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‘Wrong treatment’ kills a pregnant nurse at RMCH By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 17th June, 2019, 01:48

Relatives of the deceased say she is admitted to the hospital three days back due to the complexity of excessive bleeding and is taken to its ICU

‘Wrong treatment’ kills a pregnant nurse at RMCH

Overweight teens at risk of cardiomyopathy Overweight teens at risk of cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy can reduce heart function and lead to heart failure, which means the heart is not able to pump blood properly


US quarantines 5,200 migrants over mumps and chicken pox exposure US quarantines 5,200 migrants over mumps and chicken pox exposure

US authorities said Friday they had placed 5,200 detained migrants into quarantine, mainly over exposure…


Top Indian cardiologist Devi Shetty inaugurates hospital in Chattogram Devi Shetty inaugurates hospital in Ctg

The organisers of the programme informed that Narayana Health of India and the Imperial will jointly operate the cardiac centre of the hospital


31 test positive for HIV in Pakistan 31 test positive for HIV in Pakistan

Citizens have also asked the Sindh government to take adequate measures to counter the disease


UN says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency UN says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency

The U.N. health agency convened its expert committee for the third time to assess the outbreak, which some experts say met the criteria to be designated an international emergency long ago


Illegal blood donations and its affect on health Illegal blood donations and its affect on health

Each year, World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14. The idea has been to promote awareness about the benefits of blood donation


Prostate cancer screening scan hope Prostate cancer screening scan hope

The test is a non-invasive MRI scan that takes images of the inside of the body to check for any abnormal growths


Busting myths around blood donation Busting myths around blood donation

As per WHO norms, ideally, one per cent of the total population should regularly donate blood to meet the requirements, which is anywhere between 1% and 3% of country’s population that would require blood in a year


Tk 29,464 crore proposed for health sector Tk 29,464 crore proposed for health sector

The finance minister says that the government has undertaken steps to recruit about 9,792 medical officers to address the growing needs among citizens for health services


New Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'truly frightening’: Medical research charity

New Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'truly frightening’

Nearly 1,400 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo


More than 2 eggs a day could harm your heart More than 2 eggs a day could harm your heart

Egg lovers please take note. Researchers have warned that eating more than two eggs daily can increase the risk of death and developing cardiovascular diseases


Dietary supplements could harm your health Dietary supplements could harm your health

Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy were associated with almost three times the risk for severe medical outcomes compared to vitamins


Dengue breaks out in capital Dengue breaks out in capital

Dr Ayesha Akhter says that We have been confirmed that some 55 people are infected by dengue fever in the capital from June 1 to 8


Junk food consumption ups allergy risk Junk food consumption ups allergy risk

Researchers have found that high consumption of junk food such as microwaved foods and barbequed meats may be responsible for food allergies in children


Vitamin D may help cancer patients live longer Vitamin D may help cancer patients live longer

Vitamin D supplements, if taken for at least three years, could add years to the lives of cancer patients


Large Ebola outbreaks new normal, says WHO Large Ebola outbreaks new normal, says WHO

Democratic Republic of Congo is dealing with the second ever largest outbreak, just three years after the world's largest outbreak ended


Smartphone app may help manage migraine Smartphone app may help manage migraine

Migraine sufferers who used a smartphone-based relaxation technique at least twice a week experienced fewer headache days per month


Burn-out is a medical condition Burn-out is a medical condition

The World Health Organization has for the first time recognised burn-out in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD), which is widely used as a benchmark for diagnosis 


Polluted air affects children’s lungs Polluted air affects children’s lungs

Not just adults, even children suffer from adverse health effects of air pollution, especially affecting their lungs as their young lungs cannot cope with the rising air pollution levels


Baby gene experiment 'foolish and dangerous': Prof He Jiankui Baby gene experiment 'foolish and dangerous': Prof He Jiankui

Prof He Jiankui shocks the world when he genetically altered the twins to try to give them protection against HIV


Regular cardiac tests can prevent heart attacks Regular cardiac tests can prevent heart attacks

Changing lifestyle, food habits, high stress in urban areas, binge drinking and use of narcotics have increased the risk factors among youth


New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30% New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30%

The mortality rate was 29 percent less than when patients were given a placebo


Don’t let tobacco take your breath away Don’t let tobacco take your breath away

Tobacco was introduced to this Subcontinent in the 17th century. Until the final decade of the 19th century


Warning of bias in studies that treat males as ‘standard’ Warning of bias in studies that treat males as ‘standard’

Women make up about half of the population, but female animals make up a far smaller percentage of biomedical research subjects. In neuroscience studies, males outnumbered females nearly 6 to 1


GM fungus rapidly kills 99pc of malaria mosquitoes GM fungus rapidly kills 99pc of malaria mosquitoes

A fungus - genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin - can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria


Veggies can prevent obesity in men Veggies can prevent obesity in men

 Consuming veggies including fruits such as apples, pears and green, leafy vegetables may prevent you from developing heart disease, some kinds of cancer, Type 2 diabetes and obesity


Teenager's skin blistered and body burned from inside out due to medication Teenager's skin blistered due to medication

A teenager was left fighting for her life as her skin burned from the inside out due to a rare reaction to medication


Half of HIV patients are women, most research subjects are men Half of HIV patients are women, most research subjects are men

The response to HIV infection seems also to differ. The immune system in women initially responds forcefully, maintaining tight control over the virus for five to seven years


97pc people at risk of non-communicable diseases: survey 97pc people at risk of non-communicable diseases: survey

The adult people in the country are at high risk of non-communicable diseases due to obesity, taking extra salt, tobacco and alcohol and not taking balanced food and inadequate physical labour


Adhunik concerned over ‘misleading’ research findings on cigarette Adhunik concerned over ‘misleading’ research findings on cigarette

Apparently as the odds are still heavily tilted in favour of the tobacco industry, the anti-tobacco organisations should be up in arms before it is too late 


Maternal mortality rate to fall with decline in child marriage: Minister Maternal mortality rate to fall with decline in child marriage: Minister

The maternal mortality rate will come down in the country with the decline in child marriage, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque


Menstrual Hygiene Day observed in capital Menstrual Hygiene Day observed in capital

Menstrual Hygiene Day is an annual awareness day on May 28 to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management


Dhaka CMH started infertility service for all Dhaka CMH started infertility service for all

 Bangladesh Army has launched a full-fledged IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) center at the government level for the first time in the country intended for childless couple


Fertility paradox in male beauty quest Male beauty quest 'damages fertility'

It has been named the Mossman-Pacey paradox after the scientists who first described it


Depression may spread through social networks Depression may spread through social networks

The emotional experiences of this clustered social network of up to 150 people -- the traditional size of a village in the past - means ‘friends of friends of friends’ can have a negative or positive effect on us


Researchers find hormonal link between diet and obesity Researchers find hormonal link between diet and obesity

Obesity is a growing public health crisis, bringing with it many serious risk factors, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes


Malaria back with a vengeance in crisis-hit Venezuela Malaria back with a vengeance in crisis-hit Venezuela

This is a country that lacks 85 percent of the medicines it needs, according to the pharmaceuticals industry


Exercise may boost quality, sleep duration in teens Exercise may boost quality, sleep duration in teens

Exercising for more than usual may lead to improved quality and duration of sleep at night, according to a study on teenagers


Aspirin 'safe' for brain-bleed strokes Aspirin 'safe' for brain-bleed strokes

Patients who have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can safely take aspirin to cut their risk of future strokes and heart problems

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