chronic diseases | The Daily Star
  • Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: Study

    Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, a US study says, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease.

  • Medicare scare

    Medicine cost eats up two-thirds of the money spent by people from their own pockets for health, pushing those with chronic diseases towards poverty, said speakers at a policy dialogue yesterday.