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    National professor Malik terms hypertension as silent killer

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:18am on March 19, 2019

    National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh founding president National Professor Brigadier (retired) Abdul Malik has said that hypertension is a silent killer and it increases the...

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    Intense monitoring needed to ensure doctors’ presence

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    THE health minister admitted on Sunday to the fact that about 22 per cent doctors remained absent from their work....

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    Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat: study

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem,...

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    Patients suffer long for antibiotic resistence

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:12am on March 15, 2019

    A large number of patients admitted to the intensive care unit in hospitals in Bangladesh languish because of antibiotic resistance, says Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical...

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    People take antibiotics like taking puffed rice

    | Updated at 12:08am on March 15, 2019

    Bangladesh Health Rights Movement president Rashid-e-Mahbub says that the people of Bangladesh take antibiotics like taking puffed rice.He says the country lacks proper mechanism about...

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    Antibiotic resistance poses health catastrophe

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:07am on March 15, 2019

    The people of Bangladesh are on the verge of a health catastrophe due to the rising trend of antibiotic resistance, says Dhaka University pharmaceutical technology...

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    Antibiotic resistance growing

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:01am on March 15, 2019

    A growing trend of antibiotic resistance has put the health of Bangladeshis under serious threats.The surge in antibiotic resistance, mostly caused by high rates of...

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    Fine particles in Dhaka’s air with gross effects on health

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    THE High Court’s asking ranking Department of Environment officials to appear in court on April 10 regarding the air pollution of the capital city is...

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    Women more vulnerable to diseases, but neglected: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    Women are more vulnerable to different diseases, especially in regards to sexual and reproductive health, compared to men, but their health issues are largely neglected...

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    Perils of unregulated health sector privatisation

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2019

    MEDICAL ethics generally obliges health service providers to attend any ill person regardless of their ability to pay. It has, however, not been the case...