Monday, 18 October 2021
US panel backtracks on daily aspirin advice
Aspirin, used for decades for pain and fever and available without a prescription, was seen as a convenient and cheap option to help those at risk of serious heart problems
13 Oct 2021, 13:38
US scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian win Nobel Medicine Prize
US scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on receptors for temperature and touch, the jury said
04 Oct 2021, 16:00
Medi Express promises to deliver medicines in just 90 minutes
To get the home delivery of medicines, patients need to upload their prescription into the Digital Hospital App or call 08 000 111 000 for consultation with experienced physicians
03 Oct 2021, 19:11
Beximco Pharma acquires 54.6pc stake in Sanofi Bangladesh
The country’s leading manufacturer and exporter of medicine Beximco Pharmaceuticals has acquired a 54.6 per cent stake in Sanofi Bangladesh
03 Oct 2021, 08:45
All you need to know about vitamin supplements
Good nutrition is incomplete without components like vitamins and minerals, that are needed in smaller quantities than carbs, protein and fats, but they're what keep the human body functioning ...
14 Sep 2021, 14:30
New research suggests medicine used for gout treatment can also fight Covid-19
Probenecid is an FDA-approved medication that's primarily used to treat gout, and it's already widely available in the US. The drug has been on the market for over 40 years and has minimal side ...
11 Sep 2021, 17:17
Antibiotic resistance can be prevented using evolutionary principles
The findings of new research suggested an effective way to kill bacteria and prevent its drug resistance. This was done by sequential treatment using antibiotics that are similar but swapped around ...
01 Sep 2021, 14:51
Nagad offers 7pc cash back on payments for medicine in Dhaka and Chattogram
Customers will get 7 per cent instant cash back if they make payments through Nagad at more than hundred pharmacies in Dhaka and Chattogram
23 Aug 2021, 22:05
Production of substandard antibiotics
HC issues contempt of court rule against three health ministry officials
The High Court on Wednesday issued a contempt of court rule against the health secretary, director generals of health directorate and drug administration, and two others on charge of ignoring its ...
11 Aug 2021, 22:42
Dhaka sends medical supply to Jakarta
Bangladesh government has extended supply of medicines to Indonesia in its efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic at the directives of prime minister Sheikh Hasina
07 Aug 2021, 22:07