I’m a non-smoker at last! Why you should give up smoking too

"When you stop smoking, a lot of positive things happen in your life very quickly," Addiction physician Tobias Rüther said.

Community clinics: Medicine for hypertension, diabetes to be included in drug list

Medicine for hypertension and diabetes will be included in the drug list of community clinics to ensure primary healthcare in rural areas.

Diarrhoea Outbreak: IEDCR team starts work in Ctg

A team from the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control, and Research (IEDCR) has started visiting different parts of Chattogram to investigate into the cause of a diarrhoea outbreak

WHO says infertility affects 1 in 6 globally

About one in six adults globally have experienced infertility at least once in their life, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report on Monday, urging countries to actively collect more consistent data on the disease

Antibiotics may not help patients hospitalised with viral infections

.Most patients admitted to hospitals with acute viral infections are given antibiotics as a precaution against bacterial co-infection, but this practice may not improve survival, new research suggests..Researchers investigated the impact of antibiotic use on survival in more than 2,1

Harmful pollution boosting superbugs a 'silent pandemic'

Up to 10 million deaths could occur every year by 2050 because of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the UN says.

Physicians lack sincerity in serving people: health secretary

"In few hospitals it happens that physicians gossip. They don't pay attention to the patients, which should not happen..." he said

Prof Kamrul Hasan Khan re-elected as deputy speaker of IPPNW

Prof Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan, former vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), has been re-elected as the deputy speaker of International Physician of Nuclear War (IPPNW), said a press release

Dengue: 13 hospitalised across country

At least 13 dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in the last 24 hours till this morning

Spanish hospital pioneers new lung transplant approach

A Spanish hospital has carried out a lung transplant using a pioneering technique with a robot and a new access route that no longer requires cutting through bone, experts said on Monday

Under-5 mortality rate marks sharp fall in Bangladesh: Report

Under-5 mortality rate in Bangladesh saw a sharp decline in the past 5 years, according to a new report by the National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT)

Cancer, heart disease vaccines ‘ready by end of the decade’

According to a major pharmaceutical company, vaccines for cancer, cardiovascular, autoimmune, and other conditions will be available by 2030, The Guardian reported

World Cancer Day 2023: Common risk factors you should watch out for

World Cancer Day is observed on the 4th of February each year. Through this campaign we can all band together to combat the cancer epidemic is World Cancer Day.

Keep hospital beds ready for Nipah virus patients: DGHS

The government today gave directives to the relevant authorities to keep the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Dedicated Covid-19 Hospital ready in the wake of the spread of the Nipah virus in 28 districts of the country.

12-year-old boy dies of Nipah virus in Natore

The 12-year-old who died on Monday, after getting ill from drinking raw date palm juice, was infected with the Nipah virus, Natore civil surgeon's office said.

Conjoined twins Nuha, Nuba: 1st phase of surgery completed at BSMMU

The first phase of surgery on Nuha and Nuba, eight-month-old conjoined twins who share a spine, has been completed by doctors at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).