Friday, October 19, 2018

World Mental Health Day Wednesday

Staff Reporter: The World Mental Health Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe on Wednesday, aiming to raise awareness about...

Khaleda given physiotherapy

Staff Reporter: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was given physiotherapy treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University this afternoon. “Doctors have already collected history of Khaleda Zia’s...

Negligence to patients not acceptable, warns PM

Staff Reporter: Issuing a warning that no negligence to patients to be accepted, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sharply criticised the physicians who are...

Absence of doctors at their rural stations irks PM

Desk Report: Irked by the continuous absence of doctors at upazila-level hospitals, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said how rural people will get their...

Niger says cholera epidemic has killed at least 68 people

International Desk: Niger's public health ministry says at least 68 people have died in a cholera epidemic that began in July. The ministry this week said...

US regulators OK updated version of decades-old antibiotic

Desk Report: U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a modernized version of a decades-old antibiotic used to treat a number of infections. Paratek Pharmaceuticals' Nuzyra was designed...

Nobel Prize in Medicine to American, Japanese

Desk Report: The Nobel Prize in Medicine has been jointly awarded to James Allison of the University of Texas and Tasuku Honjo of Japan's Kyoto...

193 tested HIV positive in 8 southern districts: Report

Desk Report: At least 193 people have been tested HIV positive in the country’s eight southern districts, says a report released by a local voluntary...

Comilla Medical College bears the brunt of teacher crisis

Staff Reporter: Acute shortage of teachers and administrative staff in Comilla Medical College has brought the medical institution to its knees, leaving its academic activities...

Dozens of high fever deaths cause panic in northern India

International Desk: Indian health authorities are rushing medical supplies to some north Indian towns and villages where at least 50 people have died from fever...