Bangladesh achieves Hepatitis B control: WHO Bangladesh achieves Hepatitis B control: WHO

WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve Hepatitis B control, with prevalence of the deadly disease dropping to less than one per cent among five-year-old children


Onion will help you control blood sugar levels Onion will help you control blood sugar levels

Various studies have shown that red onion can contribute to a significant drop in blood sugar numbers which can help you manage both type 1 and type 2 diabetes


Being rebellious, Anika now devotes herself to bringing healthy lifestyle for all Anika devotes herself to bringing healthy lifestyle for all

Anika says yoga needs to be practised consistently not for one or two days only and it is for everyone. “You’ve to understand that there’s a business aspect in yoga and there’s a real love in yoga"


During pregnancy coffee can harm your baby During pregnancy coffee can harm your baby

Turns out, even 2 cups of coffee daily during pregnancy can harm your baby


Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is ravaging Beni, a sprawling city of some 600,000, in large part because so many of the sick are choosing to stay at home


Hospital of critical importance suffers from neglect in Khulna Hospital of critical importance suffers from neglect in Khulna

Moreover, the hospital suffers from a serious lack of manpower for its supervision


Dengue patient dies in moving bus Dengue patient dies in moving bus

A man who was infected with Dengue died in a running bus in Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj district on his way home to Narail from the capital


Provide proper treatment to dengue patients, Zahid asks doctors Provide proper treatment to dengue patients, Zahid asks doctors

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque urged physicians to ensure proper treatment to the dengue patients in different hospitals


High Court wants steps against charging of excessive fees for Dengue tests HC wants steps against charging of excessive fees for Dengue tests

Expressing concern over charging extra fees for dengue tests, the court says the fees should be within a logical range


Mass-awareness imperative to thwart hepatitis viruses Mass-awareness imperative to thwart hepatitis viruses

Creating a wide-ranging mass-awareness can be the vital means of preventing hepatitis viruses particularly B and C as those are gradually taking a heavy toll on society


Smoking can mess up your blood circulation Smoking can mess up your blood circulation

Researchers have found a strong link between smoking and peripheral artery disease—a circulatory condition in which narrowed blood vessels reduce blood flow


561 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs 561 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Among the infected patients, two were hospitalised with dengue hemorrhagic, according to the Directorate General of Health Services


Physical relation with HIV still a crime? Physical relation with HIV still a crime?

Little Rock prosecutors pursued a criminal charge against Johnson even though a doctor said he couldn't have transmitted HIV to Booth


New implant, vaccine trial offer fresh HIV hope New implant, vaccine trial offer fresh HIV hope

Unveiling their findings from a clinical trial at the 10th annual International AIDS Society conference in Mexico City, developers say the device could eventually offer a novel approach to HIV suppression


icddr,b, CDC research not on insecticide used by DSCC: Sayeed Khokon icddr,b, CDC research not on insecticide used by DSCC: Sayeed Khokon

The joint research conducted by icddr,b and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showing ineffectiveness of insecticide against mosquito was not on medicines used by Dhaka South City


Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia

The parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, where half of patients are not being cured by first-choice drugs


Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday


High-fiber diet may promote healthy pregnancy High-fiber diet may promote healthy pregnancy

Consuming a healthy diet rich in fiber during pregnancy may promote the well being of both the mother and child, and reduce the risk of preeclampsia


Tuberculosis is Asia’s silent killer Tuberculosis is Asia’s silent killer

Public health ministries in Asia are acutely aware of the threat posed by TB – which slowly but surely destroys body tissues (usually in the lungs)


AI can diagnose breast cancer more quickly AI can diagnose breast cancer more quickly

 Artificial Intelligence (AI) has demonstrated more accuracy compared to traditional modes of imaging


Wearing hearing aid may protect brain in later life Wearing hearing aid may protect brain in later life

People who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function over time than those who do not


So far 5 die in dengue fever in capital: DGHS 5 die in dengue fever in capital so far

The Directorate General of Health Services says they are more careful about the issues as they noticed the higher death toll in dengue and thinking of arrenge training one more time.


Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes New way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes

Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique


Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers…


Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency Congo Ebola outbreak triggers global 'health emergency'

The Ebola epidemic in DR Congo, the second deadliest on record, has largely been contained to remote areas


Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease


Too much social media can make your teen depressed Too much social media can make your teen depressed

Social media has been considered the root of all evil


icddr,b diagnostic centre starts providing nonstop services icddr,b diagnostic centre starts providing nonstop services

 icddr,b’s globally recognised diagnostic centre at Mohakhali on Monday started providing…


Higher salt intake can cause gastrointestinal bloating, says study Higher salt intake can cause gastrointestinal bloating

Bloating is estimated to affect up to a third of US adults overall, and more than 90 per cent of those with irritable bowel syndrome, according to the study


Cutting 300 calories a day is great for your heart Cutting 300 calories a day is great for your heart

Those who were successfully able to maintain the dietary restrictions on calorie intake had significantly lower bad cholesterol readings


Chinese scientists develop tumor-specific anti-cancer therapy Chinese scientists develop tumor-specific anti-cancer therapy

The study published on Friday in the journal Science Immunology described the new cancer immunotherapy that can prevent the immune system from becoming tolerant of tumors, which occurs in 30 percent of all cancer patients


Genes may play role in tooth decay Genes may play role in tooth decay

Hereditary traits and factors such as obesity, education and personality may play a role in tooth decay and gum disease, according to a study


Are sugary drinks causing cancer? Are sugary drinks causing cancer?

The team at Université Sorbonne Paris Cité speculate that the impact of blood sugar levels may be to blame


Fire extinguishing system to be installed at all hospitals: Minister Fire extinguishing system to be installed at all hospitals: Minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Wednesday said the government has taken an initiative to install fire extinguishing system at every hospital across the country


Second-hand drinking as bad as second-hand smoke Second-hand drinking as bad as second-hand smoke

Just like second-hand smoking, society needs to combat the second-hand effects of drinking as…


Huge plunder reported in purchasing medical devices in NINS Huge plunder reported in purchasing medical devices in NINS

A nexus of dishonest businessmen and corrupt government officials embezzled huge money by placing bills showing 20 to 50 fold prices in purchasing various medical equipment for NINS


Strain of common cold virus could treat cancer cells Strain of common cold virus could treat cancer cells

NMIBC is found in the tissue of the inner surface of the bladder and is the tenth most common cancer in the UK with approximately 10,000 people each year diagnosed with the illness


Dengue outbreak higher this year: DSCC Mayor Dengue outbreak higher this year: DSCC Mayor

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Tuesday said the infection rate of dengue fever is comparatively higher than the previous years


Antibiotics can weaken flu defences Antibiotics can weaken flu defences

Antibiotics can leave the lung vulnerable to flu viruses, leading to significantly worse infections and symptoms, according to a study

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