Adults’ health

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    Drug Admin fixes prices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 20, 2017

    The Drug Administration on Tuesday fixed the prices of pacemaker and valve, as the lifesaving medical devices had been selling in the country for long...

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    Bangladesh detects 5,586 HIV patients since 1989

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 05, 2017

    The government on Monday disclosed that at least 865 people were newly detected HIV positive, raising the total number of AIDS patients to 5,586 since...

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    HIV epidemic alarming in Europe, WHO warns

    Reuters | Updated at 03:17pm on November 28, 2017

    The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region’s epidemic...

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    ICDDR,B joins first-ever global initiate to end cholera by 2030

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:13pm on October 04, 2017

    ICDDR,B has joined the launch of an ambitious new strategy to reduce deaths from cholera by 90 percent by 2030. The initiative was launched by...

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    New antibody attacks 99pc of HIV strains

    BBC | Updated at 12:10pm on September 22, 2017

    Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99 per cent of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three...

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    Why three sections of Organ Transplantation Act not be declared unconstitutional: HC

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:45pm on August 24, 2017

    The High Court issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why three sections (2ga, 3, and 6) of the Organ Transplantation Act-1999 will...

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    Sperm count drop ‘could make humans extinct’

    BBC | Updated at 08:10am on July 26, 2017

    Humans could become extinct if sperm counts in men continue to fall at current rates, a doctor has warned...

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    Muscle test ‘benefits injured footballers’

    BBC | Updated at 10:20am on June 23, 2017

    A new way of measuring the severity of muscle injuries could help footballers return to action more quickly, research suggests. Spanish scientists said passing a...

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    Marriage 'provides a health boost'

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on June 07, 2017

    Marriage appears to be good for your health, boosting your survival chances if you have a major heart risk factor such as high cholesterol, say...

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    Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in trial

    BBC | Updated at 02:25pm on June 03, 2017

    A new targeted treatment for ovarian cancer has shown ‘very promising’ results in women in the advanced stages of the disease...