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Workplace violence against healthcare workers in Bangladesh

According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Public Health, workplace violence among healthcare workers in Bangladesh was very high (43.3%).

2w ago| Star Health

Know the warning signs of liver cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is a form of severe liver disease and happens because of multiple causes. It causes scarring that slowly replaces healthy tissue.

Antibiotics Overuse: Headed for a health calamity

Almost all clinically important and widely used antibiotics have lost their effectiveness by more than 50 percent, found a recent study -- a development that can leave the population defenceless...

Dengue cases keep rising

At least 143 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday, the highest in a single day this year.

123 more dengue cases reported in 72 hours

At least 123 people with dengue fever were admitted to hospitals in the country during 72 hours till 8am yesterday. Among the patients 85 were hospitalised yesterday while 25 and 13 on Thursday and...

Another 75 hospitalised with dengue

At least 75 people with dengue fever were admitted to hospitals in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday.

January 9, 2022
January 9, 2022

Workplace violence against healthcare workers in Bangladesh

According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Public Health, workplace violence among healthcare workers in Bangladesh was very high (43.3%).

January 2, 2022
January 2, 2022

Know the warning signs of liver cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is a form of severe liver disease and happens because of multiple causes. It causes scarring that slowly replaces healthy tissue.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Antibiotics Overuse: Headed for a health calamity

Almost all clinically important and widely used antibiotics have lost their effectiveness by more than 50 percent, found a recent study -- a development that can leave the population defenceless...

November 14, 2021
November 14, 2021

Avoid taking medicines unnecessarily

Lifestyle is considered a significant factor of health. An unhealthy lifestyle leads to several non-communicable diseases. If you successfully follow a healthy lifestyle, you might avoid, delay or...

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

World Mosquito Day today: Lax monitoring led to surge in dengue cases

The absence of an effective mechanism to check Aedes mosquitoes, including proper and timely surveillance by the city corporations, is mainly to blame for dengue cases spiralling in the capital and...

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

221 more hospitalised in a day

At least 221 people with dengue fever were admitted to hospitals in the country during 24 hours till 8am yesterday, of which only 22 are from outside Dhaka.

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

‘Stop the blame game, take responsibility’

Certain areas within the jurisdiction of the city corporation require intensive care when it comes to Aedes mosquitoes. They need to be cleaned, fogged, and sprayed regularly -- something the city...

August 15, 2021
August 15, 2021

Managing Dengue outbreak with COVID-19

When we all are struggling to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Dengue is an overburden for us. Since we must deal with the diseases, we need to know the prevention and management better.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Anti-Aedes Drive: DNCC announces monetary incentive to clean up houses

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Md Atiqul Islam yesterday announced monetary rewards for cleaning coconut shells, unused toilet fittings, plastic bags and discarded tyres.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Rising Dengue Cases: 237 people hospitalised in a single day

For the first time this year, the number of dengue-infected patients who were hospitalised across the country in a single day crossed the 200 mark.