Publish: December 15, 2013
Perception of Diabetes among youth and prevention strategy

Perception of Diabetes among youth and prevention strategy

Bangladesh has been experiencing epidemiological transition from communicable to non-communicable diseases with a huge burden of Diabetes and other chronic diseases. Research and surveys around the world shows that Diabetes is gradually affecting more people at their young age. Urbanisation,

New guidelines for the screening and treatment of cervical cancer

New guidelines for the screening and treatment of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer (cancer of the lower part of uterus), leads to hundreds of thousands of premature deaths among women. Whilst investments and cytology-based programmes to prevent and treat cervical cancer have improved and led to strong reductions in high-income countries,

Baby undergoes rare liver transplant

Baby undergoes rare liver transplant

Ten-month-old Rand was diagnosed with a serious liver disease called Biliary Atresia at three month of age. The only option that could cure the disease was to transplant the organ. Recently when her parents consulted doctors at Mount Elizabeth Novena

Perspective

Disability and its faces

Disability is a broad term, covering a wide range of topics including impairments, limitation of activities and restriction of participation. Impairment is a physical problem with proper functioning of body parts; limitation of activities is a difficulty encountered by an

Health Bulletin

One or two hours of sports each day best for teens

Playing sports is known to have a positive impact on teenagers and a new study published in Archives of Disease in Childhood suggests one to two hours of playing time each day may be optimal for young people’s well-being. Researchers

Later teen bedtimes tied to school problems and distress
Health Bulletin

Later teen bedtimes tied to school problems and distress

Adolescents perform worse in school and to have greater emotional distress than peers who go to bed earlier on school nights, according to a new U.S. study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers said that if teens’ sleep