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BSMMU observes World Heart Day BSMMU observes World Heart Day

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) observed the World Heart Day on Sunday, which will…


Shrimp has less cholesterol than egg: Study Shrimp has less cholesterol than egg: Study

Medical practitioners and dieticians have for long recommended that adults keep off shrimp as it is…


Jimmy Carter says he's received 2nd cancer drug treatment Jimmy Carter says he's received 2nd cancer drug treatment

Atlanta:  Jimmy Carter says he has received the second of four planned drug treatments to fight…


Is roti healthier than bread? Is roti healthier than bread?

While we know that roti is nothing but another form of bread, we have always been told that it is a…


High BMI can reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis in men High BMI can reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis in men

Washington D.C.:  A new study has claimed that men with high BMI (Body Mass Index) have a lower…


GSK & CARE launches expansion of the CHW initiative across all Sunamganj District GSK & CARE launches expansion of the CHW initiative across all Sunamganj District

Sunamganj, Bangladesh- GSK and CARE Bangladesh in partnership with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare…


Collective efforts needed to prevent suicide: WHO Collective efforts needed to prevent suicide: WHO

The World Health Organization says more than 800,000 deaths are caused by suicide every year globally…


WHO raises alarm over indiscriminate use of antibiotics WHO raises alarm over indiscriminate use of antibiotics

Amid the indiscriminate use of antibiotics and other drugs leading to treatment failure, the World Health…


Anaesthetic used in dental surgery can harm your child's teeth Anaesthetic used in dental surgery can harm your child's teeth

A new study has suggested that local anaesthetic used during orthodontic surgeries may affect the development…


Diabetes drug may help in leukaemia Diabetes drug may help in leukaemia

A drug used to treat diabetes could help in the fight against blood cancer, early research in the journal…


4 essential sources of vitamin C 4 essential sources of vitamin C

With the dip in temperature again, a dose of vitamin C is a must to protect you against infections and…


New oral antidiabetic drug Dapazin introduced New oral antidiabetic drug Dapazin introduced

Concord Pharmaceuticals Ltd. proudly introduced new oral antidiabetic drug Dapazin (Dapagliflozin),…


FDA issues warning letters to FDA issues warning letters to "natural" tobacco makers

The Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to the makers of Winston, Natural Spirit and…


US woman gets knee infection due to vigorous tooth flossing US woman gets knee infection due to vigorous tooth flossing

In a rare medical case, a woman in the US got a bacterial infection in her prosthetic knee due to a…


Surprising facts about exercise sweat Surprising facts about exercise sweat

For most of us, sweating is one of the major decisive factors that make us feel that we have worked…


Nearly two crore people suffer from kidney ailments, say experts Nearly two crore people suffer from kidney ailments, say experts

Heath experts at a seminar here today said nearly two crore people have been suffering from kidney related…


Benefits of running at night Benefits of running at night

The mercury is rising and with the heat starting off as early as 7am these days, people who work out…


Omega-3 may reduce psychosis risk Omega-3 may reduce psychosis risk

For young people at high risk of developing schizophrenia, a 12-week intervention with omega-3 supplements…


Vitamin D pills can increase cholesterol in teens Vitamin D pills can increase cholesterol in teens

Giving obese teenagers extra vitamin D pills can elevate their cholesterol and fat-storing triglycerides…


HIV/AIDS lab opens in RMCH HIV/AIDS lab opens in RMCH

The HIV/AIDS laboratory has been opened in Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) yesterday for the…


One in five kidney patients die each hour One in five kidney patients die each hour

Although 60 percent kidney ailments are curable yet one in five kidney patients die in every hour in…


Country's first 'stomach laparoscopic bypass surgery' Country's first 'stomach laparoscopic bypass surgery'

A team of doctors here today conducted the first-ever "stomach laparoscopic bypass operation"…


Hyderabad scientists synthesise novel low-calorie fats Hyderabad scientists synthesise novel low-calorie fats

Studies have also indicated similarities in thermo-physical properties of bakery fats and the newly…


Powerful DNA 'Editing' has arrived, are we ready for it? Powerful DNA 'Editing' has arrived, are we ready for it?

Jeff Bessen, Harvard University CRISPR/Cas is a new technology that allows unprecedented control over…


Coca-Cola funds scientists who shift blame for obesity away from bad diets Coca-Cola funds scientists who shift blame for obesity away from bad diets

Coca-Cola, the world's largest producer of sugary beverages, is backing a new "science-based"…


Want to improve working memory? Climb a tree! Want to improve working memory? Climb a tree!

Proprioceptively dynamic activities, like climbing a tree, done over a short period of time have dramatic…


Apollo Hospitals Dhaka inaugurates dedicated Hip Centre Apollo Hospitals Dhaka inaugurates dedicated Hip Centre

On 1st August 2015, Apollo Hip Centre, the first and only super specialty Hip Centre in Bangladesh was…


Simple ways to treat diabetes Simple ways to treat diabetes

  Lifestyle disease, as diabetes is called, refers to disorders owing to the way people live, eat…


HIV flushed out by cancer drug HIV flushed out by cancer drug

HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.  …


Model can predict nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes Model can predict nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes

New York:  Scientists in the US have developed the first model that can predict with up to 90 percent…


First child double hand transplant announced in US First child double hand transplant announced in US

NEW YORK: An eight-year-old American has become the world's youngest recipient of a transplant of…


Study finds promising experimental MERS vaccine Study finds promising experimental MERS vaccine

WASHINGTON: An experimental vaccine for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) showed promising results…


Sassy water, most efficient drink for losing belly fat Sassy water, most efficient drink for losing belly fat

Cynthia Sass, the nutritionist that actually “invented” this drink, called “Sassy”…


Rare heart tumour removed in Apollo Hospitals Dhaka Rare heart tumour removed in Apollo Hospitals Dhaka

DHAKA: Doctors removed a huge rare heart (Cardiac) tumour successfully from an 18-year old boy’s…


4 of a family electrocuted in Patuakhali 4 of a family electrocuted in Patuakhali

Four members of a family died from electrocution at Dholapara village in Bauphal upazila on Friday morning.…


First direct evidence that autism is not rising: study First direct evidence that autism is not rising: study

MIAMI: The way autism is diagnosed in the United States has led to an apparent tripling in cases in…


Studies show success in HIV drugs for prevention Studies show success in HIV drugs for prevention

Vancouver: Despite evidence that taking powerful anti-HIV drugs can help protect uninfected partners…


10 petrol bombs, 12 crude bombs recovered in C’nawabganj 10 petrol bombs, 12 crude bombs recovered in C’nawabganj

Police in a drive recovered 10 petrol bombs and 12 crude bombs from Jhikra area in Nachole upazila on…


Forbidden love: Don't kiss your chickens, CDC says Forbidden love: Don't kiss your chickens, CDC says

A number of people around the United States have become sick with Salmonella after bringing backyard…

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