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Experts for electrophoresis blood test to prevent thalassemia

Health experts at a post rally discussion on Wednesday stressed...

Measles infects 34,000 in Europe

More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the...

 Experts stress expansion of nursing, midwifery edn

Speakers at programme here have underscored the need for increased...

Doctors’ believe Vinci’s ‘claw hand’ stopped him painting

Leonardo da Vinci could have experienced nerve damage in a...

Int’l Midwife Day on Sunday

The International Day of the Midwife (IDM) 2019 will be...

Hepatologists stress safe water to curb Hepatitis E

The prevalence of Jaundice (from Hepatitis E virus) may lead...

Nutrition Olympiad 2019 to be held on Saturday

The third edition of ‘Nutrition Olympiad’ will be held in...

Innovative child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

A large-scale trial of what has been called the world's...

Alarming rise in caesarian deliveries, says icddr,b

Families may be spending the highest amount from their pockets...

HIV used to cure ‘bubble boy’ disease

US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene...

WHO releases first guideline on digital health interventions

The World Health Organization(WHO) on Wednesday released new recommendations on...

Life expectancy: Underwriting guidelines need overhaul

Life firms' underwriting guidelines need to be reformed due to...

India facing shortage of 0.60m doctors: Study

India has shortage of an estimated 0.60 million doctors and...

60 million people don’t get enough iodine

Sixty million people of Bangladesh do not take in enough...

Ebola outbreak not global emergency yet: WHO

The spread of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Three-day diabetes fair begins in city Thursday

A three-day fair on diabetes, the first of its kind...

Eating mushrooms may prevent memory problems

Eating mushrooms more than twice a week could prevent memory and language problems occurring in the over-60s, research from Singapore suggests. A unique antioxidant present in mushrooms could have a protective effect on the brain, the study found. The more mushrooms people ate, the better they performed in tests of...