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    Early rain intensifies malaria threat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Malaria continues to kill people in Bangladesh as the mosquito-borne disease still remains a serious health hazard in hilly and bordering districts....

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    Poor diet linked to one in five deaths globally

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:27pm on April 04, 2019

    One in five deaths globally are linked to poor diet, experts said Thursday, warning that overconsumption of sugar, salt and meat was killing millions of...

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    Bangladesh to send back Myanmar army man Sunday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 08:01pm on March 02, 2019

    Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) will hand over a captured member of Myanmar army to their authorities concerned on Sunday.

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    New cancer-causing toxin found in recalled blood pressure pills

    Reuters | Updated at 06:49pm on March 02, 2019

    The United States health regulators said on Friday a third cancer-causing toxin was found in some blood pressure pills recalled by Hetero Labs Ltd of India a day earlier, adding to a global recall of commonly used drugs to treat hypertension.

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    ICDDR,B develops rapid cholera diagnosis kit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:44pm on March 12, 2019

    Scientists working with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh have developed a dipstick named Cholkit for rapid, early and effective diagnosis of cholera....

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    Saturday’s Vitamin A Plus campaign postponed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on January 18, 2019

    The government has postponed the National Vitamin A Plus campaign scheduled for Saturday.Institute of public health nutrition on Thursday said it put on hold the...

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    869 new HIV positive patients diagnosed in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46pm on December 01, 2018

    At least 869 new HIV positive patients were diagnosed in Bangladesh in 2018, according to statistics, the government released Saturday. The newly diagnosed patients raised...

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    50m people with liver diseases in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Bangladesh have some 10 million patients with either Hepatitis B or C and about 40 million people suffering from fatty liver disease, experts said on Thursday....

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