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Researchers develop app that can predict long-term risk of breast cancer Researchers develop app that can predict long-term risk of breast cancer

The web-based calculator can be used to decide which patients are at high enough risk of their cancer returning


41 dead, over 36,000 infected by dengue in Sri Lanka 41 dead, over 36,000 infected by dengue in Sri Lanka

So far in August, 1,075 patients have been diagnosed with dengue across the island while 6,221 patients were reported last month


Gopalganj woman dies during C-section by self-proclaimed doctors Woman dies during C-section by quack

The deceased was identified as Roksana Begum, 30, wife of Md Azizul Mollah of Keralkopa village of the upazila


No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms No alcohol safe to drink, study confirms

The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against heart disease but found that the risk of cancer and other diseases outweighs these protect


Dehydration makes it difficult to perform simple tasks Dehydration makes it difficult to perform simple tasks

New research has found dehydration alters human brain shape and activity


Physical activity at work can help reduce stress Physical activity at work can help reduce stress

New study highlights how office design, driven by office workstation type, could be an important health-promoting factor


Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high

Alcohol-related brain damage can lead to problems with memory and learning


Researchers find pathways that uncover insight into development of lung cancer Researchers find pathways that uncover insight into development of lung cancer

Lung cancer is considered to be the result of smoking and multiple genetic variants


New study finds link between BMI and blood pressure New study finds link between BMI and blood pressure

Body mass index and blood pressure are positively associated, according to a new study


42.7 pct people affected by passive smokers at workplaces: GATS 42.7 pct people affected by passive smokers at workplaces: GATS

Tobacco consumers have also declined by eight per cent in the last eight years which indicated anti-tobacco measures yielded the benefits


Heart health can be monitored by wearable soft electronic mesh Heart health can be monitored by wearable electronic mesh

The implantable device provides information on muscle and cardiac dysfunctions


‘Bangladesh made tremendous headway in curbing rapid population growth’ ‘Bangladesh made tremendous headway in curbing rapid population growth’

Bangla Daily Kaler Kantho and Marie Stopes arrange the roundtable at the conference room of EWMGL in the capital’s Bashundhara Residential Area


“Three-in-one” pill points to better hypertension treatment: Aussie study  “Three-in-one” pill points to better hypertension treatment: Aussie study

The low-dose "three-in-one" pill helped 70 percent of patients to lower their blood pressure compared to just over half receiving normal care


Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study

Obesity is the most significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes and other metabolic conditions


New delivery methods can combat cancer New delivery methods can combat cancer

Scientists showed that specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could be used to target cancer cells while bypassing normal cells


Checking emails after work damages your health, your relationships Checking emails after work damages health, relationships

Does your boss expects you to be ever-connected on emails and work without boundaries? If so, besides…


New blood test could predict kidney cancer 5 years before diagnosis New blood test could predict kidney cancer 5 years before diagnosis

Kidney cancer can be treated when detected at an early stage


Asthma ups risk of COPD in women Asthma ups risk of COPD in women

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a chronic inflammatory lung disease


New cure for migraine: First drug to prevent severe headaches approved by EU First drug to prevent severe headaches

Erenumab is the first and the only licensed drug designed primarily to prevent migraine


'Address preventable blindness among FDMNs, host people' 'Address preventable blindness among FDMNs, host people'

Local and regional eye health experts make the suggestion at a dissemination workshop in Dhaka


‘More screen time increases risk of obesity’ ‘More screen time increases risk of obesity’

The new scientific statement says that screen-based devices are associated with an increased amount of sedentary behaviour in children and teenagers


Brain injury expert calls for ban on heading in football Brain injury expert calls for ban on heading in football

Heading a football should be restricted in the professional game and banned for those under the age of 18


Nine confirmed dead in DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak: ministry Nine confirmed dead in DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak: ministry

The health ministry on August 1 announced that the country was facing its 10th outbreak of Ebola since 1976


1 in 7 children of Zika-infected mums have problems 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected mums have problems

Study focused on children of women in Puerto Rico, other territories, where most cases were seen when disease swept across Americas


Highly lethal viruses can hijack cellular defences against cancer: Study Highly lethal viruses can hijack cellular defences against cancer: Study

Researchers have identified a new mechanism used by Henipaviruses in infection, and potential new targets for antivirals to treat them


Project launched to reduce unavoidable blindness Project launched to reduce unavoidable blindness

Cataract surgeries to be conducted on 43,136 patients under the project


New Ebola outbreak in DRC New Ebola outbreak in DRC

On July 24, WHO had declared an official end to the Ebola outbreak in DRC but within a week, the epidemic made a comeback


Alcohol increase death risk in young TB patients Alcohol increase death risk in young TB patients

Chronic alcohol consumption modulates a host of immune defense mechanisms and increases susceptibility to infections with various pathogens



Low levels of air pollution linked to changes in the heart Even low air pollution may damage heart

A study of 4,000 people in the UK found those who lived by loud, busy roads had larger hearts on average than those living in less polluted areas


Laparoscopic kidney transplantation  successfully held at Dhaka CMH Laparoscopic kidney transplantation held at Dhaka CMH

Though only the members of armed forces are getting this medical facility, there is a plan to open the facility for the civil people in future


Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes

Treatment of type 2 diabetes is expensive and often complicated


India bans vaccine imports from tainted China company India bans vaccine imports from tainted China company

China is regularly hit by scandals involving unsafe food, drugs or other products


Hair loss gene could improve cancer immunotherapy: Study Hair loss gene could improve cancer immunotherapy: Study

Harnessing the gene behind hair loss could help improve cancer immunotherapy


Japan human trial tests iPS cell treatment for Parkinson’s Japan human trial tests iPS cell treatment for Parkinson’s

The iPS cells from healthy donors will be developed into dopamine- producing brain cells, which are no longer present in people with Parkinson


E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Vast majority of non-cigarette tobacco users are exposed to carcinogen levels comparable to or exceeding exposure among cigarette smokers


Diabetes drugs help immune cells in controlling inflammation Diabetes drugs help immune cells in controlling inflammation

Prolonged inflammation promotes the progression of many diseases, including obesity


Stay alert to dengue, doctors advise Stay alert to dengue, doctors advise

The Aedes mosquito larvae is responsible for dengue fever


Aedes larvae found in 45 percent houses in DSCC Zone-1: Mayor 'Aedes larvae found in 45pc houses in DSCC Zone-1'

The DSCC has taken the initiative in a bid to fight the spread of different diseases transmitted through mosquito

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