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Revolutionary Cardiac Patch Could Mend a Broken Heart Revolutionary Cardiac Patch Could Mend a Broken Heart

Have you ever had a broken heart? Now there’s a way to fix that... but perhaps not in the way…


Study found 74.8% tobacco products sold without pictorial warnings Study found 74.8% tobacco products sold without pictorial warnings

According to a study conducted by thirteen anti-tobacco organizations has found that around 74.8 percent…


Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours' Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours'

A fifth of people with advanced melanoma have no sign of tumours in their body after treatment with…


Health official: Zika not worry now for pregnant women in US Health official: Zika not worry now for pregnant women in US

A top public health official says there's been no local transmission of the Zika (ZEE'-kuh)…


Common painkiller may hamper our ability to notice errors Common painkiller may hamper our ability to notice errors

A common and effective painkiller, acetaminophen, may impede the brain’s ability to detect errors,…


Vaccine switched in 'milestone' towards ending polio Vaccine switched in 'milestone' towards ending polio

More than 150 countries have begun switching to a different polio vaccine - an important milestone towards…


Doctors Use 3-D Models, Special Balloons to Separate Conjoined Sisters Doctors Use 3-D Models, Special Balloons to Separate Conjoined Sisters

Doctors at a Texas hospital explained today how they used 3-D modeling, injectable dye and special "balloons"…


Global Health Funding Becoming Scarce: Study Global Health Funding Becoming Scarce: Study

People wasting away from AIDS or succumbing to malaria may become an increasingly common sight within…


E-skin 'can monitor body's oxygen level' E-skin 'can monitor body's oxygen level'

Scientists say they have developed ultra-thin electronic "skin" that can measure oxygen levels…


A dangerous chemical lurking in your fast food A dangerous chemical lurking in your fast food

Junk food addicts, take note! People who consume more fast food are exposed to higher levels of potentially…


Colombia confirms first cases of birth defects tied to Zika Colombia confirms first cases of birth defects tied to Zika

Colombia has confirmed the first two cases of a rare birth defect associated with the spread of Zika.…


Now, safe male birth control pill in the offing Now, safe male birth control pill in the offing

Targeting an enzyme present in testes cells which give rise to sperm, researchers, including an Indian-origin…


Can Rampant Theft of Malaria Drugs in Malawi Be Stopped? Can Rampant Theft of Malaria Drugs in Malawi Be Stopped?

Malawi is trying to stop the rampant theft of malaria medicines from its public hospitals. A recent…


Hepatitis C ups risk of head, neck cancers Hepatitis C ups risk of head, neck cancers

New York: Individuals infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV) may be prone to certain head and neck cancers,…


Depression may boost risk of type 2 diabetes Depression may boost risk of type 2 diabetes

Depression combined with obesity, high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels may significantly…


US health experts confirm that Zika causes birth defects US health experts confirm that Zika causes birth defects

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that the Zika virus causes severe…


WHO: Angola Yellow Fever Outbreak Spreads to DRC WHO: Angola Yellow Fever Outbreak Spreads to DRC

The World Health Organization said Monday at least 21 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have…


Liver disease risk increased by type 2 diabetes Liver disease risk increased by type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes are at greater risk of serious liver disease than those without the condition,…


E-cigarettes can harm lungs in asthmatic young smokers E-cigarettes can harm lungs in asthmatic young smokers

E-cigarette smoking is increasingly promoted as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking but a team…


Tequila plant extracts may help treat osteoporosis Tequila plant extracts may help treat osteoporosis

Scientists have identified substances from the tequila plant that enhance absorption of calcium in the…


Zika virus 'scarier than thought' says US Zika virus 'scarier than thought' says US

The Zika virus is "scarier" than first thought and its impact on the US could be greater than…


Parkinson's drugs ups risk of hypersexuality: Study Parkinson's drugs ups risk of hypersexuality: Study

Drugs commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease may increase the risk of impulse control…


New way to trap, kill mosquito eggs New way to trap, kill mosquito eggs

Scientists have successfully developed a low cost way to trap and destroy the eggs of the mosquito genus…


Does banana cause cold? Does banana cause cold?

In Bangladesh, we all are familiar with all season’s fruit Banana. Many of us even cannot think…


Deep Brain Stimulation can improve life of Parkinson's patients Deep Brain Stimulation can improve life of Parkinson's patients

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), a neuro surgical procedure, can give a better sense of life to patients…


Anti-Tobacco Groups Target Child Smokers Anti-Tobacco Groups Target Child Smokers

Children younger than 10 years old lighting up cigarettes, some hooked on one to two packs a day, is…


WHO: Drowning Among Top Causes of Death in Children WHO: Drowning Among Top Causes of Death in Children

BANGKOK—The World Health Organization (WHO) says drowning is among the top five causes of death…


Irregular heart rhythm leads to poor physical performance Irregular heart rhythm leads to poor physical performance

Adults who develop irregular heartbeat are likely to have more age-related declines in walking speed,…


Two health information mobile apps launched Two health information mobile apps launched

Aponjon, a mobile health messaging service for mothers and newborns, has launched two mobile phone apps…


Researchers identify potent antibodies against HIV Researchers identify potent antibodies against HIV

Scientists have developed a structure-based vaccine design that can jump start an effective immune response…


8 lakh diabetic patients now in Bangladesh: Zahid 8 lakh diabetic patients now in Bangladesh: Zahid

About 80 lakh people have been suffering from diabetes in the county, said State Minister for Health…


Two health information mobile apps launched Two health information mobile apps launched

Aponjon, a mobile health messaging service for mothers and newborns, on Thursday launched two mobile…


Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO

The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years, the World…


Fresh Fruit Reduces Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Fresh Fruit Reduces Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

London:  A fruit a day can keep heart diseases at bay, a new study has found, adding that people…


Oily Fish in Pregnancy May Cut Asthma Risk in Kids Oily Fish in Pregnancy May Cut Asthma Risk in Kids

LONDON: Consumption of oily fish like salmon while pregnant may reduce the risk of babies developing…


How Our Lungs Respond During Asthma Attacks How Our Lungs Respond During Asthma Attacks

London:  Scientists have discovered a new biochemical process, which reveals how the lungs operate…


'Anti-vax' mother's regret over whooping cough 'nightmare' 'Anti-vax' mother's regret over whooping cough 'nightmare'

An Australian mother has said she regrets refusing the whooping cough vaccination during pregnancy after…


Burn Institute to be a milestone in history: Nasim Burn Institute to be a milestone in history: Nasim

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim Tuesday said the Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute…


Steroid use can turn ‘good’ fat into ‘bad’: Study Steroid use can turn ‘good’ fat into ‘bad’: Study

Steroids that are generally given to treat inflammatory diseases can slow down calorie burning in brown…

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