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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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    Multisectoral approach needed for achieving UHC: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on December 13, 2019

    Health minister Zahid Maleque underscored the need for a multisectoral approach for achieving the Universal Health Coverage. The minister came up with the remark while addressing the...

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    Samoa measles death toll rises to 70

    Agence France-Presse . Apia | Updated at 01:01pm on December 10, 2019

    A devastating measles outbreak has continued to spread in Samoa, with the death toll reaching 70, as the United Nations on Monday released $2.6 million in emergency aid to combat the epidemic...

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    Govt to provide free sanitary pads to poor women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:49pm on December 05, 2019

    Bangladesh government has decided to distribute free sanitary napkins among poor women and adolescent girls...

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    Vaping causes disease caused by exposure to industrial metals

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:34pm on December 05, 2019

    Doctors treating a patient with a rare lung disease usually caused by exposure to industrial metals say it may instead be the first case linked...

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    Moscow launches innovative campaign to promote vaccination

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:43pm on November 30, 2019

    Struggling with growing scepticism of vaccinations, health authorities in Moscow have turned to a surprising ally for help: blood-thirsty vampires...

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    Sedentary teens risk health, heart and mind: WHO

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 07:45pm on November 22, 2019

    Teenagers worldwide are jeopardising their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health Organisation-led...

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    Canadian Medical Association study reveals danger of e-cigarettes

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:18pm on November 21, 2019

    A 17-year-old Canadian nearly lost his lungs after five months of intensive vaping, but the ingredient suspected of doing the damage, diacetyl, is different from the substance United States authorities blame for dozens of deaths...

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    Homemade soup may fight malaria

    Agence-France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:32pm on November 19, 2019

    A new study suggests that certain homemade broths — made from chicken, beef or even just vegetables — might have properties that can help fight malaria. Researcher Jake Baum of Imperial College London asked...

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    Bangladesh bans Ranitidine

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:20pm on November 14, 2019

    The government on Thursday permanently  banned production, marketing and sales of popular acidity drug ranitidine. Ranitidine with any brand name has been  banned for ever...

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