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People above 50 years should be screened for colon cancer Over 50 aged people in risk of colon cancer!

The incidence of colon cancer rises with age, so anybody above 50 years of age should be screened for it, says oncologist


High Court seeks list of country’s ICU,CCU units HC seeks list of country’s ICU,CCU units

The HC also asks them to mention in the report the amount of money, the number of manpower and specialists required to establish an ICU & a CCU unit


Anti-depression drug spray approved in US Anti-depression drug spray approved in US

Esketamine: US regulator approves nasal spray to treat depression


Weight-loss surgery can improve libido Weight-loss surgery can improve libido

Weight-loss surgery has more benefits than simply slimming a patient down, it may also result in lasting improvements to sexual functioning


Proteins or carbs: Which is the best fuel for exercise? Proteins or carbs: Which is the best fuel for exercise?

No matter the intensity and duration of your daily workout regimen, if your nutrition is not on point


London HIV patient becomes second person to be cured of AIDS 2nd HIV patient to be cured in London

The man is being called “the London patient”, in part because his case is similar to the first known case of a functional cure of HIV - in an America


Don’t ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling Don’t ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling

Researchers say cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading causes of death among people on the move


Number of cancer patients drops : Health Minister Number of cancer patients drops : Health Minister

There are 1,50,781 cancer patients in Bangladesh and the number is dropping gradually.


Once lost, hearing doesn’t come back: WHO Once lost, hearing doesn’t come back: WHO

Worldwide, some 466 million people have disabling hearing loss, and the WHO estimates that by 2050 that figure will almost double


Hungary man's love of traditional Chinese acupuncture and massage Hungary man's love of traditional acupuncture

It's not a usual scene to see a foreigner conducting some Chinese traditional practices like acupuncture in hospitals


Nanoparticles may promote cancer spread Nanoparticles may promote cancer spread

The findings caution against possible side effects of cancer nanomedicines, which are designed to kill cancer cells


Diabetes drug may help prevent blindness: study Diabetes drug may help prevent blindness: study

Researchers from China's Taiwan Province have found that a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may have an effect of lowering blindness


Radical Parkinson's treatment tested Radical Parkinson's treatment tested

Scans did find visual evidence of improvements to affected areas of the brain in those given the drug


Nearly half of children with cancer untreated: study Nearly half of children with cancer untreated: study

Worldwide, there are some 400,000 news cases of childhood cancer each year, but barely half are logged in national health registries


Gene therapy first to 'halt' most common cause of blindness Gene therapy first to 'halt' most common cause of blindness

A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to try to halt the most common form of blindness


7 Important Signs of Leukemia 7 Important Signs of Leukemia

Leukemia is a blood cancer, and blood cancers account for about 10% of all new cancer diagnoses each year


150 minutes of weekly physical activity is a must 150 minutes of weekly physical activity is a must

Reiterating the need for physical activity to reduce the incidence of non-communicable diseases, says WHO


Simple 40 push-up can save your life Simple 40 push-up can save your life

According to new research, men who can do more than 40 push-ups in a row have a 96 percent lower risk of heart disease


Asthma: Young people in the UK 'more likely to die' UK young 'more likely to die from asthma'

The UK also had the highest obesity rates for 15 to 19-year-olds among the European nations


Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer: study Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer: study

Without screening and HPV vaccination, more than 44 million women will likely be diagnosed with the disease over the next 50 years


Gallbladder removal during pregnancy ups risk of preterm delivery Gallbladder removal during pregnancy is risky

When these stones become problematic, causing extreme pain, a surgeon may recommend removal of gallbladder by performing cholecystectomy


Two children die of Pneumonia every hour in Bangladesh: Report Two children die of Pneumonia every hour in Bangladesh: Report

Pneumonia claimed the lives of an estimated 880,000 children, approximately 16 percent of the 5.6 million under-five deaths in 2016 in the world


Gene therapy first to 'halt' most common cause of blindness Gene therapy first to 'halt' blindness

Surgeons injected a synthetic gene into the back of Janet Osborne's eye in a bid to prevent more cells from dying


Child friendly eye care unit launched in Cox’s Bazar Child friendly eye care unit launched in Cox’s Bazar

Bob Ranck, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbis International inaugurated the unit at Baitush Sharaf Hospital in Cox’s Bazar


Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells

The team will transplant two million iPS cells into the spines of the patients, who will then go through rehabilitation and be monitored for a year


Doctors neglecting duty will face the music: Health Minister Doctors neglecting duty will face music: Health Minister

Zahid Malik comes up with the warning while speaking at a prize-giving ceremony at Colonel Malek Medical College


Cancer-killing treatment in Australia Cancer-killing treatment in Australia

A "revolutionary" cancer drug that supercharges immune cells to hunt and kill cancer cells has been approved for human use in Australia


Exercise may protect against Alzheimer’s: Study Exercise may protect against Alzheimer’s: Study

The researchers look at the effect of exercise on irisin and the brain


Child patient dies after fire at Suhrawardy Hospital Child patient dies after fire at Suhrawardy Hospital

The child had been being treated at the paediatric ward, which according to its Director Uttam Barua, suffered most damage in the fire


Eating fish reduces symptoms of childhood asthma Eating fish reduces symptoms of childhood asthma

We already know that a diet high in fat, sugar and salt can influence the development and progression of asthma in children


MSF provides 1mn medical consultations in Rohingya camps MSF provides 1mn medical consultations in Rohingya camps

While severe cases need to be admitted to hospital, most people can go home after being properly rehydrated, said the MSF on Wednesday


Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful' Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful'

It comes as a survey of 2,000 women shows there are still stigmas around the infection, which can be passed on during sex


Over a billion young smartphone listeners at risk of hearing loss: WHO "Over a billion young smartphone listeners at risk of hearing loss"

The recommendations to prevent noise-induced hearing loss and related conditions such as tinnitus include better functions on personal audio devices


Child health in jeopardy over random use of antibiotics Child health in jeopardy over random use of antibiotics

Antibiotics are very effective to treat infection, but it is losing its effectiveness through the random use


Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’ Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’

Women in their thirties with a family history of breast cancer should receive annual mammograms, new research has suggested


Alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face Alcohol consumption during pregnancy harms baby

Alcohol affects weight speech and chewing habit of a child and leads to abnormal arrangement of teeth, poor jaw relations and facial aesthetic


New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach

The findings, published in the journal Science, showed that the researchers could successfully deliver up to 300 micrograms of insulin


Yoga to relieve gas Yoga to relieve gas

simple eating habit changes can help lessen the gas. But yoga can help too


5 tips for staying healthy in the workplace 5 tips for staying healthy in the workplace

Incorporating small, realistic changes to your everyday routine can make you feel better

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