Wednesday, December 19, 2018

1st baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor

Desk report: Brazilian doctors are reporting the world's first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor. Eleven previous births have...

WHO says it can fight Ebola outbreak despite US withdrawal

International Desk: The head of the World Health Organization said Monday it can fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo despite the withdrawal of the...

World AIDS Day being observed

The World AIDS Day-2018 is being observed on Saturday in the country as elsewhere across the globe. The theme of this year is “Know Your...

Scale up testing for HIV: UN chief

Desk Report: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for scaling up testing for HIV to enable more people to access treatment, increase resources needed to...

80 adolescents to die of AIDS globally a day by 2030:...

Desk Report: In Bangladesh, the HIV prevalence among general population remains low (<0.1%) while around 80 adolescents will die of AIDS globally every day by...

US doctor warns against backlash to gene-edited baby claim

International Desk: A prominent American scientist is warning against a backlash to the claim that a Chinese scientist has helped make the world's first gene-edited...

40 million diabetics might face insulin shortage by 2030: study

Desk Report: As the morbidity rate of type 2 diabetes keeps increasing, about 40 million people with the disease will not have access to insulin...

Clinic owner in Gopalganj lands in jail

Staff Reporter: A mobile court here on Friday sentenced a clinic owner to three months' jail for conducting cesarean section without any doctor and nurse...

31 cases of Zika virus reported in central India

International Desk: As many as 31 persons have reportedly been infected with Zika virus in India's central state of Madhya Pradesh, local media reported Sunday. Although...

New pathology guidelines to help fight breast cancer: Aussie researchers

Desk Report: University of Queensland researchers said on Thursday that they have developed new breast cancer pathology guidelines that will give patients a better chance...