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    10m hepatitis B, C patients in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 05:22pm on July 26, 2018

    Life threatening liver infection disease hepatitis caused by viruses became a public health concern in Bangladesh....

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    Bangladeshi pregnant women carry higher blood lead

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:03pm on July 17, 2018

    Presence of higher blood lead level has been found in Bangladeshi pregnant women, said a recent ICDDR,B study done in collaboration with Stanford University, USA....

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    Minister admits poor state of cancer treatment in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:48pm on July 17, 2018

    State minister for health Zahid Maleque on Tuesday said that the state of cancer treatment in Bangladesh was ‘poor’, which led the government to decide...

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    63 Rohingyas infected with HIV, minister tells JS

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:54pm on June 27, 2018

    Sixty-three of the Rohingya people who have taken shelter in Bangladesh are HIV-infected patients, health minister Mohammed Nasim told parliament on Wednesday. ‘Now there're 4,662...

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    Health budget grows

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:30am on June 08, 2018

    In the national budget for the next fiscal presented in Parliament Thursday finance minister AMA Muhith proposed an allocation of Tk 23,383 crore for the health sector, up from the last fiscal’s revised allocation of Tk 20,014 crore....

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    70pc breast cancer patients can skip chemo

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:03pm on June 03, 2018

    As many as 70 per cent of women with the most common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, based on their...

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    Fatty liver a new silent threat to life

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2018

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver is now a silent threat to life in Bangladesh. Fatty liver has severe consequences like liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, but lifestyle could help people easily avoid the problem by taking healthy diet and exercise....

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    Health insurance makes positive impact on apparel workers, owners: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on May 26, 2018

    A recent study found that health insurance coverage led to increased productivity among apparel workers and reduced absenteeism, raising the...

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