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    US approves first new Alzheimer's drug in almost two decades

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 03:44am on June 08, 2021

    The United States on Monday approved a drug called Aduhelm to treat patients with Alzheimer's, the first new medicine against the disease in almost two...

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    Four decades of AIDS

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 07:15am on June 06, 2021

    Forty years ago this month the first men began dying of a mysterious disease in California that would later be identified as AIDS.

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    Mamunul’s ‘second wife’ rescued after missing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:48pm on April 27, 2021

    The Detective Branch of the police rescued Hefazat-e-Islami leader Mamunul Haqus’s ‘second wife’ Jannat Ara Jhorna from a house at Basila in the capital on...

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    One in 10 women experience miscarriage: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:17pm on April 27, 2021

    One in seven pregnancies worldwide ends in miscarriage, and eleven percent of women endure a failed pregnancy at least once in their lifetime, experts said...

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    WHO OKs AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID variants, over-65s

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 11:05am on February 11, 2021

    The AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine can be used for people aged over 65, and also where coronavirus variants of concern are circulating, WHO experts said Wednesday,...

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    AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine sparks debate over use for elderly

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:50am on February 02, 2021

    The subject of a sometimes acrimonious row between the European Union and Britain, the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has also fuelled debate over its effectiveness among...

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    Maternal care in Bangladesh hard hit by pandemic

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:13am on November 14, 2020

    The coronavirus outbreak has badly affected maternal care services, drastically lowering institutional deliveries as well as antenatal and postnatal care services in Bangladesh. The COVID-19...

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    Obesity greatest risk factor for young adults with COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 09:49am on September 10, 2020

    Young adults with underlying conditions such as morbid obesity, diabetes and hypertension are at the highest risk of being placed on a ventilator or dying...

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    Over 75pc people with mental disorders get no treatment: WHO

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 01:15pm on August 28, 2020

    More than 75 per cent of people with mental, neurological and substance use disorders receive no treatment for their condition at all in low- and...

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    COVID-19 threatens nutrition of Bangladeshis: FAO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:08am on August 25, 2020

    The nutritional status of Bangladeshis has been threatened by COVID-19 as it has brought poverty to most of them, experts from the Food and Agriculture...