Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 16:04
Fruit bats in Bangladesh are harbouring a new version of Ebola virus, which causes severe hemorrhagic fever, a fatal condition afflicting humans and primates, says a new finding.
Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 09:43
Bangladesh urged to tighten tobacco control measures to prevent deaths and disabilities.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 13:39
Genetic variants that elevate the risk for skin lesions in people chronically exposed to arsenic have been discovered.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 10:04
People exposed to high levels of arsenic in drinking water report shortness of breath.
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Avian influenza is caused by viruses adapted to birds, and can also be transferred to humans.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 05, 2010, 00:00
Bangladesh issued a nationwide `red alert` against anthrax as it spreads to more areas.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2010, 00:00
Indian states sharing a border with Bangladesh were particularly at risk of avian influenza or bird flu, Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 00:00
A team of Australian surgeons have successfully separated three-year-old joined-at-the-head Bangladeshi twins Krishna and Trishna after a marathon 24-hour risky surgery.