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Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside thatch-roof huts. They paint their faces with dyes from seeds to prepare for battle and also use video technology to fight illegal loggers and other threats. Daily life in the remote Tembe indigenous ...

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Feel anxious visiting a dentist? This could be the reason

It is very common and okay to feel anxious while visiting a dentist, but if a person is irrationally or extremely afraid of going to the dentist in general, there may be a problem. Dentophobia refers to the fear of dentists and may even leave people paralyzed for a moment. “Dentophobia is common among all age groups and is often ...

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Paralysed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton

A French man paralysed in a night club accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton in what scientists said Wednesday was a breakthrough providing hope to tetraplegics seeking to regain movement. The patient trained for months, harnessing his brain signals to control a computer-simulated avatar to perform basic movements before using the robot device to walk. Doctors who ...

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Fish consumption linked to better sleep and higher IQ

Are you looking to get a more relaxed sleep? And while you’re at, maybe boost your IQ as well? Look no further because with regular fish consumption, you will be able to kill two birds with one stone. The University of Pennsylvania is to be credited for bringing to the fore this research, which connects fish consumption to good sleep ...

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Pizza Guy: New Menu, New Location

I always avail the unlimited pizza offer during Ramadan (guilty). So when I had moved to Dhaka back in 2016, Pizza Guy was one of the most hyped places to redeem the unlimited pizzas and soft drinks offer. However, the experience at their Banani Branch back then was underwhelming to say the least. The crust was getting thicker with every ...

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How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

Photo: In this June 5, 2014, file photo, a man makes a submarine sandwich with mortadella, cooked salami, ham, Genoa salami and sweet capicola at a delicatessen in Massachusetts. New York, Oct 1 : Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burgers and steak? A team of international ...

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Get that festive glow with these DIY face packs

Saffron face pack Saffron remains full of the richness of iron, potassium, calcium, selenium, zinc, copper, vitamin A, Folic acid, niacin, and Vitamin C. Saffron is known for complexion enhancing properties, clearing dull skin and helping to remove dark circles and erasing fine lines. Saffron also increases blood circulation towards the face thus bringing good glow to the face.Recipe to ...

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Avoid skin-lightening creams ‘at all costs’

Consumers are being warned to steer clear of skin lightening creams that can “act like paint stripper”. The Local Government Association warns the products should be “avoided at all costs” after recent seizures by trading standards officers. Many contained the bleaching agent hydroquinone – the creams can also contain mercury. The British Skin Foundation said people should speak to a ...

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Air pollution linked to mental health issues in kids: Study

Exposure to air pollution during early life may contribute to depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems in adolescence, three new studies suggest. A study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, found that short-term exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with exacerbations of psychiatric disorders in children one to two days later, reports PTI.Researchers, including those from the ...

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Here’s how you can save your teeth from coffee stains

Dhaka, Sept 26 : Discolouration of teeth caused by caffeine is real. A lot of people enjoy their first cup in the morning, and continue to consume coffee throughout the day. Over time, this can cause stains on teeth, which, if not removed/taken care of, could affect dental health as well, reports The Indian Express. The stains occur when the ...

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