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Sugar IS fuelling various forms of cancer

Risingbd Desk: A sugar rich diet may be fuelling various forms of cancer, as new research confirms a long suspected belief.

Tips for eating healthy during fasting period

Risingbd Desk: Adult Muslims, during the Holy month of Ramadan, practice daily fasting from dawn until sunset. They break the fast at sunset with a meal called Iftar and then eat again pre-dawn at Suhoor.

Alien signals are pinpointed

Risingbd Desk: New research has identified a cradle of young stars 2.4 billion light years away as the source of mysterious fast radio bursts detected on Earth.

NASA reveals 5 asteroids to pass Earth

Risingbd Desk: It is a scene we all dread – an enormous space rock colliding with Earth, causing widespread chaos and destruction.

Jeff Bezos reveals ambitions to set up city on the Moon

Risingbd Desk: While Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX may have ambitions to set up a colony on Mars, Jeff Bezos, CEO of rival, Amazon, is setting his sights slightly closer to home.

Korea finds ancient human sacrifices

International Desk: Around 14 centuries ago, two people living in ancient Korea were sacrificed to ensure the successful construction of a royal fortress.

Satellite captures strange glints coming from Earth

Risingbd Desk: In the course of just one year, a spacecraft observing Earth spotted hundreds of mysterious ‘flashes’ reflecting off the surface of our planet.

7 crucial lessons people often learn too late in life

Risingbd Desk: Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way.

Have aliens lived on Earth before?

Risingbd Desk: It has been one of the biggest unanswered questions for decades – is there, or was there ever, life elsewhere in the solar system?

7 things you should never search for on your work computer

Risingbd Desk: Save your weird internet search habits for your personal computer.

Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives

Risingbd Desk: Hundreds of lives could be saved if patients with hip fractures were operated on in under 24 hours, a new study reveals.

World's heaviest woman looses half her

Risingbd Desk: The 'world's heaviest woman' has sat up in bed for the first time in years having shed half her bodyweight in just two months.

Cycling to work can cut cancer and heart disease

Risingbd Desk: Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists.

11 habits that make people mentally strong

Risingbd Desk: We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.

5 ways to strengthen your marriage

Risingbd Desk: Weddings can be wonderful opportunities to celebrate your love with family and friends. The real work begins, though, after the party ends.