Dengue claims 2 more lives

Two more dengue patients died and 14 were hospitalised in the 24 hours till yesterday morning.

Dengue claims 8 lives in a day

Eight dengue patients died, while 765 were admitted to hospitals across the country yesterday.

Dengue claims two more lives

Two patients died of dengue while 65 patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

31 dengue patients hospitalised

At least 31 dengue patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours, till 8:00am yesterday.

An alarming spike on the way?

Dengue may spread further and faster during Eid vacation with thousands of people expecting to head home, said doctors and experts.

Season’s first dengue death recorded

The first death from dengue this year was reported yesterday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Poor diet associated with increased diabetes risk across all gradients of genetic risk

A poor diet, irrespective of genetic risk factors, is associated with a 30% increased risk of diabetes. Genetic risk factors and diet quality are independently associated with type 2 diabetes; a healthy diet is linked to lower diabetes risk across all levels of genetic risk.

Germs winning over drugs

Drugs that used to successfully fight diseases are gradually becoming ineffective due to decades of malpractice: intake of over-prescribed or self-prescribed medicines.  

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%).

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 against pandemics.

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 reduce the need for medication.

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 elsewhere in the country, experts say.

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.

‘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 authorities have failed to do. Some experts say this is the prime reason behind the rise in this year’s dengue cases.

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.