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Gastric medications may up risk for bacterial infection: Study By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 29th March, 2017, 08:31

The team conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 16 studies with 7,703 patients with C-diff and 1,525 of these developed recurrent C-diff

Gastric medications may up risk for bacterial infection: Study

WHO Regional Director meets PM; assures of continued support WHO Regional Director meets PM; assures of continued support

The assurance comes when WHO Regional Director for Southeast Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban


More than 150 died of malaria after heavy rains lash out Zimbabwe More than 150 died of malaria after heavy rains lash out Zimbabwe

The most affected regions of the country are in the south where floods cut off access to health clinics


Playing 10 minutes daily helps kids cut diabetes risk in adult life Playing 10 minutes daily helps kids cut diabetes risk in adult life

Replacing light-intensity physical activity with brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide significant cardiometabolic benefits in kids


Excess iron in body may cause liver damage: Doctors Excess iron in body may cause liver damage: Doctors

This action is genetic and the excess iron, if left untreated, can damage joints, organs, and eventually be fatal, doctors say


Exercising 2.5 hours a week may slow Parkinson’s disease Exercising 2.5 hours a week may slow Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive condition that often results in impaired mobility, a decrease in health-related quality of life (HRQL) and death


World Tuberculosis Day: Do you have TB? World Tuberculosis Day: Do you have TB?

Apart from a cough that lasts two weeks or longer and coughing up mucous or blood, signs of TB include fatigue, weight loss, loss of appetite


South Asian women more at risk of osteoporosis: Study South Asian women more at risk of osteoporosis: Study

For the study, the team examined bone resportion in over 370 pre and post-menopausal South Asian and white women in the Britain


Child TB patients in Bangladesh rising: Experts Child TB patients in Bangladesh rising: Experts

Experts reveals the data at a press conference on Thursday on the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day 2017 to be observed on Friday


Obese teenagers more at risk of liver disease Obese teenagers more at risk of liver disease

A high body mass index (BMI) is also associated with increasing the risk for Type 2 diabetes, which is linked to a higher risk of severe liver disease


Men with high BMI avoid carbohydrates in the evening Men with high BMI avoid carbohydrates in the evening

The effect was not observed in healthy men, although there was a general decline in glucose tolerance during the course of the day


Spider venom may offer hope to stroke victims: scientists Spider venom hope in stroke treatment

Strokes claim six million lives worldwide each year, and five million survivors are left with a permanent disability


Smoking pot raises risk of stroke, heart failure Smoking pot raises risk of stroke, heart failure

Marijuana use may lead to 26 per cent increase in the risk of stroke and a 10 per cent increase in the risk of developing heart failure


Impure water poses serious health risks Impure water poses serious health risks

Impure drinking water cause diseases like hepatitis, diarrhoea, cholera, jaundice and cancer. Rise in population has resulted shortage of pure water


Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids

Intake of Vitamin D supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy is likely to prevent the development of autism traits in children


Drug abuse may cause tooth decay, gum disease: study Drug abuse may cause tooth decay, gum disease: study

Drug use affects oral health through direct physiological routes such as dry mouth, an increased urge for snacking, clenching and grinding of teeth

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