Dr Zubair Khaled Huq | The Daily Star
  • Dr Zubair Khaled Huq

  • Alzheimer's disease and dementia

    Worldwide, at least 44 million people are living with dementia, making the disease a global health crisis. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is life changing for the person with the disease, as well as their family and friends, but information and support are available. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. Alzheimer’s causes problems with memory, thinking and behaviour.
  • Polypharmacy: taking care of the elderly patients

    Many people consume a cocktail of drugs targeted simultaneously at several ailments. But poly pharmacy, as this phenomenon is called, invariably has an adverse effect on their health and finances.
  • Preventing pneumonia in seniors

    Pneumonia is an infection that affects one or both lungs. The disease can range from mild to severe and can be fatal. It is typically
  • Plight of poor patients in the hospitals

    The situation of the increasing distrust between a doctor and a patient is increasing gradually.
  • How to avoid yellow fever

    Yellow fever is a viral disease of typically short duration. The disease is caused by the yellow fever virus and is spread by the bite of an