Encephalitis from lychees kills 31 children in India: official

PATNA, India, June 12, 2019 (AFP) : At least 31 children have died in northern India in the last 10 days from a deadly brain disease believed linked to... Read more »

In fluke experiment, espresso quells rare genetic disease

PARIS, June 11, 2019 (AFP) : A lot of people say they cannot live without coffee, but for one 11-year-old boy living in France, that may be literally true.... Read more »

Obamacare led to better cancer outcomes: studies

CHICAGO, June 3, 2019 (AFP) : A pair of studies have found that Obamacare led to an increase in early-stage ovarian cancer detections and helped nearly erase racial differences... Read more »

New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30%

CHICAGO, June 2, 2019 (AFP) : A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates of younger women with the most common type of breast cancer, researchers said on... Read more »

Tremendous progress achieved in health sector: Zahed Malek

DHAKA, May 28, 2019 : Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahed Malek today said Bangladesh has achieved a tremendous progress in the overall health index as the government gave... Read more »

Number of cancer patients drops: Malek

SANGSAD BHABAN, March 03, 2019 : Health Minister Jahid Malek today informed the Jatiya Sangsad that there are 1,50,781 cancer patients in Bangladesh and the number is dropping gradually.... Read more »

Slovakia slaps emergency checks on Polish beef

BRATISLAVA, Feb 23, 2019 (AFP) : Slovakia on Friday decided to slap checks on beef imports from Poland after veterinarians in the neighbouring Czech Republic found the dangerous salmonella... Read more »

Vitamin A plus campaign begins today

DHAKA, Feb 9, 2019 : The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign is being observed across the country today, aiming to feed Vitamin A plus capsules to all children aged... Read more »

Vitamin A plus campaign on Saturday

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2019 : The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign will be observed across the country on Saturday (February 9), aiming to feed Vitamin A plus capsules to... Read more »

State of emergency declared in US measles outbreak

LOS ANGELES, Jan 26, 2019 (AFP) : A state of emergency was declared on Friday in the western US state of Washington following a measles outbreak that has affected... Read more »