Dhaka, Monday 23 January 2017
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Health

A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body, reports British online newspaper The Independent....

In a bid to provide quality medical service to the doorsteps of people, medical universities will be established in each divisions of the country, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday....

Global Handwashing Day-2016 will be observed today in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world....

Bangladeshi pharmaceuticals company Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, which is specialised in oncology medicines, and Turkish pharmaceuticals producer and distribution company Kare Ilac on Monday signed a contract at Bangladesh Embassy in Ankara on Monday....

U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region....

Singapore is encouraging residents to use insect repellent, clear blockages in drains and wear long-sleeved clothing to protect themselves from mosquitoes as the number of Zika infections rose to 151 in this city state....

Six Bangladeshi nationals are affected with Zika virus in Singapore, informed Bangladesh High Commissioner to Singapore Mabubuzzaman. Credentials of the affected are yet to be disclosed....

The admission tests for medical and dental colleges for the 2016-17 academic session will be held on October 7 and November 4 respectively as the government has decided not to take combined exams for the MBBS and BDS course this year....

Ginger is one of the best-known remedies for relieving cold symptoms— it can actually kill the rhinovirus that causes a cold. Plus, it’s been known to help with motion sickness and to calm an upset stomach....

Constraint faced in diagnosis, inadequate treatment equipment and lack of public awareness are contributing to an alarming rise in Tuberculosis (TB) in children, health experts said at a programme on Wednesday....

The online market is booming in apps which offer women the chance to monitor the cycles of their monthly periods in their smartphones....

A lot of women try homemade pregnancy tests because of unavailability of proper clinics or medical stores near at hand from where they can get a pregnancy test kit. For these women, the best form of homemade pregnancy test that comes in handy is DIY (Do It Yourself) test....

At least 30 children have died in Myanmar's northwest Naga region since mid-June from an unknown disease that causes breathing difficulty, said an official of the country....

Women who have had their appendix or tonsils removed appear to be more fertile, a 15-year study suggests....

Pre-term babies who were fed more breast milk within the first 28 days of life showed better levels of intelligence, working memory as well as higher brain function by the age of seven, equivalent to infants at full-term, finds a study....

Dusts are about to attack your nasal passages with a vengeance—if they haven't already. And for those of us who suffer from seasonal allergies, it can take all the fun out of daily life....

After a hard workout, you'll feel exhausted, tired, sore, fantastic — and will probably be covered in sweat. Believe it or not, the clothes you wear for a workout can make a difference in how you feel after exercise. Several factors can affect how comfortable your workout clothes are, including the fabric they're made of and whether they're right for the type of exercise you will be doing....

You pulled a muscle lifting weights at the gym. Or maybe your arthritis is acting up. Is there anything you can do, besides wait it out? A simple soak in the tub may help you feel better....

Viral hepatitis is one of the leading killers across the globe, with a death toll that matches Aids or tuberculosis, research in the Lancet suggests....

Green tea is a smart swap for sugary drinks and so good for you that it's even got some researchers raving....

We all know that too much time in the sun can be seriously damaging to health, but a little exposure can actually do you some good....

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