Conjoined twins return home after successful separation By BBC | Last Updated: 20th October, 2020, 10:36

The girls are doing very well

Conjoined twins return home after successful separation

Covid Vaccine: UNICEF to stockpile 520 mn syringes by year-end Covid Vaccine: UNICEF to stockpile 520 mn syringes by year-end

UNICEF is also buying 5 million safety boxes so that used syringes and needles can be disposed of in a safe manner, thus preventing the risk of needle stick injuries and blood-borne diseases


AstraZeneca wins two approval recommendations from EU agency AstraZeneca wins two approval from EU agency

Trixeo Aerosphere, which is a triple-combination therapy, is already approved in Japan, China and the United States


Could cold water hold a clue to a dementia cure? Could cold water hold a clue to a dementia cure?

Cold water swimming may protect the brain from degenerative diseases like dementia


Scientists develop new precise therapeutic leukaemia vaccine Scientists develop new precise therapeutic leukaemia vaccine

 Although the possibility of treating leukaemia through vaccination has been established, therapeutic performance still falls short of expectations in the clinic


Coronavirus lives on human skin for 9 hours: study Coronavirus lives on human skin for 9 hours: study

Both the coronavirus and the flu virus are found inactivated within 15 seconds by applying ethanol, which is used in hand sanitisers


Preliminary results show Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidate safe: The Lancet Preliminary results show Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidate safe: The Lancet

A Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidate based on the inactivated whole SARS-CoV-2 virus is safe


EU regulator greenlights first injectable HIV drug EU regulator greenlights first injectable HIV drug

The cocktail of two antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, rilpivirine and cabotegravir, can be given every few months instead of a daily pill to keep HIV infection under control


 Remdesivir has ‘little or no effect’ on Covid-19 mortality: WHO study Remdesivir has ‘little or no effect’ on Covid-19 mortality

The antiviral drug remdesivir, considered one of the most promising Covid-19 treatments


Covid-19 affects brain tissue, memory, language: Study Covid-19 affects brain tissue, memory, language: Study

The infection of this cell type was confirmed through experiments done with brain tissue from 26 patients who died from Covid-19," the study says


Trial to test if Vitamin D protects against Covid Trial to test if Vitamin D protects against Covid

UK residents are already advised to consider taking supplements over winter when vitamin D levels can dip


UK coronavirus hospital death toll up by 97 in biggest jump UK coronavirus hospital death toll up by 97 in biggest jump

England reported 68 new fatalities, Scotland had 15, Wales recorded 10 and Northern Ireland 


COVID-19 reinfection casts doubt on virus immunity COVID-19 reinfection casts doubt on virus immunity

Covid-19 patients may experience more severe symptoms the second time they are infected


Health risks of prolonged sitting Health risks of prolonged sitting

A number of health researchers suggested that sitting or lying down for too long increases your risk of chronic health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes and Colon cancer and Overproductive pancreas


BCG: Can a vaccine from 1921 save lives from Covid-19? Can a vaccine from 1921 save lives from Covid-19?

Apart from tuberculosis, BCG vaccine can protect against other infections as well


Saima describes mental health as truly a global challenge Saima describes mental health as truly a global challenge

She was giving the key-note speech at a virtual launch event of a new UK-Bangladesh research network


Potential COVID-19 vaccines unaffected by mutation: Australian study Potential COVID-19 vaccines unaffected by mutation

A study published by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization


China joins COVAX coronavirus vaccine alliance China joins COVAX coronavirus vaccine alliance

Initially, China did not agree to join the alliance, missing the global deadline to join in September


Masks made mandatory outdoors across Italy Masks made mandatory outdoors across Italy

Italians must also wear masks indoors everywhere except in private homes


BSMMU to hold nurse recruitment test on October 16 BSMMU’s nurse recruitment test on Oct 16

A total of 15,821 nurses will participate in the examination against 600 posts


Covid can be airborne : US CDC guidelines Covid can be airborne : US CDC guidelines

Coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air, sometimes for hours


Moderna vaccine trial contractors fail to enroll enough minorities, prompting slowdown Moderna vaccine trial contractors fail to enroll enough minorities, prompting slowdown

Private contractors hired by Moderna Inc to recruit volunteers for its coronavirus vaccine trial failed to enroll enough Black


All you need to know about Endometriosis All you need to know about Endometriosis

Ultrasound can easily detect endometriotic cysts in the ovaries or even its deposits in the bowel, bladder and uterus


COVID-19 disrupts mental health services in most countries: WHO survey COVID-19 disrupts mental health services in most countries: WHO survey

The survey of 130 countries provides the first global data showing the devastating impact of COVID-19


Two-thirds of Austrians say no to coronavirus vaccination: online survey Two-thirds of Austrians say no to coronavirus vaccination

The survey published by P8, a leading marketing agency in the Alpine country, found that only 16 percent of those questioned would get vaccinated


German authorities approve 3rd clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine German authorities approve 3rd clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine candidate was developed by the German Center for Infection Research


'Sensor to rapidly detect coronavirus infection developed' 'Sensor to rapidly detect coronavirus infection developed'

The scientists say they have so far tested the device only in the lab with a small number of blood and saliva samples obtained for medical research purposes from individuals who have tested positive or negative for Covid-19


What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19? What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?

Health experts say contact tracing is key to containing the virus and allowing places to reopen more safely


Brain fluid leaks from woman’s nose after Covid test Brain fluid leaks from woman’s nose after Covid test

Some who have undergone the COVID nasal swab test felt like they were being stabbed in the brain


New global lab network will compare COVID-19 vaccines head-to-head Global lab will compare COVID-19 vaccines head-to-head

The centralised network is the first of its kind to be set up in response to a pandemic


When cancer isn't the only deadly risk: Battling depression post-treatment The cancer symptom you aren't warned about

Breast cancer and mastectomies come with many possible physical and emotional side effects. Patients deserve to be warned about the possibility of depression both during and after treatment


Neanderthal genes may be to blame in some severe coronavirus cases Neanderthal genes may be to blame in some severe coronavirus cases

A team of experts on Neanderthal genetics examined a strand of DNA that has been associated with some of the more serious cases of Covid-19 and compared it to sequences known to have been passed down to living Europeans and Asians from Neanderthal ancestors


Steps taken to make coronavirus vaccine available at right time: Maleque 'Steps taken to make vaccine available at right time'

"We want the whole world, including Bangladesh, to be free from Covid-19 and we need vaccine for it"


Berlin patient: First person cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, dies First person cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, dies

In 2007, he developed a type of blood cancer called acute myeloid leukaemia


World Bank seeks board approval for $12 billion coronavirus vaccine financing plan World Bank seeks board approval for $12 billion coronavirus vaccine financing plan

World Bank President David Malpass said on Tuesday he is seeking board approval for a $12 billion coronavirus vaccine


'No reason' for egg freezing 10-year storage limit 'No reason' for egg freezing 10-year storage limit

Nuffield Council on Bioethics says consumers also need more data on costs and success rates to inform choices


One million COVID-19 deaths 'a very sad milestone', but virus suppressable: WHO One million COVID-19 deaths 'a very sad milestone'

So many people have lost so many people and haven’t had the chance to say goodbye


World Heart Day 2020: Don’t ignore these 10 warning signs of an unhealthy heart World Heart Day 2020:10 signs of an unhealthy heart

While not all heart problems are accompanied by clear warning signs, it is important to be aware of the common symptoms, suggests Dr Rajneesh Kapoor, Vice Chairman of Interventional Cardiology, Heart Institute, Medanta


World-class cardiac treatment available in country World-class cardiac treatment available in country

The health experts suggested increasing treatment facilities for heart disease outside the capital so that people at grass roots level can avail themselves of the treatment services easily


Study suggests dengue may provide some immunity against COVID-19 Study suggests dengue may provide some immunity against COVID-19

A new study that analysed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus

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