1w ago| Healthcare

The reasons you are so tired

When you think why you are so tired, often the answer is obvious - you are not getting enough sleep.

1w ago| Healthcare

Stricter blood sugar control in gestational diabetes leads to better outcomes for babies

Lowering the target blood sugar level for mothers with gestational diabetes did not reduce the risk of large babies, a new study finds, but it did

1w ago| Research

Microplastic in our seafood: Macro problem for our health

Microplastics are tiny fractions of plastics measuring less than 5 millimeters in size. Often smaller than the tiniest grains of sands, these particles pose a grave danger to our health.

1w ago| Hospitals

Pabna mental hospital: SOS from a troubled facility

Pabna Mental Hospital has been struggling to provide services to patients for at least two months due to the lack of supply of necessary food, medicine and other materials.

2w ago| Negligence

Audit questions Tk 193cr Covid expenditure

The office of the Comptroller and Auditor General has raised objections about Tk 193 crore spent by the Covid-19 Emergency Response and Pandemic Preparedness Project in the 2019-2020 fiscal year. 

3w ago| Healthcare

Healthcare facilities: DGHS to make mandatory display of licence number

The Directorate General of Health Services is going to make it mandatory for healthcare facilities to display their licence numbers on their signboards.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Stricter blood sugar control in gestational diabetes leads to better outcomes for babies

Lowering the target blood sugar level for mothers with gestational diabetes did not reduce the risk of large babies, a new study finds, but it did

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

The reasons you are so tired

When you think why you are so tired, often the answer is obvious - you are not getting enough sleep.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Do you know the signs & symptoms of Hyperglycemia?

Our bodies give us clues about our health. Knowing the signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia, or elevated blood sugar and how to spot them can be key to improving your health and helping you manage diabetes.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Microplastic in our seafood: Macro problem for our health

Microplastics are tiny fractions of plastics measuring less than 5 millimeters in size. Often smaller than the tiniest grains of sands, these particles pose a grave danger to our health.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

Health services: Absent doctors a headache

A doctor of a government hospital in Gopalganj has been absent from work since March 16, 2020.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

No illegal clinics to be allowed to operate

No one will be allowed to operate irregular businesses in the name of providing healthcare facilities, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

Reduce out-of-pocket costs

Along with strengthening the existing general tax-revenue-based healthcare financing system, new avenues like an insurance-based financing system can be a way to reduce the burden of out-of-pocket costs on patients, said speakers at a seminar yesterday.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

None can profit from peoples' lives: Maleque on drive against illegal hospitals

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that the ongoing drive against illegal hospital and clinics will continue so that no one can do business with peoples’ lives.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Spend more time in research: PM to doctors

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (September 14, 2022) re-emphasised to put concentration on research in the country's medical sector, saying excellence is not achieved without research.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

PM inaugurates BSMMU Super Specialized Hospital

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (September 14, 2022) inaugurated the much-awaited Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Super Specialized Hospital, first of its kind in the country, aiming to provide specialised treatment at a cheaper cost.