Health

Eat healthy for super brain as you age

  

PNS News : People who are having healthier diets with higher quantities of vegetables, fruits, fish, nuts, soy products and moderate alcohol intake are at a reduced risk of cognitive decline as they get older, says new research.The team from Ontario-based McMaster University tracked the health and habits of 28,000 people who were taking part in two international studies across 40 countries.Researchers found that of the 5,700 people with the healthiest diets, 14 percent had developed...

5 lies you should stop telling yourself

  

5 lies you should stop telling yourself PNS News desk : You know when you are lying to yourself, right? It's something we all do on occasion -- for various reasons. But by the time you are 50, there are some lies you need to stop telling yourself because they could actually hurt you.1. I just can't lose those last 10 pounds.Let's put it this way: The final 10 are as hard to lose as the freshman 15 were, but if you put your mind to it, you can do this. And here's why you should:...

Protect your skin from harsh ultra-violet rays with vitamin C

  

PNS News : Britain's expert nutritionist Jacqueline Newson shares the lesser known benefits of the antioxidant and talks about the best way to get vitamin C into your cells.Vitamin C has antioxidant properties that help to counter any free radical cell damage caused to the skin due to toxins like smoking, environmental pollutants and excess sun exposure. This clever antioxidant also has the ability to regenerate other antioxidants, such as vitamin E, giving added protection to the...

Vitamin-A plus campaign underway

  

PNS News : The ‘Vitamin-A plus’ campaign has begun across Bangladesh with children between six months and five years being fed a life-saving capsule.At least 120,000 permanent health outposts and 20,000 more mobile centres at different terminals will remain operative until 4pm to reach the target of 21 million children.Children between six months and 11 months will get one blue coloured capsule while those between 12 months to 59 months will get one high-powered red coloured...

Breastfeeding within hour reduces 31 percent newborn deaths

  

PNS News : Besides, exclusive and continuous breastfeeding by the mothers to their babies prevents 13 percent of child deaths under the age of five, they said.Bangladesh Breast Feeding Foundation (BBFF) organised the meeting on breast feeding and maternal nutrition for officials and employees of the health department of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) in building a healthier and talented nation.Civil Surgeon of Rangpur Dr Mozammel Hossain attended and addressed the meeting, held at...

Oil

Oils that can heal your body

  

PNS News : Using an adequate amount of the right kinds of fats and oils can play a pivotal role in slowing down the ageing of your body. Good fats provide the body with fuel alongside the feeling of fullness. These can also stimulate fat burning. Studies show the value of supplementing our diet with additional essential fats to prevent and treat a broad spectrum of diseases. Distinguishing good fats from bad fats can be tricky, so here are the top eight healthy fats and oils.Coconut Oil:...

World TB Day

World TB Day 2015

  

PNS News desk : World Tuberculosis Day is marked every year on 24 March, highlighting one of the world`s top health challenges. The event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of the bacillus that causes tuberculosis.This year in our country Bangladesh, the World Tuberculosis Day theme is "Tuberculosis will be searched at home to home, cure it with proper treatment".In 1882 when Dr Robert Koch, the German physician and pioneering microbiologist,...

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Porn addiction increased sexual risk

  

PNS News : In a study involving college students, Australian researchers have linked porn addiction with increased sexual risk such as unsafe practices and more sexual partners.In an article titled "Association between Pornography Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors in Adult Consumers: A Systematic Review," the team from University of Sydney and Curtin University discussed the potential value of including "porn literacy" information in sexual health education and prevention...

Training hard is very bad

  

PNS News : Training very hard may be as bad for you as not putting on your running shoes at all, a report in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology says.Scientists studied more than 1,000 healthy joggers and non-joggers over a 12-year period. The study suggests jogging at a steady pace for less than two and a half hours a week was best for health. UK guidance says adults should aim for 150 minutes of exercise each week.Upper limitThe Danish study asked participants...

Thyroid Cancer aren’t Good Cancer

  

PNS News desk : A thyroid cancer diagnosis has a strange reputation: It's cancer, but with a near 100 percent survival rate when caught in the early stages, it's one of the "good" cancers, as many doctors and even other survivors will tell you.But Alan Ho, M.D., Ph.D., thinks that categorization is a common misunderstanding of people who have never had thyroid cancer nor treated it. Ho is a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center who specializes in malignancies like...

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