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  • Specialised prenatal test now available in Dhaka

    Foresight Prenatal Clinic has introduced NT scan (OSCAR / first trimester scan) and performing triple marker test in Bangladesh.

  • Lose 100 pounds or more

    Losing weight is all about planning. When you have a lot of weight to lose, it means playing the long game. And during that time, you will face challenges.

  • Keep fit during Ramadan

    Mentioned below are some quick and easy health tips to follow during Ramadan. These easy to follow diet tips will ensure your food provides your body with essential nutrition.

  • Signs & symptoms of stye

    A stye is a small, painful lump on the inside or outside of the eyelid. If you have a stye, your eye may also be watery and you

  • Office cake culture is danger to health

    Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues' birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health. Prof Nigel

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU)

    Operation on underdeveloped twin successful

    An operation on an underdeveloped twin baby has been shown real time on video projection at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

  • antibiotics, Zika virus, European scientists

    Antibodies found which ‘neutralise’ Zika virus

    European scientists today announce they had discovered antibodies which attack Zika, a step they hope will pave the way for a protective vaccine against the brain-damaging virus.

  • Health effects of Ramadan

    Millions of Muslims around the world are observing their annual spiritual fast, steering clear of daylight eating, drinking and smoking.

  • Creating excellence in healthcare

    Hailing from Bangalore, R. Basil is an Electrical Engineering graduate from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum who did his M. Tech in Power Systems Engineering from Cochin University of Science & Technology. Since then he has worked in three different sectors — Power Systems Engineering, Medical Systems and Healthcare Management.

  • Fever is common, but causes may not

    Tahsin a ten years old boy is my regular patient. Recently he came to me with fever, cough, malaise and headache for seven

  • Benefits of isabgol

    Isabgol is a natural product which is a common household item found in almost every home in Bangladesh. There are many

  • Voluntary unpaid blood donations must increase

    Voluntary, unpaid blood donations must be increased rapidly in more than half the world’s countries in order to ensure a reliable

  • Ipilimumab, nivolumab, skin cancer, melanoma, England

    Pioneering cancer drug combination approved

    A pioneering pair of cancer drugs that unleash the immune system on tumours will be paid for by the NHS in England.

  • Very hot drinks 'probably' cause cancer

    Drinking very hot drinks "probably" causes cancer of the oesophagus, a UN agency said Wednesday, lifting suspicion from coffee consumed at "normal serving temperatures".

  • SC also for stopping production of 20 drug companies

    Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the government to halt production of 20 pharmaceutical companies for manufacturing substandard drugs. The apex court also asks the HC to hear and dispose of the rule over legality of the government’s inaction to stop production of the 20 companies by August 18.

  • Obesity boom 'fuelling rise in malnutrition'

    Malnutrition is sweeping the world, fuelled by obesity as well as starvation, new research has suggested.

  • Foods that may help or harm your sleep

    What you eat affects how you sleep. If you could pick the right foods to help you get the best sleep possible, wouldn't you?

  • Pre-pregnancy preparation

    Most of the mothers of Bangladesh conceive without any prior preparation. When she realises that she is pregnant, the age of the baby in the womb is perhaps two months. The success of life in every step depends on adequate planning and preparation accordingly. Child bearing is not exceptional.

  • 10 warning signs of ulcers

    Ulcer is the result of an imbalance in your digestive fluids. It is considered to be a painful sore in the stomach lining or at the opening of the small intestine. Below are the 10 warning signs of ulcers you should know:

  • World Clubfoot Day 2016 celebrated

    The Glencoe Foundation celebrated World Clubfoot Day on June 6, 2016, says a press release. The goal of World Clubfoot day

  • Save the Children, Bangladesh project awarded

    A project of Save the Children, Bangladesh won Civil Society Innovation Award initiated by Australian government this year, says

  • New blood test targets depression

    UK scientists have developed a blood test to help doctors pick the best drug for patients with depression, reports BBC.

  • Pvt Medical Service Bill 2016 on the cards: Health Minister

    Health Minister Mohammad Nasim tells parliament that the Private Medical Service Bill 2016 is on the cards for updating the private health service fees and making those time-befitting ones.

  • Gene editing technique could transform future

    A technique for making precise changes to the genetic material of cells holds huge promise for combating disease, says Fergus Walsh.

  • [Watch] Simple ways to get rid of your pain in office

    Sitting on your office desk everyday for hours can not only take a toll on your tummy-line, but can severely affect your posture and cause back and neck pain.

  • Kidney racket at top Delhi hospital

    Indian police say they have uncovered an illegal trade in human kidneys in one the leading private hospitals in the capital, Delhi.

  • Writ seeks 20 pharma companies’ licence cancellation

    A writ petition is filed seeking the High Court directives upon the government to cancel licences of 20 pharmaceuticals companies on charge of producing substandard medicines.

  • "Talk to the girls, listen to their needs and keep them in school"

    Recently leading international rights, development, civil society and private sector organisations launched a new data and research partnership to monitor and drive progress on gender targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) at Women Deliver conference.

  • New resource for preventing Postpartum haemorrhage, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia

    The Obstetric Emergency Drills Training Kit was developed by the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) and Argentina's Institute

  • Could you be over- or under-dosing with vitamins or minerals?

    Vitamins and minerals – can they be too much of a good thing? Or are some people suffering from deficiencies in these essential nutrients? In recent years, there has been considerable confusion over what levels are optimum for given population groups.