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  • How to get back into exercise mode in 2018

    Many of us start the year with plans to take up exercise again, but find it hard to keep the momentum going month after month. Have no fear, we've got the lowdown on how to get moving, have fun, and avoid injury.

  • family fitness dates

    How to replace pizza, movie night with family fitness dates

    Family fitness dates are replacing the old-school pizza and movie nights as more parents are realising that the benefits of moving aren’t just about burning calories but setting an example for the next generation.

  • World stroke day

    World Stroke Day: Some lifestyle changes to cut risk

    Ahead of World Stroke Day, October 29, here are some preventative measures that could help reduce the risk of stroke and keep the heart healthy.

  • How to make exercise an easy part of your daily routine

    For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout, here are some expert advice from Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

  • secrets-of-health-Dr Ang Poon Liat

    ‘Secret to longevity lies in healing body’

    The secret to longevity lies in healing the body, says a Singaporean doctor.

  • Tips on how to prevent mosquito bites​

    In addition to unpleasant itching and scratching, days after they can also cause some more serious problems, spreading diseases such as chikungunya, dengue and Zika. Here we've put together some top tips on steps you can take to avoid being bitten.

  • 10 minutes of daily meditation helps to stay focused: Study

    Ten minutes of mindful meditation per day can be enough to help people prone to anxious thoughts focus more effectively on tasks in the present moment, according to new Canadian research.

  • Healthy lifestyle can prevent kidney disease: experts

    Unhealthy lifestyle leads to increase in kidney ailment as Bangladesh is hugely suffering from the disease due to rapidly changed food habit and way of life, health experts say.

  • 10 common foods to fight hypertension

    You can fight hypertension easily by certain dietary practices. Take a look at some simple foods that can keep a shooting blood pressure at bay.

  • How to deal with depression and anxiety

    Take charge of anxiety and depression

    Sorrow is a natural part of existence. “I fall upon the thorn of life! I bleed” As Shelley puts it. But there’s a type of sadness and despondency that is not natural. What can we do when we or one of our loved ones are suffering from such conditions?

  • How to get rid of cockroaches

    DIY: A pest free haven

    Are you frustrated with the pests and bugs invading your home again and again? Do they just come back every time you thought you were done with them? Here is how you can create a pest free haven once and for all!

  • 3 ways to know if someone is a psychopath

    Here are three things to watch out for if you suspect someone to be a psychopath.

  • Founder of VLCC Health Care Ltd Vandana

    VLCC’s Vandana talks about men-women grooming

    Founder of VLCC Health Care Ltd Vandana Luthra recently visits Dhaka to see her beauty and wellness establishments here.

  • Is it better to run outside or on a treadmill?

    Runners have always had a view on whether treadmill running is easier than doing it outdoors. Michael Mosley weighs up his options.

  • Hair Loss: The hope to cope

    A very famous proverb goes, ‘You are what you eat.’ Being healthy on the inside will make you look healthier on the outside. Although our skin and hair color is traceable to our ancestry and heritage, there are solutions to solving inherited traits that we may be struggling with.

  • Why a Diabetic Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast is the first meal we have after getting out of bed, where you are essentially ‘breaking your overnight fast’.