3d ago| Healthcare

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,

1w ago| Healthcare

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.

2w ago| Research

‘Research, database crucial for cancer treatment’

The treatment arrangement for cancer patients could not be arranged in a planned way due to the absence of comprehensive research and a database on this fatal disease in the country, speakers at an event said yesterday.

Licence will be cancelled if pharmacies sell antibiotics without prescription: Minister

No pharmacies will be allowed to sell antibiotics without prescriptions of physicians and if they do so, their liscences will be revoked, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque today (October 4).

Cancer patients suffer as CMCH’s lone brachytherapy machine lying out of order

The only brachytherapy machine, a type of internal radiation therapy that is often used to treat cancers, of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) has been out of order for over three months bringing suffering to the patients.

The reasons you are so tired

When you think why you are so tired, often the answer is obvious - you are not getting enough sleep.

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

“Cultural therapy” for mental health patients!

Research is needed to determine the best approach to treating patients with mental illnesses. A group of Dhaka University students of theater and performance studies department started research at Pabna Mental Hospital -- on how patients suffering from mental illness can be treated using "cultural therapy".

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

New law to curb misuse of antibiotics

Drugstores will not be allowed to sell antibiotics without prescriptions from registered physicians and their licences will be revoked if they do so, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Licence will be cancelled if pharmacies sell antibiotics without prescription: Minister

No pharmacies will be allowed to sell antibiotics without prescriptions of physicians and if they do so, their liscences will be revoked, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque today (October 4).

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Cancer patients suffer as CMCH’s lone brachytherapy machine lying out of order

The only brachytherapy machine, a type of internal radiation therapy that is often used to treat cancers, of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) has been out of order for over three months bringing suffering to the patients.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Do you know the signs & symptoms of Hyperglycemia?

Our bodies give us clues about our health. Knowing the signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia, or elevated blood sugar and how to spot them can be key to improving your health and helping you manage diabetes.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Microplastic in our seafood: Macro problem for our health

Microplastics are tiny fractions of plastics measuring less than 5 millimeters in size. Often smaller than the tiniest grains of sands, these particles pose a grave danger to our health.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Stricter blood sugar control in gestational diabetes leads to better outcomes for babies

Lowering the target blood sugar level for mothers with gestational diabetes did not reduce the risk of large babies, a new study finds, but it did

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

The reasons you are so tired

When you think why you are so tired, often the answer is obvious - you are not getting enough sleep.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

Health services: Absent doctors a headache

A doctor of a government hospital in Gopalganj has been absent from work since March 16, 2020.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

No illegal clinics to be allowed to operate

No one will be allowed to operate irregular businesses in the name of providing healthcare facilities, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.