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Nipah virus resurfaces in Kerala

The deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus has resurfaced in the southern...

'Pumping heart patch' ready for human use

A "pumping" patch containing millions of living, beating stem cells...

'Air pollution causes 7.0m premature deaths each year'

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment David...

Transgender no longer recognised as 'disorder' by WHO

Transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental...

Hydraulic horn causes serious harm to children: Experts

Hydraulic horn is one of the immeasurable means of sound...

480,000 die from non-communicable diseases in BD annually

As many as 480,000 people die annually in the country...

Male beauty quest ‘damages fertility’

Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary paradox where men damage their...

One in five deaths linked to unhealthy diet

Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people...

72nd World Health Assembly to start Monday

The 72nd World Health Assembly is going to start on...

'Mobile radiation exposure not harmful for human health'

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar said on...

One in seven babies born with low birthweight worldwide: Study

More than 20 million babies were born with a low...

AI-based diabetic retinopathy detection now at icddr,b

icddr,b in collaboration with Eyes For All PLC, United Arab...

Hundreds with heat-related syndromes admitted to hospitals

The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) and...

Experts for electrophoresis blood test to prevent thalassemia

Health experts at a post rally discussion on Wednesday stressed...

Measles infects 34,000 in Europe

More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the...

 Experts stress expansion of nursing, midwifery edn

Speakers at programme here have underscored the need for increased...

HIV used to cure ‘bubble boy’ disease

US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene therapy that cured eight infants of severe combined immunodeficiency, or ‘bubble boy’ disease. Results of the research, developed at a Tennessee hospital, were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The babies, born with little to no immune protection,...