Have a nice Day / A kind road to happiness (2)

The sharing and ventilating of personal feelings play a major role in the relief of stress and depression. It has been seen that people who have one or more close friendships appear to be happier.

Neglected 80-year-old antibiotic is effective against multi-drug resistant bacteria

A recent study published in the journal PLOS Biology suggests that an old antibiotic could be a valuable weapon against drug-resistant bacterial infections. The research, conducted by James Kirby and his team from Harvard Medical School, explores the potential of an antibiotic called nourseothricin, which was discovered in the 1940s but was abandoned due to kidney toxicity.

Good news for Netrakona haor patients

The 31-bed Khaliajuri Upazila Health Complex, located in a haor (back-swamp) area of Netrakona, has been providing treatment to hundreds of people since 1996. However, due to the lack of workforce, X-ray and pathology tests had been unavailable at the facility.

Interns, student nurses on strike over assault of fellow at Pabna hospital

Interns and student nurses have been staging demonstrations for the third consecutive day today demanding removal from Pabna General Hospital of agents of private clinics and diagnostic centres.

Maternal Healthcare: Slum women left to fend for themselves

Eighteen-year-old Julekha Begum, of Tejgaon slum, was married off at 15 and is currently in the ninth month of pregnancy.

Patient admission at BSMMU Super Specialized Hospital from Jan 23

The authorities at BSMMU Super Specialized Hospital will start admitting patients from January 23, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

Neonatal Danger Signs: Are new mothers aware enough?

Although new motherhood is a time of joy and excitement, it can be overwhelming too, especially for mothers who are not equipped with the knowledge needed to identify the signs of life-threatening diseases in their neonates.

People with leprosy left out of economic growth

The condition of persons with leprosy in Bangladesh indicates that the country’s outstanding economic growth is not reaching the entire population, UN expert Alice Cruz said yesterday

A ray of hope for kidney patients

Md Shahajahan, a 23-year-old resident of Begumganj upazila in Noakhali, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease in 2017. Following a thorough examination, doctors advised him to start dialysis treatment.

Liver Transplant at BSMMU: Bogura’s Monetzar returns home

Monetzar Rahman, 53, of Bogura returned home yesterday after a life-saving liver transplant at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.

Cabinet okays draft law banning sale of antibiotics without prescription

The cabinet today gave the final approval to the draft of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2023 banning the sale of antibiotic drugs without a prescription from a registered doctor.

Gonoshasthaya Kendra offers dialysis for Tk 1,000 for 100 patients a night

Gonoshasthaya Kendra has decided to offer dialysis treatment to 100 kidney patients per night for Tk 1,000 per session.

Prime Bank Foundation to build 500-bed hospital

The Prime Bank Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic initiative of Prime Bank Limited, is set to build an international standard 500-bed hospital at a cost Tk 700 crore in Dhaka Ashulia.

ACC files case against 2 govt healthcare professionals

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday filed two separate cases against a couple, both government healthcare professionals, for amassing around Tk 5 crore illegally.

Tannery workers demand 50-bed hospital

The Tannery Workers Union (TWU) yesterday demanded a 50-bed specialised hospital for the treatment of workers at the Savar tannery hub,

AL govt always prioritised health sector: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her Awami League government always keeps the development of health sector as its top priority.