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From the Editor

Oncology is the branch of medicine that studies the tumours (malignant or cancers) and seeks to understand their development, diagnosis, treatment and…
To treat or not to treat: find out what really matters to the patient

To treat or not to treat: find out what really matters to the patient

“What do you want?” “Whatever you say, doctor.” “It would be helpful for me to know about your goals in life.” “Goals?”…
Iodine deficiency disorders

Iodine deficiency disorders

Iodine is an essential component of thyroxine and triiodothyronine, the hormones synthesized by the thyroid gland. Iodine must be provided in the diet.…
What is oncology?

What is oncology?

Dr Ananya Mandal, MD The term oncology literally means a branch of science that deals with tumours and cancers. The word “onco” means bulk,…
WHO on cancer

WHO on cancer

Key facts •    Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases in…
Oral cancer – are you aware?

Oral cancer – are you aware?

Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth. It most commonly involves the tissue of the lips or the tongue. It may also occur on the: Cheek lining Floor of the…
Benign breast lumps

Benign breast lumps

You do a breast self-exam and find a lump. Now what? If you notice any breast changes, you should call your doctor right away to get checked, but don't…
Signs and symptoms of childhood cancer

Signs and symptoms of childhood cancer

Lisa Fayed & Diane Moore Childhood cancer is rare. The signs and symptoms of childhood cancer can be vague and mimic that of other illnesses, so an…
Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

James Gallagher Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer. A team at Johns Hopkins…
Is childhood disability preventable?

Is childhood disability preventable?

In Bangladesh, too many people receive ineffective therapies, too many individuals and their families lack access to basic information and support, too…
Learn to survive a heart attack when you are alone

Learn to survive a heart attack when you are alone

Heart attacks can happen any time. Calling out of help is indeed the first instinct once you suffer a heart attack. That’s not a problem when you…
Acupuncture for headache

Acupuncture for headache

Helene Langevin, MD It is easy to ridicule a 2000-year-old treatment that can seem closer to magic than to science. Indeed, from the 1970s to around 2005,…
Novo Nordisk and Eskayef signs (MoU) to transfer Danish state-of-the-art technology to Bangladesh for advanced insulin manufacturing

Novo Nordisk and Eskayef signs (MoU) to transfer Danish state-of-the-art technology to Bangladesh for advanced insulin manufacturing

As an outcome of a high-level government delegation visit to Denmark in February last year, Novo Nordisk – the world’s largest insulin manufacturer…
Rivaroxaban Plus Aspirin cuts stroke rate in half

Rivaroxaban Plus Aspirin cuts stroke rate in half

Pauline Anderson Combining the anticoagulant rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Bayer) with aspirin cuts the ischemic stroke rate by almost half without significantly…
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