South Africa’s poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus By AP | Last Updated: 11th August, 2020, 17:36

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South Africa’s poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus

Lithium better at treating bipolar disorder, study reveals Lithium better at treating bipolar disorder, study reveals

An Australian study has found lithium to be better at protecting the brains of bipolar patients than that of a newer and more popular antipsychotics


Spending time around cars is destroying your brain Spending time around cars is destroying your brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways


Cannabis still harmful to health: report Cannabis still harmful to health: report

Recreational cannabis smoking is likely to increase the risk of schizophrenia and may even trigger a heart attack


China confirms one more H7N9 bird flu death China confirms one more H7N9 bird flu death

China’s last major outbreak killed 36 people and caused more than $6 billion in losses for the agricultural sector


Free gate passes for patients’ attendances on sale at DMCH! Patients’ free gate pass on sale

DMCH authorities issue gate passes to the attendants of patients for free in a bid to keep unnecessary visitors away from the hospital


Alzheimer's drug can help mend cavity naturally Alzheimer's drug can help mend cavity naturally

Following trauma or an infection, the inner, soft pulp of a tooth can become exposed and infected. In order to protect the tooth from infection


Cancer spread cut by three-quarters in tests Cancer spread cut by 75% in animal experiments

The early work gives new insight into how tumours spread and may lead to new treatments


Implantable cardiac devices under hacking threat, US issues alert Implantable cardiac devices under hacking threat, US issues alert

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issues new advice about how to safeguard implantable cardiac devices against hackers


Weekend exercise has important health benefits Weekend exercise has important health benefits

Exercise and a healthy diet can reduce the risk of a range of diseases - such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes


Zika may get pandemic in Vietnam in 2017: health official Zika may get pandemic in Vietnam in 2017: health official

Phu urges local people not to panic as most of the Zika infections in Vietnam have been in mild condition


Vietnam drafting law considering compulsory blood donation Vietnam considering compulsory blood donation

With the first plan, some 46 million adults, excluding some 14.2 million blood-related patients, to donate blood once a year, and the donated blood


New human H7N9 case reported in SW China New human H7N9 case reported in SW China

Another human H7N9 avian flu case has been reported in southwest China's Guizhou Province, health…


Change eating schedule to lose weight Change eating schedule to lose weight

With eTRF, people eat their last meal by the mid-afternoon and do not eat again until breakfast the next morning


Give peanut to babies early to reduce risk of allergy Give peanut to babies early to reduce risk of allergy

Young children should not eat whole peanuts, because of the risk of choking


Nearly 50m people facing dementia in the world Nearly 50m people facing dementia

The analysis suggests 7-11% of dementia cases within 50m of a major road could be caused by traffic


Ireland confirms bird flu case Ireland confirms bird flu case

Several European countries have found cases of H5N8 bird flu in recent weeks


Bill Gates: Deadly flu epidemic does not strike in next 10 years Bill Gates: Deadly flu epidemic does not strike in next 10 years

  Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said a deadly flu epidemic does not strike in the next…


Community based therapy may improve mental illness Community based therapy may improve mental illness

Anxiety and depression are not the same, but they often occur together


6 best foods to reduce cholesterol 6 best foods to reduce cholesterol

Avocado helps to reduce the amount of cholesterol and increase the level of HDL or good cholesterol in the body


Essential foods to improve thyroid health Essential foods to improve thyroid health

Thyroid needs iodine to function properly


Interns of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital continuing strike RMCH intern doctors continue strike

Relatives of a patient of ward no. 22 lock into an altercation with an intern doctor Abu Nayeem Porag when he asks them to leave the ward on Monday


Soya genetically modified food Soya genetically modified food

Soya can depress thyroid function and it is highly processed food


Successful Ebola vaccine will be fast-tracked for use Effective Ebola vaccine will be available by 2018

Trials conducted in Guinea, one of the West African countries most affected by an outbreak of Ebola, show it offers 100% protection


Experimental Ebola vaccine gives 100% protection Experimental Ebola vaccine gives protection

A total of 5,837 people have been given the vaccine and none had a recorded case of Ebola after 10 days or longer


Health Minister Mohammad Nasim says government to establish 1000-bed cancer hospital '1000-bed cancer hospital in the works'

Chinese delegation comes to the country to conduct assessment study on the hospital construction


Processed Meat May Worsen Asthma Processed Meat May Worsen Asthma

This can include difficulty in breathing, chest tightness and shortness of breath


Gold nanotechnology may help to reduce sight loss Gold may help to reduce sight loss

AMD is the leading cause of sight loss and Gold nanotechnology could help to reduce blindness.


C-sec births altering course of evolution C-sec births altering course of evolution

Regular use of caesarean sections to deliver babies is affecting the human evolution, according to a…


Lung cancer symptoms even non-smokers should know Lung cancer symptoms even non-smokers should know

  Ashley Rivas was 26 when she noticed she was getting tired earlier than usual on her runs. Over…


Memory research could advance treatments of mental illness Memory research could advance treatments of mental illness

  Scientists have a new theory about how the brain processes memories, one that holds the promise—someday—of…


Sandor inaugurates dialysis centre at NIKDU Sandor inaugurates dialysis centre at NIKDU

Sandor Dialysis Services Bangladesh Private Limited inaugurated its first dialysis centre at the National…


Gut Bacteria Linked To Parkinson's Disease Gut Bacteria Linked To Parkinson's Disease

      Los Angeles:  Scientists have for the first time showed that changes…


Sleep Loss May Affect Heart's Function: Study Sleep Loss May Affect Heart's Function: Study

    New York:  Short-term sleep loss due to long working hours may adversely affect your…


Elton John: HIV 'end in sight' in West Elton John: HIV 'end in sight' in West

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Homelessness Makes People Vulnerable To Mental, Health Issues: Study Homelessness Makes People Vulnerable To Mental, Health Issues: Study

  London:  Homelessness makes people vulnerable to mental and health problems, according to…


Stephen Hawking: It’s not rocket science why you’re fat Stephen Hawking: It’s not rocket science why you’re fat

Science superstar Stephen Hawking is taking a break from solving the mysteries of the universe to address…


Smokeless tobacco might be far less common among big league newcomers Smokeless tobacco might be far less common among big league newcomers

  SAN FRANCISCO –  That visible circle in the back pockets of big leaguers — typically…


Eat these foods to keep your liver healthy Eat these foods to keep your liver healthy

  Liver is an important organ of our body as it performs many vital functions like eliminating…


Suffering from stiff neck? Try these simple ways to treat the pain Suffering from stiff neck? Try these simple ways to treat the pain

  Do you often suffer from stiff neck? It can be quite painful and uncomfortable. Stiff neck is…

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