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  • Brazilians urged to unite against Zika

    Brazil President Dilma Rousseff has called on the whole of Brazilian society to help combat the spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects.

  • Heart attack causes and symptoms are different in women than men

    The causes of heart attacks and the warning symptoms that can signal the need for immediate medical attention are different in women than in men, according to a scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association.

  • Preventing obesity for healthy life

    It needs attention and action of all concerned when the World Health Organisation (WHO) facts reveal that at least 2.8 million people are dying each year globally as a result of being overweight or obese.

  • WHO urges Bangladesh to take measures against Zika virus infection

    The World Health Organisation today has urged the regional countries, including Bangladesh, to strengthen surveillance and take preventive measures against the Zika virus disease.

  • Proton cancer therapy 'proves effective'

    A cancer treatment at the centre of an NHS controversy in 2014 causes fewer side effects in children than conventional radiotherapy, according to new research.

  • Gonorrhoea 'could become untreatable'

    Gonorrhoea can become an untreatable disease, England's chief medical officer has warned.

  • Rare disease: DMCH to form medical board tomorrow

    Doctors at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital will form a medical board tomorrow for the treatment of a patient who was admitted there with a rare disease commonly known as “tree-man” disease.

  • Symptoms of chronic kidney disease

    Most people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have no symptoms because the body can tolerate even a large reduction in kidney

  • Remedy from nappy rash

    Nappy rash is a very common problem for the kids. It occurs due to irritation of the perianal skin due to persistent irritation by urine and feces. It may occur due to use of occlusive plastic plant. The affected area become red, excoriated, itchy and sometimes weepy. If the situation is not taken in to account superadded fungal and bacterial infections are not unlikely.

  • From MDGs to SDGs

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently launched a new comprehensive analysis of global health trends since 2000 and an

  • Emergency team for 'explosive' Zika

    The World Health Organization sets up a Zika "emergency team" after the "explosive" spread of the virus.

  • Physiotherapy in urinary incontinence

    Do you leak urine when you cough, sneeze, or laugh? Do you limit your time away from home, know where all the bathrooms are in the

  • How different relationships can be affected by Diabetes

    Diabetes will invariably have some effect on the relationships you have. In some cases the effects may be trivial but for some diabetes can be a lurking source of friction.

  • Many benefits of oats

    What better way to gain the strength and energy to carry you through a hectic morning schedule than with a steaming bowl of freshly

  • One of the best natural drinks

    Coconut water is the clear nutrient rich fluid which is found inside immature coconuts and also referred to as green coconut water because the immature coconuts are green in colour.

  • How animals can give you tuberculosis

    In 2014, an estimated 9.6 million people were infected by tuberculosis, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Potentially

  • 9 health questions people asked Google in 2015

    Chances are, one of the first places you turn for quick information on everything from that new diet fad to a troubling rash to a cough that won't quit is your

  • Natural fertilisation device for IVF

    A private UK fertility clinic is offering couples a new form of IVF treatment that lets conception occur in the womb rather than in the lab, reports BBC.

  • Workshop and seminar on musculo-skeletal disorders held at AIUB

    The department of Public Health of American International University - Bangladesh (AIUB) organised a day long workshop and seminar for

  • Health Infographic

    Stunted growth, also known as stunting and nutritional stunting, is a reduced growth rate in human development. It is a primary manifestation of malnutrition and recurrent infections, such as diarrhoea and helminthiasis, in early childhood and even before birth, due to malnutrition during fetal development brought on by a malnourished mother. The following infographic helps to present ideas on how nutrition effects your health in a clear and concise way.

  • Potato-rich diet 'may increase pregnancy diabetes risk'

    Eating potatoes or chips on most days of the week may increase a woman's risk of diabetes during pregnancy, say US researchers.

  • How smartphone light affects your health

    Checking your phone at night and before going to sleep seems like a normal habitual act, but it is some harmful than you think.

  • Ovarian cancer: Screening may cut deaths by a fifth

    Doctors say there is now "encouraging" evidence that an annual blood test may cut ovarian cancer deaths by a fifth.

  • Here's how to tell a psychopath from a sociopath

    While neither term appears in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the medical handbook used by psychiatrists, psychopaths can be divided into two categories.

  • Tips to avoid Diabetes complications

    Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both.

  • Cancer 'not just down to bad luck'

    Cancer is overwhelmingly a result of environmental factors and not largely down to bad luck, a study suggests.

  • A new window for women’s health

    Back pain is a common complaint in the months leading up to delivery, especially during the final trimester and after delivery (in most cases after caesarean section). Gynecological physiotherapy is a non-surgical treatment for a number of women’s health problems.

  • Diabetes in children

    The term diabetes mellitus describes a metabolic disorder of multiple etiologies characterised by chronic hyperglycemia (excess blood

  • Beauty & the beast-2

    Wild anger makes one irrational. Eventually that may lead to depression and other mental health troubles. Explosive anger causes

  • Vitamin D deficiency

    An old problem yet to be solved

    Abrar Ali (not a real name), a 12 year old boy and the captain of volleyball team of his school who takes regular exercise in his

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