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Heart health can be monitored by wearable electronic mesh By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 17th August, 2018, 11:02

The implantable device provides information on muscle and cardiac dysfunctions

Heart health can be monitored by wearable soft electronic mesh

‘Bangladesh made tremendous headway in curbing rapid population growth’ ‘Bangladesh made tremendous headway in curbing rapid population growth’

Bangla Daily Kaler Kantho and Marie Stopes arrange the roundtable at the conference room of EWMGL in the capital’s Bashundhara Residential Area


“Three-in-one” pill points to better hypertension treatment: Aussie study  “Three-in-one” pill points to better hypertension treatment: Aussie study

The low-dose "three-in-one" pill helped 70 percent of patients to lower their blood pressure compared to just over half receiving normal care


Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study

Obesity is the most significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes and other metabolic conditions


New delivery methods can combat cancer New delivery methods can combat cancer

Scientists showed that specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could be used to target cancer cells while bypassing normal cells


Checking emails after work damages your health, your relationships Checking emails after work damages health, relationships

Does your boss expects you to be ever-connected on emails and work without boundaries? If so, besides…


New blood test could predict kidney cancer 5 years before diagnosis New blood test could predict kidney cancer 5 years before diagnosis

Kidney cancer can be treated when detected at an early stage


Asthma ups risk of COPD in women Asthma ups risk of COPD in women

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a chronic inflammatory lung disease


New cure for migraine: First drug to prevent severe headaches approved by EU First drug to prevent severe headaches

Erenumab is the first and the only licensed drug designed primarily to prevent migraine


'Address preventable blindness among FDMNs, host people' 'Address preventable blindness among FDMNs, host people'

Local and regional eye health experts make the suggestion at a dissemination workshop in Dhaka


‘More screen time increases risk of obesity’ ‘More screen time increases risk of obesity’

The new scientific statement says that screen-based devices are associated with an increased amount of sedentary behaviour in children and teenagers


Brain injury expert calls for ban on heading in football Brain injury expert calls for ban on heading in football

Heading a football should be restricted in the professional game and banned for those under the age of 18


Nine confirmed dead in DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak: ministry Nine confirmed dead in DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak: ministry

The health ministry on August 1 announced that the country was facing its 10th outbreak of Ebola since 1976


1 in 7 children of Zika-infected mums have problems 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected mums have problems

Study focused on children of women in Puerto Rico, other territories, where most cases were seen when disease swept across Americas


Highly lethal viruses can hijack cellular defences against cancer: Study Highly lethal viruses can hijack cellular defences against cancer: Study

Researchers have identified a new mechanism used by Henipaviruses in infection, and potential new targets for antivirals to treat them


Project launched to reduce unavoidable blindness Project launched to reduce unavoidable blindness

Cataract surgeries to be conducted on 43,136 patients under the project


New Ebola outbreak in DRC New Ebola outbreak in DRC

On July 24, WHO had declared an official end to the Ebola outbreak in DRC but within a week, the epidemic made a comeback


Alcohol increase death risk in young TB patients Alcohol increase death risk in young TB patients

Chronic alcohol consumption modulates a host of immune defense mechanisms and increases susceptibility to infections with various pathogens



Low levels of air pollution linked to changes in the heart Even low air pollution may damage heart

A study of 4,000 people in the UK found those who lived by loud, busy roads had larger hearts on average than those living in less polluted areas


Laparoscopic kidney transplantation  successfully held at Dhaka CMH Laparoscopic kidney transplantation held at Dhaka CMH

Though only the members of armed forces are getting this medical facility, there is a plan to open the facility for the civil people in future


Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes

Treatment of type 2 diabetes is expensive and often complicated


India bans vaccine imports from tainted China company India bans vaccine imports from tainted China company

China is regularly hit by scandals involving unsafe food, drugs or other products


Hair loss gene could improve cancer immunotherapy: Study Hair loss gene could improve cancer immunotherapy: Study

Harnessing the gene behind hair loss could help improve cancer immunotherapy


Japan human trial tests iPS cell treatment for Parkinson’s Japan human trial tests iPS cell treatment for Parkinson’s

The iPS cells from healthy donors will be developed into dopamine- producing brain cells, which are no longer present in people with Parkinson


E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Vast majority of non-cigarette tobacco users are exposed to carcinogen levels comparable to or exceeding exposure among cigarette smokers


Diabetes drugs help immune cells in controlling inflammation Diabetes drugs help immune cells in controlling inflammation

Prolonged inflammation promotes the progression of many diseases, including obesity


Stay alert to dengue, doctors advise Stay alert to dengue, doctors advise

The Aedes mosquito larvae is responsible for dengue fever


Aedes larvae found in 45 percent houses in DSCC Zone-1: Mayor 'Aedes larvae found in 45pc houses in DSCC Zone-1'

The DSCC has taken the initiative in a bid to fight the spread of different diseases transmitted through mosquito


Fake tan does not prevent skin cancer: Study Fake tan does not prevent skin cancer: Study

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the world


World Hepatitis Day being observed

World Hepatitis Day being observed

There are 325 million people that are living with viral hepatitis in the world


World Hepatitis Day Saturday World Hepatitis Day Saturday

"Especially, the main reasons behind the disease are using the same syringe again and again for drugs and unsafe blood circulation," he says


Eye test can now detect early signs of dementia, says study Eye test can detect early signs of dementia

Scientists have now discovered that those with thinner retinas are more prone to be suffering from problems of reasoning and memory


Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline, says study Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline, says study

It's the first time a single step has been clearly shown to help prevent cognitive decline


Spain’s Catalonia in raw milk controversy Spain’s Catalonia in raw milk controversy

They decide on last Thursday to allow the sale of unpasteurised cow’s milk directly from producers to consumers after it was banned 28 years ago


Scientists report setbacks in quest for AIDS cure Scientists report setbacks in quest for AIDS cure

Neural tube defects cause severe brain and spinal deformities in the first weeks after conception, and often lead to stillbirth


New health calculator can predict heart disease risk New health calculator can predict heart disease risk

The calculator also provides heart age, an easy-to-understand measure of heart health


China calls for crackdown on vaccine industry Vaccine scandal grows panic in China

Vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co is found to have falsified production data for its rabies vaccine which has sparked a huge outcry in China


Diabetic women at greater risk of cancer than men: Study Diabetic women at greater risk of cancer than men: Study

It is believed that heightened blood glucose may have cancer-causing effects by leading to DNA damage


All freedom fighters to receive free healthcare from government hospitals All FFs to receive free healthcare from govt hospitals

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque says that Tk 15 lakh will initially be distributed to the hospitals on Monday

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