Fight against TB back on track after Covid disruptions: WHO

Deaths from tuberculosis dipped last year amid a dramatic increase in diagnosis and treatment of the world's second deadliest disease, the World Health Organization said Tuesday

Fact check: AI doctors on social media spreading fake claims

Videos of AI-generated doctors giving health and beauty tips on social media are becoming hugely popular, generating millions of clicks. How accurate are their claims? And how dangerous is AI in the medical field

Containing dengue: The deaths belie claims of success

The crisis has reached a stage where a victim's family now accepts its fate as an unavoidable misfortune

BSMMU opens 2-bed ICU unit for children with kidney disease

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University opened a two-bed intensive care unit (ICU) on the third flood of its Block-D today

40,000 bags of saline needed daily: health minister

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque today said instruction has been given to keep ready enough supply of saline as dengue cases have increased tenfold across the country

Migraine: How it starts and how to treat it

A migraine is more than just a bad headache. What can trigger a migraine and what effective treatments are available?

Eliminating Aedes: JU, DNCC to set up research centre on campus

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Jahangirnagar University (JU) have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a research centre on the university campus with an aim to eliminate the menace of Aedes mosquitoes

OBGYNs’ strike: Emergency services like C-sections to continue as usual

Gynaecologists and obstetricians will continue emergency services like Caesarean sections (C-sections) during their two-day strike starting from tomorrow across the country.

Do artificial sweeteners cause cancer?

The World Health Organization has ranked artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame, as potentially carcinogenic. But they're not banned. So, what are the risks?

Public awareness can help control dengue situation: Taposh

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh said it would be possible to control the dengue situation if people are aware and play a responsible role

Plan ready to enable DMCH to treat 4,000 patients at a time: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government has undertaken a new plan to modernise Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) so that 4,000 patients can be treated at a time there

Dengue fever: 2 die, 661 hospitalised in 24 hours

Two dengue patients died and 661 others were hospitalised in the 24 hours till this morning

Cardiac stent prices to be reduced from Sept 1

Abbott Laboratories and Boston Scientific -- two of the global leading producers and suppliers of cardiac stents -- have agreed to reduce the base prices of several cardiac stents with effect from September 1

Yoga India's gift to the world: Pranay Verma

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma highlighted the significance of yoga as India's gift to the world

Gaps in efforts to stop spread of Aedes mosquitoes: Zahid Maleque

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said there may be gaps in the city corporations' efforts to control the spread of Aedes mosquitos, resulting in deterioration of the dengue situation

Positive results for potential first chikungunya vaccine

French-Austrian drugmaker Valneva's vaccine candidate against chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that causes occasional outbreaks across the world, showed promising results in a large new trial, a study said on Tuesday.

The little-known syndrome affecting 1 in 10 women

At the age of 16, Tanya Laube had acne all over her chest, face and back, and although she wasn't eating more than average, she had trouble controlling her weight

EU approves first vaccine against common respiratory virus

The European Commission has followed the United States in approving the world's first vaccine for the Respiratory Syncytial Virus, to be used by adults aged 60 and over, its maker GlaxoSmithKline said Wednesday

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