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25 new Covid cases reported in country

Twenty-five more COVID-19 cases were reported across the country during the last 24 hours as of Tuesday morning. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 359 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 6.96 per cent. The country’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,482 as no death was reported during the ...

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51 new Covid cases reported in country

Fifty-one more COVID-19 cases were reported across the country during the last 24 hours as of Monday morning. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 781 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 6.53 per cent. The country’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,482 as no death was reported during the ...

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28 more infected with dengue fever

No dengue death case was reported in the country during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning. As a result, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease stayed at 15 this year. According to the latest data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), some 28 patients were hospitalised during the period, raising the number affected people to ...

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World Cancer Day: Simple lifestyle changes to prevent cervical cancer

Cervical cancer prevention primarily centers around vaccination, regular screenings and lifestyle choices but the shocking news of actor-model Poonam Pandey’s untimely death this Friday due to cervical cancer, was a wake-up call for women. The most common cause of cervical cancer in Asian countries has been HPV positivity and cervical cancer is the most common cancer among females, not just ...

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One more dies from dengue fever

One more person died from dengue fever in the country during the last 24 hours till Saturday morning. As a result, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 15 this year. According to the latest data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), some 10 patients were hospitalised during the period, raising the number affected people ...

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Angiodema: Gene therapy blocks painful hereditary disorder

Gene therapy has transformed the lives of people with a genetic disorder that causes painful and unpredictable swelling attacks. Angiodema, thought to affect 50,000 people worldwide, can be seriously debilitating, affect airways, and occasionally prove fatal. Patients treated with a single dose of gene therapy Crispr-Cas9 showed little sign of further symptoms. The therapy also has big potential as a ...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day 2024: Recognize early signs

Rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic condition, triggers inflammation within the body as the immune system attacks various tissues, resulting in intense pain and joint stiffness. Primarily affecting the legs, feet, and hands, awareness of early signs and prompt treatment can help prevent its progression. As we observe February 2 as Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day, here are key indicators to be mindful ...

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49 new Covid cases reported in country

Forty-nine more COVID-19 cases were reported across the country during the last 24 hours as of Thursday morning. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 607 samples were tested across the country, for a positivity rate of 8.07 percent. The country’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,482 as no death was reported during the period. ...

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Seven conditions that your local chemist can now treat

People with seven common ailments such as sore throat and earache can go into a chemist to be assessed, rather than making an appointment with their GP. Under the Pharmacy First scheme, pharmacists in England can carry out consultations and issue antibiotics when appropriate. The aim is to make it easier for people to get the help they need and free up ...

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20 dengue patients hospitalised in a day

Twenty dengue patients were hospitalized in the country in the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning. Of the new patients, nine admitted to the hospitals in Dhaka, and 11 were outside it. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) the death toll stands at 14 as zero death was reported during the period. It said currently, 113 patients ...

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