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Star Health
Rethinking about breastfeeding
August 1-7 is being observed as World Breastfeeding Week. The theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2006 is "Code watch: 25 years of protecting breastfeeding".

Facts on dengue fever
One hundred million cases of dengue fever are reported annually by the WHO, making it one of the most important viral diseases in the world.

Research investigates electricity in wound healing
An international team of scientists has discovered two genes that enable cells to respond to electrical signals in the body to heal wounds.

Looking good after 40
Almost everybody dreads the 40's. It is the age where you are stepping into your middle ages.

Sun kills 60000 a year, WHO says
As many as 60,000 people a year die from too much sun, mostly from malignant skin cancer, the World Health Organisation reported recently.

Upcoming Thalassemia Events
10th International Course on Clinical Management of Thalassemia for Health Professionals
7-10 Nov 2006, Hilton park Hotel, Nicosia, Cyprus


A measure to prevent dengue



Your Doctor
Send your health related queries to Your Doctor, Star Health, The Daily Star, 19, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka 1215 or e-mail your problem to starhealth@thedailystar.
 

 
   
 
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