Medicine

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

In this file photo taken on 12 July 2021 a Lebanese volunteer of the "We Are By Your Side" initiative handles a box of low dose Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) medication in the village of Mazraat el-Dahr in Mount Lebanon province, south of the capital, where medications are obtained from nationals arriving from abroad and stored to be distributed to those who need them free of charge

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

screen displaying the winners of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine David Julius (L) and Ardem Patapoutian, during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, on 4 October, 2021

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

Medi Express promises to deliver medicines in just 90 minutes

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

Beximco Pharma acquires 54.6pc stake in Sanofi Bangladesh

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 ...

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 optimally

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 ...

New research suggests medicine used for gout treatment can also fight Covid-19

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 ...

Antibiotic resistance can be prevented using evolutionary principles

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

Nagad offers 7pc cash back on payments for medicine in Dhaka and Chattogram

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 ...

HC issues contempt of court rule against three health ministry officials

Covid-19

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

Dhaka sends medical supply to Jakarta
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