UTI can put you at the risk of other infections UTI can put you at the risk of other infections

Urinary tract infection or UTI has plagued every woman on this earth at least once


Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’ Microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’: Evidence

Microplastics, defined as small pieces of any kind of plastic debris, have been found in rivers, lakes, drinking water supplies, and in bottled water


New drug for people who can bleed uncontrollably New drug for people who can bleed uncontrollably

Christopher Holmes has haemophilia A - his body lacks a protein that makes blood clot. A simple graze can mean the two-year-old bleeds uncontrollably


Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread UK loses measles-free status

The disease can be stopped through two doses of the MMR vaccine, but immunisation rates have been falling for a number of reasons


Controversial study links fluoridated water during pregnancy to lower IQ Controversial study links water during pregnancy to lower IQ

Several outside experts expressed concern over the research's methodology and questioned its conclusions, though some found the results compelling enough to merit further investigation


Skipping meals can lead to mental distress Skipping meals can lead to mental distress

Eat less and lose more–this notion is crippling the very essence of balanced diet, especially in women


Eating excessive gluten till age of 5 linked to celiac disease risk Eating excessive gluten till age of 5 linked to celiac disease risk

Higher gluten intake was associated with a 6.1 per cent increased risk of celiac disease autoimmunity, immunological response to gluten and a 7.2 per cent increased risk of the celiac disease per each additional gram of gluten per day


Know the uses, types and common side effects  of antibiotics Antibiotics: Uses, types and common side effects

Antibiotics used to treat pneumonia are known as Quinolones


After Europe, breast implants recalled in the US After Europe, breast implants recalled in the US

Certain breast implants were found to increase the risk of a rare type of cancer of the immune system


Always tired? You might be burnt out Always tired? You might be burnt out

Stress has become a lifestyle and feeling on edge, a way of going through life. But this does not spell well for anyone


Local fruits can fight heart disease & cancer Local fruits can fight heart disease & cancer

You don’t have to spend a near fortune to buy superfoods like quinoa, chia seeds, olive oil, and dark chocolate


Alcohol consumption during pregnancy can alter DNA of their babies Alcohol consumption during pregnancy can alter DNA

An earlier study done by Rutgers University found that binge and heavy drinking may trigger a long-lasting genetic change in adults


New potential breast cancer drug identified New potential breast cancer drug identified

The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way


Goal of ending AIDS by 2030 within the world’s reach: UNAIDS ED Goal of ending AIDS by 2030 within the world’s reach: UNAIDS ED

 Winnie Byanyima, the newly-appointed Executive Director of UNAIDS says the end of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 


Two Ebola drugs found to increase survival rates Two Ebola drugs found to increase survival rates

Scientists were a step closer to an effective treatment for Ebola after two drugs in a clinical trial were found to significantly boost survival rates


Hepatitis C drugs can reduce liver cancer related deaths Hepatitis C drugs can reduce liver cancer related deaths

Findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Gastroenterology’. Many doctors previously believed that hepatitis C


Depression leads to substance use during pregnancy Depression leads to substance use during pregnancy

 Researchers have discovered that depression is the single largest driver of substance use during pregnancy, highlighting the need for greater support for pregnant mothers


Researchers identify gene linked to tooth healing Researchers identify gene linked to tooth healing

Researchers have identified the gene called Dlk1 that enhances stem cell activation and tissue regeneration to help in tooth healing


Community clinics to remain open on Aug 9-17 Community clinics to remain open on Aug 9-17

Despite being public holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the country’s all community clinics will remain open in rural areas


Dengue: A disease that puts medical systems under stress Dengue: A disease that puts medical systems under stress

Kurmitola General Hospital, situated at Airport Road in the city, is now under tremendous pressure of…


Three cups of coffee a day may increase migraine risk Three cups of coffee a day may increase migraine risk

Drinking three or more cups of coffee daily may be associated with a higher risk of migraine, according to a study published Thursday


Conduct anti-dengue campaign round the year: Nasim Conduct anti-dengue campaign round the year: Nasim

As per the directives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the 14-party alliance arranged the awareness programme


Seminar on Holistic Treatment & Nutrition Therapy held at DRU Seminar on Holistic Treatment & Nutrition Therapy held at DRU

Seminar on Holistic Treatment and Nutrition Therapy or Alternative Medical Practices held at Sagar Rooney…


Plant-based diet can reduce risk of heart disease Plant-based diet can reduce risk of heart disease

Eating mostly plant–based foods and very little meats and dairy lowers your chances of dying from a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, and other cardiovascular diseases


How you can manage anxiety? How you can manage anxiety?

A system where clear communication is not maintained, expectations are not clearly stated, processes are not followed in an organized format


Dengue situation stable: BSMMU VC Dengue situation stable: BSMMU VC

Since the beginning of this year, 29,912 people were hospitalised across the country with dengue, according to government data


Dark chocolate can reduce depression Dark chocolate can reduce depression

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Now science is giving you even more reasons to relish this absolutely wonderful food


Frailty is a medical condition in itself Frailty is a medical condition in itself

Frailty is associated with a lower quality of life and deals with three out of these five following conditions: low physical activity, weak grip strength, low energy, slow walking speed, non-deliberate weight loss.


Dengue outbreak: BDRCS opens hotline for safe blood Dengue outbreak: BDRCS opens hotline for safe blood

They distributed leaflets among passengers at Kamalapur railway station and Sadarghat launch terminal on Sunday

 


Why  women are using technology to conceive? Why women are using technology to conceive?

Increasing urbanization, rising alcohol and tobacco consumption, obesity, sedentary lifestyles, and poor eating habits are leading to major lifestyle diseases


Blood test can detect signs of Alzheimer's 20 years before Blood test can detect signs of Alzheimer's 20 years before

A blood test that can detect signs of Alzheimer's up to 20 years before the onset of symptoms is…


Study links high levels of oestrogen in the womb to autism Study links high levels of oestrogen in the womb to autism

The researchers measured the levels of four prenatal steroid hormones, including two known as androgens


Alternative medicines may cause liver injury Alternative medicines may cause liver injury

Drugs used for treatment of tuberculosis, antibiotics, antiepileptic drugs, chemotherapy are also associated with liver injury


No respite from dengue; 1,477 more cases reported in 24 hrs Dengue: 1,477 more infected in 24 hrs

The number of dengue patients continued to rise as a total of 1,477 more people infected with the mosquito-borne fever were hospitalised


Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo’s main city 2nd Ebola case detected in eastern Congo

Goma’s first Ebola case was detected in mid-July, prompting the World Health Organisation (WHO) to warn that the spread of the disease could accelerate


Infant’s health can be predicted from birthweight, height Infant’s health can be predicted from birthweight, height

Children with an upward trajectory had about a 30 per cent likelihood they would become obese compared to those with a downward trajectory, who showed 5 per cent likelihood


Diabetic women more likely to have stillborn baby, study finds Diabetic women 'more likely to have stillborn baby'

The Body Mass Index (BMI) of diabetic women is also a critical factor, says the study 


Three more dengue patients die in Dhaka, Barishal

Three more dengue patients die in Dhaka, Barishal

From January 1 till the date, there have been 13,637 confirmed dengue cases


High blood sugar may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer High blood sugar may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer

The disease stops the work of healthy cells in the pancreas and aids their out-of-control growth

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