Monday, September 21, 2015



While living in a mother’s womb, cushioned by amniotic fluid and protected from the

icddr,b launches artificial intelligence based diabetic retinopathy detection

icddr,b in collaboration with Eyes For All PLC, United

WHO urges broader use of Ebola vaccine as DR Congo case numbers climb

The World Health Organization on Tuesday 

‘Deadly’ superbugs in ICUs

The ‘deadly’ antimicrobial resistant superbugs could be responsible for the 80 percent of the deaths

UN: Malawi is 1st nation to use malaria vaccine to help kids

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only

C-sections greatest burden among childbirth expenses: icddr,b

Families may be spending the highest amount from their pockets for caesarian section deliveries

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

A drug that's used to help control blood sugar

Caesarian deliveries incur huge cost in childbirth: study

Caesarian deliveries incur huge cost in 

Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs

Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a

US officials worry paralyzing illness may grow more common

One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping.It was the first

Cholera cases mount to over 1,000 in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Cholera has infected at least 1,052 people in Mozambique’s cyclone-hit region, the health ministry said Monday in a new report,

Training for parents, autistic kids essential: experts

Autistic kids, their parents and other caregivers need proper training in combating the neuro-developmental disorder among children, experts said.

Hawaii weighs nation’s first statewide ban on e-cig flavors

The first state to limit tobacco and electronic cigarette sales to people 21 and older is contemplating a new

US performs first kidney transplant from living donor with HIV

The kidney of a 35-year-old HIV- positive woman has been transplanted into another patient with the virus thatcauses AIDS,

Rangpur to become free from Chikungunya, Dengu soon

Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa has said Rangpur would become a clean city soon free from‘Chikungunya’, ‘Dengu’ and

World Tuberculosis Day today

The World Tuberculosis (TB) Day-2019 is being observed in the country today like elsewhere in the globe to create

Millions malnourished in Pakistan despite abundance of food

A frantic mother cradling her seven- month-old baby rushes towards the special paediatric ward in a desolatePakistan town, his

Timely treatment of tuberculosis patients crucial

Health experts at a post-rally discussion today put maximum importance on timely treatment of tuberculosis (TB) infected patients for

When snakes strike, lives shatter

On June 15, 2015, four-year-old Chepchirchir Kiplagat’s life changed forever. Bitten by a snake as she slept, she permanently

Monsanto’s responsibility at the center of Roundup trial phase 2

After finding that exposure to the weedkiller Roundup was a “substantial factor” in one man’s cancer, jurors in California

High potency pot ‘strongly linked’ to psychosis

High potency cannabis, especially when used daily, is “strongly linked” to the risk of developing psychotic disorders such as

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances

Maya’s digital health service now available for Robi subscribers

Robi has recently launched Maya's digital health service for its subscribers.Maya service for Robi subscribers is essentially a digital

Tens of thousands of heart patients may not need open-heart surgery

The operation is a daring one: To replace a failing heart valve, cardiologists insert a replacement through

Why failure to ensure safe food not illegal: HC

The High Court on Thursday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why their failure to ensure

United Health care broadens direct drug rebate program

The nation's largest health insurer is expanding a program that passes rebates from drug makers directly to the people that

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