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First batch of professional midwives...

First batch of professional midwives...

Health

Sat, Sep 1 2018

A total of 1,143 midwives – 593 from the first batch, and 550 from the second batch – took...

Study: Air pollution harms cognitive...

Study: Air pollution harms cognitive...

D2

Tue, Aug 28 2018

The World Health Organization estimates that 4.6 million people die each year from causes directly attributable...

Study: Low-carb diet could shorten...

Study: Low-carb diet could shorten...

D2

Thu, Aug 23 2018

A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests

ICDDR,B honours 20 staff for outstanding...

20 ICDDR,B staff recognized for outstanding...

Health

Fri, Aug 3 2018

Half of them had conducted an initial risk assessment in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s...

One-third children under age of five...

One-third children under age of five...

Health

Wed, Aug 1 2018

The government has already undertaken a good number of initiatives to tackle the stunting crisis through...

Dhaka at risk of dengue outbreak

Dhaka at risk of dengue outbreak

Dhaka

Tue, Jul 31 2018

Thousands of dengue cases have been reported so far this year in Bangladesh, resulting in the deaths...

Pain in the brain

Pain in the brain

Weekend Tribune

Sat, Jul 28 2018

5 yoga poses to combat migraine

WHO: Urgent increase in hepatitis testing,...

WHO: Urgent increase in hepatitis testing,...

Health

Sat, Jul 28 2018

Bangladesh, alongside the rest of the world, is observing World Hepatitis Day 2018 to raise awareness...

World Hepatitis Day today

World Hepatitis Day today

Health

Sat, Jul 28 2018

Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina both issued separate messages on the...

Survey: 10 million people infected with...

Survey: 10 million people infected with...

Health

Sat, Jul 28 2018

The prevalence rate of hepatitis B (HBV) in Bangladesh is 5.1%, while that for hepatitis C (HCV) is...

Study: Ebola infects woman's husband,...

Female Ebola survivor infects...

Health

Tue, Jul 24 2018

The virus appears to have "re-emerged" after the woman gave birth to a fourth son

Controversial butt-enhancement surgery...

Controversial butt-enhancement surgery...

D2

Sat, Jul 21 2018

The celebrity plastic surgeon who carried out the operation went on the run after using harmful...

What could be the source of higher blood...

What could be the source of higher blood...

Health

Wed, Jul 18 2018

A study was conducted on 430 pregnant women of Bangladesh to analyse BLL in their bodies

Tougher punishment for false mental...

Tougher punishment for false mental...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 16 2018

Cabinet approves Mental Health Act draft, which will replace the 105-year-old Lunacy Act

WHO recognises 'compulsive sexual behaviour'...

WHO recognises 'compulsive sexual behaviour'...

Health & Wellness

Sun, Jul 15 2018

Although WHO recognises it as a mental disorder, the UN health body insists more research is needed before...

Nasim inaugurates ‘Vitamin A plus 2018’...

Nasim inaugurates ‘Vitamin A plus 2018’...

Health

Sat, Jul 14 2018

'These vaccines will prevent our children from getting night blindness' 

Child autism rates twice as high in...

Child autism rates twice as high in...

Health

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Researchers examined the children during door-to-door visits in 85 areas selected at random from 30 districts...

Vitamin-A Plus campaign to be held on...

Vitamin-A Plus campaign to be held on...

Health

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Vitamin-A is crucial to preventing childhood blindness and reducing child mortality

In Bangladesh, people are eating more...

In Bangladesh, people are eating more...

Health

Sat, Jul 7 2018

Fish is widely known as a healthy food, rich in protein and other nutrients, so how can this be?

Study: Air pollution plays significant...

Study: Air pollution plays significant...

Health

Sun, Jul 1 2018

Diabetes affects more than 420 million people globally and is one of the world's fastest growing...

Hepatitis E outbreak in Chittagong...

Hepatitis E outbreak in Chittagong...

Health

Wed, Jun 27 2018

As many as 178 people in the city’s Halishahar area are infected with the virus