Dhaka: 7:43 AM, Tue, 19 Mar, 2019

Mushrooms may reduce the risk of mild brain decline

Risingbd Desk: Eating mushrooms more than twice a week could prevent memory and language problems occurring in the over-60s, research from Singapore suggests.

Cholesterol-lowering pill new option for statin users

Risingbd Desk: A new type of drug- called bempedoic acid - could offer another weapon in the fight against bad cholesterol.

Cancer’s internal wiring predicts relapse risk

Risingbd Desk: The "internal wiring" of breast cancer can predict which women are more likely to survive or relapse, say researchers.


'No vaccine, no school' in Italy

Risingbd Desk:  Italian children have been told not to turn up to school unless they can prove they have been properly vaccinated.

Evidence found of huge eruption from Sun

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have found evidence of a huge blast of radiation from the Sun that hit Earth more than 2,000 years ago.


Pledge to cut emissions from dairy farms

Risingbd Desk: A dairy firm is pledging to make its operations carbon-neutral from cow to supermarket by 2050, including more than 2,000 farms in the UK.

Deadly tree fungus spreading more quickly

International Desk: A deadly fungus is spreading "more quickly and lethally" through the UK's ash trees than experts had anticipated, BBC Wales has learnt.

High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more

Risingbd Desk: New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales.

Wetland mud is secret weapon against climate change

Risingbd Desk: Muddy, coastal marshes are "sleeping giants" that could fight climate change, scientists say.

Quick pregnancy safe after stillbirth, study finds

Risingbd Desk: There is no reason to delay having another baby after a stillbirth, research in the Lancet suggests.

Child supplements mislead parents over vitamin D

Risingbd Desk: Few children's multivitamins give the recommended daily vitamin D dose, a study suggests.

UK young ‘more likely to die from asthma’

Risingbd Desk: Young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma than those in other wealthy countries, a report has found.

Most hip and knee replacements 'last longer than thought'

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.

‘Know your cholesterol like you know your Pin code’

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.

Cannabis use in teens linked to depression

Risingbd Desk: Parents should not be complacent about the risks of teenagers using cannabis, experts are warning.

Obaidul Quader able to walk now

Senior Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader is now able to walk slowly as his health condition improved more at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.

Vishal and Anisha engaged

Entertainment Desk: Two months after announcing their relationship, South Indian actors Vishal and Anisha Alla got engaged on Saturday. The engagement was a private event held in Hyderabad. Vishal was seen wearing a Blue Indo-western kurta with a matching Nehru jacket while Anisha looked regal in an off-white silk saree with a golden border.