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Now it will take minutes to detect all types of cancer, say scientists Take minutes to detect all types of cancer

The test have discovered a unique DNA nanostructure that appears to be common to all cancers


Chinese scientists aim for world’s most detailed 3D map of human brain Chinese scientists aim for world’s most detailed 3D map of human brain

Now Chinese scientists are planning to draw the clearest yet three-dimensional map of the intricate neurons and blood vessels in the human brain


Chemicals found in soaps and cosmetics can speed up puberty in girls: study Chemicals found in soaps and cosmetics can speed up puberty in girls: study

Researchers suspect that many chemicals in personal care products can interfere with natural hormones in our bodies


‘Children with autism need greater attention’ ‘Children with autism need greater attention’

Speakers make the observation at an international standard certificate course on autism, first of its kind in Bangladesh, beginning at icddr,b


Nose-dwelling bacteria may affect a baby's first cold Nose-dwelling bacteria may affect a baby's first cold

Study said babies who have wide variety of different bacteria living in noses tend to recover more quickly from first respiratory virus


66 found HIV positive in Sylhet 66 found HIV positive in Sylhet

Among the affected, a total of 902 people were detected as carrying the lethal virus while the number was 836 in last year


Snoring linked to cardiac issues in women, says study Snoring linked to cardiac issues in women, says study

Ejection fraction is the percentage of the heart chamber's total volume that is pumped out with each heartbeat


Measles resurgence 'due to vaccine hesitancy', WHO warns Global measles resurging, WHO warns

The World Health Organization data shows a rise in cases in almost every region of the world, with 30% more cases in 2017 than 2016


80 adolescents to die of AIDS globally a day by 2030: Unicef 80 adolescents to die of AIDS globally a day by 2030: Unicef

Some 360,000 adolescents are projected to die of AIDS-related diseases between 2018 and 2030, according to the new Unicef report


New weight loss procedure shrinks fat: Study New weight loss procedure shrinks fat: Study

Obesity is one of the major health issues worldwide


Chinese hospital denies approving gene-edited babies experiment Chinese hospital denies approving gene-edited babies experiment

Chinese hospital linked to a controversial experiment purporting to have created the world’s first genetically-edited babies denied its involvement


Study finds link between lung disease and dementia Study finds link between lung disease and dementia

Researchers say preventing dementia is a public health priority


France to reimburse condoms in fight against AIDS and STIs France to reimburse condoms in fight against AIDS

The study indicated the rise was due to people having sex with "an increasing number of partners coupled with the non-systematic use of condoms"


E. coli lettuce outbreak traced to California E. coli lettuce outbreak traced to California

The outbreak has caused 43 people to become sick in the US and another 22 in Canada, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


Health experts for building awareness to prevent fistula Health experts for building awareness to prevent fistula

In Bangladesh, 70,000 women are suffering from fistula and the number is increasing by 2,000 annually


Modern hospital replaces bamboo clinic in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp Modern hospital replaces bamboo clinic in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp

A new USD 240,000, 33-room in-patient hospital now stands on the site of what was formerly a small medical post constructed from bamboo and tarpaulins


No doctors, nurses or painkillers: surviving pregnancy in Venezuela No doctors, nurses or painkillers: surviving pregnancy in Venezuela

Venezuela is in the midst of an economic meltdown triggered by mismanagement and a slump in oil prices followed by US sanctions


Here’s how smoking during pregnancy affects babies Here’s how smoking during pregnancy affects babies

The research examined potential reasons for this phenomenon, using a tissue, which is normally discarded following birth


Mental health: One in four young women struggling One in four young women has mental illness

The official NHS report found young women aged 17 to 19 were twice as likely as young men to have problems, with 23.9% reporting a disorder


World COPD Day: Bangladesh Lung Foundation, Incepta Pharma arrange Bi-cycle Rally World COPD Day: Lung Foundation, Incepta Pharm arrange Bi-cycle rally

The main agenda of this year World COPD day is`Smoking free life-Fresh air-Risk free Lung'


Experts warn proposed cancer treatment may boost the disease Experts warn proposed cancer treatment may boost the disease

Researchers say this therapy boosts cancer stem cells that are believed to drive tumours


Low-protein high-carbohydrate diet best for longevity, healthy brain ageing: Aussie study Low-protein high-carbohydrate diet best for longevity, healthy brain ageing

Similar benefits to that of a low-calorie diet, which is widely known for its longevity benefits, are largely unsustainable in most cases


Multivitamin – don’t take that pill Multivitamin – don’t take that pill

Excess dosage/undesirable quantity leads to toxicity along with imbalancing the absorption of other essential nutrients


Global fight against malaria has stalled, WHO warns Global fight against malaria has stalled, WHO warns

The latest WHO report showed that the number of malaria cases climbed to 219 million last year, two million higher than 2016


Vision Center opens at Ukhia Health Complex Vision Centre opens at Ukhia Health Complex

The centre will offer modern eye care services at the doorsteps of the people of Cox’s Bazar district


Anti-Ebola efforts in DR Congo suspended amid violence

Anti-Ebola efforts suspended amid violence in Congo

The health ministry blamed the emergency centre attack on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan Islamist militant group


Omega-3 fatty acids reduces risk of premature birth: study Omega-3 fatty acids reduces risk of premature birth: study

Premature babies are at higher risk of a range of long-term conditions including visual impairment, developmental delay and learning difficulties


Lives at risk as drug prices soar in crisis-hit Zimbabwe Lives at risk as drug prices soar in crisis-hit Zimbabwe

The latest bout of trouble erupted last month when Finance Minister announced a two-percent tax on all electronic transactions to increase revenue


Surgical menopause increases risk of insomnia, says study Surgical menopause increases risk of insomnia, says study

Surgical menopause is often accompanied by more psychological and physical difficulties


Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in US Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in US

A total of 252 cases of the disorder known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) are currently under investigation nationwide, an increase of 33 since last


Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in US Cases of polio-like illness, AFM, rise in US

A total of 252 cases of the disorder known as Acute Flaccid Myelitis are currently under investigation nationwide, an increase of 33 since last week


175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak 175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak

The humanitarian group said 10,000 people have been affected by the fast-spreading cholera outbreak


WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

WHO stressed that many countries face major challenges in collecting reliable data, including lack of funds and trained staff


DR Congo Ebola outbreak 'worst' in country's history DR Congo Ebola outbreak 'worst' in country's history

Almost 200 people have died since August, officials say, with more than 300 confirmed or probable cases


Heart attack risk high for women who smoke: Study Heart attack risk high for women who smoke: Study

High blood pressure was also found to be another risk factor


Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies, says study Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies, says study

Approach could help doctors choose treatments for individual patients and predict which tumours are likely to respond to particular therapy


'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates 'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates

Their report found fertility rate falls meant nearly half of countries were now facing a "baby bust"


Prime Minister donates Tk 10 crore to BSMMU poor patients’ fund PM donates Tk 10cr to BSMMU poor patients’ fund

She donates the amount to “BSMMU Oti Daridra Rogi Kalyan Tahabil”, a fund meant for the very poor patients


Aspirin may cut liver cancer risk, says study Aspirin may cut liver cancer risk, says study

Regular use of aspirin led to significantly lower risk of developing HCC

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