Dhaka: 2:03 AM, Mon, 19 Feb, 2018

Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters

Risingbd Desk: US scientists believe they have identified a new gene mutation that can raise the risk of ovarian cancer, and is passed from father to daughter.

World’s tallest wooden skyscraper will be built in Tokyo

International Desk: Japanese architects have unveiled plans for the world's tallest wooden skyscraper.

Ultra-processed foods linked to cancer

Risingbd Desk: A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers.

Cold open water plunge may provide instant pain relief

Risingbd Desk: A man who suffered constant pain after surgery cured it by taking a plunge in cold open water.

Scientists race to find mate for Romeo

Risingbd Desk: Conservationists in Bolivia are scouring the country to find a mate for a childless frog who they fear may be the last of his species.

Food may influence cancer spread

Risingbd Desk: There is mounting evidence the food on your plate can alter cancer's growth and spread, say Cambridge scientists.

The world's hairiest man

Risingbd Desk: A man whose body is almost completely covered in hair now proudly boasts the accolade of being the 'world's hairiest man', after years of ridicule and bullying.

10 signs you may have an Ulcer

Desk Report: Ulcer is the result of an imbalance in your digestive fluids. It is considered to be a painful sore in the stomach lining or at the opening of the small intestine. Below are the 10 warning signs of ulcers you should know:

Super blood blue moon will be visible Wednesday

Risingbd Desk: A rare celestial event that hasn't been seen by much of the world in more than 150 years is set to grace the skies on Wednesday.

One cigarette a day increases heart disease, stroke risk

Risingbd Desk: Smokers need to quit cigarettes rather than cut back on them to significantly lower their risk of heart disease and stroke, a large BMJ study suggests.


Onion can help fight TB antibiotic resistance

Risingbd Desk: A type of onion could help the fight against antibiotic resistance in cases of tuberculosis, a study has suggested.

The world’s coldest village

Risingbd Desk: Welcome to the coldest village on earth where the average temperature in January is -50C and inhabitant's eye lashes freeze solid mere moments after stepping outside.

Stephen Hawking warns Earth will become a hellish Venus

Risingbd Desk: Professor Stephen Hawking has warned that Earth will become unbearably hot, hellish world if global warming continues.

Lack of sleep is linked to depression

Risingbd Desk: Less than eight hours sleep is linked to anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

Woman receives bionic hand with sense of touch

Risingbd Desk: Scientists in Rome have unveiled the first bionic hand with a sense of touch that can be worn outside a laboratory.