Your body needs cholesterol, a waxy substance found in the blood, to build healthy cells. However, with high cholesterol, you can develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Sometimes, these deposits can break suddenly and form a clot that causes a heart attack or stroke. It's crucial to get your cholesterol levels out of the red zone to avoid problems.
While not all cholesterol is bad for your body, the type known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is bad cholesterol and can put you at a greater risk of health problems. Therefore, it’s important to keep your levels in check through regular blood tests.
Actor Mumtaz has been hospitalized due to irritable bowel syndrome. 1947-born Mumtaz Askari Madhvani was Bollywood's highest-paid actress during the 1906s and 1970s.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a disorder of the large intestine. It is also known as spastic colon, irritable colon, mucous colitis, and spastic colitis.
On the severity of the disease, many experts say that only a small number of people with IBS have severe signs and symptoms. Even then this disorder impacts the daily life of an individual to a large extent.
KATHMANDU, August 6: Bremathang -- the area in the uplands of Helambu that is said to be the origin of the devastating landslides and floods of June 15 in Helambu Rural Municipality and Melamchi Municipality -- was once a grassland, a holy pilgrimage site for Tibetan buddhists, and a meditation center. The grassland that once stretched a few kilometers, at the base of the Himalayas, has now turned into a sand bank.
Although clinical depression can be cured by psychiatrists, I personally believe depression cannot be cured by another person or chemical substances. It can be minimized to an extent but complete cure is certainly not possible as it involves someone's thought patterns.
If you have a pair of jeans that does not serve you well and you are going to throw it away. Then just don’t throw them away. The reason is, you can sell it to Khaalisis and get paid Rs 10 per kg. Khaalisisi.com is buying used jeans to recycle them into school bags in collaboration with Women for Human Rights (WHR).
She thought social work meant living a life where you were content with the fact that you were doing whatever you could to help others. She got this idea by seeing her father’s foreigner friend who used to visit Nepal exclusively to volunteer and help people in need. That was largely why she took up social work for her bachelors’ degree in college. Little did she know that she would end up working for a cause where no matter how much she did, it would never feel enough.
Mexican fans were a bit excited Sunday when their national team beat defending champ Germany 1-0. How excited? So excited that apparently the whole country jumped at once, and seismic sensors in Mexico City detected a small earthquake.
E-cigarettes may seem like a good alternative to regular cigarettes, but a new study by the American Heart Association shows that flavoured additives used in it can impair blood vessel function and lead to heart damage.
We were once having a discussion on birthdays and the topic led to discussion on how celebrating certain dates are so important. Some did not care about the specific dates, it was vital for other who planned a lot about it.
KATHMANDU, March 29: On weekends recently, around the hills of the Kathmandu Valley, we can see people in different shades of blue T-shirts, walking in groups or lines exploring the hills, the surroundings and the lives of people beyond the hustle and bustle of the city. One of such groups with a dark navy blue T-shirt is Hike4Lyf.
There are many underlying causes of bad breath, but the most common tend to be a dry mouth, often triggered by a lack of saliva through smoking, drinking alcohol, snoring and long periods of speaking to name but a few.
KATHMANDU, Mar 5: When the idea of collaborating youths to make the country stand independent struck in, Cocina Mitho Chha, a social enterprise, found space summoning youths to contribute their bit in the field of hospitality in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Supreme Court today issued a show cause notice in the name of the government seeking reasons behind the installation of border pillars that encroach Nepali territory in the Nepal-India border.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Various stakeholders in coordination with the Kathmandu Metropolitan City have been organizing a campaign with the aim to aware authorities concerned about the increasing air pollution in the Valley and its consequences to the people living in Kathmandu since the end of December 2018.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Jan 1: Costa Rican investigators are looking into what caused a charter aircraft to crash in woods in the country’s northwest soon after takeoff, killing the 10 U.S. citizens and two local crewmembers on board.
TIKAPUR, Aug 7: Comedian actor Sita Ram Kattel, popularly known as Dhurmus, has inspired people take up brooms to join the clean-up campaign of roads in Tikapur. The locals of the town were surprised when Kattel arrived to their neighborhood early in the morning with brooms.
Pokhara: Though unmanaged infrastructures and narrow roads are common reasons for traffic congestion, cattle roaming on the roads have been adding to the traffic woes in the Lake City. The lack of management by authorities concerned has been attributed to the haphazard abandonment of cattle.
WASHINGTON, DC – The image of Wuilly Arteaga crying after Venezuelan security forces destroyed his violin has been seen by millions of people around the world. The 23-year-old Arteaga had joined in the protests against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s government by playing patriotic songs. His look of despair speaks to what many in Venezuela are feeling as they wonder how much longer their country must suffer violence and misrule.
KATHMANDU, May 30: The Supreme Court (SC) has instructed the government to furnish written response with reason for not managing parking space in appropriate areas of metropolis, sub-metropolis and municipality.
In Surkhet, we recently met ‘Sita,’ a young woman running a successful printing business, one that she has established and grown, overcoming numerous obstacles in the process. She shared a story about going to sell a piece of her own land and transfer ownership, when a local official asked her for her husband’s approval and was clearly worried about what she might do with the money. He asked her if she drank alcohol. When she bought more land with the money, the man selling it to her was not submitted to a similar barrage of questions and doubt. Despite good laws for promoting women’s economic empowerment, implementing them and changing perceptions and behaviors remains a challenge.
NASA scientists in an unprecedented study have found that space travel may alter gene expression. The study involved astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space and his identical twin Mark who stayed on Earth.
MYAGDI, Nov 25: Impressed by social activist Mahabir Pun's efforts to establish National Innovation Center, teachers of Aadarsha Higher Secondary school, Myagdi, have donated their five-day salary to the Center.
TANAHUN, Oct 24: CPN (UML) secretary Yogesh Bhattarai has clarified that his party would not be ready to amend the constitution that would separate mountain and Tarai affecting the national integrity in the country.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: An Australian citizen Tim Blair is set to run the 220 km long race from Pokhara to Kathmandu from September 14 to 17. Blair will run for the four days under the banner of 'Run for Nepal' charity and the route of the ultra race will be Pokhara-Dumre-Malekhu-Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The Supreme Court has asked the government to furnish a written clarification over the allocation of budget for providing Rs 200,000 each to disqualified combatants in the name of relief payment.
KATHMANDU, July 23: Worried by the news reports about the deteriorating health condition of Dr Govinda KC, cine artists reached the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) to draw the attention of the government to the just demands of Dr KC, whose fast-unto-death entered its 13th day on Friday.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The Supreme Court on Monday has asked Lokman Singh Karki, the chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), to answer why it should not take action against him for contempt of court.