Health & Living

False promises: Beauty products promising virginity restoration, enlargement or reduction of breasts and bottoms have potential detriments to health

Beauty products were once simpler—foundation, eye shadow, lip pigment and hair colour. But now, they’ve taken on a more insidious edge, promising the restoration of a woman’s virginity and the enlargement, or reduction, of breasts and bottoms.

NAYAK PAUDEL, Dec 13 2018

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Ageing and the elderly

It is natural for everyone to expect to be happy and healthy in the later parts of life. We all dream of an old age without dependence or incontinence, but with good health and grace. Anyone living in any part of the world should have the opportunity to live a long and healthy life.

Dr Ramesh Kandel, Dec 06 2018

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A pain in the back

As sedentary lifestyles become the norm in urban centres, back pain and backaches are all the more common.

Dr Vikram Nyaupane, Oct 11 2018

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Rumjatar airport to resume flight service

Rumjatar Airport of Okhaldhunga is set to resume its flight service from Tuesday after two years. The sole airport in the eastern hill district of Province 1 will see operation of Kathmandu-Rumjatar flights once a week.

Oct 08 2018

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Early intervention stressed for prevention of heart diseases

Schools going adolescent are at the highest risk of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs), one of the major killers worldwide including one fifth of all deaths in Nepal.

Post Report, Oct 12 2017

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Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests.

BBC, Apr 25 2017

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More than just your smile

Since the beginning of modern healthcare, medicine and dentistry have existed as separate healthcare domains.

Dr Jimmy Kayastha, Mar 30 2017

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When bugs get stronger than drugs

In December 2009, a Swedish national of Indian origin fell ill with an antibiotic-resistant infection that he acquired in India.

Dibesh Karmacharya, Manisha BistaMar 16 2017

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B vitamins may help reduce harm from air pollution

Taking B vitamins may help reduce some of the harmful effects of air pollution, a new study said Monday.

Xinhua, Mar 14 2017

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Brain activity 'key in stress link to heart disease'

The effect of constant stress on a deep-lying region of the brain explains the increased risk of heart attack, a study in The Lancet suggests.

BBC, Jan 12 2017

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Key indicators linking violence and mental illness identified

US researchers claim to have found the risk factors associated with adults having mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence.

IANS, Dec 25 2016

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