By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 08/24/2013 - 12:38
Researchers found that millions of people in China may be exposed to arsenic-contaminated water, which could lead to chronic health issues.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 07/03/2013 - 14:00
Harvard scientists track down people in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka who are resistant to cholera infections, identifying the genes that protect them.
By Ashik Siddique | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 23:24
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 Martin Grens | Mon, 01/14/2013 - 08:40
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 | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 09:27
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.