2 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS By UNB | Last Updated: 9th July, 2020, 18:14

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

2 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

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


Human eggs prefer some men’s sperm over others, claims study Human eggs prefer some men’s sperm over others, claims study

Human eggs release chemicals called chemoattractants that attract sperm to unfertilised eggs


COVID-19 cannot stop community clinic services COVID-19 cannot stop community clinic services

Community clinics are playing an important role in containing the spread of coronavirus as these clinics are providing healthcare services


Govt plans set of measures to contain Covid-19: Maleque Govt plans set of measures to contain Covid-19: Maleque

The minister made the revelation at the fifth episode of an online discussion titled “Beyond the Pandemic”


Number of diabetics rising during pregnancy Number of diabetics rising during pregnancy

At the beginning, I had to take insulin thrice before having meals and then another insulin after the dinner


China approves new self-developed cancer drug China approves new self-developed cancer drug

The approval of the drug will provide an important treatment option for Chinese patients with lymphoma


Dr John Clemens clarifies his position over Economist report Dr John Clemens clarifies his position over Economist report

Quoting him, The Economist report estimated that Dhaka city may already have as many as 750,000 cases


BSMMU's report on Gonoshasthaya coronavirus antibody kit next week BSMMU's report on Gonoshasthaya corona antibody kit next week

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) is expected to present the results of performance…


Dr Hasan to inaugurate corona unit at Ctg Ma-o-Shisu Hospital Dr Hasan to inaugurate corona unit at Ctg Ma-o-Shisu Hospital

A corona unit comprising 10 ICU beds will be inaugurated at Chattogram Ma-o-Shisu Hospital on Saturday


Virus patients with high blood pressure twice as likely to die: study Virus patients with high blood pressure twice as likely to die: study

Nearly 30 percent — 850 patients — had a history of hypertension, another term for high blood pressure


Research book related to COVID-19 economy published Research book related to COVID-19 economy published

 A research compilation book titled “Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Green Engineering” was published


Hospitals refusing to provide medicare tantamount to punishable offence: Hasan 'Hospitals refusing to provide medicare tantamount to punishable offence'

Terming the refusal of health facilities to provide medical services as a punishable offence, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud  said


Five dead in newest Ebola outbreak in Congo, UNICEF says 5 dead in Ebola outbreak in Congo: UNICEF

The Ebola virus lives in bats, and WHO says new outbreaks can be expected in the Democratic Republic of Congo


Hydroxychloroquine: a drug dividing the world Hydroxychloroquine: a drug dividing the world

Banned in some countries, promoted in others — the drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for the new coronavirus is dividing opinion worldwide


COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery at high death risk: Lancet COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery at high death risk: Lancet

According to the study, the 30-day mortality among these patients is 23.8 per cent


Some reasons behind stroke incident at bathroom Some reasons behind stroke incident at bathroom

Why some people develop heart attacks or strokes (brain attack) while taking a bath? Is it just coincidental or is there something in the bathing process that could trigger these potentially serious complications?


Why do strokes often happen in bathroom? Why do strokes often happen in bathroom?

Stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death leading malfunctioning of brain


Pandemic puts up to 86mn children at risk of poverty: study Pandemic puts up to 86mn children at risk of poverty: study

Nearly two-thirds of those children overall live in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia


7 biggest brain damaging habits must stop 7 biggest brain damaging habits must stop

Scientists suggest that a few changes in lifestyle can enhance our knowledge, imagination power, and mental resilience


Two-drug combination awaits clinical trial amid unofficial experiment Two-drug combination awaits clinical trial amid unofficial experiment

The two-drug combination that initially yielded encouraging results while applied on COVID-19 patients


Disrupted vaccinations pose deadly threat to 80m kids: UN Disrupted vaccinations pose deadly threat to 80m kids: UN

This risks putting tens of millions of children — in rich and poor countries — at risk of killer diseases like diphtheria, measles and pneumonia


Beximco introduces Remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment Beximco introduces Remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical giant, Beximco Pharmaceuticals today appeared to be the pioneer in launching antiviral Remdesivir for critical COVID-19


Workplace stress can lead to death Workplace stress can lead to death

COVID-19 might be causing more mental health issues, so it’s particularly important that work not exacerbate those problems

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