Dr Muhammad Torequl Islam

June 6, 2021
June 6, 2021

Overcoming the pandemic: Do we need a far-reaching plan?

The Spanish flu infected about 500 million people in 26 months. Its four-phased outbreaks killed at least 50 million people in the world. Looking at

May 9, 2021
May 9, 2021

Thalassaemia must be prevented

Thalassaemia is an inherited disorder that is passed down through parents to offspring and results in inappropriate structure or fewer amounts of red blood cell (RBC) in the body.

April 25, 2021
April 25, 2021

What to do in case of antibody resistance in COVID-19?

Generally, the humoral immune system relies strongly on the production of specific antibodies for a successful immune response against a certain

November 8, 2020
November 8, 2020

Causes and misconceptions of miscarriage

Miscarriage is a common consequence of pregnancy. In most cases, 12-15% of miscarriages occur within 20 weeks of conception. However,

July 19, 2020
July 19, 2020

COVID-19 may rule over dark-skinned people

Approximately 80% of people in the world are pigmented. Melanin, one of the major skin colour contributors which protect our skin from the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation is evident to absorb the UVB photons,

June 14, 2020
June 14, 2020

Vitamin C and COVID-19 infection

Vitamin C, also called ascorbic acid, is an essential micronutrient for humans. Deficiency of this vitamin results in impaired immunity and higher susceptibility to infections.

April 5, 2020
April 5, 2020

Dietary supplements may help fight novel coronavirus infection

The novel coronavirus has caused infection to over millions of individuals and more than thousands of deaths in hundreds of countries across the world.

January 5, 2020
January 5, 2020

Is arsenic a threat to the Bangladeshi livelihoods?

Arsenic poisoning is a global health issue affecting millions of people worldwide. It naturally occurs with ubiquitous distribution throughout the earth’s crust, groundwater, air and food products.