapter, ...

Read More »

16-day Victory Day festival underway

A 16-day Victory Day festival featuring music, dance, theatre and poetry recitation is underway at the International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka. The festival, organised by the institute marking the upcoming Victory Day on December 16, began on December 1. Every evening, members of different cultural organisations are performing at the venue. On Thursday, noted singers Yakub Ali Khan, Sujit ...

Read More »