9h ago| Healthcare

Role of occupational therapists in diseased conditions

October 27 is observed as the World Occupational Therapy Day. On this day, occupational therapists promote their profession throughout the world. The programme of the day varies from culture to...

9h ago| Disease

Heart diseases among children on the surge

Mrs Samina developed diabetes early in her pregnancy. She took several medications for that, but her blood sugar was not adequately

9h ago| Disease control

The primary driver of TB transmission and its detection

The virtual 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health (WCOLH) opened on October 19, 2021, announcing three significant scientific

2w ago| Food

Is it safe to eat poultry chicken?

The chicken dominates plates around the world. We eat more of it than any other protein. The average person has more than 98 pounds of chicken every year.

2w ago| Disease

Unique health insurance protects against 52 essential illnesses up to age 80

MetLife Bangladesh has recently launched a first-of-its-kind Critical Illness Insurance Protection Plan that offers customers financial protection for 52 common critical illnesses, including the...

2w ago| HEALTH BULLETIN

Every extra 1 cm in waist circumference increases odds of advanced fibrosis by 5%

New research being presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), held online this year, found a link between larger waistlines and the progression of...

4w ago| HEALTH BULLETIN

Why am I still awake?

According to the experts, 7-9 hours of sleep at night is ideal for humans between 18-64 years of ages. It is the time when the body repairs and restores itself. Insufficient sleep may lead to...

Want to know more about gut health for your kids?

What if I tell you that in our body, there exist trillions of beneficial microorganisms? Not only do they help us digest food, but they also play essential roles in boosting mental and physical...

Waterborne diseases and water supply

For good health continuous access to a safe water supply is mandatory. Sometimes, supplied water contains dirt and other impurities that is not drinkable. In most tested cases, drinking water is...

Need to encourage COVID-19 vaccination

According to the current date, in Bangladesh about 4.4% (7.13 M) of the population is fully vaccinated and about 24.8 million doses have given. However, these number could be much higher if the...

International experts outline diabetes remission diagnosis criteria

People with type 2 diabetes should be considered in remission after sustaining normal blood sugar levels for three months or more, according to a new consensus statement from the Endocrine Society,...

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