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Doctorola Ltd. and Telenor Health signed MoU on online healthcare service Desk : Today, digital health provider Telenor Health AS and online doctor appointment service platform Doctorola Ltd. signed a commercial partnership agreement. The partnership will leverage Doctorola’s platform to make ...

2017-03-12 21:44:11 | More

More than 1600 children participate on Mental Arithmetic Desk : ALOHA Bangladesh organized its 10th National Level Abacus & Mental Arithmetic competition 2017 in Bangladesh today at Bashundhara International Convention City (BICC) in the capital. The day ...

2017-02-27 23:41:50 | More

New breast cancer cases to rise to 3.2 mn a year by 2030 Desk: By 2030, the number of women diagnosed every year with breast cancer could almost double to 3.2 million and cervical cancer cases can rise at least 25 per cent ...

2016-11-03 15:09:39 | More

Malnutrition costs Bangladesh $1b annually: Study Desk: Malnutrition costs Bangladesh more than US$ one billion in lost productivity annually and emphasis should be laid on ending hunger and improving nutrition for sustainability of the country's current ...

2016-10-26 22:18:12 | More

DSCC mayor vows "to eliminate unusable public toilet by 2017" Desk: WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka South City Corporation has launched another public toilet at Bahadur Shah Park funded by H&M Foundation. Mohammad Sayeed Khokon, Mayor, Dhaka South City ...

2016-10-05 21:27:14 | More

Bangaj to introduce ‘Acupressure’ treatment among students Desk: Bangaj Swachikitsha Paribar (BSP) has taken initiatives to introduce Acupressure, an alternative medical treatment, in educational institutions of the country for the physical fitness of the students.

2016-09-30 22:09:40 | More

Brest cancer kills 7,000 women in country annually Correspondent, Dhaka: A total of 14,822 women suffer from breast cancer across the country annually and among them, 7,000 lost their lives, a report says. Cancer research organization ‘International Agency for ...

2016-09-30 18:14:18 | More

4,143 HIV positive patients in Bangladesh: Nasim Desk: Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday said a total of 4,143 people are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the country.

2016-09-28 20:41:56 | More

Yunus's Social Business highlighted in WHO Special Global Health Commission Report Desk: President Hollande of France and President Zuma of South Africa, Co-Chairs of High Level WHO Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth presented its final report to the UN ...

2016-09-21 19:13:40 | More

Govt to ensure health services for all : Nasim Desk:Health Minister Mohammad Nasim today said the government will take steps to ensure health services at the doorsteps of the people through posting the nurses in the hospitals across ...

2016-09-05 22:18:51 | More

12 amazing home remedies for acidity Desk: Acidity occurs when there is excess secretion of acids in the gastric glands of the stomach, producing gas, bad breath, stomach ache and other symptoms. According to Delhi-based Nutritionist ...

2016-08-23 16:31:44 | More

Four public toilets with modern facilities open in city Desk: WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka South City Corporation has launched another four public toilets in the city. These H&M Foundation funded toilets have been built at Bahdur Shah ...

2016-08-22 20:44:14 | More

BSMMU offers free treatment to 5,675 patients Desk: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) today provided free treatment to 5,675 patients on the occasion of 41st martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ...

2016-08-15 17:11:39 | More

High-fat diet during pregnancy may impact baby's gut, immune system Desk: Women consuming high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of affecting bacteria living in her baby's gut thus impacting proper development of the immune system, says a study.

2016-08-11 16:22:18 | More

HC orders withdrawal of drugs of 34 companies Desk: The High Court on Monday ordered withdrawal of drugs of 34 pharmaceuticals as their medicines appeared sub-standard, court officials said.

2016-08-08 17:15:01 | More

BSMMU hospital gets new director Desk: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) will have a new director for its hospital unit.

2016-08-03 19:46:24 | More

Fatty livers increase kid's risk of diabetes Desk: About seven million children in the U.S. have fatty livers, and nearly a third of those kids also have prediabetes or diabetes, according to a new study.

2016-08-02 19:40:06 | More

Breastfeeding Week begins Monday Desk: The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) will be observed in the country as elsewhere in the world from Monday to create public awareness about the beneficial aspects of breastfeeding.

2016-07-31 19:43:25 | More

Why working the night shift can pose a cancer risk Desk: A handful of large studies of cancer risk factors have found that working the night shift, as nearly 15 percent of Americans do, boosts the chances of developing cancer. ...

2016-07-30 19:05:04 | More

Turmeric compound may treat colon cancer Desk: A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle ...

2016-07-30 12:31:13 | More