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Melasma: When skin pigmentation attacks your beauty

You may be  tired of hiding your dark spot under heavy duty foundation and concealer.  90% of people with this skin condition are women, 10% are men. 

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Evercare Hospital Chattogram launches Centre for Diabetic care & Endocrine diseases

Evercare Hospital Chattogram recently launched a new Centre of Excellence for Diabetic Care & Endocrine Diseases to provide improved specialised care for diabetes and endocrine-related diseases...

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An estimated 1.2 million people died in 2019 from antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections

Antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections caused over 1.2 million lives in 2019, according to the most thorough global assessment of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

2w ago| Star Health

Workplace violence against healthcare workers in Bangladesh

According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Public Health, workplace violence among healthcare workers in Bangladesh was very high (43.3%).

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1.8 million excess deaths attributable to urban air pollution in 2019

In a The Lancet Planetary Health journal study, researchers looked at PM2.5 (fine particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 micrometres or less) - the leading environmental risk factor for disease....

2w ago| Star Health

Management of Diabetes during Ramadan

Diabetes is one of the four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) contributing to global morbidity and mortality. There are over 150 million Muslims with diabetes worldwide. So, Ramadan has a...

4w ago| Star Health

Chronic opioid users are at excess risk for initiating injection drug use

The opioid epidemic is driven largely by use or misuse of prescription oral opioids, but injection drug use also has increased in recent years. Qualitative studies suggest that injection drug use...

4w ago| Star Health

Make up for vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that promotes calcium absorption in the gut and maintains adequate serum calcium and phosphate for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. Now-a-days,

Allergic rhinitis: What is its remedy?

According to the air quality index (AQI), Bangladesh has the most air pollution globally. Hence allergic rhinitis is one of the most alarming and common problems related to environmental pollution....

Be aware of HIV/AIDS to fight against the disease

HIV is a serious worldwide public health concern, having claimed the lives of 36.3 million people to date. According to the World Health Organisation, by the end of 2020, an estimated 37.7 million...

Complications in pregnancy and birth increase with COVID-19

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are more likely to have complications with pregnancy and birth than those without, according to the research journal PLOS Medicine.

Rates of type 2 diabetes are higher in people with one of the various common psychiatric disorders

A new study published in a journal Diabetologia finds that type 2 diabetes (T2D) prevalence is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder compared with the general population.