Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month By AFP | Last Updated: 14th October, 2019, 16:58

“We will extend this vaccination to our small traders who often go to Rwanda to protect our neighbours,” he added

Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month

Who says you can’t eat red meat? Who says you can’t eat red meat?

 Is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple

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Who says you can’t eat red meat? Food advice questioned anew


Acne can be caused by poor dietary, increased stress

Acne can be caused by poor dietary, increased stress

Exposure to pollution or stress is also more frequently observed in participants with acne compared to control participants


Vegetarians have a higher risk of having a stroke Vegetarians have a higher risk of having a stroke

The study shows vegetarians have a higher risk of stroke but a lower risk of heart disease than people who eat meat


Regular egg intake stressed for maintaining sound health Regular egg intake stressed for maintaining sound health

regular egg intake is very much important for maintaining sound health as it’s a balanced food to all irrespective of age, male, female and season


Stressed? Taking a walk for 20 minutes can help Stressed? Taking a walk for 20 minutes can help

Whenever we think of a vacation, we always look for solitude. Places like mountains and beaches give us an instant rush


Why tomato puree might improve male fertility Why tomato puree might improve male fertility

Lycopene - a nutrient found in tomatoes - may boost sperm quality, a study has suggested


Plant-based diet could help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests study Plant-based diet could help lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Now, a study suggests that consuming a plant-based diet including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts as part of one’s daily diet 


Dog at home means better cardiovascular health

Dog at home means better cardiovascular health

Researchers in this study compared the health outcomes of dog owners and non-owners after a heart attack or stroke using health data provided by the Swedish National Patient Register


Exercise beneficial for heart at any age

Exercise beneficial for heart at any age

Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age


Excessive antibiotics use puts public health at risk: Experts Excessive antibiotics use puts public health at risk: Experts

Health experts say the growing trend of antibiotic resistance has become one of the most burning issues worldwide


Vaping causes lung cancer in mice: study

Vaping causes lung cancer in mice: study

Exposure to e-cigarette smoke causes mice to develop lung cancer, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for work on cells, oxygen Trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for work on cells, oxygen

US researchers William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza and Britain's Peter Ratcliffe have established the basis for our understanding of how oxygen levels affect cellular metabolism and physiological function


Low birth weight linked to cardiovascular risk Study

Low birth weight linked to cardiovascular risk Study

Low birth weight is linked not only to poor health outcomes in the beginning but also to chronic health conditions later in life


Nobel season opens with Medicine Prize

Nobel season opens with Medicine Prize

The announcement of the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday opens an unusual 2019 Nobel season in which two literature laureates will be crowned after a scandal postponed last year's award


Vaping-linked lung injury kills 18 in US

Vaping-linked lung injury kills 18 in US

The number of patients suffering from probable lung injury associated with e-cigarette use surges to more than a thousand


Babies in the womb have lizard-like hand muscles Babies in the womb have lizard-like hand muscles

Babies in the womb have extra lizard-like muscles in their hands that most will lose before they are born


Government considering ‘ban on e-cigarette’ Govt considering ‘ban on e-cigarette’

“Production, import and sale of all new tobacco products including e-cigarettes have to be banned. We will discuss the issue with the higher authorities soon,” secretary of Health Education and Family Welfare Division says


Bacteria-infected Brazilian mosquitoes pack a punch in dengue fight Brazilian mosquitoes pack a punch in dengue fight

Dengue-resistant mosquitoes breed in a Rio de Janeiro laboratory, producing offspring infected with bacteria packing a punch in the fight against the deadly virus


Bacteria-infected Brazilian mosquitoes pack a punch in dengue fight

Bacteria-infected Brazilian mosquitoes pack a punch in dengue fight

Dengue-resistant mosquitoes breed in a Rio de Janeiro laboratory, producing offspring infected with bacteria packing a punch in the fight against the deadly virus


10-fold surge in S.Africa teens treated for HIV 10-fold surge in S.Africa teens treated for HIV

The number of young people in South Africa receiving treatment for HIV has increased 10-fold within a decade


'Revolutionary' drug for prostate cancer 'Revolutionary' drug for prostate cancer

Olaparib could become a revolutionary treatment for prostate cancer - the first genetically targeted drug for fighting the disease


Congenial atmosphere for welfare of elderly people stressed Congenial atmosphere for welfare of elderly people stressed

Many people become vulnerable when they are in their old ages and face multifarious problems due to various reasons


Cancer patients growing, but treatment facilities scanty in Bangladesh

Cancer patients growing, but treatment facilities scanty in Bangladesh

Though the number of cancer patients is growing alarmingly in the country


How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

How risky is eating red meat New papers provoke controversy Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease


National Heart Foundation Hospital being built in Rajshahi National Heart Foundation Hospital being built in Rajshahi

Sixty percent of the total cost will come from the government exchequer and the rest forty percent from the National Heart Foundation


Inequalities in heart attack care 'costing women's lives' Inequalities in heart attack care 'costing women's lives'

Women who suffer heart attacks are dying needlessly because they fail to recognise their symptoms and receive poorer care than men


1.2 lac dying of cancer each year; experts urge greater awareness 1.2 lac dying of cancer each year; experts urge greater awareness

They put forward the suggestion at an ‘International Scientific Seminar on Oncology’ titled “Let’s talk about cancer and cancer screening” 


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help Bangladesh’s vaccination programme Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help Bangladesh’s vaccination programme

Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has said his organisation will extend support to Bangladesh’s vaccination programme


Skin cancer: Half of people surviving advanced melanoma Skin cancer: Half of people surviving advanced melanoma

More than half of patients can now survive a deadly skin cancer that was considered untreatable just a decade ago


Govt committed to reach health service to everyone Govt committed to reach health service to everyone

Under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the present government is working with utmost sincerity to ensure proper health services


IEDCR confirms 81 dengue-related deaths; 360 new patients hospitalised IEDCR confirms 81 dengue-related deaths

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research confirmed that 81 people had died of dengue since the beginning of this year


Male infertility linked to prostate cancer risk Male infertility linked to prostate cancer risk

Men who have fertility treatment have a higher risk of prostate cancer in later life, a study has suggested


GSK suspends sale of antacid Zinetac after USFDA issues advisory GSK suspends sale of antacid tablet Ranitidine

 British multinational drug major GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals suspended the distribution and supply of ranitidine to all markets, including India as a precautionary measure


Blinatumomab improves survival in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Blinatumomab improves survival in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Two phase 3 studies evaluating blinatumomab in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia showed positive results for treatment benefit


Everything you need to know about PCOS Everything you need to know about PCOS

Affecting about 11 to 22% of all adolescent girls in India, occurrences of PCOS are on a rise the world over


Walnuts can control your cholesterol Walnuts can control your cholesterol

Diet can play an important role in controlling cholesterol. Managing your cholesterol levels is important in order to reduce risk of heart disease, stroke and chest pain


South Korea confirms 4th swine fever case in a week S Korea confirms 4th swine fever case in a week

More than 15,000 pigs are culled after the country's first two outbreaks were confirmed last week from farms in the border towns of Paju and Yeoncheon


Modern technology can detect cancer early: Experts Modern technology can detect cancer early: Experts

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


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

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