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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bar children from high-impact sports: Study

    More than a decade after playing a leading role in uncovering the health risks to players in the National Football League, Bennet Omalu hopes his research will lead to a ban on children playing high-impact sports.

  • Autistic children & their world: importance of sensory park

    Autism is now becoming a familiar condition in Bangladesh. The total numbers of autistic children are increasing day by day.

  • Govt to provide health cards to poor

    The government signs a deal with an insurance company to provide health cards to poor people under a pilot project.

  • Zika virus triggers pregnancy delay calls

    Officials in four Latin American and Caribbean nations have warned women to avoid pregnancy amid concerns over an illness causing severe birth defects.

  • Milk matters!

    Milk is the most balanced source of nutrition for human beings. Dairy products are a good source of energy, and contain all essential food elements including protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals and trace elements.

  • Five health benefits of broccoli

    Your parents knew what was up when they told you to eat your broccoli. This verdant vegetable is a powerhouse of nutrients. It is reputed

  • Stroke and physiotherapy management

    Mr Nahid Imran, a 30 years old gentleman, just completed his masters degree in information technology. Few months back he was in the Skype, chatting with his friend, suddenly he felt down; means loss of consciousness and speech along unable to move right side of his body. Then immediately he was taken to a nearby hospital. After examination, it was confirmed that he got massive haemorrhage in his left brain. All of a sudden his life got stuck. Like Mr Imran, there are many stroke sufferers in our community; the question is how much are we taking care of them.

  • Pregnant women at greater risk for Hepatitis E

    Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found a link between pre-existing nutritional deficits and immune dysfunction and the risk of hepatitis E infection during pregnancy.

  • Toothlessness a clue to deadly heart disease!

    Toothless heart disease patients are nearly twice as likely to die as those who have all their teeth, a new study suggests.

  • Pattern of brain chatter clue to anaesthesia response

    Taking readings of brain activity before patients go for surgery could help doctors give a more accurate dose of anaesthetic, researchers suggest.

  • 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

  • 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.