Brain gets bigger if you're anxious and depressed: Study By Xinhua | Last Updated: 9th August, 2020, 11:41

Many people suffer from both depression and anxiety, yet most of the past studies do not account for patients with both conditions

Brain gets bigger if you're anxious and depressed: Study

 Asymptomatic cases 'carry same amount of virus' Asymptomatic cases 'carry same amount of virus'

People with symptomless Covid-19 can carry as much of the virus as those with symptoms


China seals off village after bubonic plague death in Inner Mongolia China seals off village after bubonic plague death in Mongolia

bubonic plague, a centuries-old disease responsible for the most deadly pandemic in human history


15 dengue patients undergoing treatment at hospitals 15 dengue patients undergoing treatment at hospitals

Fifteen dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals as of Thursday


Health sector now capable of tackling coronavirus situation: Minister 'Health sector now capable of tackling Covid-19 situation'

The health minister made the remarks at a media briefing after resuming office following the Eid-ul-Azha holiday 


First US recipient of partial face transplant dead at 57 First US recipient of partial face transplant dead at 57

The health center listed no cause of death in its tweet on Friday, quoting one of her doctors, Frank Papay, as saying she was a “great pioneer”


60 pc Covid-19 dedicated beds still empty in hospitals: Health Minister 60 pc Covid-19 dedicated beds still empty: Minister

The minister came up with the remarks while attending the annual work agreement programme of Bureau of Health Education at the secretariat


China starts research on liver cancer in hepatitis B patients China starts research on liver cancer in hepatitis B patients

It is sponsored by the Chinese Foundation for Hepatitis Prevention and Control


World Hepatitis Day today World Hepatitis Day today

 Countries around the globe are observing the World Hepatitis Day on Tuesday


UK to unveil obesity plan after PM's near-death experience UK to unveil obesity plan after PM's near-death experience

Restaurants will also have to publish the number of calories in the meals they serve, according to a report in the Daily Mail


Covid-19 monitoring committee reformed Covid-19 monitoring committee reformed

Health and Family Welfare Ministry reformed the committee with 45 members to monitor coronavirus outbreak across the country


Decision on Chinese vaccine application after consulting with technical committee: Maleque 'Decision on China vaccine after consulting advisory body'

Zahid Maleque said a powerful taskforce committee has been formed to examine any irregularities of both public, private hospitals and clinics aiming to bring a discipline


Resignation of DGHS’s DG will help recast the directorate: Hasan Resignation of DGHS’s DG will help recast the directorate: Hasan

'I would like to thank the director general of the DGHS for tendering his resignation from the post'


Blood test finds cancers before standard diagnosis: study Blood test finds cancers before standard diagnosis: study

Early detection of cancers is crucial because survival is significantly enhanced when the disease can be treated in its early stages and tumours can be removed, whether surgically, with drugs or with radiation


There are 3 lakh kits in country: health secretary There are 3 lakh kits in country: health secretary

 Secretary of Health Service Division Md Abdul Mannan said on Monday the country has a stock of three lakh kits for COVID-19


ICRC, Cox's Sadar Hospital working to strengthen emergency healthcare services ICRC, Cox's Sadar Hospital working to strengthen emergency healthcare services

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in close partnership with the Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital Management


Six types of Covid-19 uncovered by scientists - each with a 'cluster' of symptoms Six types of Covid-19 uncovered by scientists - each with a 'cluster' of symptoms

Six different "types' of Covid-19 have been discovered by scientists - each with their own “cluster of symptoms”


India’s first homegrown pneumonia vaccine gets approval India’s first pneumonia vaccine gets approval

The vaccine will be used for active immunisatiuon against invasive disease and pneumonia caused by ‘Streptococcus pneumonia’ among infants


Child vaccinations fall sharply amid pandemic, UN says Child vaccinations fall sharply amid pandemic

The decline in immunisation against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough over the first four months of the year is the first in nearly three decades


WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN agencies said at least 30 measles vaccination campaigns were or are at risk of being cancelled


DGHS, Health Ministry not at loggerheads: Zahid Maleque DGHS, Health Ministry not at loggerheads: Zahid Maleque

He came up with the remark while responding to reporters at a briefing in his office


DGHS attributes Covid-19 low test rate to ‘people’s reluctance’ DGHS attributes Covid-19 low test rate to ‘people’s reluctance’

People are hardly panicked these days -- not that much interested in conducting tests...now outdoor booths set up for sample collection turn empty within 1 pm


2 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS 2 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

According to a daily update from DGHS, two dengue patients are currently undergoing treatment at hospitals in the capital


World must change its approach to address mental health challenges: UN expert World must change its approach to address mental health challenges: UN expert

 A UN human rights expert has urged states, the civil society, psychiatric organisations, and the World Health Organisation


Home-developed breast cancer drug first prescribed in China Home-developed breast cancer drug first prescribed in China

Meanwhile, Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong, and Zhejiang provinces also witnessed their first prescriptions of the drug, given at local medical institutions


 DMCH gets 2 high-flow nasal cannula machines DMCH gets 2 high-flow nasal cannula machines

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam today donated two high-flow nasal cannula machines from his personal fund 


40pc corona beds still vacant: Health Minister 40pc corona beds still vacant: Health Minister

Mentioning that some 14,000 beds have been designated for Covid patients in the country’s hospitals


‘CMP-Bidyanondo Field Hospital’ starts operations in Ctg Wednesday ‘CMP-Bidyanondo Field Hospital’ starts operations in Ctg

 A 100-bed hospital, jointly initiated by Chattogram Metropolitan  Police (CMP) and Bidyanondo Foundation


Cholesterol-lowering drugs help reduce COVID-19 deaths: Study Cholesterol-lowering drugs help reduce COVID-19 deaths: Study

After a follow-up of 28 days, researchers found that the death rate of the statin group was 5.2 percent, lower than the 9.4 percent death rate of the non-statin group


Govt responses shrink dengue severity with zero death, fewer cases this year Govt responses shrink dengue severity with zero death, fewer cases this year

The government’s multifaceted initiatives massively reduced dengue severity with zero death from the aedes-mosquito borne disease


icddr,b diagnostic centre to begin COVID-19 testing from June 26 icddr,b diagnostic centre to begin COVID-19 testing from June 26

icddr,b’s globally recognised diagnostic centre at Mohakhali, Dhaka will offer SARS CoV-2 test to patients suspected of having COVID-19


China to submit reports on COVID-19 to Bangladesh within week China to submit reports on COVID-19 to Bangladesh within week

 China will submit four specific reports, made by visiting Chinese medical experts’ team, to Bangladesh within a week 


Army continues special health services for pregnant women Army continues special health services for pregnant women

Bangladesh Army is continuing its month-long special healthcare services for the pregnant women 


Helpline ‘333’ playing pivotal role in tackling COVID-19 situation Helpline ‘333’ playing pivotal role in tackling COVID-19 situation

 The national helpline ‘333’ has appeared as a great blessing for the country’s citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic


Ganasonghati demands complete reformation of health system Ganasonghati demands complete reformation of health system

The party also demanded immediate approval of covid-19 testing kit invented by Ganashashtha Kendra


DMP chancery unit introduces yoga course for policemen DMP chancery unit introduces yoga course for policemen

Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s (DMP) Diplomatic Security Division has introduced yoga course for its personnel’s stress relief


Being happy can protect you from gastrointestinal distress Being happy can protect you from gastrointestinal distress

The findings, publishing in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, could offer a new way to fight infections for which few truly effective treatments currently exist


Health sector prioritised to address global pandemic Health sector gets Tk. 41,027 crore allocations

He proposed Tk. 41,027 crore allocations for the health sector in FY 2020-21, which is 1.3 percent of GDP and 7.2 percent of total budget allocations


Chinese physicians share COVID-19 experiences with local doctors Chinese physicians share COVID-19 experiences with local doctors

The visiting Chinese physicians, first ever any overseas expert medical team helping Bangladesh doctors since outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic


New research shows why non-smokers get serious lung condition New research shows why non-smokers get serious lung condition

The authors of a new study say they now have an answer, and it’s linked to how certain people’s lungs developed earlier on in their lives

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