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Study shows restricting trans fats cuts heart attack risks Study shows restricting trans fats cuts heart attack risks

Eating even minimal amounts is linked to a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide


Haemophilia patients on rise Haemophilia patients on rise

A coordinated effort is now required to treat and rehabilitate haemophilia patients, as one in each 10 thousand is suffering from medical condition


India eases medical visa rules for BD nationals India eases medical visa rules for BD nationals

Medical visa applications are being accepted on a walk-in basis at IVAC Gulshan in Dhaka and all IVACs outside Dhaka


Community Clinics ensuring safe delivery in rural areas Community Clinics ensuring safe delivery in rural areas

Community clinics are providing cost free health services and medicines to the rural people


Drinking ice tea can lead to higher risk of cholera: study Drinking ice tea can lead to higher risk of cholera: study

Cholera transmission is closely linked to inadequate access to clean water and is often spread through contaminated drinking water


WiFi: A silent killer that kills us slowly WiFi: A silent killer that kills us slowly

When it comes to our safety, the companies which produce Wi-Fi routers need to follow strict norms in order to make these devices safe for our health


An apple a day keeps diabetes away An apple a day keeps diabetes away

Although the health benefits of diets including fresh fruit and vegetables are well established


Air pollution may lower ‘good’ cholesterol increasing heart disease risk Air pollution may lower ‘good’ cholesterol increasing heart disease risk

Higher exposure to black carbon, a marker of traffic-related pollution, is significantly associated with a lower “good” cholesterol level


Childhood cancers record 13% rise worldwide: Study Childhood cancers record 13% rise worldwide: Study

Leukaemia — a cancer which starts in blood-forming tissue, usually the bone marrow — is the most common cancer in children younger than 15 years


Smoking to kill 200 million in China this century: WHO Smoking to kill 200 million in China this century: WHO

China is the world's largest consumer and producer of tobacco, and the industry provides the government with colossal sums


Omega-6 fats may make girls lazy, up diabetes risk Omega-6 fats may make girls lazy, up diabetes risk

  Challenging the common perception, researchers led by one of Indian origin, have found that Omega-6…


Acne vaccine comes closer to reality Acne vaccine comes closer to reality

The next steps will be clinical trials and will hopefully make the vaccine public within the next couple of years


Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer’s patients Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer’s patients

The study shows that benzodiazepines were linked to a 30 percent increased risk of pneumonia in patients with Alzheimer disease


People eating more fish but getting less nutrition in Bangladesh People eating more fish but getting less nutrition in Bangladesh

A combination of over-fishin, pollution and environmental damage has led to significant losses in quantities of fish (biomass) and biodiversity

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