Tips for sound sleep

Your sleep needs vary widely — total hours required, optimal bedtimes, and ideal wakeup times, these are all dictated by an individual’s physiology, genetics, exercise levels, diet, and age group.

Paracetamol isn’t your panacea

Paracetamol is not a cure. Don't treat it like one.

Lip care during the winter

The cold winter air is dry and takes a toll on your lips by extracting moisture from them. This causes the lips to get dry easily and can result in chapped lips;

Interview with a breast cancer survivor: Nabanita Islam

Breast cancer is not a topic discussed often, let alone the implications and emotions behind it. In lieu of breast cancer awareness month, The Daily Star sat down with Nabanita Islam to have a...

The roots of all your fears

We all have fears and anxieties which creep up on us throughout the day. You may find yourself checking on the stove more times than you need to or worse yet, checking WebMDmore than is healthy.

Living with the C word

It seems like a long time ago, but I can still remember that warm August afternoon in the summer of 1997. My friend Salma Wafa, who was a doctor, was visiting that day.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Tips for sound sleep

Your sleep needs vary widely — total hours required, optimal bedtimes, and ideal wakeup times, these are all dictated by an individual’s physiology, genetics, exercise levels, diet, and age group.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Paracetamol isn’t your panacea

Paracetamol is not a cure. Don't treat it like one.

December 21, 2021
December 21, 2021

Lip care during the winter

The cold winter air is dry and takes a toll on your lips by extracting moisture from them. This causes the lips to get dry easily and can result in chapped lips;

December 14, 2021
December 14, 2021

Breaking the stigma associated to mental illness

There is no way, that we can skip maintenance of our psychiatric needs at any given point and still expect to live healthy and functioning lives.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Muscle mania: Strength training changes everything

The key lies in your muscles. At rest, 1 pound of muscle burns three times as many calories every day just to sustain itself—and a lot of those calories that muscle burns off come from fat storage...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Scalp detox for better hair growth

While we are all familiar with the common methods to nurture hair that include oiling, shampooing, conditioning, applying packs, and various hair treatments, what is scalp detox? Does one really...

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Fertility and nutrition: Food that can help you get pregnant

What we eat can affect our chances of getting pregnant, but the full picture is not very clear-cut because it is hard to separate diet from other factors.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Understanding the process of Menopause

In contrast to the myths that foster the misconception that menopause is a tumultuous time, if embraced and dealt with in the right manner, it can certainly be a positive time of life too.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Weak in the Joints: Addressing arthritis from causes to care

To put it simply, arthritis is a kind of inflammation and can happen at one or more joints of the body at the same time.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Fighting adult acne with home remedies

Acne is dreaded by most teens, but by the time you are an adult, its simply an unwelcome guest that’s far outstayed its welcome.