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South Asian `superbug` spreads to Australia

South Asian `superbug` spreads to Australia

A drug-resistant "superbug" has infected three Australians who travelled to India, an expert said on Friday, reinforcing fears it could spread worldwide after hitting dozens of people from Britain.

2010-08-12 15:17:36
Loneliness is harmful for health

Loneliness is harmful for health

People who have friends but don`t really bond with them or are in relationships without any emotional connect can end up feeling really lonely. And this loneliness can lead to poor health, according to new research.

2010-06-25 15:16:33
US sees BD as ÔÇÿGlobal Health Initiative PlusÔÇÖ country

US sees BD as ÔÇÿGlobal Health Initiative PlusÔÇÖ country

The United States has selected Bangladesh as one of the eight `Global Health Initiative Plus’ countries to improve the country’s health situation through additional bankrolling of the sector

2010-06-23 00:45:00
Charge hearing against Rid Pharma on July 12

Charge hearing against Rid Pharma on July 12

A Dhaka court fixed July 12 for charge hearing against Rid Pharmaceuticals owners in a case filed against them for manufacturing toxic syrup.

2010-06-20 12:06:27
More docs to be appointed soon to ensure health service, Health Minister tells parliament

More docs to be appointed soon to ensure health service, Health Minister tells parliament

Health and Family Welfare Minister AFM Ruhal Huq Sunday told parliament that some 3,551 doctors appointed on ad-hoc basis would join soon to resolve the prevailing doctors’ crisis.

2010-06-20 12:05:32
Lead in colour: 80 percent people affected in Bangladesh

Lead in colour: 80 percent people affected in Bangladesh

Environmentalists Saturday expressed apprehension that millions of people of Bangladesh are victims of poisonous lead-mixed colours, the old and children being in a vulnerable situation. 

2010-06-19 12:35:44
Health sectorÔÇÖs ill health <br>Experts long for regulatory body, ombudsman for health sector

Health sectorÔÇÖs ill health
Experts long for regulatory body, ombudsman for health sector

Experts Saturday suggested forming an independent regularity body and appointing an ombudsman for curbing irregularities in the country’s ill-managed health sector.

2010-06-18 21:02:07
Govt. to supply four times more medicine to hospitalsÔÇôHealth minister

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Govt. to supply four times more medicine to hospitalsÔÇôHealth minister

The government has decided to stick red and green labels on the packets or bottles of government-supplied medicines, Health Minister Dr AFM Ruhal Huq said Sunday about the measure meant for preventing reported rampant pilferage of medical supplies.

2010-06-05 21:29:09