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Toothpaste ingredient can combat malaria, finds robot scientist By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 20th January, 2018, 09:42

The researchers showed that “triclosan” was able to target and act on this enzyme, even in pyrimethamine-resistant parasites

Toothpaste ingredient can combat malaria, finds robot scientist

Ad-Din to conduct 10,000 free cataract operations a year Ad-Din to conduct 10,000 free cataract operations a year

Cataract operations are conducted on 70 patients at the first camp where quilts were also distributed among cold-hit people


Bangladesh to get UK support against non-communicable diseases Bangladesh to get UK support against non-communicable diseases

B'desh would ink a five-year project funded by Medical Research Council,UK to focus on determining the social, behavioral and environmental challenges


Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’ Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

The Cancer Seek test looks for mutations in 16 genes that regularly arise in cancer and eight proteins that are often released


Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk: Study Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk: Study

Women who breastfed for six months or less had a 25 per cent reduction in diabetes risk


Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identified Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identified

Besides Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, nearly 1-2 per cent of cases of the blood sugar condition is due to impairment in a gene called MAFA


Measles outbreak kills 58 children in Indonesia's Papua Measles outbreak kills 58 children in Indonesia

A team of more than 50 doctors and paramedics from the Indonesian military arrive Tuesday in the province to help overcome the disease


Humans share fish genes that aid in repairing spinal cord Humans share fish genes that aid in repairing spinal cord

Lampreys are jawless, eel-like fish that shared a common ancestor with humans about 550 million years ago


Gardening can make old people stay more healthy Gardening can make old people stay more healthy

However, the researchers found that the similar criteria had no effect on the health of elderly men


Genes that may lead to obesity identified Genes that may lead to obesity identified

The researchers also identified two variants that may affect the function of a gene called GIPR


Dhaka, Delhi to sign MoU on medicinal plants: Indian High Commissioner  Dhaka, Delhi to sign MoU on medicinal plants: Indian HC

The High Commissioner says India and Bangladesh are traditional repositories of ancient systems of healing, including Ayurveda, Unani and others


6,582 die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh each year 6,582 die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh each year

About 11,956 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the country every year and over 6,582 die of the disease


Cycling may not harm men’s sexual health: Study Cycling may not harm men’s sexual health: Study

When compared to swimmers and runners, high intensity cyclists’ had better erectile function scores


Depression in older adults with high BP may delay recovery Depression in older adults with high BP may delay recovery

Older adults who have major depressive disorder (MDD, also known as depression) are at higher risk for having problems thinking and making decisions


United Hospital sued for tax dodge United Hospital sued for tax dodge

ACC Deputy Director Md Mahbubul Alam files the case for the Hospital’s alleged evasion of Tk. 21 crore tax to the former Dhaka City Corporation


Paracetamol during pregnancy may delay daughters’ language skills Paracetamol during pregnancy may delay daughters’ language skills

Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol and hundreds of over-the-counter and prescription medicines

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