1w ago| Health alert

‘Pink eye’ prevalence in the port city

There has been a sudden increase in conjunctivitis (inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye) patients in Chattogram city for over two weeks.

1w ago| Health alert

The dangerous rise of dengue

Twenty-four dengue patients have died so far in the country, of whom, 21 died in the last eight months.

Dengue cases double between July, Aug

August witnessed 3,551 dengue cases, more than double the number recorded in July. This indicates that the dengue situation is further deteriorating.

51 more hospitalised with dengue

At least 51 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday.

51 more hospitalised with dengue

At least 51 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday.

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.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Collective effort need of the hour

Collective efforts are very important to save people from dengue. Everyone will have to come forward to destroy all breeding sources of Aedes mosquitoes, said speakers at a dialogue yesterday.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

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).

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

31 hospitalised with dengue

At least 31 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka in the last 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

22 hospitalised with dengue

At least 22 dengue patients were hospitalised in different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

31 more hospitalised with dengue

At least 31 people with dengue fever were admitted to hospitals in the country during 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday. Only three were from outside the capital.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Dengue cases jump in June

At least 109 dengue patients were hospitalised in the first week of June alone, an alarming spike.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Dengue spike rings caution

At least 17 dengue patients were hospitalised in different hospitals across the country yesterday, indicating a rising trend.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Poor sleep and metabolic risk should be addressed

In a small, randomised study, sleep restriction increased daily calorie intake, weight gain, and abdominal fat deposition.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

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.

March 27, 2022
March 27, 2022

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.