September 30, 2022
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  • Which is better for you: green or red capsicum?

    Red capsicums (aka red peppers, red bell peppers or red sweet peppers) are just green capsicums that have been allowed to fully ripen before being picked, which means they contain a higher amount of valuable nutrients. (Orange and yellow capsicums are halfway-ripened.)“Green capsicums are harvested before they are fully ripe,…

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  • One person dies of heart attack every 2-minut

    Industry Desk: Every two minutes, a person dies of heart attack in the country. About 32 people die of the disease every hour, about 769 people a day while 23,083 in a month. In total, 2,77,000 people die of heart coronary artery diseases every year. Tobacco alone accounts for 24…

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  • Boost Pharma sector for coming days

    Industry Desk: World Pharmacists Day observed yesterday. This day is being celebrated since 2010. Although it took another four years for it to happen in Bangladesh, that is, it is being celebrated in Bangladesh since 2014.Earlier, there was no day dedicated to the observance of pharmacists worldwide and for the…

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  • Vitamin D deficit doubles stroke risk

    Industry Desk: Low levels of vitamin D, the essential nutrient obtained from milk, fortified cereals and exposure to sunlight, doubles the risk of stroke in whites, but not in blacks, according to a new report by researchers at Johns Hopkins.Stroke is the nation’s third-leading cause of death, killing more than…

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  • Diagnostic fraud takes toll in name of health service

    Illegal clinics, diagnostic centers hamper people Golam Mostafa Jibon: Despite several drives of Health Department, hundreds of illegal and questionable private clinics and diagnostic centers have been running brisk business across the country making the people hostage.According to the various research reports, the number of such unauthorized clinic and diagnostic…

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  • Vitamin A not ensured in edible oil in 12-yrs

    Special Correspondent: Addition of vitamin A in edible oil was made mandatory in 2013. The government also made a law in this regard. According to that law, companies are not allowed to market any edible oil without adding vitamin A. But the reality is different. Still many edible oils are…

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  • Amalaki Health Benefits

    Good for Heart, Hair, Diabetes, Eyes etcAmalaki keeps the heart well-amalaki health benefitsAmalaki regulates blood circulation and cholesterol levels, which helps prevent heart disease. Also, Regular consumption of amalki does not cause blood clots, which reduces the risk of heart attack.Keeps free from infections and bacteria-amalaki health benefitsRegular consumption of…

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  • Food security on way to restore

    Grain import sees ray again Golam Mostafa Jibon: Traders have started to see a glimpse of relief in terms of import and export of foods due to recent agreement between Russia and Ukraine mediated by the United Nations.The Russia-Ukraine war has had a major impact on Bangladesh’s import-export trade. The…

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  • Cry for WASA water in parts of capital city

    Daily demand is 265 cr liters Golam Mostafa Jibon: Despite rainy season, residents at different parts of the capital have been facing acute scarcity of water especially for drinking due to poor supply by WASA. Though, a little bit of water is being supplied at some places in the city,…

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  • Adverse climate change effect posing threat to public health

    Golam Mostafa Jibon: The adverse impact of climate change is throwing the country’s public health at serious risk day by day. If the necessary measures are not taken right now, the situation may be worsened further in future, experts said.They said, Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries due…

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