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    20pc doctors absent at govt hospitals: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:46pm on May 16, 2019

    Health minister Zahid Maleque said on Thursday that presence of at least 20 per cent doctors at their workplaces could not be ensured despite...

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    Hepatologists warn jaundice outbreak this summer

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:59pm on April 27, 2019

    Hepatology Society, Dhaka, has alerted city dwellers about spread of jaundice this summer. At a scientific seminar in the capital’s Banglamotor, they said their...

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    Adolescent marriages behind 43pc mothers’ death at delivery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:04pm on April 25, 2019

    At least 59 per cent of marriage occurs in Bangladesh when the brides are still in their adolescence.And the large number of marriages before the...

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    No antibiotic sale without prescription: HC

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    The High Court on Thursday asked the government to prevent sale of antibiotics without prescriptions issued by registered doctors....

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    Early rain intensifies malaria threat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Malaria continues to kill people in Bangladesh as the mosquito-borne disease still remains a serious health hazard in hilly and bordering districts....

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    ICDDR,B develops rapid cholera diagnosis kit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:44pm on March 12, 2019

    Scientists working with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh have developed a dipstick named Cholkit for rapid, early and effective diagnosis of cholera....

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    Bangladesh to send back Myanmar army man Sunday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 08:01pm on March 02, 2019

    Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) will hand over a captured member of Myanmar army to their authorities concerned on Sunday.

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    New cancer-causing toxin found in recalled blood pressure pills

    Reuters | Updated at 06:49pm on March 02, 2019

    The United States health regulators said on Friday a third cancer-causing toxin was found in some blood pressure pills recalled by Hetero Labs Ltd of...

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    869 new HIV positive patients diagnosed in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46pm on December 01, 2018

    At least 869 new HIV positive patients were diagnosed in Bangladesh in 2018, according to statistics, the government released Saturday. The newly diagnosed patients raised...

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    50m people with liver diseases in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Bangladesh have some 10 million patients with either Hepatitis B or C and about 40 million people suffering from fatty liver disease, experts said on...

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