International Desk: Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large study from the University of Bristol.
International: People are being encouraged to know their cholesterol and blood pressure numbers as well as they know their bank Pin code - because it could save their life.
Risingbd Desk: Parents should not be complacent about the risks of teenagers using cannabis, experts are warning.
Risingbd Desk: China and India, two of the world's biggest polluters, are making it leafier - for now, a report says.
Risingbd Desk: Two Bonsai enthusiasts have launched an emotional plea to thieves who stole seven trees from them, offering care instructions for their "children".
Risingbd Desk: Half of UK adults cannot identify any key risk factors for dementia, according to a study by Alzheimer's Research UK.
International Desk: The world is in the middle of what is likely to be the warmest 10 years since records began in 1850, say scientists.
Risingbd Desk: The US space agency's (Nasa) InSight mission has reached a new milestone in its quest to understand the interior of the Red Planet.
Risingbd Desk: Climate change poses a growing threat to the glaciers found in the Hindu Kush and Himalayan mountain ranges, according to a new report.
Risingbd Desk: Cancers linked to obesity are rising at a faster rate in millennials than in older generations in the United States, the American Cancer Society has said.
Risingbd Desk: Letting a toddler spend lots of time using screens may delay their development of skills such as language and sociability, according to a large Canadian study.
Risingbd Desk: A coalition of investors is calling on McDonalds, KFC, and other fast food suppliers to take swift action on climate change.
Risingbd Desk: Met Office researchers expect to record one of the biggest rises in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 in 2019.
Risingbd Desk: Women taking certain types of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) tablets could be more at risk from serious blood clots - although the overall risk is low, BMJ research suggests.
Risingbd Desk: Cheap and widely used drugs for diabetes and heart health have potential for treating severe mental illness, a study hints.
Secretariat Correspondent: “There is no chance for anomalies in the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU) election slated for March 11,” said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.
Entertainment Desk: Bollywood–turned-Hollywood diva, Priyanka Chopra, who tied the knot with boyfriend (now husband) Nick Jonas in a fairytale wedding last year, has been busy with the promotions of her upcoming film, Isn’t It Romantic?