If You Want to Lose Weight, This Is How to Structure Your Workout

Ask most trainers and they’ll tell you that a healthy workout routine consists of strength training, cardio, and rest days, ideally spread throughout the week. But for those of us who love two-a-days or long sessions [...]

New app helps Mali skin doctors reach out to distant patients

In Mali, where skin conditions are widespread and skin doctors are scarce, physicians have turned to technology to treat patients remotely. From his Bamako office, Professor Ousmane Faye, one of a small number of dermatologists in [...]


First-in-Canada heart procedure without surgery

Doctors in Toronto has performed first-in-Canada percutaneous coronary intervention to unblock arteries of a patient. The non-surgical procedure carried out on 55-year-old Robert Barton with the help of ‘something’ called TandemHeart at Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. [...]

The Best Way To Burn Belly Fat Is Not What You Think

The Best Way To Burn Belly Fat Is Not What You Think

  On some days, it can seem like there are only two types of people who go to the gym. The dilettantes just trying to lose a bit of weight, get a bit fitter, stay in [...]


Government finding ways to cap stent prices in Bangladesh: DG health services

Inspired by the Indian move, the Bangladesh government is also finding ways to cap the prices of stents used in cardiac surgery. “We only recently came to know that our patients have to pay very high [...]


500 kg Egyptian woman undergoes weight-loss surgery

Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed Abdelaly, admitted in Saifee Hospital here since a month, underwent a successful weight reduction surgery on March 7, a medical bulletin said on Thursday. Eman, 37, weighing nearly 500 kgs and billed [...]


Republican plan to repeal Obamacare would leave millions uninsured: report

Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also reduce the budget deficit, a nonpartisan congressional research office said on Monday, throwing President Donald Trump [...]


Shuchona Foundation signs MoU with BPATC to help bureaucrats know neurodevelopment disorders

The Shuchona Foundation has tied up with the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) to help bureaucrats understand the ‘neurodevelopment disorders’ such as autism spectrum, down syndrome and cerebral palsy. Saima Wazed Hossain, a US-licensed school [...]