Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

More than 20 million Britons ‘physically inactive’

More than 20 million Britons ‘physically inactive’

    More than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive, according to a report by the British Heart Foundation. The charity warns that inactivity increases the risk of heart disease and costs the NHS around £1.2bn each ...

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Nursing gains popularity in country

Nursing gains popularity in country

    Once nursing was a neglected profession in the country. But over the times, world’s most female dominated profession is gaining popularity in Bangladesh for its bright prospect at both home and abroad. Female students are choosing to build their career in ...

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Smoking pot at 15 or earlier may lead to memory loss

Smoking pot at 15 or earlier may lead to memory loss

    A team of Canadian researchers has found that teenagers, who begin smoking pot as early as 15 or younger, may suffer long-term cognitive impairment, memory loss, physical illnesses and respiratory diseases.   The findings, published in the journal ...

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Yoga could replace antidepressants

Yoga could replace antidepressants

    If you are diagnosed with depression, just take a deep breath and join yoga classes to experience significant reduction in symptoms without the side effects associated with antidepressants, new research suggests. “This study supports the use of a ...

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3,322 cross-border infiltrators captured in March

3,322 cross-border infiltrators captured in March

    Saudi border guards arrested 3,322 infiltrators trying to enter the Kingdom in five regions in March, a 114 percent increase from February, local media reported. The border area in Jazan accounted for 89 percent of infiltration attempts, or ...

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42 Bangladeshi expats win EU court case against Greece

42 Bangladeshi expats win EU court case against Greece

  European court of human rights rules in favour of Bangladeshi expats over the 2013 attack and orders Greece to pay damages A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh have won a case against Greece at Europe’s highest human rights ...

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Colombia mudslides’ death toll rises to 254, including 43 children

Colombia mudslides’ death toll rises to 254, including 43 children

    Devastating mudslides in the Colombian town of Mocoa killed at least 254 people, including 43 children, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday, as survivors described gruesome scenes amid the ruins. Santos, who travelled to the southern town ...

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Human Rights Watch: Israel blocking rights workers’ access to Gaza

Human Rights Watch: Israel blocking rights workers’ access to Gaza

  The report also criticised Egypt for barring access to Gaza, and for Hamas’ refusal to cooperate with investigators An international human rights group on Monday accused Israel of barring foreign researchers from entering the Gaza Strip to document abuses, ...

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