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Supplements which are good for heart health, which not

With a substantial rise in several cardio-metabolic diseases over the years, questions regarding which food supplements to take and which to avoid have become relevant, with diet and nutrition being two of the most important factors in causing and preventing several long-term ailments. And it all begins with demolishing the devil called cholesterol. Cardiometabolic diseases are a variety of common ...

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224 dengue patients hospitalized

A total of 224 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country during the past 24 hours (till 8am today). On November 3, Bangladesh logged nine dengue deaths, the highest in a single day, this year. “As many as 119 dengue patients were hospitalized in Dhaka city and 105 patients were admitted to hospitals outside Dhaka during the ...

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Over 50pc of life-threatening bacterial infections becoming resistant to treatment: WHO

Over 50 percent of life-threatening bacterial infections are becoming resistant to treatment, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said in its new report. Also, high levels of resistance to treatment are reported in bacteria frequently causing bloodstream infections in hospitals, according to the Global Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Surveillance System report, published Friday, based on 2020 data from 87 countries. ...

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Bangladesh sees 17 Covid cases

Bangladesh reported 17 more Covid cases in the 24 hours till Saturday morning. With the new numbers, the country’s total caseload rose to 2,036,777, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,436 as no new fatalities were reported. The daily case test positivity rose to 1.25 percent ...

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Bangladesh sees 30 Covid cases

Bangladesh reported 30 more Covid cases in the 24 hours to Friday morning. With the new numbers, the country’s total caseload rose to 2,036,760, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). However, the official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,436, as no new fatalities were reported. The daily case test positivity rose to 1.14 percent ...

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Bangladesh reports 13 Covid cases

Bangladesh on Thursday recorded zero Covid-19 death while it reported 13 coronavirus positive cases. “Bangladesh reported 0.40 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 3,259 samples were tested during the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said here. During the period, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka district and the capital is ...

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Covid should be renamed in China: Expert

China should change its official name for Covid-19 to reflect the virus’ mutation, and patients with light symptoms should be allowed to quarantine at home, a leading expert on traditional Chinese medicine said. Gu Xiaohong told the state-run Beijing Daily newspaper that the coronavirus’ Chinese name, which identifies it as a pneumonia-causing disease, should be changed to call it simply ...

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Bangladesh to roll out 4th dose of Covid vaccine from Dec 20

Bangladesh is set to roll out the fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine on December 20 at seven vaccination centres in Dhaka. “We are going to begin administering the fourth dose of COVID-19 jab for the first from December 20…the vaccination drive of the fourth dose will be launched in a limited scale,” Ahmedul Kabir, additional director general of the Directorate ...

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Doctors asked to refrain from services at unauthorized hospitals

The authorities directed physicians to refrain from providing healthcare services from illegally run private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres, said a notification issued by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Proper legal action will be taken against the doctors who are providing treatments from unauthorized medical establishments, the notification added.

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Covid was man-made virus, says Wuhan lab scientist in new book

In what appears to be an astonishing revelation, a US-based scientist, who worked at a controversial research lab in China’s Wuhan, has said that COVID-19 was a “man-made virus” that leaked from the facility. Covid was leaked from Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), a state-run and funded research facility, two years ago, the New York Post reported, quoting US-based researcher ...

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