An outbreak is a sudden occurrence of something unwelcome, such as disease. Dengue is a viral infection transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito.
For those who have contracted COVID-19, the road to recovery can be like looking down the barrel.
COVID-19 is wreaking havoc worldwide. The pandemic is not going to go overnight; we should learn to live with it. To do that, we should know what things we should do and what to avoid.
What are the more unusual symptoms of COVID-19 and what should you be watching out for? Other symptoms that have also become prevalent in patients are the loss of smell or taste, fatigue and a...
Herd immunity is a concept based on the body’s immune resistance to the spread of a contagious disease within a population.
There are public health tools that could slow down the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, like washing hands with soap, not touching the face, staying away from patients etc.
Persons aged 60 years and above are considered as senior citizens. Various statistics show that the number of elderly population in Bangladesh is approximately 13 million which represents 8 percent...
Growing older is no longer something to be feared of. Thanks to the miracles of modern medicine, it is possible to live a happier, fuller life over a longer period of time.
Worldwide, at least 44 million people are living with dementia, making the disease a global health crisis. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is life changing for the person with the disease, as well as...
Many people consume a cocktail of drugs targeted simultaneously at several ailments. But poly pharmacy, as this phenomenon is called, invariably has an adverse effect on their health and finances.