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Successful transplantation of hepatitis-C organs reported in Canada Successful transplantation of hepatitis-C organs reported

Infected donor lungs are placed in a sterile dome for six hours, and treated with medication to reduce the level of virus


Can sleeping more affect your heart? Can sleeping more affect your heart?

An excess amount of sleep increases the risk for heart diseases and is also associated with metabolic syndrome


Avatar-based app helps recognise heart attack symptoms Avatar-based app helps recognise heart attack symptoms

Patients using the SAVE app are more likely to call an ambulance when they had symptoms and had fewer hospital admissions


Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo

There's no guarantee the long-sought vaccine will help stop the outbreak


New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon

Lymphocytes are cells of the immune system that protect the body by fighting bacteria and viruses


New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon

The researchers examined the blood of 64 babies who were born HIV-uninfected and 28 babies born HIV-infected


Burn Institute to start journey in September: Nasim Burn Institute to start journey in Sept: Nasim

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of the institute on April 6, 2016


Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy linked to diabetes risk Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy linked to diabetes risk

High thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy is also tied to increased the risk of premature delivery


Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids

Vitamin D is known to be essential for bone metabolism and its low serum levels increase the risk of rickets, osteomalacia and osteopenia


Teen girls more vulnerable to sleep changes in adolescence Teen girls more vulnerable to sleep changes in adolescence

The study showed that teenage girls reported more difficulties staying awake during class in the morning, afternoon and homework hours than boys


Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults

Such sleep-related issues may lead to persistent psychological distress according to author Lauren Daniel


Depression during pregnancy may affect your child’s sleep Depression during pregnancy may affect your child’s sleep

Maternal health effects long-term behavioral and sleep issues of the child


Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first

Immunotherapy trains a patient's own immune cells to recognise and fight cancer


70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo: Study 70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo: Study

Patients, aged 18 to 75, were randomly assigned to receive chemotherapy followed by hormonal therapy or hormone therapy alone


Nail polish does not affect patient's oxygen levels: Study Nail polish does not affect patient's oxygen levels: Study

Concerns were raised that the readings digital pulse oximetry produce can be affected by treatments such as nail polish or acrylic nails

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