Category Archives: Health News

What Factors Promote Recovery in Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorder?

While many women with substance use disorders can achieve abstinence during pregnancy, the postpartum period is a time of increased vulnerability to relapse.  The first year postpartum is a particularly vulnerable time for women with opioid use disorder (OUD).  Relapse is common, and studies have noted increased rates of both fatal and non-fatal overdoses during… Read More »

Vitamin B12 supplements: Seven warning signs of toxicity – you’ve taken too much

However, have you ever considered how taking vitamin B12 could lead to toxicity? One case study revealed how a patient being treated for pernicious anaemia didn’t respond so well to cyanocobalamin. Pernicious anaemia is an acquired autoimmune condition whereby a stomach protein – known as intrinsic factor – is missing, the National Institute of Health… Read More »

ACC formally charges OC Pradip, his wife Chumki over assets beyond means

ACC Assistant Director Md Riyaz Uddin submitted the charge-sheet to the Senior Special Judges Court in Chattogram on Monday. The national anti-graft agency charged Pradip and Chumki with amassing more than Tk 23.5 million beyond known sources of income, and money laundering. They also concealed information on the assets of Tk 4.9 million. The date… Read More »

BD CISO talks cybersecurity best practices, previews HIMSS21

Becton, Dickinson and Company, better known as BD, is one of the largest global medical technology companies and works to advance the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD will have a major presence at the upcoming HIMSS21 Conference and Exhibition, August 9-13 in Las Vegas, in booths… Read More »