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    World Thalassemia Day today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on May 08, 2019

    The World Thalassemia Day would be observed today in the country as elsewhere in the globe to raise awareness about the disease.This year’s theme of...

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    World Malaria Day today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on April 25, 2019

    The World Malaria Day will be observed in Bangladesh as elsewhere across the globe today with the theme Zero Malaria Starts with Me.World Malaria Day...

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    Doctors warn of global C-section epidemic

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Worldwide Caesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached ‘epidemic’ proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday, highlighting a huge gap...

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    Pvt health facilities getting away with anomalies

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:38pm on August 11, 2018

    Minimal action from time to time and lax monitoring by the authorities concerned did little or nothing to stop the unbridled malpractices by private hospitals,...

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    First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

    BBC | Updated at 12:10pm on July 23, 2018

    A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in 60 years - has been given the green light by authorities...

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    Therap Asia holds conference on digital disability documentation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on April 09, 2018

    Therap Asia hosted its annual Dhaka conference themed on ‘Using Documentation to Improve Quality of Care and Support for a Better Future’ on...

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    United Hospital fined Tk 20 lakh for using outdated reagent, medicines

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:31pm on March 21, 2018

    A mobile court fined United Hospital Tk 20 lakh on Wednesday for using outdated reagent in the laboratory and selling outdated medicines in its medicine...

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    High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumours in male rats: US study

    Reuters | Updated at 12:35pm on February 03, 2018

    Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumours in the tissues around their hearts, according to...

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    Cancer blood test finds eight kinds of tumors: study

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    A new blood test for cancer has shown promise toward detecting eight different kinds of tumors before they have spread elsewhere in the body, offering...

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    Pollution killed 9m people in 2015

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    Pollution claimed the lives of nine million people in 2015, one in every six deaths that year, according to a report published on Friday. Almost...

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