Thursday, April 18, 2019

Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

Desk Report: The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them. Adults who ate about 1 ½...

icddr,b develops law cost rapid diagnostic test kit for cholera

Desk Report: Scientists at the icddr,b, in partnership with Incepta Pharmaceuticals, have  developed a  locally-made low-cost dipstick device, Cholkit, for rapid and effective diagnosis of...

‘BCL activists’ pounce on boycotters, target Nur

Staff Reporter: Alleged activists of Chhatra League have assaulted opposition activists at Dhaka University, especially targeting Ducsu’s VP-elect Nurul Haque Nur. The opposition activists were parading for...

JS body for issuing health alert to make people aware of...

Staff Reporter: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Wednesday recommended issuing health alert if the air pollution...

UNAIDS encouraged by news of ‘cure of HIV-positive man’

Staff Reporter: UNAIDS has said it is “greatly encouraged” by the news that an HIV-positive man has been functionally cured of HIV. The man was treated...

Two under-5 children die of Pneumonia every hour in Bangladesh: Report

Desk Report: The burden of Pneumonia in Bangladesh is one of the leading killers of children under 5 years of age as the deadly disease...

Each UZ health complex to get six doctors: Minister

Staff Reporter: The government has already issued a directive to keep at least six doctors posted in every upazila health complex to ensure the healthcare...

Lead, pesticides in milk: Conduct survey on contamination, HC asks govt

Staff Reporter: The High Court today directed the authorities concerned of the government to conduct a survey to determine how much raw cow milk and...

Lead, pesticides found in cow milk, fodder

Staff Reporter: -- Harmful elements found in Cow fodders, milk, packaged milk and curd -- Study conducted on samples from 27 upazilas in 4 dists -- Cow...

39 die, dozens sick in India from drinking spurious liquor

International Desk: At least 39 people have died and another 27 fallen sick from drinking cheap spurious liquor containing toxic methanol in several villages in...