Monday 24 April 2017 ,
Monday 24 April 2017 ,
Latest News
  • Tarique’s mother-in-law granted bail
  • Dinajpur boiler blast death toll rises to 7
  • A year on, justice eludes family of slain RU professor
  • Section 144 declared in Brahmanbaria as local AL enforces hartal
  • No uranium found in Sunamganj haor water
From the Editor

From the Editor

Haemophilia, a bleeding disorder, is our cover story this week. Haemophilia is caused by a deficiency in one of the blood clotting factors. Haemophilia A (classic haemophilia), which accounts for about 80 percent of all cases is a deficiency in clotting factor VIII. Haemophilia B (Christmas disease) is a deficiency in clotting factor IX. The bleeding…
What is Haemophilia?

What is Haemophilia?

Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where blood doesn’t clot properly. It is caused when blood does not have enough clotting factor. A clotting factor is a protein in blood that controls bleeding. There are two types of haemophilia. Both have the same symptoms. Haemophilia A is the most common form and is caused by having reduced levels…
World Haemophilia Day

World Haemophilia Day

Globally 1 in 1,000 people has a bleeding disorder. Most are not diagnosed and do not receive treatment. Together we can change that. World Haemophilia Day provides an opportunity to talk to your family and friends, colleagues, and caregivers to raise awareness and increase support for those living with an inherited bleeding disorder. Light it Up Red!…
Haemorrhagic diseases

Haemorrhagic diseases

Dr. Maswoodur Rahman Prince Purpura Purpura is a symptom rather than a separate or distinct disease; it is shown as a leakage of blood into the skin and mucous membranes and elsewhere, with the formation of small purpuric patches of various sizes in the skin, wllich are of a bluish red colour; the larger areas resemble bruises. There are two main types…
Bleeding tendencies in children

Bleeding tendencies in children

Dr Wrishi Raphael Rahim, a 3 year old boy hailing from Manikgonj presented in Paediatric OPD of Dhaka Shishu Hospital with his mother who complained that Rahim had fine bruising over his trunk and limbs with a fine rash over his body. On their way by bus from Manikgonj, Rahim had a nose bleed which lasted for twenty minutes. The rash looked like small…
‘Phenomenal’ progress in fighting tropical diseases

‘Phenomenal’ progress in fighting tropical diseases

Jane Dreaper There has been a record-breaking achievement in distributing tablets to fight neglected tropical diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says. The effort has ramped up since a key meeting in London five years ago. In 2015, one billion people worldwide were treated for at least one tropical disease. Companies have donated seven…
New blood test offers option for  treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer

New blood test offers option for treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer

Identification of a specific genetic mutation in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) helps clinicians select the best treatment option. Potential NSCLC patients usually undergo invasive tissue biopsy, which may often be unnecessary and delays treatment. A report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics describes a new blood test that can…
Your tonsils might be to blame for these annoying health issues

Your tonsils might be to blame for these annoying health issues

Kate bayless Sure, you might know vaguely where your tonsils are (hint: two round lumps in the back of your throat). But do you know what your tonsils do—and would you recognize if they were causing you problems? Tonsil issues are actually somewhat common: In fact, close to 300,000 people over the age of 15 have theirs removed each year, according…
Alternative treatments for diabetes nerve pain

Alternative treatments for diabetes nerve pain

Some people with diabetes and the nerve pain -- or peripheral neuropathy that comes with it -- find relief in surprisingly simple ways. Sometimes a nice, warm (but not hot) bath is enough to relieve stress and nerve pain. If you have neuropathy, by the way, you might want to have someone else test the water to make sure it's not too hot. A massage…
Molecule link to diabetic kidney disease

Molecule link to diabetic kidney disease

Edinburgh scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes. Blocking the protein prevents kidney damage associated with diabetes in rats and mice, the study also found. Edinburgh University scientists said the findings could lead to new therapies. Diabetes results in high levels of blood sugar and affects 415…
FDA approves Lucentis (ranibizumab) for all forms of Diabetic Retinopathy

FDA approves Lucentis (ranibizumab) for all forms of Diabetic Retinopathy

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lucentis® (ranibizumab injection) 0.3 mg for the monthly treatment of all forms of diabetic retinopathy. The most common cause of vision loss in people with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among adults…
FDA grants Tecentriq (atezolizumab) for Advanced Bladder Cancer

FDA grants Tecentriq (atezolizumab) for Advanced Bladder Cancer

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to Tecentriq (atezolizumab) for the treatment of people with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) who are not eligible for cisplatin chemotherapy. Tecentriq was previously approved for people with…
Most Viewed
Digital Edition
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
01
02030405060708
09101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting