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US scientists find new possibility to cure leukaemia By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 23rd November, 2017, 09:08

Scientists treated 21 patients with treatment-resistant B-cell leukaemia who are aged seven to 30 to test the new CD22-directed method

US scientists find new possibility to cure leukaemia

Slow pace in old age may indicate heart diseases Slow pace in old age may indicate heart diseases

Aging enhances the problems of balance, muscle strength & flexibility, physical strength that could also lead to numerous limitations and disabilities


Sleeping on back can up stillbirth risk: Study Sleeping on back can up stillbirth risk: Study

Stillbirth refers to miscarriage whereby the baby dies before completing the 24 weeks of pregnancy


Brain activity buffers against worsening anxiety: Study Brain activity buffers against worsening anxiety: Study

The boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety


Tree-lined neighbourhood may help in reducing asthma risk Tree-lined neighbourhood may help in reducing asthma risk

People living in polluted urban areas are less likely to develop breathing problems, such as asthma


Doing daily chores can help older women live longer Doing daily chores can help older women live longer

The amount of physical activity older women undergo while performing daily tasks equates to 30 minutes of light physical exercises


Children fall prey to malaria outbreak Children fall prey to malaria outbreak

Malaria is a parasitic infection transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito


Eating pistachios, peanuts may boost mental skills, memory Eating pistachios, peanuts may boost mental skills, memory

Nuts have been known to play a crucial role in protecting the heart, fighting cancer, reducing inflammation and slowing the ageing process


Nasim seeks global cooperation to end TB by 2030 Nasim seeks global cooperation to end TB by 2030

The health minister highlights different successful steps of the government, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in the health sector


Watching TV for too long may double blood clot risk Watching TV for too long may double blood clot risk

Those who watched TV "very often" were at 1.7 times higher risk of developing blood clots compared with those who watch TV "never or seldom"


High BP redefined as 130, not 140: US guidelines High BP redefined as 130, not 140: US guidelines

High blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 millimetres of mercury (mm Hg) and higher for the systolic BP measurement


World Diabetes Day being observed World Diabetes Day being observed

This year, the theme of the day is "Women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future"


Eating disorders are more profound in females: Research Eating disorders are more profound in females: Research

Women are majorly affected by the eating disorder, also defined as a mental disorder that causes abnormal eating habits and negatively affects


Fresh survey to trace diabetes patients next year Fresh survey to trace diabetes patients next year

The survey would be conducted in eight upazilas of eight divisions in the country where 100 per cent population would be screened, says a doctor


Study suggests women less likely to get CPR from bystanders Study suggests women less likely to get CPR from bystanders

Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly stops pumping, usually because of a rhythm problem


Extreme swings in BP may turn fatal Extreme swings in BP may turn fatal

The systolic blood pressure indicates how much pressure is being exerted by the blood against the arterial walls

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