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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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    WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 04:03pm on November 12, 2018

    The World Health Organisation warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse, driving...

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    6,000 women die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh annually

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer women suffer in Bangladesh, with approximately 6,000 of them dying annually....

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    Doctors’ tilt to urban areas leaves rural people in lurch

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:49pm on September 05, 2018

    Tejgaon Thana Health Complex, with its 27 physicians, in the capital’s Tejgaon Industrial Area treats only 15 to 150 patients a day, most of the...

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    Bangladeshi researchers invent low-cost cancer detection tech

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on September 05, 2018

    A group of Bangladeshi researchers on Wednesday said that they have invented a mechanism for detection of cancer through blood test in less than five...

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    10m hepatitis B, C patients in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 05:22pm on July 26, 2018

    Life threatening liver infection disease hepatitis caused by viruses became a public health concern in Bangladesh....

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