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    China approves first home-made HPV vaccine

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 02:50pm on January 02, 2020

    China has approved the first domestically produced vaccine against the cancerogenic human papilloma virus, according to the National Medical Products Administration...

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    PM for giving free

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:19pm on December 11, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday vowed to eliminate leprosy from the country before 2030, urging local pharmaceutical companies to produce medicines for the leprosy...

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    HC allows organ donation also to known people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:44pm on December 05, 2019

    The High Court Division in a verdict Thursday allowed the donation of human organs to  known persons also on emotional grounds. It directed the government...

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    Year 2019 sees boom in successful gene therapy

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 02:45pm on December 05, 2019

    In the summer, a mother in Nashville with a seemingly incurable genetic disorder finally found an end to her suffering — by editing her genome....

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    Samoa in lockdown amid measles battle

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:48pm on December 05, 2019

    Samoa entered a two-day lockdown Thursday as authorities launched an unprecedented mass vaccination campaign to contain a deadly measles outbreak that has devastated the Pacific...

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    Take efforts to fight cervical cancer: Rwandan minister

    Xinhua . Kigali | Updated at 03:55pm on December 04, 2019

    Rwandan health minister Diane Gashumba on Tuesday called on all African countries to make joint efforts to fight against cervical cancer in the continent. There...

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    Unvaccinated to show red flags in Samoa

    Agence France-Presse  . Wellington | Updated at 03:53pm on December 04, 2019

    Authorities in Samoa asked unvaccinated families to display a red flag outside their homes on Wednesday to help a mass immunisation drive aimed at halting...

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    Early treating cholesterol reduce heart attack risk: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:58pm on December 04, 2019

    Treating younger people with high cholesterol levels may help reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke in later life, a study showed on Wednesday....

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