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Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer: study By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 20th February, 2019, 16:50

Without screening and HPV vaccination, more than 44 million women will likely be diagnosed with the disease over the next 50 years

Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer: study

Gallbladder removal during pregnancy ups risk of preterm delivery Gallbladder removal during pregnancy is risky

When these stones become problematic, causing extreme pain, a surgeon may recommend removal of gallbladder by performing cholecystectomy


Two children die of Pneumonia every hour in Bangladesh: Report Two children die of Pneumonia every hour in Bangladesh: Report

Pneumonia claimed the lives of an estimated 880,000 children, approximately 16 percent of the 5.6 million under-five deaths in 2016 in the world


Gene therapy first to 'halt' most common cause of blindness Gene therapy first to 'halt' blindness

Surgeons injected a synthetic gene into the back of Janet Osborne's eye in a bid to prevent more cells from dying


Child friendly eye care unit launched in Cox’s Bazar Child friendly eye care unit launched in Cox’s Bazar

Bob Ranck, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbis International inaugurated the unit at Baitush Sharaf Hospital in Cox’s Bazar


Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells

The team will transplant two million iPS cells into the spines of the patients, who will then go through rehabilitation and be monitored for a year


Doctors neglecting duty will face the music: Health Minister Doctors neglecting duty will face music: Health Minister

Zahid Malik comes up with the warning while speaking at a prize-giving ceremony at Colonel Malek Medical College


Cancer-killing treatment in Australia Cancer-killing treatment in Australia

A "revolutionary" cancer drug that supercharges immune cells to hunt and kill cancer cells has been approved for human use in Australia


Exercise may protect against Alzheimer’s: Study Exercise may protect against Alzheimer’s: Study

The researchers look at the effect of exercise on irisin and the brain


Child patient dies after fire at Suhrawardy Hospital Child patient dies after fire at Suhrawardy Hospital

The child had been being treated at the paediatric ward, which according to its Director Uttam Barua, suffered most damage in the fire


Eating fish reduces symptoms of childhood asthma Eating fish reduces symptoms of childhood asthma

We already know that a diet high in fat, sugar and salt can influence the development and progression of asthma in children


MSF provides 1mn medical consultations in Rohingya camps MSF provides 1mn medical consultations in Rohingya camps

While severe cases need to be admitted to hospital, most people can go home after being properly rehydrated, said the MSF on Wednesday


Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful' Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful'

It comes as a survey of 2,000 women shows there are still stigmas around the infection, which can be passed on during sex


Over a billion young smartphone listeners at risk of hearing loss: WHO "Over a billion young smartphone listeners at risk of hearing loss"

The recommendations to prevent noise-induced hearing loss and related conditions such as tinnitus include better functions on personal audio devices


Child health in jeopardy over random use of antibiotics Child health in jeopardy over random use of antibiotics

Antibiotics are very effective to treat infection, but it is losing its effectiveness through the random use


Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’ Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’

Women in their thirties with a family history of breast cancer should receive annual mammograms, new research has suggested


Alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face Alcohol consumption during pregnancy harms baby

Alcohol affects weight speech and chewing habit of a child and leads to abnormal arrangement of teeth, poor jaw relations and facial aesthetic


New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach

The findings, published in the journal Science, showed that the researchers could successfully deliver up to 300 micrograms of insulin


Yoga to relieve gas Yoga to relieve gas

simple eating habit changes can help lessen the gas. But yoga can help too


5 tips for staying healthy in the workplace 5 tips for staying healthy in the workplace

Incorporating small, realistic changes to your everyday routine can make you feel better


Mosquitoes 'put off biting' by human diet drugs Mosquitoes 'put off biting' by human diet drugs

Female mosquitoes of this species - who are the only ones who bite, because their blood contains the protein they need to produce their eggs


Kidneys grown in rats could pave way for human transplant options Kidneys grown in rats could pave way for human transplant options

The research began with the development of a suitable “host” in which the kidneys could be grown


Measles outbreak declared in Philippines Measles outbreak declared in Philippines

As of 26 January there have been 1,813 measles cases and 26 deaths, according to the Department of Health Epidemiology Bureau


Malaysia ranks 1st in world's best healthcare category  Malaysia ranks 1st in world's best healthcare category

The five other top-ranking countries are France (2nd), Thailand (3rd), Ecuador (4th), Mexico and Costa Rica (5th)


Liver drug may slow Parkinson’s progression Liver drug may slow Parkinson’s progression

The clinical trial will assess the safety and tolerability of the drug


Climate change can affect immune system: Study Climate change can affect immune system: Study

Climate change effects the ability of the body to recognise the influenza virus


Why men don’t talk about their mental health? Why men don’t talk about their mental health?

Our society lacks empathy, and as a consequence, a lot of people don’t open up and talk about their issues


Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults

The younger the age bracket, the more quickly these cancers gained ground, they reported in The Lancet, the medical journal


 How to detect early signs of throat cancer? How to detect early signs of throat cancer?

The increasing rates of cancer in today’s world calls for knowing about the signs and symptoms of the early stages of the disease


Researchers find new clues to control HIV Researchers find new clues to control HIV

Researchers recently found new clues that could lead to the development of a vaccine to control HIV


Genetic testing for healthier babies Genetic testing for healthier babies

Genetic testing improves diagnosis of developmental disorders during pregnancy: Study


Israeli scientists claim to have found 100pc cure for cancer Scientists claim to have found 100pc cure for cancer

An Israeli biotech company has claimed that they will have the cure for this deadly disease by 2020


Persistent sore throat 'can be cancer sign' Constant sore throat 'can be cancer sign'

The larynx is part of the throat found at the entrance of the windpipe that helps you breathe and speak


Nutritious flour ‘OryFo-cot’ invented by Bangladeshi researcher Bangladeshi researcher invents nutritious flour ‘OryFo-cot’

Extensive milling and polishing process is leading the rice that we are consuming to be less nutritious as the outer portion holds most nutrients


23 health officials transferred 23 health officials transferred

The Health ministry issues the transfer orders of those officials based on findings and recommendations of the ACC


Govt sets February 9 afresh for Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign on Feb 9

Earlier, Govt postponed this year’s campaign that was scheduled to be held on January 19 due to unavoidable circumstances


2nd Int'l symposium on community health workers in city on Nov 22-24 2nd Int'l symposium on community health workers in city on Nov 22-24

icddr,b will organise the 2nd International Symposium on Community Health Workers on November 22-24 next in the city


Screen time may harm toddlers Screen time may harm toddlers

Letting a toddler spend lots of time using screens may delay their development of skills such as language and sociability


Nanoparticles could help burn victims Nanoparticles could help burn victims

Good news for burn victims, artificial skin could help them 'feel'


Apollo opens first Proton Therapy Centre for Cancer in SE Asia Apollo opens first Proton Therapy Centre for Cancer in SE Asia

The APCC will offer patients advanced multi-room proton therapy with cutting-edge pencil-beam scanning technology that provides the highest degree

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