Adults’ health

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    6,000 women die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh annually

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer women suffer in Bangladesh, with approximately 6,000 of them dying annually....

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    Doctors’ tilt to urban areas leaves rural people in lurch

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:49pm on September 05, 2018

    Tejgaon Thana Health Complex, with its 27 physicians, in the capital’s Tejgaon Industrial Area treats only 15 to 150 patients a day, most of the...

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    Bangladeshi researchers invent low-cost cancer detection tech

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on September 05, 2018

    A group of Bangladeshi researchers on Wednesday said that they have invented a mechanism for detection of cancer through blood test in less than five...

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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...

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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...

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