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Drug-resistance in farm animals threatens human health

by Sahana Ghosh • The highest levels of antimicrobial resistance in farm animals are currently found in China and India, a study has found. This finding highlights antibiotic overuse and misuse in animals in the wake of increasing meat consumption. Animals consume three times as many antibiotics as humans. In India antibiotic consumption in animals is not limited to treating ... Read More »

361 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

A total of 361 people were hospitalised across the country with dengue in the last 24 hours till 8am on Thursday. Of them, 100 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and 261 in other parts of the country, said the Directorate General of Health Services. Currently, 1,419 dengue patients, including 505 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals, it ... Read More »

Here’s how you can save your teeth from coffee stains

Dhaka, Sept 26 (UNB) – Discolouration of teeth caused by caffeine is real. A lot of people enjoy their first cup in the morning, and continue to consume coffee throughout the day. Over time, this can cause stains on teeth, which, if not removed/taken care of, could affect dental health as well, reports The Indian Express. Read More »