Prof Mohsin Zillur Karim | The Daily Star
  • Prof Mohsin Zillur Karim

  • Synopsis of primary biliary cirrhosis

    Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic and progressive liver disease. PBC starts at the small bile duct located in the liver - intrahepatic bile ducts - which are then destroyed in the course of the disease. As a consequence, since bile cannot be excreted into the gut, it is retained and accelerates liver damage.
  • Osteoporosis: a silent disease

    Osteoporosis is defined as a reduction in the strength of bone that leads to an increased risk of fractures. Osteoporosis results from bone loss due to age related changes in bone remodelling as well as extrinsic and intrinsic factors that accelerate the process.
  • Ways to reduce the burden of CVD risk factors

    Exposure to known risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) remains alarmingly common and presents one of the largest barriers to improved global health.