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UNFPA reproductive health kits for flood-hit women

August 27th, 2016 | by admin
The UN population agency in Bangladesh which responded to the cyclone Roanu victims in a unique way by distributing ‘dignity kits’ to adolescent girls and women has now come up with life-saving ‘reproductive health kits’...
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You might be a narcissist!

August 16th, 2016 | by admin
Narcissists love to post diet and exercise updates on social media, according to a study conducted by researchers at Brunel University London. Researchers collected data from 555 Facebook-using participants who completed surveys...
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BSMMU offers free treatment to 5,675 patients

August 16th, 2016 | by admin
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) provided on Monday free treatment to 5,675 patients on the occasion of 41st martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Mourning...
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Early breastfeeding after birth reduces child death, say health experts

August 8th, 2016 | by admin
Health experts at a post-rally discussion today said breastfeeding to the babies within an hour after their birth reduces 31 per cent newborn deaths. Besides, exclusive breastfeeding for six months and its continuation for two...
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Rights activists urge govt to introduce health package for migrant workers

July 29th, 2016 | by admin
Migrant rights activists urged the government on Thursday to introduce a comprehensive health package for ensuring the safety of the migrant workers. The comprehensive health package will include effective pre-departure health...
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Study finds strong link between lifestyle and mental health

July 26th, 2016 | by admin
A five-year study of 1,200 participants has uncovered strong links between unhealthy lifestyles and depression. The study, the first to analyse the association between lifestyle and depression from both sides, was undertaken by...
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Ctg medical university to be built on CMC land

July 16th, 2016 | by admin
The Chittagong Medical University will be built on the hilly terrain of the Chittagong Medical College (CMC). Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain said this while on a visit on Friday to choose a likely site for...
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How to regain fitness after Eid holidays

July 15th, 2016 | by admin
Now that everyone’s Eid holidays are over and they are back to their daily routines, it is imperative that fitness is regained over that which was lost after all the over-eating for the past a few days. While there is nothing...
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GIS tech to solve public health issues in Bangladesh

July 11th, 2016 | by admin
Geospatial information sciences (GIS) can help determine where diseases are spreading and where to target the resources needed to stop them, but spatial data isn’t widely used for health decision-making in many developing...
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Artificial pancreas may be available by 2018

July 11th, 2016 | by admin
Artificial pancreas – a device which monitors blood glucose in patients with diabetes and automatically adjusts levels of insulin entering the body – is likely to be available by 2018, scientists say. Currently...