Monday, September 21, 2015



Chronic exposure to air pollution can cause harm to cognitive performance, a new

ADB approves addl $110 mn for BD’s urban health services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an additional

Coca-Cannabis? Coke analyzing cannabis in wellness drinks

The Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is "closely watching"

Saima stresses disaster-time mental health

Mental health expert Saima Wazed Hossain has stressed the need for addressing mental health issues

No alcohol safe to drink, study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of

Half the world’s schools lack running water

Nearly half the world's schools lack clean drinking water,

DR Congo rolls out prototype Ebola drugs as death toll rises to 67

An outbreak of Ebola in eastern DR 

Life expectancy declining in high-income countries

Life expectancy is declining in high-income countries worldwide, driven in part by the effects of

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can ‘shorten lifespan’: study

Middle-aged people who get roughly half 

“Three-in-one” pill points to better hypertension treatment: Aussie study

A new medical pill

War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DR Congo

First came the war, which developed into a brutal,

E-cigarettes 'more harmful than we think'

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously

Blue light from mobile phones, computers can cause irreversible damage to eyes: Study

Blue light from devices such as smartphones and computers can cause irreversible damage to the

Nine confirmed dead in DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak: ministry

Nine confirmed Ebola victims have 

Superbugs are becoming resistant to hand sanitiser

Multidrug-resistant “superbugs” that can cause dangerous infections in hospitals are becoming increasingly resistant to

India bans vaccine imports from tainted China company

India has banned the import of a rabies vaccine from

Urgent increase in hepatitis testing, treatment needed: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are calling on countries to urgently

HIV infects one teenage girl every 3 minutes: UN

Every three minutes, a girl between the ages of 15 and 19 is infected with

First malaria drug in 60 years approved

A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in

‘Dangerous complaceny’ feared as AIDS conference opens

A world AIDS assembly opens in Amsterdam on Monday

‘Dangerous complacency’ looms over world AIDS meeting

Thousands of experts and activists 

Fish oil for a healthy heart 'nonsense': research

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements is often touted as a way simple way to protect

Higher blood lead found in pregnant women of Bangladesh: icddr,b study

Presence of higher blood lead level (BLL) has been found in some pregnant women of

J&J ordered to pay $4.69 bn damages in talc cancer case

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & 

First-ever colour X-ray on a human

New Zealand scientists have performed the first-ever 3-D, colour

Probe into Samoa infant deaths after vaccine jabs

International health experts launched an investigation Thursday into why two Samoan

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