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Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study

New research shows consuming blueberry extract while on treatment may have a positive outcome


New treatments for nicotine addiction in the offing New treatments for nicotine addiction in the offing

Scientists have identified specific chemical changes deep in the brain that help drive nicotine addiction


‘Calcium, vitamin D supplements not harmful for older people’ ‘Calcium, vitamin D supplements not harmful for older people’

Vitamin D and calcium are necessary for better bone health and often are prescribed in the form of supplements


Iron overload drug might improve leukaemia treatment Iron overload drug might improve leukaemia treatment

Chemotherapy is the standard treatment, but improvements are needed as the five-year survival rate in patients older than 60 is only 5-15 per cent


The 10 Strangest Medical Cases of 2017 The 10 Strangest Medical Cases of 2017

As descriptions of individual patients, medical case reports lack the rigor of scientific studies with hundreds or thousands of people


WHO to add ‘gaming disorder’ as a mental condition in 2018 WHO to add ‘gaming disorder’ as a mental condition in 2018

The 11th edition of the manual is due in 2018, and will include gaming disorder as a serious health condition to be monitored


Santa Claus may be at serious health risk: UK experts Santa Claus may be at serious health risk: UK experts

Centuries of sherry-drinking, eating mince pies and working night shifts could be putting Santa Claus at serious health risk


Consumption of sugary drinks linked to obesity Consumption of sugary drinks linked to obesity

A new review of the latest evidence on SSBs says that SSB consumption is associated with overweight and obesity


Over two crore children fed vitamin A plus capsule today Over two crore children fed vitamin A plus capsule today

Health workers & volunteers feed the vitamin-A Plus capsules from 1.20 lakh permanent and 20,000 mobile centres across the country


Eating fish could boost your kids’ IQ Eating fish could boost your kids’ IQ

The new study reveals sleep as a possible mediating pathway — the potential missing link between fish and intelligence


Over two crore children to be fed vitamin A plus capsule Over two crore children to be fed vitamin A plus capsule

Bangladesh has been lauded as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given shelter to several lakhs of Rohingyas on humanitarian ground


Unmarried people with heart disease face higher risk of death Unmarried people with heart disease face higher risk of death

Specifically, the risk of heart attack was 40 per cent higher for those who were never married


Erectile dysfunction may signal heart disease risk Erectile dysfunction may signal heart disease risk

In addition, erectile dysfunction was associated with increased carotid intimal medial thickness — an early manifestation of atherosclerosis


Drug admin fixes prices of valve, pacemaker Drug admin fixes prices of valve, pacemaker

The price of mechanical heart valve reduced from Tk 4,800 to Tk 26,000 and pacemakers price reduced from Tk 5,000 to Tk 4.07 lakh


Suhrawardy Hospital set to open 60-bed cancer ward today Suhrawardy Hospital set to open 60-bed cancer ward today

The 60-bed facility would be named Turkish-Bangladesh Friendship Ward.

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