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Why sleep isn’t the only ‘shut-eye’ men need

You know that state of living in a concrete box you call home? The dreadful Dhaka traffic jam where you’re stuck and consider taking a quick nap? Yes, even if you snooze there (or in your comfy bed), you might still wake up feeling like you just wrestled a hawker to save just Tk 20. Why? Because, surprise, sleep and ...

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Weight-loss drug firm becomes Europe’s most valuable

The maker of weight-loss drug Wegovy has become Europe’s most valuable firm, dethroning the French luxury conglomerate LVMH. Shares rose after the Danish pharmaceutical giant, Novo Nordisk, launched the popular drug in the UK, reports BBC. At the close of trading on Monday, the firm had a stock market valuation of $428bn (£339bn). The drug is now available on the ...

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Scientists detect ‘microplastics’ in human heart for first time: Report

Plastics have been causing grave problems on planet Earth. Plastic pollution has led to many environment-related issues around us. Studies have shown that microplastics have even made their way into the body of living creatures. According to the latest study published by the American Chemical Society, a team of scientists in China have found microplastics in the human heart for ...

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Meditate to beat stress blood pressure

People should try to meditate for around 45 minutes every day to cut stress-related high blood pressure, say new guidelines. Other tips from the International Society of Hypertension include taking time out to listen to music, doing yoga and practicing mindfulness, BBC reports. Established medical advice – quit smoking and cut down on salt – still stands. But experts say ...

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US man gets world’s first eye transplant

Surgeons in New York say they have performed the world’s first complete eye transplant on a man, although it is not certain he will regain vision, BBC reports. Aaron James, who survived a high-voltage electrical accident, underwent 21 hours of surgery that replaced half of his face. Surgeons have been able to transplant corneas successfully for years. Experts have called ...

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US woman with rare double uterus expecting babies in both

It’s double trouble, with a unique twist: A 32-year-old woman from Alabama who was born with two uteruses is now pregnant in both. Kelsey Hatcher, who is documenting her story on her Instagram account “doubleuhatchlings,” knew from the age of 17 she has “uterus didelphys,” a rare condition where a person has a double uterus, thought to affect about 0.3 ...

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Progress in childhood cancer has stalled for Blacks and Hispanics, report says

Advances in childhood cancer are a success story in modern medicine. But in the past decade, those strides have stalled for Black and Hispanic youth, opening a gap in death rates, according to a new report published Thursday. Childhood cancers are rare and treatments have improved drastically in recent decades, saving lives. Death rates were about the same for Black, ...

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Relax and Unwind with These Bedtime Routines

After a demanding day at work and fulfilling personal commitments, the yearning for a peaceful night’s sleep takes center stage. If achieving restful sleep seems elusive, consider embracing bedtime routines to unwind and prepare your body for a rejuvenating night. Here are some tried-and-true wind-down rituals to decompress before bed: Pack Up and Plan Ahead Leaving the workplace physically doesn’t ...

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Unlock the Secrets to Banishing Acne with These Ayurvedic Remedies

Acne, the unwelcome guest that strikes at the most inconvenient times, leaves behind painful memories and unsightly scars. No matter how hard you try, it seems to resist all efforts to eliminate it. Skin problems, particularly acne, not only affect your physical appearance but also take a toll on mental health and confidence. In the quest for clear skin, various ...

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Crack the Code for Better Sleep: Essential Sleep Hygiene Tips

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, finding solace in a restful night’s sleep can sometimes feel elusive. If you’ve ever tossed and turned despite hitting the hay with anticipation, it might be time to shine a spotlight on an often-overlooked factor: your sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene encompasses more than just bedtime rituals; it extends to your daily activities ...

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