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  • Paget's disease of the breast

    At present time, there is an increasing awareness in the society about breast cancer, which is the second most common cancer

  • New initiative launched to tackle cardiovascular diseases

    World Heart Day was founded in 2000 to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading

  • Aedes albopictus mosquitoes

    US health researchers test Zika vaccine as funds run low

    US government researchers say they have begun their first clinical trial of a Zika vaccine while the Obama administration told lawmakers funds to fight the virus would run out in the coming weeks due to congressional inaction.

  • Urge to act to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis

    Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is urging countries to take rapid action to

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Zika virus, aedes aegypti

    WHO calls for Zika research

    The World Health Organization (WHO) calls for urgent research into different strains of the Zika virus and says that health services in affected areas should be ready for potential increases in the incidence of neurological syndromes and/or congenital malformations.

  • Zika-repellent clothes

    Evidence mounts linking Zika virus to birth defects

    Evidence mounted linking Zika to the birth defect microcephaly, and the United Nations health agency set a review of travel advice related to the outbreak of the virus while US officials planned strategy to control mosquitoes that spread it.

  • Honduras, mother, child, Zika

    Facts behind Zika virus alarm

    Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has since spread to many countries in the Americas.

  • Zika virus

    First sexually transmitted Zika case detected in France

    France has detected its first sexually transmitted case of Zika in a woman whose partner had traveled to Brazil, the epicentre of an outbreak of the virus, a senior health official says.