Category: Health

Bad habits that can hurt your brain

Timesworld desk: Sleep loss, junk food, inactivity — these things and more can take a toll on your brain health. Here are some issues to pay attention if you would like to keep your brain…

Ways to help your body detox

Timesworld desk: What do the healthiest people have in common? For starters, they limit the junk that enters their body. But even if you don’t eat perfectly 24/7, you can do simple things to help…

One of Nutella’s ingredients is cancerous

Timesworld desk: A recent report has claimed that one of the ingredients of Nutella, the sweetened hazelnut cocoa spread manufactured by the Italian company Ferrero, is cancerous. The chocolate spread relies on palm oil for…

Health benefits of apples

Timesworld desk: A collection of research studies suggests that apples may well be one of the healthiest foods for you to include in your daily diet. Let’s take a look at the possible health benefits…

Cured meats linked to worsening asthma symptoms

Timesworld desk: Eating large amounts of cured meats was linked to worse symptoms among asthma sufferers, a French study found. That was true even after taking obesity into account, the authors say. So-called cured meats…

Timesworld desk: Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition that is often brought on by stressful situations, such as the death of a loved one. The condition can also be triggered by a serious…

New human H7N9 case reported in SW China

Timesworld desk: Another human H7N9 avian flu case has been reported in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, health authorities said Monday. A 52-year-old man was diagnosed with pneumonia before testing positive for the H7N9 virus on…

CPR for saving lives

Timesworld desk: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is one of the most startling discoveries of the modern science. The most scintillating success story of this miracle of medicine is that CPR may be brought about at any…

Brews brothers: Norman monks revive ancient beer tradition

Timesworld desk: Behind the centuries-old stone walls of a Benedictine monastery in northern France, monks are busy bringing a long-lost tradition back to life. Between prayer, Gregorian chants and spiritual reflection, they work on producing…

A quest for critical care

Timesworld desk: In a country like Bangladesh, emergency medical care or critical medical services are very scanty. There are extreme low number of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for the entire nation. Dr Raghib Manzoor…