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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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    Govt to provide free sanitary pads to poor women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:49pm on December 05, 2019

    Bangladesh government has decided to distribute free sanitary napkins among poor women and adolescent girls...

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    Vaping causes disease caused by exposure to industrial metals

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:34pm on December 05, 2019

    Doctors treating a patient with a rare lung disease usually caused by exposure to industrial metals say it may instead be the first case linked...

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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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    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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    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...

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    Homemade soup may fight malaria

    Agence-France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:32pm on November 19, 2019

    A new study suggests that certain homemade broths — made from chicken, beef or even just vegetables — might have properties that can help fight...

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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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    Footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma: study

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:58am on October 22, 2019

    A new study carried out by Glasgow University has found former footballers are approximately three-and-a- half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative diseases than...

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    More healthcare investment needed to cut out-of-pocket spending: WHO

    Reuters .  Geneva | Updated at 01:23am on September 23, 2019

    Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional one per cent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and...

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