19h ago| Healthcare

DGHS suspends all services of Praava Health over ‘anomalies’

The health directorate has suspended all health service activities of Praava Health -- a private healthcare organisation that provides healthcare services in person or at home -- due to “anomalies”...

2d ago| Healthcare

‘Sharing the responsibility’ for protecting breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the best investments for saving lives and for the socioeconomic development of a nation. It significantly improves the wellbeing of both the children and their mothers....

5d ago| Research

Country’s lone tissue bank gets Tk 174cr boost

In the past 12 years, the lone tissue bank of the country has helped a total of 8,300 people who have had organ transplantations.

2w ago| Invention

Kangaroo Mother Care: Learning from nature to sustain

Annually approximately 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide. More than one million of them die shortly after birth and many suffer from various physical, neurological, or intellectual...

2w ago| Hospitals

Evercare Hospital Dhaka committed to providing end-to-end quality patient care

The Star Health recently was in a conversation with Dr Sanjay Kisanrao Pathare, Director – Medical Services and Mr Kaiser Chowdhury, Director – Human Resources at Evercare Hospital Dhaka. Here is a...

3w ago| Invention

Australian scientists develop pain-free blood sugar test for diabetics

Australian scientists say they have developed the "holy grail" of blood sugar testing for diabetics, a non-invasive strip that checks glucose levels via saliva.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

DGHS suspends all services of Praava Health over ‘anomalies’

The health directorate has suspended all health service activities of Praava Health -- a private healthcare organisation that provides healthcare services in person or at home -- due to “anomalies”...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

‘Sharing the responsibility’ for protecting breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the best investments for saving lives and for the socioeconomic development of a nation. It significantly improves the wellbeing of both the children and their mothers....

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Country’s lone tissue bank gets Tk 174cr boost

In the past 12 years, the lone tissue bank of the country has helped a total of 8,300 people who have had organ transplantations.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Tissue bank helped 8,300 organ transplantations in 12 years

A total of 8,300 people have had organ transplantations in 12 years, benefited by the lone tissue bank in the country.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

WHO sounds the alarm on 'harmful' e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes and similar devices are dangerous to health and must be regulated to curb the tobacco industry's tactics to get young people hooked on nicotine, the World Health...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Tangail hospital fire: Burned ICU yet to be restored after eight days

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Tangail General Hospital, damaged after catching fire, has yet to resume functioning eight days into the incident.  

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Reproductive health of men: Why is it important?

A man’s health before conception can distort sperm in such a way that it can affect his children’s health. This includes the father’s age, his habits — alcohol and drug use, smoking — as well as...

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

First UN resolution on visual impairment adopted unanimously

The UN General Assembly has unanimously adopted the first ever resolution on vision impairment, committing access to eye health for the 1.1 billion people living with preventable sight loss by 2030.

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

Oxygen demand now 270 tons daily: Health minister

The demand for medical oxygen has risen to 270 tons daily, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

First UN resolution on vision impairment, introduced by Bangladesh, adopted unanimously

The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted the first-ever UN resolution on vision impairment, committing access to eye healthcare for the 1.1 billion people living with preventable...