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Men responsible for 60pc infertility cases: Specialist Men responsible for 60pc infertility cases: Specialist

Indian reproduction specialist Dr Gautam Khastagir here on Friday underscored the need for eradicating…


New gene map shows cancer's weak link New gene map shows cancer's weak link

To find the genes that are essential for cell survival, researchers, using a gene editing technology…


Effective Therapies for Liver Damage Come Closer: Study


Effective Therapies for Liver Damage Come Closer: Study

  London:  In a major advancement towards therapies for patients with liver damage, scientists…


Last South Korean Mers patient dies Last South Korean Mers patient dies

    SEOUL— South Korea’s last-remaining MERS patient died Wednesday, five and…


Parasitic worm 'increases fertility' Parasitic worm 'increases fertility'

A study of 986 indigenous women in Bolivia indicated a lifetime of Ascaris lumbricoides, a type of roundworm,…


New Ebola Vaccine Safe, Stimulates Strong Immune Response New Ebola Vaccine Safe, Stimulates Strong Immune Response

Washington:  A fresh clinical trial of a new Ebola vaccine has found that it is well tolerated,…


BD scientist wins int’l award for childhood pneumonia innovation BD scientist wins int’l award for childhood pneumonia innovation

ICDDR,B scientist Dr Md Jobayer Chisti has been honoured with People’s Choice Award for the most…


Inexpensive One-Step Test For Hepatitis C Infection Inexpensive One-Step Test For Hepatitis C Infection

New York:  Researchers have developed a cost-effective one-step test that can screen, detect and…


Researchers Suggest Blue LED Lights to Treat Alzheimer's Disease Researchers Suggest Blue LED Lights to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Seoul:  Researchers have found a way to prevent abnormal assembly of a brain protein implicated…


World diabetes Day observed World diabetes Day observed

The World Diabetes Day was observed today in the country as elsewhere in the world in a befitting manner…


India to provide AIDS preventive medicine to sex workers India to provide AIDS preventive medicine to sex workers

KOLKATA: One of Asia’s largest red light districts, Sonagachi will roll out an experimental project…


Handful of walnuts can increase sperm count Handful of walnuts can increase sperm count

LOS ANGELES: All men out there, you’ll want to eat walnuts everyday now. Researchers say the simple…


Free breast cancer screening in public hospitals in December: Nasim Free breast cancer screening in public hospitals in December: Nasim

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said the government will arrange free breast…


Children with congenital heart disease rising Children with congenital heart disease rising

"Mukta is no more." A middle-aged, distressed man passing through a corridor of Dhaka Shishu…


Endoscopic LASER assisted surgery performed at United Hospital Endoscopic LASER assisted surgery performed at United Hospital

The Surgeon and doctors of the city’s United Hospital had performed first ever Endoscopic LASER…


10pc Bangladeshi adults unaware blood pressure: Study 10pc Bangladeshi adults unaware blood pressure: Study

More than 10 percent of rural Bangladeshi adults are unaware of their high blood pressure, and this…


Color of Urine says about your health Color of Urine says about your health

Very useful tool of diagnosis since the earliest days of medicine is human urine.   Characteristics…


2050 may witness up to 1bn people going blind 2050 may witness up to 1bn people going blind

Washington D.C.:  As per a recent study, up to 1 billion people could be at risk of blindness by…


World Mental Health Day tomorrow World Mental Health Day tomorrow

World Mental Health Day will be observed tomorrow in a befitting manner. This year's theme of the…


Egg reduces diabetic, breast cancer risks: experts Egg reduces diabetic, breast cancer risks: experts

Experts today suggested enhanced consumption of eggs saying their studies found it to be a deterrent…


Chinese Nobel medicine winner, Chinese Nobel medicine winner, "not really surprised"

BEIJING: One of this year's Nobel medicine laureates, Chinese Tu Youyou, said Tuesday she was "not…


Campbell, Omura, Tu win Nobel medicine prize Campbell, Omura, Tu win Nobel medicine prize

William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in medicine.   Irish-born…


Jebunnessa trust organizes free eye care camp at Chandanaish Jebunnessa trust organizes free eye care camp at Chandanaish

A free eye care camp was held at Fatenagar Sharifunnesa Naziruddin Girl’s High School, Chandanaish,…


Cancer will cause 13 pc deaths in 2030 in Bangladesh Cancer will cause 13 pc deaths in 2030 in Bangladesh

Death from cancer in Bangladesh will increase up to 13 percent in 2030, which was 7.5 percent in 2005,…


3.7 millions die of heart ailments annually in Southeast Asia: WHO 3.7 millions die of heart ailments annually in Southeast Asia: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) says cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke,…


Fruits and vegetables for weight management: which ones are best? Fruits and vegetables for weight management: which ones are best?

Eating more fruits and non-starchy vegetables such as artichoke, avocado, asparagus and cucumber leads…


Yummy weight loss recipes Yummy weight loss recipes

Have you ever thought why losing weight is so difficult for most of us? It is because we generally have…


BSMMU observes World Heart Day BSMMU observes World Heart Day

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) observed the World Heart Day on Sunday, which will…


Shrimp has less cholesterol than egg: Study Shrimp has less cholesterol than egg: Study

Medical practitioners and dieticians have for long recommended that adults keep off shrimp as it is…


Jimmy Carter says he's received 2nd cancer drug treatment Jimmy Carter says he's received 2nd cancer drug treatment

Atlanta:  Jimmy Carter says he has received the second of four planned drug treatments to fight…


Is roti healthier than bread? Is roti healthier than bread?

While we know that roti is nothing but another form of bread, we have always been told that it is a…


High BMI can reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis in men High BMI can reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis in men

Washington D.C.:  A new study has claimed that men with high BMI (Body Mass Index) have a lower…


GSK & CARE launches expansion of the CHW initiative across all Sunamganj District GSK & CARE launches expansion of the CHW initiative across all Sunamganj District

Sunamganj, Bangladesh- GSK and CARE Bangladesh in partnership with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare…


Collective efforts needed to prevent suicide: WHO Collective efforts needed to prevent suicide: WHO

The World Health Organization says more than 800,000 deaths are caused by suicide every year globally…


WHO raises alarm over indiscriminate use of antibiotics WHO raises alarm over indiscriminate use of antibiotics

Amid the indiscriminate use of antibiotics and other drugs leading to treatment failure, the World Health…


Anaesthetic used in dental surgery can harm your child's teeth Anaesthetic used in dental surgery can harm your child's teeth

A new study has suggested that local anaesthetic used during orthodontic surgeries may affect the development…


Diabetes drug may help in leukaemia Diabetes drug may help in leukaemia

A drug used to treat diabetes could help in the fight against blood cancer, early research in the journal…


4 essential sources of vitamin C 4 essential sources of vitamin C

With the dip in temperature again, a dose of vitamin C is a must to protect you against infections and…


New oral antidiabetic drug Dapazin introduced New oral antidiabetic drug Dapazin introduced

Concord Pharmaceuticals Ltd. proudly introduced new oral antidiabetic drug Dapazin (Dapagliflozin),…

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