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    Bangladesh heavily depends on vaccine imports

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:00am on October 08, 2019

    Bangladesh produces barely 15 per cent of its  annual demand of the vaccines for the foot-and-mouth disease, a common cattle disease. Department and Livestock officials...

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    Trio win medicine Nobel for work on how cells adapt to oxygen

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 06:18pm on October 07, 2019

    Three researchers from the US and Britain on Monday shared the Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how human cells sense and adapt to changing...

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    Ranitidine, other banned drugs still at stores

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:13am on October 02, 2019

    Popular acidity medicine ranitidine is still sold by the drug stores ignoring the ban in place on its production and supply. The temporary ban was...

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    No call yet on ranitidine recall

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:28am on September 28, 2019

    Drug manufacturers across the globe have begun recalling popular acidity medicine ranitidine as the USA’s Food and Drug Administration has confirmed carcinogenic qualities in it....

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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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    Mainul gets research award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on July 19, 2019

    Mainul Haque, a professor of medicine and defence health at National Defence University of Malaysia, recently achieved the ‘Golden Articles -Top researchers most cited in...

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    Expired medicines must be removed from pharmacies by July 2: Zahid

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:44am on June 25, 2019

    Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque on Monday said all date-expired medicines must be removed from pharmacies by July 2 as the government would...

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    Drive against expired medicines: 370 cases filed in 6 months

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:18pm on June 20, 2019

    Director general of the Directorate of Drug Administration Major General Md Mahbubur Rahman on Thursday said 370 cases were filed and Tk 58.57 lakh was...

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    Destroy all date-expired medicine in 30 days:HC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on June 19, 2019

    The High Court Division on Tuesday directed the government to remove from medicine stores and destroy date expired medicines within 30 days. A bench of...

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    Remove, destroy expired medicines in 30 days: HC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:57pm on June 18, 2019

    The High Court on Tuesday asked the authorities concerned to take necessary steps to remove expired medicines from pharmacy shelves across the country and destroy...