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    Samoa death toll in Measles still rising

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:14pm on December 03, 2019

    The World Health Organisation warned of a ‘slide back’ in global efforts to eliminate measles Tuesday, as the death toll from an outbreak that has killed dozens of children in Samoa continued to climb...

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    Moscow launches innovative campaign to promote vaccination

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:43pm on November 30, 2019

    Struggling with growing scepticism of vaccinations, health authorities in Moscow have turned to a surprising ally for help: blood-thirsty vampires...

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    Sedentary teens risk health, heart and mind: WHO

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 07:45pm on November 22, 2019

    Teenagers worldwide are jeopardising their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health Organisation-led...

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    Canadian Medical Association study reveals danger of e-cigarettes

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:18pm on November 21, 2019

    A 17-year-old Canadian nearly lost his lungs after five months of intensive vaping, but the ingredient suspected of doing the damage, diacetyl, is different from the substance United States authorities blame for dozens of deaths...

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    Bangladesh bans Ranitidine

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:20pm on November 14, 2019

    The government on Thursday permanently  banned production, marketing and sales of popular acidity drug ranitidine. Ranitidine with any brand name has been  banned for ever...

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    SARS-like virus spreads in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:00pm on January 20, 2020

    A SARS-like virus has killed a third person, spread around China and reached another Asian country, authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak...

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    Scientists find ‘immune cells’ able to cure tumours from within

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 03:10pm on January 16, 2020

    Lurking deep inside some tumours are ‘factories’ full of immune cells that help the body fight a rearguard action against cancer and are key to helping some patients recover, new research has shown...

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    Cervical cancer kills 14 women in Bangladesh daily

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on January 12, 2020

    Cervical cancer, though preventable, kills at least 14 women in Bangladesh daily. Cervical cancer is also the second highest form of cancer women in Bangladesh suffer from...

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    Vitamin A Plus campaign Saturday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on January 09, 2020

    The national Vitamin ‘A’ Plus campaign would  be held across the country on Saturday to feed high powered Vitamin A capsules to 2.1 crore children, aged between six months to five...

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    Cold-related diseases affect 5,527 people across country in 24hrs

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:16pm on January 06, 2020

    Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,527 people across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, the government said on Monday...

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