Health articles


Medical service suspended over BSMMU Pro-VC assault

Doctors of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) have suspended medical services over the assault of a pro-vice chancellor by Vice Chancellor Prof Kamrul Hasan Khan. Two groups of doctors were in confrontation at the hospital premises following the assault and brought out separate processions at Battala Chattar inside the campus. The supporters of BSMMU


Vegetable for making healthy nation: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all to create awareness about vegetable and nutrition for making a healthy nation. In a message on the eve of the National Vegetable Fair-2017, she said the theme of the fair “Sushtha Sabal Sashtha Chan, Beshi Beshi Sobji Khan” (eat more vegetables for sound health) as time befitting. The


Malnutrition hangs on hill districts

Sajek tourist spot is one of the attractions of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). The picturesque natural beauty of Sajek Valley draws tourists. But the people of this area still remain neglected. Most of them are suffering from malnutrition. Many of these malnourished people were seen during a visit to Sajek tourist spot. On way back


Smartwatch to detect signs of heart attack

The iBeat smartwatch uses microsensors to measure users’ heart rate for irregularities that may signal cardiac arrest or heart attack. The device also comes with a built-in radio, microphone and GPS. “There are many devices on the market including diabetic monitors, heart-rate monitors, and other health monitoring solutions, but all these devices only passively monitor

Burning Plastic causes cancer

Rifat Mouzzama Plastic burning causes cancer. It is very harmful for human body. When we burn plastic many harmful elements emits. Dioxin Furan is one of them that cause cancer. It is very harmful recently a research proved it said Eng. Dr. J.C. Saha of Enviro Consultants Ltd. Now environment is very much risky because

Adulterated foods taking heavy toll on children

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) conducted a special drive in a factory named ‘Quader Food Products’ in Kamrangirchar area here on October 27. During the drive, the members of RAB found a huge stock of food items meant for children like juice, jelly and chocolates produced by using mixtures of textile colours,