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    Immunotherapy boosts survival outlook for lung cancer patients

    Agence-France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 01:52am on June 03, 2019

    An immunotherapy treatment helped significantly boost survival rates among patients suffering from advanced lung cancer, according to the...

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    97pc Bangladeshis at risk of non-communicable diseases

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:29pm on May 29, 2019

    About 97 per cent of people in Bangladesh are at the risk of non-communicable diseases as most of the metabolic and behavioural risk factors for...

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    Unhealthy iftar causes many diseases

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:24am on May 25, 2019

    The habit of consuming unhealthy iftar items during Ramadan is increasing the risk of a wide range of diseases.The fatty, deep-fried, processed, spicy and salty...

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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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