Coronavirus may spread through air via normal breathing By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 4th April, 2020, 19:27

The official advice is that only sick people need to cover their faces, as well as those caring for them at home

 

Coronavirus may spread through air via normal breathing: US scientists

Long working hours can cause underactive thyroid Long working hours can cause underactive thyroid

The investigators identified hypothyroidism from records of the participants' thyroid bloodwork


Blood test 'can check for more than 50 types of cancer' Blood test 'can check for more than 50 types of cancer'

A simple blood test can check for more than 50 types of cancer, often before any signs or symptoms, scientists say


Boost immunity, don’t fret over pH level of coronavirus Boost immunity, don’t fret over pH level of coronavirus

According to health experts, boosting your immunity is important but pH level of the new coronavirus is only misinformation


Darwin AI wants to help identify coronavirus in X-rays Darwin AI wants to help identify coronavirus in X-rays

Canadian startup DarwinAI and researchers from the University of Waterloo are open-sourcing COVID-Net, a convolutional neural network that aims to detect COVID-19


Coronavirus 'can have heart attack like symptoms', doctors warn Coronavirus 'can have heart attack like symptoms', doctors warn

With coronavirus cases in the UK almost at 20,000, fears about the rapid spread of the disease are growing


Dogs to be trained to detect coronavirus Dogs to be trained to detect coronavirus

It plans trials on the current pandemic virus with Durham University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)


Mental stress may trigger a second heart attack Mental stress may trigger a second heart attack

This is the only study of its kind in this relatively young adult population of heart attack survivors


KMCH interns go on work abstain demanding PPE KMCH interns go on work abstain demanding PPE

A total of 175 interns stopped working around 2:30pm, said Dr Hasan Shahriar, general secretary of KMCH Interns Parishad


Too much or too little sleep not good for heart: Study Too much or too little sleep not good for heart: Study

Thickening of the arterial walls reflects plaque buildup and is associated with an increased risk of stroke and other cardiovascular events


Indian-Origin researcher among scientists who Isolated coronavirus strain Indian-Origin researcher among scientists who Isolated coronavirus strain

Indian-origin postdoctoral researcher Arinjay Banerjee was part of a team of Canadian scientists that managed to isolate


Balanced protein intake can decrease age-related muscle loss Balanced protein intake can decrease age-related muscle loss

The mechanisms are less efficient in older people, so they need to eat more protein to get the same response as younger people


10 deadliest pandemics in recorded history 10 deadliest pandemics in recorded history

Compared to its other predecessors, coronavirus or COVID-19 may not seem as deadly as the world saw in its history of civilization; however, it could soon be classified as one of the deadliest pandemics


Heavy stress may shorten our life expectancy Heavy stress may shorten our life expectancy

Being under heavy stress shortens their life expectancy by 2.8 years, the study says

 

 


Bangladesh’s health sector ‘braces for disaster’ for dengue & coronavirus Bangladesh’s health sector ‘braces for disaster’

A large number of dengue cases overwhelmed the country’s medical system last year with hospitals struggling to accommodate patients


670 treated for respiratory problems in 24 hrs 670 treated for respiratory problems in 24 hrs

DGHS data also show that 109,345 patients took treatment for ARI while 22 people died of respiratory diseases


Call for testing blood before marriage to prevent Thalassemia Call for testing blood before marriage to prevent Thalassemia

Expressing concern over the growing number of Thalassemia patients in the country, experts called for testing blood before marriage


3,553 people affected by cold-related disease in 24 hrs 3,553 people affected by cold-related disease in 24 hrs

Various types of cold-related diseases have affected 3,553 people across the country in the last 24 hours


Will heat stop the spread of new virus? No one really knows

Will heat stop the spread of new virus?

As outbreaks of the new coronavirus that first emerged in China continue to spread in more than 100…


Colorectal cancer on rise among young adults Colorectal cancer on rise among young adults

The CRC, also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, or rectal cancer, is the development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine)


Flu and coronavirus: Similar symptoms, different fears Flu and coronavirus: Similar symptoms, different fears

COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, is a flu-like illness that has killed a small fraction of the number of people that the flu kills every year


Second patient cured of HIV, say doctors Second patient cured of HIV, say doctors

A man from London has become the second person in the world to be cured of HIV


 Physicians call for building kidney disease awareness ahead of WKD Physicians call for building kidney disease awareness ahead of WKD

 Country’s leading nephrologists called for building mass awareness on kidney diseases


Obesity may up prostate cancer risk Obesity may up prostate cancer risk

The study found that greater waist circumference is linked with an increased risk of advanced prostate cancer and death


834 infected with respiratory problems in 24 hrs 834 infected with respiratory problems in 24 hrs

Even though the winter is over, 834 people were infected with respiratory problems across the country in the last 24 hours



CRP inaugurates divisional center in Barishal CRP inaugurates divisional center in Barishal

Barishal City Corporation Mayor Serniabat Sadik Abdullah on Monday inaugurated the divisional centre CRP


Loneliness may increase inflammation in body Loneliness may increase inflammation in body

Further work is needed to clarify why this might be, but previous work suggests that males and females might respond differently to social stressors


Coronavirus disease: When and how to use masks Coronavirus disease: When and how to use masks

Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water


UNICEF’s instructions to prevent COVID-19 UNICEF’s instructions to prevent COVID-19

The virus does not settle in the air, but on the ground, so it is not transmitted by the air


Immune cells play surprising role in heart: Study Immune cells play surprising role in heart: Study

B cells are a type of white blood cell well-known for their role as sentinels that circulate in the bloodstream and manufacture antibodies to fight off infection


‘Thirdhand’ smoke poses health risks, say US scientists ‘Thirdhand’ smoke poses health risks, say US scientists

The effects are particularly pronounced during R-rated films, like “Resident Evil,” which the authors suggested is because such movies attract older audiences more likely to have been exposed to smoke


Banknotes may be spreading coronavirus, WHO warns Banknotes may be spreading coronavirus, WHO warns

The Bank of England also recognised that banknotes “can carry bacteria or viruses” and encouraged frequent hand washing


ADHD diagnoses increasing in black kids ADHD diagnoses increasing in black kids

 US survey found that black children appear to be more likely than white kids to be diagnosed with attention deficit 


Full-fat dairy products not linked to weight gain, high BP in kids Full-fat dairy products not linked to weight gain, high BP in kids

We found studies are consistent in reporting that whole-fat dairy products were not associated with increased levels of weight gain or obesity


Coronavirus: Drug shortage fears as India limits exports Medicine shortage fears as India limits exports

The world's biggest supplier of generic drugs has restricted exports of 26 ingredients and the medicines made from them


USAID and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Jointly Launch
The “Pledge to End TB in Bangladesh” Campaign
USAID and Govt jointly launch the “Pledge to end TB in Bangladesh” Campaign

Over 1,000 people joined hands with renowned music band, Joler Gaan, in Dhaka to end tuberculosis


AI can improve diagnosis, treatment of sleep disorders AI can improve diagnosis, treatment of sleep disorders

We want to interface with industry in a way that will foster safe and efficacious use of AI software to benefit our patients


Sanctions-hit Iran struggles to make cancer drugs Sanctions-hit Iran struggles to make cancer drugs

The equipment that we are using, the spare parts and everything, now we have a big issue for repairing the spare parts that are needed


Omega-3 supplements won't protect you against cancer Omega-3 supplements won't protect you against cancer

These fats are also readily available as over-the-counter supplements and they are widely bought and used


Kidney donation: A noble act that can save lives of millions Kidney donation: A noble act that can save lives of millions

Both the kidney donor and the receiver had been leading the normal life for nearly three decades following the kidney transplantation in 1992

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