Single cigarette can trigger a heart attack

Just one cigarette could be enough to trigger a fatal...

Jamuna Bank Foundation arranges free medical camp

Jamuna Bank Foundation organised a free medical camp and general...

6,582 die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh each year

Experts said on Saturday no woman should die of cervical...

‘5-per cent weight loss beneficial to health’

Shedding just five per cent of body weight will have...

Vegetable fair to begin Sunday

The government has arranged a three-day National Vegetable Fair aiming...

Hospitals to offer free blood test for Thalassemia patients

Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mohammed Nasim said that...

‘Singing boosts post-natal depression recovery’

Singing could help mothers recover from post-natal depression more quickly,...

Bangladesh Red Crescent seeks support for cyclone-affected victims

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) seeks 1,149,014 Swiss francs to...

‘Women more likely to die after heart attack’

Fewer women who suffer a heart attack would die if...

‘Alcohol may cause cancer by damaging cells’

Drinking alcohol may cause irreversible damage to the DNA of...

‘Immune response to Zika virus can also harm foetuses’

The same proteins that mount an immune response to Zika...

Smokers more likely to need spinal surgery

Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs...

Married heart patients more likely than singles to survive

People with heart disease have better long-term survival odds when...

‘TB drugs work better with vitamin C’

Tuberculosis patients may have a quicker way to recover. A...

How alcohol increases cancer risk

Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which...

WHO lists gaming addiction as disorder

Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health...

WHO categorises ‘gaming disorder’ as mental health problem

The World Health Organisation (WHO) might classify ‘gaming disorder’ as a mental health condition in its 2018 manual on diseases. In the beta draft of the WHO's 11th update of International Classification of Diseases(ICD-11), gaming disorder has been included in the category of ‘mental, behavioral or neurodevelopmental disorders’. To warrant...

Screening finds 11pc kids in C’Bazar camps with severe malnutrition

Nutrition screening of a good number of babies in Balukhali,...

Vitamin D, calcium ‘may not lower’ fracture risk

Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium are no...