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Air pollution in South Asia damaging health, neuro of 620m children

Over 600 million children in South Asia suffer from the...

'Three-quarters of Bangladeshi firms don’t offer childcare'

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank...

BD origin US scientist’s team finds quick way to detect TB

A research team, led by Bangladeshi origin US scientist Dr...

Bangladeshi adolescents at 'alarming' risk of heart diseases

A new study has found three or more risk factors...

Scientists find fat in overweight people's lungs

Fatty tissue has been found in the lungs of overweight...

Chinese study unlocks clues to fight African swine fever

Chinese scientists have modeled the three-dimensional structure of African swine...

One in three children under 5 malnourished: UNICEF report

At least one in three children under five across the...

'Breast cancer takes 6,844 lives in Bangladesh every year'

Some 12,764 women are detected with breast cancer in Bangladesh...

World Mental Health Day Thursday

The World Mental Health Day will be observed tomorrow (Thursday)...

Vaping causes lung cancer in mice: study

Exposure to e-cigarette smoke causes mice to develop lung cancer,...

Three scientists win Nobel in medicine

Two scientists from the United States and one from Britain...

Ban on e-cigarette likely

Bangladesh is considering imposing a ban on the production, import...

LafargeHolcim arranges awareness sessions on heart diseases

On the eve of the World Heart Day (29 September)...

Breast cancer becomes major concern for Fijian women

Fijian Health Minister Ifereimi Waqainabete has said breast cancer cases...

Tk 5.8m Japanese grant to construct healthcare centre for Rohingyas

The Japanese government has granted Tk 5.8 million to construct...

China planning controls on e-cigarettes amid health concern

China plans to join governments that are imposing controls on...

One dies every 40 seconds in suicide: WHO

  GENEVA, Sept 10:  Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide each year -- more than those killed by war and homicide or breast cancer, the World Health Organization said Monday, urging action to avert the tragedies, reports https://www.who.int/. In a fresh report, the UN health agency said that the global suicide...