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    A health disaster in the offing: Romen Raihan

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:39am on November 08, 2019

    A health disaster is in the making because of the consumption of foods contaminated with microbial, chemical and other elements, said public health expert Romen...

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    16.8pc adults, 13.6pc children have mental disorder in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on November 08, 2019

    At least 16.8 per cent of the adult population in and 13.6 per cent of the children in Bangladesh suffer from mental disorders, revealed a...

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    Health services for women lag far behind

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    BANGLADESH has had reasonable progress in curbing maternal mortality rates in the past decade as it declined from 322 every one lakh in 2001 to...

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    Ban single-use plastic to save environment, health: activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on November 04, 2019

    Green activists at a workshop in Dhaka on Sunday asked the government to ban single-use plastic spoons and other plastic objects to save environment and...

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    Health security issues need to be attended to

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    A SERIOUS lack of preparedness for the prevention and detection of and response to disease outbreaks and a poor health system, as the first-ever Global...

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    213 new dengue patients hospitalised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on November 01, 2019

    At least 213 new dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours until 8:00am on Thursday. Of them, 73 were hospitalised in the...

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    Health facilities not gender friendly: researchers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on October 26, 2019

    A group of researchers and physicians on Saturday said though the health facilities were supposed to be unbiased towards gender, Bangladesh hospitals were yet to...

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    Footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma: study

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:58am on October 22, 2019

    A new study carried out by Glasgow University has found former footballers are approximately three-and-a- half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative diseases than...

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    Heart diseases on the rise: experts

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:23am on October 06, 2019

    Experts at a view-sharing meeting in Rajshahi on Saturday said the number of heart attack is increasing sharply as poor life-style is largely responsible for...

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    Dengue patients hospitalisation remains high in districts in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on October 05, 2019

    The number of hospitalisation of dengue patients decreased in Dhaka but the rate still remains far high in other districts. On Friday, at least 326...