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121,000 affected with cancer every year 121,000 affected with cancer every year

Cancer treatment should be available at district level alongside introducing health insurance to bear treatment cost of the disease


International conference on liver diseases held at BSMMU International conference on liver diseases held at BSMMU

Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Bangladesh (ASLDB) organizes the event at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University


Lack of exercise linked to hard-to-treat heart failures Lack of exercise linked to hard-to-treat heart failures

The incidence of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction was 19 per cent lower for individuals who exercised at recommended levels


One fourth people in Bangladesh suffering from obesity One fourth people in Bangladesh suffering from obesity

Citing the statistics of World Health Organisation (WHO), they say the people die from diseases caused by overweight or over eating


Dairy foods, vitamin D supplements may prevent bone loss Dairy foods, vitamin D supplements may prevent bone loss

Vitamin D stimulates calcium absorption, which is beneficial for building bones and preventing bone loss overtime


Physical activity lowers risk of heart disease Physical activity lowers risk of heart disease

The team collected information from the participants about BMI, physical activity, smoking, alcohol use, diet, education


Medicine being sold at drugstores without prescription Drugstores sale Medicines without prescription

Health professionals say people may face more hazardous condition after taking medicine as per the advice of the salesmen of drug outlets


Stress, low mood before pregnancy increases eczema risk in children: Study Stress, low mood before pregnancy increases eczema risk in children: Study

For the research, the study assessed the stress levels of women recruited to the Southampton Women’s Survey before they were pregnant


4 cloud-based medical apps launched 4 cloud-based medical apps launched

The inauguration of four cloud-based BDEMR (Bangladesh Electronic Medical Record) apps on Wednesday…


Lack of exercise linked to hard-to-treat heart failure Lack of exercise linked to hard-to-treat heart failure

Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart is unable to supply enough oxygenated blood to meet the demands of the body


New drug combination may combat hearing loss New drug combination may combat hearing loss

Each human being is born with about 15,000 hair cells per ear and once damaged, these cells cannot regrow — one of the leading causes of hearing loss


‘Weight loss drug may cut 80% risk of diabetes’ ‘Weight loss drug may cut 80% risk of diabetes’

Injecting a particular weight loss drug in combination with diet and exercise may reduce risk of diabetes by 80 per cent


'Over 20 million suffer from kidney ailments' 'Over 20 million suffer from kidney ailments'

Professor Samad says three-fourths of kidney patients could not understand their ailment at the very outset of their exposure


Back pain ups risk of early death by 13 per cent Back pain ups risk of early death by 13 per cent

An individual’s lifetime prevalence of back pain is nearly 84 percent and more in older populations


Fasting diet may regenerating pancreas, promote new insulin Fasting diet may regenerating pancreas, promote new insulin

The genes normally active in the developing pancreas of embryonic/foetal mice are reactivated in diabetic adult mice when cycling FMD with normal diet

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