Dental surgery: Things to know

Sometimes, you might feel that the only use of your teeth is chewing food and perhaps oral health does not need as much attention, but the truth is far from it.

health / Putting the spotlight on women’s cardiac health

While cancer is a much-hyped topic, we often seem to overlook another common cause of deaths — cardiac problems. In fact, this is one of the leading causes of death in women worldwide.

Know your basics of dental health

Dental health and oral hygiene is an often overlooked matter, especially among us Bengalis. Two things contribute to the commonness of this matter; first is our carefree attitude.

Health / Forestalling joint pain

It’s a chilly weekend afternoon and snuggled up on a cosy rocking chair by the bedroom window, you are about to finish reading this fabulous novel. After having basked quite a while in the feel-good vibes of the novel’s climactic finish, you decide to rise from your chair for a brisk walk around the house.


Positive psychology can help people in their battle against cancer, and can help others in similar situations. It is common for cancer patients to be told to “think positively,” as it is believed to improve their mental and emotional health, and thus,

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Quit smoking! Skip the alcohol. Say no to sugar. Forget the relief of air fresheners. And while you are at it, ditch your cell phones and avoid going out into the sunshine too! Just don’t do anything.

Shattering the savant myth

I hope from the last article the complex nature of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is starting to become clear.

Food allergy

A food allergy is an abnormal response to a food triggered by our body's immune system.

The dopamine delusion

So why exactly do we feel the urge to stay glued to social media? Or check out a new eatery and try out their delicious meals? Or grab a smoke between work every now and then?

Skipping sehri…no good

Sehri is the differentiating factor between the fast we Muslims keep and the fasts of other religions. Holy Prophet(S) is reported to have said, “Verily, Allah and His Malaikah send mercy upon those who eat Suhur.”

Manage your mood swings

I couldn't decide if it was my stomach or mind growling uncontrollably as I glared at the CNG driver who unashamedly asked for a fare that was double than usual.

Healthy food habits for Ramadan

It is common knowledge that fasting has myriad health benefits. Besides increasing immunity, endurance, and the ability to face challenges, fasting contributes to our outward physical appearance by getting rid of excess fat.

The eyes have it

We often spend hours blending out five different eye shadows and perfecting the winged liner, but how often do we actually spend 15 minutes behind this critical organ's health?

Skin Care

The sun has started blazing through the clouds. Consequently, our skins have already started losing its moisture.

Do 'supplements' really supplement our lives?

Energy drinks and protein supplements have become increasingly popular amongst youngsters nowadays.

A dietary guide for cancer patients

It is a well researched fact that an unhealthy diet may contribute to developing cancer in the body.