Modern technology can detect cancer early: Experts By BSS | Last Updated: 23rd September, 2019, 18:46

Some cancer specialists at a seminar here mentioned that epigenetic sequencing nanotechnology can detect all types of cancers early

Modern technology can detect cancer early: Experts

UTI testing needs to be more accurate for better diagnosis UTI testing needs to be more accurate for better diagnosis

A recent study shows that doctors require more accurate and rapid testing capabilities for UTI in order to decrease overprescribing of antibiotics


Normal birth and Caesarean: Differences in babies' bacteria Normal birth and Caesarean: Differences in babies' bacteria

Babies born by Caesarean section have dramatically different gut bacteria to those born vaginally


Bangladesh made strides in cutting child, maternal mortality: WHO Bangladesh made strides in cutting child, maternal mortality: WHO

Bangladesh is among countries that showed “substantial progress” in reducing child or maternal mortality


Working to improve cancer treatment in Bangladesh: MA Mannan 'Working to improve cancer treatment in Bangladesh'

Planning Minister MA Mannan on Friday said the government is working to improve cancer treatment in the country


Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US

E-cigarettes have been touted as a safer alternative to smoking, but critics say the risks are insufficiently understood, while flavored vaping liquids appeal particularly to children and risk getting them addicted to nicotine


Doctors, pharmacists asked to ensure universal health service

Doctors, pharmacists asked to ensure universal health service

Dr Chaudhury put emphasis on recruiting skilled pharmacists at all hospitals to minimize misuse of medicines

 


Nicotine-free e-cigarettes can cause damage to your blood vessels Nicotine-free e-cigarettes can cause damage to your blood vessels

For every 10 smokers out there, there is at least one “vaper”. Come on, you’ve seen them—standing out from amongst the crowd


Your smartphone might give you cervical spondylosis Your smartphone might give you cervical spondylosis

Texting, surfing, ‘gramming and what not–most of our time is eaten up by our phones


DGHS to start mosquito survey on 4 divisions: DG DGHS to start mosquito survey on 4 divisions: DG

Disease Control unit of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) would conduct a survey in four divisions of the country to implement a new work plan 


Life-saving surgery but not by a doctor
Life-saving surgery but not by a doctor

It takes 10 years to train as a surgeon in Ethiopia, but Seida Guadu learned how to carry out emergency…


Extra weight in 60s may be linked to brain aging Extra weight in 60s may be linked to brain aging

A bigger waistline and high body mass index (BMI) in the 60s may be linked to the signs of brain aging by at least a decade


‘Novel drug may protect against Alzheimer disease’ ‘Novel drug may protect against Alzheimer disease’

BPN14770 could help activate these mechanisms that support nerve health and prevent dementia, even with the progression of Alzheimer’s


Kenya becomes third country to adopt world's first malaria vaccine Kenya becomes third country to adopt world's first malaria vaccine

Kenya joins Malawi and Ghana, which commenced their own pilot programs for the vaccine supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) earlier this year


Painless normal delivery now in Bangladesh Painless normal delivery now in Bangladesh

Expecting mothers are often compelled to undergo surgery in panic but despite excessively higher payments


Asian Conf on Diarrhoeal Disease & Nutrition to be held in Dhaka next yr

Asian Conf on Diarrhoeal Disease & Nutrition to be held in Dhaka next yr

Students from low and middle-income countries including Bangladesh will enjoy a discounted fee for registering for the conference


Trump administration announces plan to ban flavoured e-cigarettes Trump administration announces plan to ban flavoured e-cigarettes

US President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and…


More male than female infected with dengue: IEDCR More male than female infected with dengue: IEDCR

The infection rate of dengue virus is higher among male than female in the country, finds Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research


Dengue cases hit 250,000; more than 1,000 dead in the Philippines More than 1,000 died of dengue in Philippines

The DOH recommends insecticide fogging in areas where a rise in the number of cases has been recorded for two consecutive weeks


Continued preventive programmes for AIDS must remain in place Continued preventive programmes for AIDS must remain in place

Mainly male and female sex workers, the hijra (transgender) community and those who take drugs in vein are considered as the vulnerable to HIV/AIDS


Shorter people run higher risk of diabetes Shorter people run higher risk of diabetes

The greater health risk in shorter individuals is likely linked to higher liver fat content


'Supercool' method triples organ survival 'Supercool' method triples organ survival

It means organs can be kept viable for more than a day, which researchers say could revolutionise organ transplants


Tobacco possesses greater health risk to children Tobacco possesses greater health risk to children

Gafur, a 13-year-old working boy sitting in the corner of a busy Farmgate intersection, was smoking cigarettes like an adult


Overweight kids eat less right after stressful events: study Overweight kids eat less right after stressful events: study

Kids who produced the most cortisol after the stressor saw the biggest appetite reduction, eating about 35 percent fewer calories in the two hours after the stressor


Have milk for breakfast to stabilise blood sugar levels naturally Have milk for breakfast to stabilise blood sugar levels naturally

Type 2 diabetes management involves controlling blood sugar levels at all times. In diabetes diet, breakfast…


NICVD conducts 2nd MICS bypass surgery successfully NICVD conducts 2nd MICS bypass surgery successfully

 For the 2nd time in public hospitals, the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) conducted an MICS bypass surgery


Daulatpur health centre beset with manifold problems

Daulatpur health centre beset with manifold problems

The lone road leading to the entrance of the centre is a narrow one. People have to go to the centre on foot and it is very tough to enter the centre by transport


New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 cases New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 cases

Numbers of measles cases were steadily declining worldwide until 2016, when the illness saw resurgence


Chuadanga grapples with pneumonia outbreak Chuadanga grapples with pneumonia outbreak

The outbreak of pneumonia in the district has put severe strain on the limited resources of the Sadar Upazila hospital which is struggling to cope with the situation


Cancer now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries Cancer now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries

Heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality among middle-aged adults globally, accounting for more than 40 percent of deaths, the data showed


Not just bone health,vit D deficiency to diabetes & high blood pressure Not just bone health,vit D deficiency to diabetes & high blood pressure

Type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure (aka hypertension) are common ailments that plague adults in almost every other household


This is what PCOS really looks like This is what PCOS really looks like

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is the most common reproductive problem faced by women today


Hormone therapy for menopause can increase breast cancer risk Hormone therapy for menopause can increase breast cancer risk

 Menopause comes with its own set of symptoms and hormonal imbalances that can be difficult to manage


Gynecologist Prof Dr Syeda Nurjahan Bhuiyan dies Gynecologist Prof Dr Syeda Nurjahan Bhuiyan dies

Prominent gynecologist and former principal of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Prof Dr Syeda Nurjahan Bhuiyan passed away early Thursday


 HPV vaccine can save you from Cervical cancer HPV vaccine can save you from Cervical cancer

You probably know all the reasons why you should use protection while having sex. From an unwanted pregnancy to definitely uninvited STDs


Respiratory ailments hit in Amazon as Brazil spurns G-7 aid Respiratory ailments hit in Amazon as Brazil spurns G-7 aid

The Amazon's rainforests are a major absorber of carbon dioxide, considered a critical defense against rising temperatures and other disruptions caused by climate change


As the world warms up, Dengue could spread As the world warms up, Dengue could spread

Scientists expect warming temperatures will lead to worse dengue outbreaks in places the disease already lurks, and outbreaks in brand new places


Fish oil pills 'no benefit' for type 2 diabetes Fish oil pills 'no benefit' for type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes "should not be encouraged" to take omega-3 fish oil supplements, researchers from the University of East Anglia say


Heart damage from smoking lasts longer than believed Heart damage from smoking lasts longer than believed

Smoking damages heart health for much longer than previously believed,  five years after quitting tobacco to lower cardiovascular disease risk by 39%


First invasive cardiac surgery conducted at government hospital 1st invasive cardiac surgery conducted at govt hospital

A team of 10 doctors headed by Dr Ashraful Hoque Siam has conducted the operation of a 12-year-old girl at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD)

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