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Medicine

The abundant health benefits of mint leaves

Pudina (mint) is one of the oldest culinary herbs known to humans. It has remarkable medicinal properties and is a rich source of polyphenols. It has carminative and antispasmodic properties

The abundant health benefits of mint leaves

‘Landmark initiative’ as Bangladesh first to ban vulture-toxic drugs

Ornithologists said this is a landmark initiative to save the small remaining population of Asia’s globally threatened vultures -- an example for others like India, Pakistan, Nepal and Cambodia to ...

‘Landmark initiative’ as Bangladesh first to ban vulture-toxic drugs

Tweets could reveal impact of anti-depressant drugs

Depression is one of the most widespread mental illnesses. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), it affects more than 322 million people of all age groups and is one of the leading causes ...

Tweets could reveal impact of anti-depressant drugs

Bangladesh bans cattle painkiller to save vultures

Bangladesh has banned a painkiller used widely by farmers to treat cattle in an effort to save the country’s vultures from extinction, the government said

Bangladesh bans cattle painkiller to save vultures

Covid-19 Vaccine

Bangladesh to pay Serum Institute about 47pc more per dose than India

Bangladesh, a country of more than 160 million people, in November signed a preliminary agreement to buy 30 million doses of the shot from Serum - the world’s biggest vaccine maker by volume

A small shopping basket filled with vials labeled "COVID-19 - Coronavirus Vaccine" and a medical sryinge are placed on a AstraZeneca logo

$2 COVID-19 vaccine in India to cost $5.25 in Bangladesh: Zafrullah Chowdhury

Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury has raised questions on why Bangladesh will pay more money than India to get the COVID-19 vaccine from Serum Institute

An employee in personal protective equipment (PPE) removes vials of AstraZeneca's COVISHIELD, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from a visual inspection machine inside a lab at Serum Institute of India, in Pune, India, on 30 November 2020

Medicine and fruit imports surge during pandemic

Import of fresh fruit and foreign medicines has increased as the people have upped their consumption of fruit and medicine to stay healthy, during the coronavirus outbreak

Medicine and fruit imports surge during pandemic

Drugmakers to hike prices for 2021 as pandemic, political pressure put revenues at risk

The hikes come as drugmakers are reeling from effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has reduced doctor visits and demand for some drugs. They are also fighting new drug price cutting rules from the ...

Drugmakers to hike prices for 2021 as pandemic, political pressure put revenues at risk

AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine not ready for approval: European watchdog

A top European drug official has claimed that the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine is not even ready for a conditional approval at the moment

AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine not ready for approval: European watchdog

US approves Regeneron antibody treatment given to Trump

The FDA said the data supporting Regeneron’s EUA came from a clinical trial in 799 non-hospitalised patients with mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19

In this file photo taken on 20 July 2020 a sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters in White Oak, Maryland
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