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Doctors or criminals? Doctors or criminals?

Hospital authorities and the doctors have become desperate to hide the issue after the mobile phones conversation went viral on the social media


T cell behavior has major implications for cancer immunotherapy T cell behavior has major implications for cancer immunotherapy

Study found that critical white blood cells, which attack and kill the infection, did not rely on glucose to fuel their rapid division


South Korea reports first MERS case in three years South Korea reports first MERS case in three years

South Korea reported its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in three years, health officials said Saturday


Scientists developing new blood test to screen for secondary heart attack Scientists developing new blood test to screen for secondary heart attack

Researchers identified plasma lipid biomarkers that improve upon traditional risk factors in predicting heart disease and stroke


Treating prostate cancer with hormone therapy could be risky Treating prostate cancer with hormone therapy could be risky

A new study's finding has potential implications for treating prostate cancer patients


UN emergency talks to head off swine fever spread in Asia UN emergency talks to head off swine fever spread in Asia

African swine fever does not affect humans but causes haemorrhagic fever in pigs and wild boars that is nearly always fatal


Deadly ‘rat fever’ in flood-ravaged Indian state Deadly ‘rat fever’ in flood-ravaged Indian state

The separate death toll from the monsoon floods that forced more than a million people from their homes in Kerala last month has risen to 486


Half of over 60s 'ignore bowel cancer screening in England' Half of over 60s 'ignore bowel screening'

Fewer men than women returned the kits, which are designed to detect the disease before symptoms appear


New vaccine could soon treat acne New vaccine could soon treat acne

It is one of the most common skin conditions


Diabetic children need comprehensive eye care services: Experts Diabetic children need comprehensive eye care services: Experts

Experts have suggested engaging multiple stakeholders in eye care service for children to combat childhood…


Autism may increase depression risk Autism may increase depression risk

ASD are developmental conditions with difficulties in reciprocal social interaction and restricted and repetitive behaviours and interests


FDA warns against consuming food prepared with liquid nitrogen FDA warns against consuming food prepared with liquid nitrogen

Consuming food such as ice cream, cereal or cocktails, prepared by adding liquid nitrogen at the point of sale, can cause serious injury


This non-addictive painkiller could help curb opioid crisis This non-addictive painkiller could help curb opioid crisis

New chemical compound has a dual therapeutic action


Teenagers who smoke and drink suffer ill effects by age of 17 Smoking and drinking teens risk harm by 17

These physical changes have been linked with an increased risk of heart and blood vessel problems


Government proposes energy drinks ban for children UK mulls energy drinks ban for children

The government has launched a public consultation on its plans to make it illegal to sell the drinks to children


Chemotherapy could cause early menopause: Study Chemotherapy could cause early menopause: Study

Women with lung cancer should be educated about risks and options before starting treatment


Poor sleep linked to hardened arteries Poor sleep linked to hardened arteries

Sleeping less than six hours or waking up several times in the night is associated with an increased risk of asymptomatic atherosclerosis


Air pollution may harm cognitive intelligence, study says Pollution 'harms cognitive intelligence'

Researchers believe that the negative impact increases with age, and affects men with less education the worst


Aussie scientists use gold-plated nanoparticles to detect cancer signals Aussie scientists use gold-plated nanoparticles to detect cancer signals

Gooding said he would expect the technology to be available within three years, pending regulatory approvals


Hospital’s negligence blamed for pregnant woman’s death in Cumilla Hospital’s negligence blamed for death in Cumilla

Deceased family members say Nurjahan had a caesarean operation at Rangdhanu Hospital on August 24


Blood samples of sufferers of ‘unknown’ disease collected  Blood samples of sufferers of ‘unknown’ disease collected

Over the past six days, four died and 28 others fell sick in a yet to be ascertained disease outbreak in Tripura Palli of Hathazari


Smartphone app to detect irregular heart beat Smartphone app to detect irregular heart beat

The novel app measures the heart rhythm using inputs of symptoms such as heart palpitations, shortness of breath or fatigue


‘Unknown’ disease claims lives of 4 Chattogram children   ‘Unknown’ disease claims lives of 4 Chattogram children

According to hospital sources, 21 other children are undergoing treatment at Hathazari health complex


Clay may help fight bacteria in wounds, says study Clay may help fight bacteria in wounds, says study

Study found clay suspension was effective against a number of bacteria both in their planktonic and biofilm states


Researchers develop app that can predict long-term risk of breast cancer Researchers develop app that can predict long-term risk of breast cancer

The web-based calculator can be used to decide which patients are at high enough risk of their cancer returning


41 dead, over 36,000 infected by dengue in Sri Lanka 41 dead, over 36,000 infected by dengue in Sri Lanka

So far in August, 1,075 patients have been diagnosed with dengue across the island while 6,221 patients were reported last month


Gopalganj woman dies during C-section by self-proclaimed doctors Woman dies during C-section by quack

The deceased was identified as Roksana Begum, 30, wife of Md Azizul Mollah of Keralkopa village of the upazila


No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms No alcohol safe to drink, study confirms

The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against heart disease but found that the risk of cancer and other diseases outweighs these protect


Dehydration makes it difficult to perform simple tasks Dehydration makes it difficult to perform simple tasks

New research has found dehydration alters human brain shape and activity


Physical activity at work can help reduce stress Physical activity at work can help reduce stress

New study highlights how office design, driven by office workstation type, could be an important health-promoting factor


Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high

Alcohol-related brain damage can lead to problems with memory and learning


Researchers find pathways that uncover insight into development of lung cancer Researchers find pathways that uncover insight into development of lung cancer

Lung cancer is considered to be the result of smoking and multiple genetic variants


New study finds link between BMI and blood pressure New study finds link between BMI and blood pressure

Body mass index and blood pressure are positively associated, according to a new study


42.7 pct people affected by passive smokers at workplaces: GATS 42.7 pct people affected by passive smokers at workplaces: GATS

Tobacco consumers have also declined by eight per cent in the last eight years which indicated anti-tobacco measures yielded the benefits


Heart health can be monitored by wearable soft electronic mesh Heart health can be monitored by wearable electronic mesh

The implantable device provides information on muscle and cardiac dysfunctions


‘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

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