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    One in four adolescents suffering from stunting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:27pm on March 08, 2018

    One in every four adolescents in Bangladesh is still suffering from stunting and the rate is higher in rural areas than urban areas, finds a...

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    Maya Apa aiming high in digital healthcare

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:27pm on March 07, 2018

    Asking questions about one's physical or mental health publicly (in newspapers or forums) always came with the stigma of 'what would people...

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    Therap Asia holds conference on digital disability documentation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on April 09, 2018

    Therap Asia hosted its annual Dhaka conference themed on ‘Using Documentation to Improve Quality of Care and Support for a Better Future’ on...

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    Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:56am on February 22, 2018

    A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumour's location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday...

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    High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumours in male rats: US study

    Reuters | Updated at 12:35pm on February 03, 2018

    Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumours in the tissues around their hearts, according to a draft report by US government researchers on the potential health risks of the devices...

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    Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:44am on January 25, 2018

    Just one cigarette a day carries nearly half the risk for heart attack and stroke as smoking a full pack of 20, according to a large-scale...

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    Cancer blood test finds eight kinds of tumors: study

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    A new blood test for cancer has shown promise toward detecting eight different kinds of tumors before they have spread elsewhere in the body, offering hope of early detection, researchers said Thursday...

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    6,582 die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh each year

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:31pm on January 13, 2018

    Experts said on Saturday no woman should die of cervical cancer as it can be treated and cured if it is diagnosed early. About 11,956...

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