epidemiology | The Daily Star
  • Keeping magnesium levels high reduces the risk of fractures

    High levels of magnesium in the blood reduce the risk of fractures by 44 percent, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Epidemiology. The study followed 2,245 men aged between 42 and 61 over a 20-year period.

  • 35 infected with anthrax

    At least 35 people have been infected with anthrax in Sirajganj in the last couple of weeks, according to health officials in the district.

  • Zika virus, Colombia

    2,100 pregnant Colombian women infected with Zika virus

    More than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's national health institute says, as the disease continues its spread across the Americas.