By Ashik Siddique | May 14, 2013 11:24 PM EDT
Maternal mortality is a major global health concern, but half of deaths among rural Bangladeshi women result from non-communicable diseases like heart disease or stroke, not pregnancy.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 10, 2013 04:24 PM EDT
While many people object to child labor and exploitation of the workforce, they also ignore their own moral standards when acting as market participants, according to a new economics study.
By Serajul Quadir | Jan 14, 2013 08:40 AM EST
Bangladesh unveiled a "Death Clock" in its capital to raise awareness about smoking-related deaths in a country which ranks among the world's highest in tobacco consumption.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 26, 2012 09:27 AM EST
At least 150,000 chickens and 300,000 eggs have been destroyed at a giant poultry farm near Dhaka in Bangladesh after the major outbreak of avian flu was detected last week.