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    BSMMU conducts successful liver transplant surgery

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:48am on June 26, 2019

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has conducted the first-ever liver transplant surgery, demonstrating the public hospital’s progress in modern healthcare service...

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    Dengue menace on rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    At least 853 dengue patients were hospitalised in the capital since January and two of them died in April. And at least 741 of the dengue patients were hospitalized in the capital since May, 586 of them...

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    26pc deaths in Bangladesh due to poor diets: Lancet

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:55pm on June 24, 2019

    Low intake of right kinds of food such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains and high intake of wrong kinds of food like sodium appear...

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    Unnecessary C-sections in Bangladesh rise by 51pc in two years

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:03pm on June 20, 2019

    Medically unnecessary caesarean section operations increased by 51 per cent in Bangladesh over the past two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, according...

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    One third of global population lack basic hygiene: UN report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:53am on June 18, 2019

    Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking...

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    97pc Bangladeshis at risk of non-communicable diseases

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:29pm on May 29, 2019

    About 97 per cent of people in Bangladesh are at the risk of non-communicable diseases as most of the metabolic and behavioural risk factors for...

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    Antibiotic in one Bangladesh river 300 times above ‘safe’ mark

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on May 28, 2019

    Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a conference Monday.Scientists found...

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    30pc girls miss school during menstruation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:04pm on May 28, 2019

    At least 30 per cent adolescent girls miss their schools during menstruation due to lack of appropriate facilities and support in the schools to manage...