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Oral Health: Useful tips to maintain good dental hygiene Useful tips to maintain good dental hygiene

On the other hand, poor dental health is also associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease and stroke


SWAPNO project to expand activates in 3 districts from July SWAPNO project to expand activates in 3 districts from July

After getting huge responses in Satkhira and Kurigram districts, the Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities


Gay HIV transmission with treatment is 'zero risk' Gay HIV transmission with treatment is 'zero risk'

Further evidence that taking anti-HIV drugs stops gay men passing on the virus to sexual partners has been called a "powerful message" 


Oral infections in childhood may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases in adulthood Oral infections in childhood may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases in adulthood

The signs of oral infections and inflammation collected in the study included caries, fillings, bleeding on probing, and probing pocket depth


Breastfeeding important for brain growth of premature babies Breastfeeding important for brain growth of premature babies

Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to stimulate more robust brain growth


Heavier, taller children at higher risk of kidney cancer: Study Heavier, taller children at higher risk of kidney cancer

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common form of kidney cancer found in adults


Weather change increases health risk to children Weather change increases health risk to children

Director of Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Professor Dr Manzoor Hussain says the hospital is receiving more patients affected by problems like high fever, cold, cough and diarrhoea in changing season


World's largest cancer-drug maker's lead narrows as rivals catch up: report World's largest cancer-drug maker's lead narrows as rivals catch up: report

Swiss-based cancer-drug giant Roche Holding AG is expected to lose its almost two-decade lead in the industry worldwide in a few years as competitors are catching up


RAB fines hospital in Sylhet for irregularities  RAB fines hospital in Sylhet for irregularities

The mobile court fines the hospital as it was selling expired medicines and charging exorbitant prices than usual from the consumers


National Occupational Health, Safety Day Sunday National Occupational Health, Safety Day Sunday

The theme of this year day is ‘Safe working atmosphere, Bangladesh towards sustainable development’


Pakistan suspends polio drive after security threats to workers Pakistan suspends polio drive

The countrywide campaign to administer anti-polio drops to 39 million children under five years of age was launched on Monday and Friday


Detect autism early, get the right support Detect autism early, get the right support

Early treatment can reduce the disorder's effects and help your child learn, grow, and improve


Measles outbreak: Trump tells Americans to 'get their shots' Measles outbreak: Trump tells Americans to 'get their shots'

President Trump has told Americans to "get their shots" as measles cases spread across the country


Surrogacy: Is the sale of a baby ever OK? Surrogacy: Is the sale of a baby ever OK?

Surrogacy is not a new phenomenon. For thousands of years, women have nominated others to give birth on their behalf


Yaba: The cheap synthetic drug convulsing a nation Yaba: The cheap synthetic drug convulsing a nation

 Thousands of people in Bangladesh have become hooked on yaba - a mixture of methamphetamine and caffeine sold as cheap red or pink pills


World Malaria Day today World Malaria Day today

 This year's campaign, “Zero malaria starts with me,” is a grassroots campaign that emphasizes country ownership and community empowerment of malaria prevention and care


Measles: Half a million UK children missed jab Half a million UK children miss measles jab

It comes as NHS chief Simon Stevens warned measles cases had almost quadrupled in England in just one year and urged families to get the vaccine


Govt’s JAWTNO project to benefit 6 lakh poor rural mothers Govt’s JAWTNO project to benefit 6 lakh poor rural mothers

 A project titled ‘Income Support Program for the Poorest (ISPP)-JAWTNO’ with a cost of Taka 2,441.46 crore for providing supports to around six lakh poor mothers in 444 unions


Writ petition seeks doctor's prescription mandate on antibiotics Writ petition seeks prescription mandate on antibiotics

Barrister Sayedul Haque Suman submits the petition as public interest litigation


Know about breast cancer Know about breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, after skin cancer. One in eight women in the world will develop breast cancer


Innovative child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi Innovative child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

A large-scale trial of what has been called the world's first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due to start in Malawi


Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds

The study found that those who never had breakfast had a 87% higher risk of cardiovascular mortality compared with people who had breakfast every day


How to stop itching your skin if you have eczema How to stop itching your skin if you have eczema

Your nails damage the skin barrier, which then ramps up inflammatory molecules that exacerbate the itch


Acidity? Try these quick and simple home remedies Acidity? Try these quick and simple home remedies

Acidity is a common problem which many people face on a daily basis. A common habit to deal with acidity at a symptomatic level 


Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella

A little bone in the knee scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts from Imperial College London


No breakfast and late dinner may up heart attack risk: Study No breakfast and late dinner may up heart attack risk: Study

The study found that people with the two eating habits had a four to five times higher likelihood of death, another heart attack, or angina (chest pain) within 30 days after hospital discharge for heart attack


HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

 

The babies, born with little to no immune protection, now have fully functional immune systems


WHO releases first guideline on digital health interventions WHO releases first guideline on digital health interventions

World Health Organization on Wednesday released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology


Plastic toys: Is it time we cut back? Plastic toys: Is it time we cut back?

Piles of plastic toys take up space in many family homes around the world


Measles cases triple globally in 2019, says UN Measles cases triple globally in 2019, says UN

The number of measles cases reported worldwide in the first three months of 2019 has tripled compared with the same time last year, according to WHO


100-year-old yoga instructor still practicing and teaching 100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing

Earlier this year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi awarded her the prestigious Padma Shri Award for exceptional achievement


7 symptoms of Schizophrenia 7 symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia does not mean having split or multiple personalities, despite commonly held stereotypes


Green Peas good for regulating blood sugar Green Peas good for regulating blood sugar

Green pea or matar is one such vegetable that diabetics may benefit from including in their diet


Sugar rush is just a myth, says study Sugar rush is just a myth, says study

People justifying their craving for sweet by calling it a ‘sugar rush’, take note! A recent…


Never ignore mouth ulcers that don’t heal Never ignore mouth ulcers that don’t heal

Head and neck cancer is considered a lifestyle disease. The underlying risk factors are smoking,alcohol consumption,viral infections, and poor diet


Web therapy 'calmed  irritable bowels' Web therapy 'calmed irritable bowels'

Bespoke web or phone-based psychological therapy should be offered to people with severe irritable bowel syndrome


Institute of Child and Mother Health (ICMH) receives Health Minister National Award-2018 ICMH receives Health Minister National Award-2018

Marking the world health day, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and World Health Organization (WHO) took such an initiative


World Homeopathy day today World Homeopathy day today

The day is being observed in the world since 2003 though Bangladesh started to observe it from 2014


US warns docs not to abruptly halt opioid pain treatment US warns docs not to abruptly halt opioid pain treatment

The Food and Drug Administration said it will add advice to labels on how to taper opioid painkillers

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