On the first-ever Health Day at a COP, more than 40 million health professionals from around the globe joined the call to action by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and civil society organisations, to prioritise health in climate negotiations at COP28.
In recent years, women facing breast cancer decisions have grappled with choices regarding their treatment. People who have certain genetic mutations (BRCA1/2) and breast cancer in one breast have usually thought about either having a bilateral mastectomy to remove both breasts or keeping the healthy breast and using radiation therapy (RT) on the cancerous breast.
Individuals who exhibit toxic behaviour tend to be unsupportive of their family members’ choices, interests, and accomplishments.
December is the Constipation Awareness Month. The International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disease (IFFGD) launches a campaign to address the dilemmas that so many people face each day when living with constipation and to increase public knowledge of a common yet often misunderstood condition.
In the vibrant landscapes of Bangladesh, there lies a hidden gem—the unassuming herb known as Chiretta, called “Chirata” by locals. It is the herb not often in the limelight but revered by those who understand its natural gifts. Swertia chirata, its scientific name, may not boast colourful blooms or fragrant scents, yet its remarkable health benefits hold a special place in the traditional herbal remedies of the region.
About 7,000-8,000 workers have taken up this seasonal occupation since November, working round the clock in the coasts of the Bay. About 12,000 fishers are also spending busy days, catching sea fish varieties used as raw materials
Ultra-processed foods are commonly portrayed as a modern health scourge: a threat lurking on the shelves of every supermarket linked to obesity, heart disease, cancer and early death
Amid surging prices of onions throughout the country, 90 tonnes of onions are waiting to be unloaded after imports from India through Benapole port five days ago
At least two more people died from dengue in 24 hours preceding 8:00am today as the country grapples with a record outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease