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Illness costs Africa hundreds of millions every year reports WHO Illness costs Africa hundreds of millions every year

Implementing recommended essential health services to address the main causes of morbidity and premature mortality in the region would almost halve


How to fight anxiety by eating right How to fight anxiety by eating right

Anxiety is, in fact, a protective mechanism designed to prevent ourselves from engaging in potentially harmful behaviours


Many in Ebola outbreak don’t believe virus is real Many in Ebola outbreak don’t believe virus is real

One out of four people interviewed in eastern Congo last year believed Ebola wasn’t real, according to a new study


Do you need to treat borderline underactive thyroid? Do you need to treat borderline underactive thyroid?

To treat hypothyroidism, a patient needs to take a hormone medication to replace the amount that the thyroid can’t make


Male pill - why are we still waiting? Why male pill not hit market yet?

Biologically, the challenge of creating a hormone-based pill for men is making sure that it doesn't blunt sex drive or reduce erections


New York county declares measles outbreak emergency US county declares measles emergency

Violating the order will be punishable by a fine of $500 (£378) and up to six months in prison


New therapy to treat ‘tennis elbow’ without surgery New therapy to treat ‘tennis elbow’ without surgery

Tennis elbow can be difficult to treat, leaving many patients unable to perform the simplest tasks, such as picking up their children, cooking


US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns

U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women


First ever awake craniotomy for brain tumor in Bangladesh First ever awake craniotomy for brain tumor in Bangladesh

Dr. Amitabha Chanda is one of the pioneers of Awake Brain Surgery for tumors in India and he has performed the one of the largest numbers of surgeries


Symptoms of colon cancer Symptoms of colon cancer

Colon and rectal cancer rates have declined in older adults in recent years, but researchers have uncovered an alarming trend


Icddr,b shares Rohingya healthcare response with partners Icddr,b shares Rohingya healthcare response with partners

The icddr,b discloses this through holding a dissemination seminar at Long Beach Hotel in Cox’s Bazar


How using fish skin to heal burn wounds actually works

How using fish skin to heal burn wounds actually works

Recently, a young bear with third-degree burns was treated with tilapia skins


Early detection is key to glaucoma treatment Early detection is key to glaucoma treatment

Glaucoma is a group of chronic neuro degenerative diseases defined by progressive and irreversible damage to the optic nerves of the eyes


Down syndrome day observed Down syndrome day observed

Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition


Do you lose nutrients when juicing fruits and veggies? Do you lose nutrients when juicing fruits and veggies?

when juicing fruits and vegetables, some of the healthy, filling fiber is lost


Why handstands are the ideal exercise class Why handstands are the ideal exercise class

handstand is an exercise in humility.These help because you need strength, flexibility, and balance to attain and maintain a good handstand


What causes down syndrome? What causes down syndrome?

Every cell in the human body contains genes, which house the information that determines which traits you inherit


Cholesterol-lowering pill 'new option for statin users' Cholesterol-lowering pill 'new option for statin users'

A new type of drug - called bempedoic acid - could offer another weapon in the fight against bad cholesterol


Aspirin is no longer recommended as heart attack preventative Aspirin is no longer recommended as heart attack preventative

For the most part, we are now much better at treating risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and especially high cholesterol


Maleque for making hospitals patient-friendly Maleque for making hospitals patient-friendly

Health minister urges the doctors to serve the patients being inspired with the ideology and philosophy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu


Free treatment by Obstetrics and Gynecology Dept of Ad-din Hospital inaugurated Free treatment by Ad-din Hospital inaugurated

Gynecological treatments, including cheek-up of pregnant mothers, natural delivery services, caesarean delivery and other services have been arranged


Children's noses 'hold clues' to serious lung infections Children's noses 'hold clues' to serious lung infections

Examining the bacteria and viruses in the noses of children could give clues to improve the diagnosis and treatment of severe lung infections


Tracking cholera in a drop of blood Tracking cholera in a drop of blood

Bangladeshi researchers and US collaborators have jointly developed a method to use blood samples to identify individuals cholera


Mushrooms may 'reduce the risk of mild brain decline' Mushrooms may 'prevent mild brain decline'

A unique antioxidant present in mushrooms could have a protective effect on the brain, study says


Cancer's 'internal wiring' predicts relapse risk Cancer's 'internal wiring' predicts relapse risk

The "internal wiring" of breast cancer can predict which women are more likely to survive or relapse, say researchers


Eating a large breakfast maybe key to a healthy heart Eating a large breakfast maybe key to a healthy heart

Breakfast is said to be one of the 'most important' meals of the day and this belief is often echoed by nutritionists and health experts


icddr,b develops low cost rapid diagnostic test kit for cholera icddr,b develops low cost cholera test kit

Cholkit is an immunochromatographic test device – a dipstick that is dipped into a tube with stool specimen and provides qualitative result


Italy bans unvaccinated children from school Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Italian children have been told not to turn up to school unless they can prove they have been properly vaccinated


US envoy visits icddr,b; impressed by its role US envoy visits icddr,b; impressed by its role

During Miller's first visit to icddr,b, its Executive Director Prof John D Clemens presented an overview of the institution


Migraine raises risk of dry eyes Migraine raises risk of dry eyes

The chronic dry eye is a common disease in which natural tears fail to adequately lubricate the eyes


 Early signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis Early signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic autoimmune inflammatory disorder of the joints


Passive smoking can raise kidney disease risk Passive smoking can raise kidney disease risk

Cigarette smoking and exposure to second-hand smoking have been linked with higher risks of various diseases


High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more Blood pressure drugs 'for thousands more'

Health bosses say offering blood-pressure-lowering drugs to more people with stage-1 hypertension would help to cut heart attacks and strokes


People above 50 years should be screened for colon cancer Over 50 aged people in risk of colon cancer!

The incidence of colon cancer rises with age, so anybody above 50 years of age should be screened for it, says oncologist


High Court seeks list of country’s ICU,CCU units HC seeks list of country’s ICU,CCU units

The HC also asks them to mention in the report the amount of money, the number of manpower and specialists required to establish an ICU & a CCU unit


Anti-depression drug spray approved in US Anti-depression drug spray approved in US

Esketamine: US regulator approves nasal spray to treat depression


Weight-loss surgery can improve libido Weight-loss surgery can improve libido

Weight-loss surgery has more benefits than simply slimming a patient down, it may also result in lasting improvements to sexual functioning


Proteins or carbs: Which is the best fuel for exercise? Proteins or carbs: Which is the best fuel for exercise?

No matter the intensity and duration of your daily workout regimen, if your nutrition is not on point


London HIV patient becomes second person to be cured of AIDS 2nd HIV patient to be cured in London

The man is being called “the London patient”, in part because his case is similar to the first known case of a functional cure of HIV - in an America

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