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Know your ‘superfoods’ Moringa

Moringa oleifera is a tree native to the subcontinent.

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Sciatica in winter What should you do?

Sciatica is a condition that occurs when the sciatic nerve, which runs from the back of your leg to your buttock and to your back, becomes irritated. The irritation may be caused by a herniated...

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Children with ADHD can thrive with parent-teacher support

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in childhood, which often continues into adulthood.

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Lead poisoning Ravaging a nation

In the eighth five-year plan, the government has set a target of raising GDP. After reaching the goal by 2024, the second

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United Hospital launches Gastro Liver Centre

United Hospital has launched a Gastro Liver Centre that offers comprehensive Gastro Liver services in treating complications of gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic disorders.

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Chia seeds: What are the health benefits?

Chia seeds have become very popular of late for their nutritional properties. The widely used tiny black seeds come from the Salvia hispanica plants.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Know your ‘superfoods’ Moringa

Moringa oleifera is a tree native to the subcontinent.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Sciatica in winter What should you do?

Sciatica is a condition that occurs when the sciatic nerve, which runs from the back of your leg to your buttock and to your back, becomes irritated. The irritation may be caused by a herniated...

January 15, 2022
January 15, 2022

Children with ADHD can thrive with parent-teacher support

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in childhood, which often continues into adulthood.

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Know your deshi superfoods Neem

Almost all parts of the neem tree, also known as Azadirachta indica, have medicinal properties and have been used in traditional home remedies for centuries.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Where putrid stench greets patients

Imagine a dumpster sitting right opposite the main gate of a hospital, spreading a ghastly stench. Those who dump waste here don’t even bother to make sure their trash is placed at the bin, which...

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Know your deshi ‘superfoods’: Thankuni leaves

Thankuni leaves or Centella asiatica is one of the most-revered herbal medicines used in traditional home remedies in the subcontinent.

January 8, 2022
January 8, 2022

Know your deshi ‘superfoods’: Nigella seeds

Many of us know kalojeera or Nigella seeds from the time when our grandmother handed us a small cloth pouch filled with the black seeds to sniff -- for relief from a stuffy nose.

January 7, 2022
January 7, 2022

Know your deshi ‘superfoods’: Holy basil

Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum), popularly known as “tulsi”, is one of the most used medicinal herbs in Bangladesh.

January 6, 2022
January 6, 2022

Kidney patients in a fix

Patients of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) are gravely worried about whether they would be able to avail of dialysis service from next week.

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

Why do we urinate more in winter?

You are warm and cosy under the blanket and suddenly you feel the need to pee, even though you emptied your bladder just a little while back.