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Study: Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

Washington, Jul 23 (AP/UNB) — Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday. A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for people who have already had a heart attack or stroke and for those diagnosed with heart disease. But for the otherwise healthy, that advice has been overturned. ... Read More »

Millions in BD to benefit from wealth arms trader Adnan Khashoggi left

News Desk Today (Thursday, June 6) marks the second anniversary of the death of internationally renowned arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi. First in line to mourn his passing is Dr. Moosa Bin Shamsher whose friendship with the arms trading icon extends almost three decades. Together they were invincible and unlike any arms dealers known before. They revolutionized the very essence of ... Read More »

BD Trillionaire plans to donate millions to charity

By Proinsias Mac Pheadair Worldwide news It isn’t every day a person becomes a trillionaire. Equally rare are the countries that can boast of having even just one. Bangladesh in its 48-year history is about to get its first in the personae of internationally renowned business tycoon and arms dealer, Dr. Moosa Bin Shamsher. Generally, this would be considered an ... Read More »

Millions of BD children at risk from climate crisis: Unicef

More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report According to the study – Gathering Storm: Climate change clouds the future of children in Bangladesh – the country’s flat topography, dense population and weak infrastructure ... Read More »

Illness costs Africa hundreds of millions every year: WHO

The World Health Organization has estimated that disease strips hundreds of millions of dollars from Africa’s economic output. As the burden of untreated disease hugely outweighs the potential expense of healthcare. In a report published at the end of a three-day UN forum for universal health coverage in Africa, the WHO estimated that the 47 countries in its Africa region ... Read More »