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1mn Rohingyas, host communities being vaccinated against cholera Rohingyas, host communities being vaccinated against cholera

Earlier 900,000 doses of oral cholera vaccine are administered to the vulnerable population in two phases in October – November last year


Meat-based diet improves length growth in infants, says a study Meat-based diet improves length growth in infants, says a study

Meat is an excellent source of protein and can be an important complementary food for infants who are ready for solid foods


Sitting in cars for long hours may lead to blood clots Sitting in cars for long hours may lead to blood clots

This is a dramatic example of the risks inherent in spending prolonged periods immobilized in a cramped position, researchers say


132-pound ovarian tumor removed from Connecticut woman 132-pound ovarian tumor removed

"But tumors this big are exceedingly rare in the literature. It may be in the top 10 or 20 tumors of this size removed worldwide," Dr Andikyan says


Regular fast food eating linked to fertility issues in women Fast food link to women's fertility

Women who eat fast food regularly and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests


Gut bacteria linked to cause of heart attack Gut bacteria linked to cause of heart attack

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up in the arteries


Traffic-related pollution may increase asthma risk in kids  Traffic-related pollution may increase asthma risk in kids

Lifetime exposure to black carbon and fine PM were also linked to the asthma in early childhood (ages three to five years)


Breast screening error 'shortened up to 270 lives' Breast screening error 'shortened up to 270 lives'

All women affected will now be contacted by letter by the end of May and those under 72 will receive an appointment for a catch-up mammogram


9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air: WHO 9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air: WHO

Over 90% air pollution deaths occur in poorer countries


Smoking raises lifetime risk of irregular heart rate Smoking raises lifetime risk of irregular heart rate

Smoking and alcohol consumption increase lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation


Running marathon boosts immunity says a study Running marathon boosts immunity says a study

Many scientists previously interpreted this fall in immune cells after exercise to be immune-suppression, says a study


Western diets may improve fat digestion, absorption, says study Western diets may improve fat digestion, absorption, says study

Those digestive enzymes break down dietary fat, enabling the rapid absorption of calorie-dense foods, the researchers said


Taking vitamin B6 could help you recall dreams Taking vitamin B6 could help you recall dreams

Vitamin B6 occurs naturally in various foods, including whole grain cereals, legumes, fruits, vegetables, milk, cheese, eggs, red meat, liver, & fish


Some antidepressants may be linked to dementia Some antidepressants may be linked to dementia

Anticholinergic drugs block certain nerve impulses to reduce spasms of the bladder muscles, for example, and to ease depression symptoms or Parkinson


Irregular periods linked to Type-2 diabetes in girls: Study Irregular periods linked to Type-2 diabetes in girls: Study

PCOS -- a hormonal disorder that enlarges ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges -- causes insulin resistance, the hallmark of Type-2 diabetes

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