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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...

PM seeks effective collaboration to achieve Universal Health Coverage

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said collaboration among countries at...

'Modern technology can detect cancer early'

Epigenetic sequencing nanotechnology can detect all types of cancers early...

Chinese scientists suggest new control method for dengue virus

Having an iron-rich diet may be an effective way to...

More than one in five babies born in conflicted areas

More than one in five babies, totalling to over 29...

Pandemics could kill millions in 36 hours, experts warn

The world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics...

New York bans flavoured e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban...

One dies every 40 seconds in suicide: WHO

  GENEVA, Sept 10:  Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide each...

No Malaria after 2050: Global experts

Malaria can be eradicated within a generation, global health experts...

'Malaria can be eradicated by 2050'

Malaria can be eradicated within a generation, global health experts...

NICVD conducts second minimally invasive cardiac surgery

For the 2nd time in public hospitals, the National Institute...

Vegans and vegetarian diets linked to higher stroke risk: Study

Vegan and vegetarian diets lower the risk of heart disease...

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of...

Dengue cases in Malaysia climb to nearly 80,000

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11: The number of dengue fever cases in Malaysia reached an all-time high for the period from January to Aug 3, hitting nearly 80,000 cases and 113 deaths reported. Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye expects the number of cases to hit 150,000 by the end of...