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Good cholesterol may up gastro, pneumonia risk Good cholesterol may up gastro, pneumonia risk

Individuals with very low high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol had a 75 per cent higher risk of infectious disease


More than half your body is not human More than half your body is not human

Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count


Hypertension may increase heart failure risk post-delivery Hypertension may increase heart failure risk post-delivery

The results showed that there was a 7.1 per cent increase each year in heart failure diagnoses among postpartum hospitalisations


Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study

Berries help in improving digestive system, aid in weight loss, scientists have now found that they also has anti-cancer properties


Muscle loss may up mortality risk in breast cancer patients Muscle loss may up mortality risk in breast cancer patients

Poor muscle quality was not associated with survival, and highest mortality was in patients with sarcopenia and high total adipose tissue (body fat)


Awareness seminar on ‘Heart Diseases of Children’ held in Apollo 25 children in thousand born with congenital heart diseases

Worldwide 8 to 10 children out of 1000 live birth with congenital heart diseases while the number is 25 out of 1000 in Bangladesh


Childhood illnesses like asthma can trigger COPD later Childhood illnesses like asthma can trigger COPD later

Three-quarters of COPD cases have their origins in poor lung function pathways beginning in childhood


Dairy products may increase bone density in older men: Study Dairy products may increase bone density in older men: Study

The study found that a higher intake of dairy foods is associated with higher volumetric bone mineral density & vertebral strength at the spine in men


“Combined efforts essential for mainstreaming autistics” “Combined efforts essential for mainstreaming autistics”

Saima Wazed expresses her concern while inaugurating an exhibition at United Nations Headquarters in New York of the United States on Thursday


World Health Day Saturday World Health Day Saturday

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day observed every year on April 7


Protein from nuts and seeds could be good for your heart Protein from nuts, seeds good for heart

Healthy diets can be advocated based on protein sources, preferring low contributions of protein from meat


Unnecessary cesarean to invite action, warns DGHS Stop unnecessary cesarean

DGHS will introduce a system so that no caesarian section is done without necessity. In this system a form has to be filled up before the operation


Broccoli may prevent hardening of neck arteries in the elderly Broccoli may prevent hardening of neck arteries in the elderly

Dietary guidelines should highlight the importance of increasing consumption of cruciferous vegetables for protection from vascular disease


High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

The researchers also found a 17 per cent increase in pregnancy loss for every 10 mm Hg increase in mean arterial pressure


Red meat may up bowel cancer risk Red meat may up bowel cancer risk

Previous studies have suggested that eating lots of red and processed meat increases the risk of colorectal cancer

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