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What should be done in case of a snake bite

Most snakes aren’t venomous, so the odds are likely to be in your favour. Nonetheless, if someone you know has been bitten by a snake, immediate action is the need of the hour. Since last year, a global coalition of health organisations has observed September 19 as International Snakebite Awareness Day. In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) added snakebite ...

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Mermaid Beach Resort VS. Mermaid Café Chill n Grill

Growing up in Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar has been one of those places where our family visited frequently. Jhaobon, Poushee, Dhanshiri were embedded in our everyday menu. However, as of recent, Cox’s Bazar has become a place of dishes beyond the regular maach bhaat. Mermaid has become a must visit now due to the ambience their locations provide. Whether it’s their ...

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Feet care regimen as important as face care

Ignoring the feet can have painful consequences including bacterial or fungal infections, corns, cracked skin, bad odour, among others. A simple ritual of scrubbing your feet, keeping them dry and wearing the right shoes can eliminate these problems, says an expert. Sapna V Roshni, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation, has doled out a few pointers ...

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How to use this wonder spice to reduce blood sugar level

You would be surprised to know that your kitchen is a treasure trove of spices that can help manage various infections and ailments. One such condition is diabetes, which requires the body’s blood sugar level to be under control — for which patients need to rely on medicines as well as a strict dietary regimen, reports The Indian Express. So ...

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Food insecurity in toddler years linked to poor health

Young kids, who grow up in homes with limited access to nutritious foods are more likely to experience poor overall health and developmental problems, says a new study. However, these kids are not at higher risk of developing obesity, the research added.For the findings, published in the journal Pediatrics, the researchers analysed data from 28,184 racially and ethnically diverse children ...

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Nepal festival season starts with goddess, dance

Kathmandu, Sep 14 : Devotees pulled a girl believed to be a living goddess, Kumari, around Nepal’s capital on a wooden chariot as tens of thousands of people lined the streets to get a glimpse and receive a blessing. President Bidhya Devi Bhadari and other top officials were among those seeking a blessing Friday from the girl, one in a ...

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Instagram users tend to snap selfies that centre on left eye

It may not just be artists who make their eyes the centre-point of their own original work. New research suggests that Instagram users tend to compose selfies that horizontally centre on one of our eyes, particularly the left. This alignment is because our eyes provide a wealth of information about our gaze direction and what we are paying attention to, ...

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Kick-start your day on a healthy note with these tips

Owing to our fast-paced and hectic schedules, most of us are often unable to sleep for eight to nine hours on a regular basis on most nights. This often leads to the body feeling tired throughout the day with energy levels sinking to its lowest. Which is why, it becomes extremely important to have a good night’s sleep followed by ...

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Easy ways to keep stress at bay

Educate yourself and commit to finding happiness with enough hard work and dedication. It is a general human tendency to feel ecstatic when something good happens and depressed when things go wrong. In such a case, life becomes a roller coaster, sometimes up and sometimes down. This happens because most people have no control over their emotional well-being. Doesn’t it ...

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Monsoon tips: Take care while consuming these foods to keep infections away

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of monsoon? It should be noted that the season also brings along infections and flu. Which is why it becomes extremely important to take care of one’s diet and boost the body’s immunity.  “This also means that there are a few certain foods that are best avoided during ...

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