Adults’ health

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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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    Health insurance makes positive impact on apparel workers, owners: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on May 26, 2018

    A recent study found that health insurance coverage led to increased productivity among apparel workers and reduced absenteeism, raising the...

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    Bangladesh ahead of India, Pakistan in healthcare access

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 06:20pm on May 24, 2018

    Bangladesh is ahead of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Afghanistan in providing access to quality healthcare to citizens, according to a study of leading British medical...

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    Half of hypertensive patients unaware, two-third doesn’t take medicines

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:03pm on May 17, 2018

    Two-third of the Bangladeshi hypertensive patients does not take regular medicine and are at high risk of developing the fatal diseases, experts said at a...

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    Tobacco causes deaths of 25.54 pc men, 9.68 pc women in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    Of all the deaths in Bangladesh, 25.54 per cent of adult men and 9.68 per cent women die from the adverse impacts of tobacco consumption...

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    72 hidden TB patients in one lakh people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:56pm on March 22, 2018

    There are about 221 tuberculosis patients per one lakh people in Bangladesh, but 72 of them remained undiagnosed, according to...

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    Nasim rules out chances of spreading chikungunya, dengue

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:42pm on March 08, 2018

    Health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim on Thursday ruled out the possibility of spreading Chikungunya and dengue as the government has taken adequate preventive...

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    Maya Apa aiming high in digital healthcare

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:27pm on March 07, 2018

    Asking questions about one's physical or mental health publicly (in newspapers or forums) always came with the stigma of 'what would people...