Miscellany

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    SARS-like virus spreads in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:00pm on January 20, 2020

    A SARS-like virus has killed a third person, spread around China and reached another Asian country, authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak...

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    Scientists find ‘immune cells’ able to cure tumours from within

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 03:10pm on January 16, 2020

    Lurking deep inside some tumours are ‘factories’ full of immune cells that help the body fight a rearguard action against cancer and are key to...

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    Cheaper prosthesis gives new hope to Brazil cancer survivor

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 04:30pm on January 07, 2020

    Denise Vicentin looks in the mirror and bursts into tears...

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    Cold-related diseases affect 5,527 people across country in 24hrs

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:16pm on January 06, 2020

    Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,527 people across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, the government said on Monday...

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    China approves first home-made HPV vaccine

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 02:50pm on January 02, 2020

    China has approved the first domestically produced vaccine against the cancerogenic human papilloma virus, according to the National Medical Products Administration...

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    PM for giving free

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:19pm on December 11, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday vowed to eliminate leprosy from the country before 2030, urging local pharmaceutical companies to produce medicines for the leprosy...

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    Brain acts like thermostat while dealing with pain: Study

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 03:23pm on October 16, 2019

    Pain perception is essential for survival, but how much something hurts can sometimes be amplified or suppressed: for example, soldiers who sustain an injury in...

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    WHO accused of controlling Ebola vaccine supply in DRC

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 03:04pm on September 23, 2019

    Aid group Doctors Without Borders on Monday accused the World Health Organisation of rationing the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more...

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    Telemedicine: Blessing for Ivorian heart patients

    Agence France-Presse . Bouak, Ivory Coast | Updated at 02:19pm on September 14, 2019

    Every time Catherine Coulibaly’s 19-year-old son had to make a routine appointment with the cardiologist for his heart condition, she gritted her teeth as she...

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    Public health in jeopardy

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Public health in Bangladesh has become highly vulnerable in the face of phenomenal rise in adulteration of foods, serious contamination of drinking water, substandard and...

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