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724 diarrhoea patients admitted to icddr,b in 14 hours

724 diarrhoea patients admitted to icddr,b in 14 hours

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-03-28 15:16:39

As many as 724 diarrhoea patients were admitted to the icddr,b, an international health research institute in Dhaka, in the 14 hours t0 2:00pm on Monday. AKM Tariful Islam Khan, media manager, icdd...

Second Covid booster significantly lowers mortality rate, study shows

Second Covid booster significantly lowers mortality rate, study shows

-- 2022-03-28 14:01:26

Senior citizens who received a second booster of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination had a 78 per cent lower mortality rate from the disease than those who got one only, a study from Isra...

School-based approach to mental health yields good results in Bangladesh: Study

School-based approach to mental health yields good results in Bangladesh: Study

FE REPORT 2022-03-28 09:11:36

A study of the icddr,b on a low-cost school-based mental health intervention in Bangladesh has found promising outcomes in improving depression status and life quality of mothers of children with au...

Scientists detect microplastics pollution in human blood for first time

Scientists detect microplastics pollution in human blood for first time

-- 2022-03-24 19:58:12

Scientists have detected microplastic pollution in human blood for the first time, with the particles found in almost 80 per cent of the people tested, reports the Guardian. The new Dutch-funded rese...

Moderna seeks US authorisation for Covid-19 vaccine for children younger than 6 years

Moderna seeks US authorisation for Covid-19 vaccine for children younger than 6 years

-- 2022-03-23 19:21:55

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it will ask regulators to authorise its COVID-19 vaccine in children younger than 6 years old based on data showing it generated a similar immune response to adults in it...

Most of bipolar disorder patients remain untreated: Experts

Most of bipolar disorder patients remain untreated: Experts

FE REPORT 2022-03-23 10:51:30

Experts at a programme on Tuesday said most of the patients suffering from bipolar disorder in the country still remain untreated mainly due to inadequate psychiatrists, limited infrastructures and me...

No country met WHO air quality standards in 2021

No country met WHO air quality standards in 2021

-- 2022-03-22 10:35:52

Not a single country managed to meet the World Health Organization's (WHO) air quality standard in 2021, a survey of pollution data in 6,475 cities showed on Tuesday, and smog even rebounded in some r...

These habits can worsen your acne problems

These habits can worsen your acne problems

Imtiaz Ahmed 2022-03-21 18:57:06

Acne, commonly known as pimples is a common problem especially among teenagers. It commonly happens during puberty and usually goes away in the adult years. However, there are certain habits that cou...

650 dental surgeons to be appointed soon, says health minister

650 dental surgeons to be appointed soon, says health minister

-- 2022-03-21 18:06:23

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said the government will appoint 650 new dental surgeons soon to better serve the patients. In a programme observing the Oral Health Day, Maleque also spoke about pl...

7 home remedies for glowing skin this summer

7 home remedies for glowing skin this summer

A R Tahseen Jahan 2022-03-20 14:51:30

Summer is here, as well as our favourite sunny weather where we feel warm and can click awesome photos with natural lighting. But what about our skin tone? Skin tone and the UV rays from the sun are l...

Foods that make you grow old faster

Foods that make you grow old faster

Shuvodip Biswas Turja 2022-03-19 19:14:45

Most people want to remain green, at least physically, until their old age. However, many do not succeed. There are some certain variables that make a person age faster than normal. One of those vari...

Covid-19 pandemic 'far from over', WHO official says

Covid-19 pandemic 'far from over', WHO official says

-- 2022-03-18 19:09:38

A World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson said on Friday that the end of the Covid-19 pandemic was a long way off, citing a rise in cases in its latest weekly data. The UN health agency has prev...

Moderna seeks US authorisation for second booster shot for adults

Moderna seeks US authorisation for second booster shot for adults

-- 2022-03-18 15:57:17

Moderna Inc on late Thursday sought emergency use authorisation from US health regulators for a second Covid-19 booster shot, as a surge in cases in some parts of the world fuels fears of another wave...

Foods that will destroy immune system

Foods that will destroy immune system

Shuvodip Biswas Turja 2022-03-17 18:02:12

Whatever food we take, it has to have its effects on the human body - either positive or negative. Also, every food does not have the same reaction on everyone. However, sometimes, this food becomes...

Icddr,b study of Nipah survivors to support development of vaccines

Icddr,b study of Nipah survivors to support development of vaccines

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-03-17 17:46:46

A new study, led by icddr,b and funded and supported by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), will work with some of the survivors of the highly fatal Nipah infection to understa...

Cruciferous Vegetables: What’s the Advantage?

Cruciferous Vegetables: What’s the Advantage?

SHUVODIP BISWAS TURJA 2022-03-17 17:10:53

Not many people know about cruciferous vegetables. Again, some people think of only cauliflower or cabbage by the term cruciferous vegetables. But the term is not that limited in its usage. First of...

WHO delays review of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

WHO delays review of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

-- 2022-03-17 15:01:56

The World Health Organization (WHO) has delayed its ongoing assessment of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for emergency use because of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, an official from the health...

Global rise in Covid-19 cases is 'tip of the iceberg', WHO says

Global rise in Covid-19 cases is 'tip of the iceberg', WHO says

-- 2022-03-17 10:19:12

Figures showing a global rise in COVID-19 cases could herald a much bigger problem as some countries also report a drop in testing rates, the WHO said on Tuesday, warning nations to remain vigilant ag...

Foods that relieve constipation

Foods that relieve constipation

SHUVODIP BISWAS TURJA 2022-03-16 15:43:00

Constipation! To some people, constipation is like a terror. Those who have constipation have to suffer the whole day after an unsuccessful and in some cases, painful bowel movement in the morning. T...

Consider these breathing exercises to increase lung capacity

Consider these breathing exercises to increase lung capacity

Dr Imtiaz Ahmed 2022-03-15 13:29:50

Mark Courtney, a respiratory therapist of the American Lung Association, compared our lungs to a screen door with springs. According to him, over time the springs may get sloppy, and the lungs may not...

Drug regulator says it finds no harmful substances in Napa syrup

Drug regulator says it finds no harmful substances in Napa syrup

-- 2022-03-14 18:10:55

The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) has said it did not find harmful substances in the samples three batches of Napa paracetamol syrup. The drug regulator tested three batches of sy...

Cooking show for adolescents serves up ideas for healthy eating in Bangladesh

Cooking show for adolescents serves up ideas for healthy eating in Bangladesh

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-03-14 14:57:24

Budding young chefs from across Bangladesh are flexing their cooking skills in Shorno Chef, a new television show jointly created by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and UNICEF. The programm...

KAMPS celebrates World Kidney Day-2022

KAMPS celebrates World Kidney Day-2022

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-03-11 10:00:39

Kidney Awareness, Monitoring and Prevention Society (KAMPS), a leading non-government voluntary organisation, on Thursday organised a rally and discussion to celebrate the World Kidney Day-2022. The...

Protect your kidney health

Protect your kidney health

Prof Dr MA Samad 2022-03-09 09:38:10

After knowing some information, you will understand why it is so important to be aware of kidney health or why the theme for this year’s World Kidney Day has been declared ‘Kidney Health f...

Covid-19 can cause brain shrinkage, memory loss: Oxford University study

Covid-19 can cause brain shrinkage, memory loss: Oxford University study

-- 2022-03-08 16:47:18

Covid-19 can cause the brain to shrink, reduce grey matter in the regions that control emotion and memory, and damage areas that control the sense of smell, an Oxford University study have found. The...

Moderna plans vaccines against 15 pathogens by 2025

Moderna plans vaccines against 15 pathogens by 2025

-- 2022-03-08 10:30:43

Moderna Inc said on Monday it plans to develop and begin testing vaccines targeting 15 of the world's most worrisome pathogens by 2025 and will permanently wave its Covid-19 vaccine patents for shots...

Maintain your diet: Risk-free solution to hair fall  

Maintain your diet: Risk-free solution to hair fall  

Dr Imtiaz Ahmed 2022-03-07 20:47:45

The problem of hair fall affects both men and women alike. It can be hereditary, or simply a consequence of aging. Sometimes there are underlying conditions, e.g. diseases, side-effects of medication...

Omicron variant accounts for all Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh, IEDCR says

Omicron variant accounts for all Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh, IEDCR says

-- 2022-03-06 17:31:08

The omicron variant of the coronavirus accounts for all cases of Covid-19 in Bangladesh, according to research from the IEDCR. At least 96.2 per cent of the patients contracted the BA.2 strain and th...

High charges deterring mental health treatment

High charges deterring mental health treatment

Faz Al Mahmud Kabir 2022-03-06 17:01:48

Unlike other diseases, mental health-related issues are the ones that get neglected the most in our country. Many people blame the ignorance of people regarding the importance of good mental health....

Take care of your eyes as season of conjunctivitis sets in

Take care of your eyes as season of conjunctivitis sets in

Dr Imtiaz Ahmed 2022-03-06 11:58:13

Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the covering of the inner surface of the eyelids and the white part of the eye. Due to the appearance of the eyes, it is also known as &...