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Editor Speaks

Editor Speaks

Lungs are pair of spongy organs covered with pleura in the thoracic cavity, the right one being 625gm having 3 lobes and left one being 600gm having 2 lobes. Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world including Bangladesh claiming more lives than breast, colon and prostatic cancers. All cancers are the result of group of abnormal cells…
All the exhausted husband of my dying patient wanted was a place to rest his head

All the exhausted husband of my dying patient wanted was a place to rest his head

In the midst of contented days, their lives are ruptured when she falls seriously ill. With her local hospital stumped, she is shipped far away to one in the city. And here, the bad news starts raining down. My team and I glumly conclude that there has hardly been a patient where so much has gone wrong so quickly. She is an articulate professional,…
Everything you need to know about lung cancer

Everything you need to know about lung cancer

Lung cancer is cancer that starts in the lungs. The most common type is non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). NSCLC makes up about 80 to 85 percent of all cases. Thirty percent of these cases start in the cells that form the lining of the body’s cavities and surfaces. This type usually forms in the outer part of the lungs (adenocarcinomas). Another…
Understanding lung cancer - the basics

Understanding lung cancer - the basics

Although lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. in both men and women, it is also one of the most preventable kinds of cancer. At least four out of five cases are associated with cigarette smoking, and the cause-and-effect relationship has been extensively documented. During the 1920s, large numbers of men began to smoke cigarettes,…
Lung cancer screening can be cost effective: study

Lung cancer screening can be cost effective: study

Dennis Thompson Lung cancer screening with CT scans can be cost-effective while saving lives, a new study suggests. But, there are two caveats to that finding -- the procedure has to be performed by skilled professionals and the screening must be done on a very specific set of long-time smokers, the researchers noted. Results from the National Lung…
Changing paradigm in management of lung cancer

Changing paradigm in management of lung cancer

Lung cancer in Asia is a major public health problem as it contributes to high morbidity and mortality. The incidence of smoking continues to rise in many parts of Asia and there is no signs of reduction in incidence of lung cancer. Advanced lung cancer remains an incurable cancer and fortunately the advances in understanding of staging, pathology,…
How aging affects your feet

How aging affects your feet

CATHERINE MOYER, DPM Aging takes its toll on your feet as it does with the rest of your body. Given the amount of stress we place on our feet over a lifetime, it's easy to see why these problems occur. In addition to general wear and tear, there are physiological changes that will inevitably affect how your joints, bones, and tendons function.…
Severe Acute Malnutrition [SAM] among children from mothers’ perspective

Severe Acute Malnutrition [SAM] among children from mothers’ perspective

It is a known fact that malnutrition is one of the major causes for mortality and morbidity of under- five children especially in developing countries. The prevalence of malnutrition among under- five children ranges from 35 to 45 percent according to surveys. The first 1000 days of a child’s life are very important for survival. Early part of…
2nd International Uro-Oncology Congress, 2019

2nd International Uro-Oncology Congress, 2019

2nd International Uro-Oncology Congress was held in Dhaka Club and Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on 9 and 10 November respectively. It was organized by Urology and Transplantation Foundation of Bangladesh with the slogan of “Meet Tomorrow’s State of Art the Management of GU Cancer”. It may be mentioned that under able guidance of founder…
Int’l Conference on Lung Health concludes calling for improving lung health

Int’l Conference on Lung Health concludes calling for improving lung health

The 6th International Conference on Lung Health titled ‘PULMOCON 2019’ concluded here, with a call for taking effective steps for improving lung health. Organized by Bangladesh Lung Foundation (BLF) at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, about 1300 physicians from 18 countries, including Bangladesh, attended it. A good number of…
Male hormone may help heart failure patients

Male hormone may help heart failure patients

SALYNN BOYLES Treatment with testosterone may help heart failure patients feel better and exercise more, preliminary research shows. The finding comes from four small studies of people with heart failure. The researchers analyzed the results from all of those studies and found that those who took testosterone supplements were able to exercise longer…
FDA approves Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin) for the treatment of H. pylori infection in adults

FDA approves Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin) for the treatment of H. pylori infection in adults

RedHill Biopharma Ltd., a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary drugs for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin) delayed-release capsules…
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Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
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