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Int’l Albinism Awareness Day Wednesday

‘The battle continues, but we are gaining ground’ WT24 Desk Speaking ahead of International Albinism Awareness Day on Wednesday, independent expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ikponwosa Ero has taken stock of progress under the ...

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Probiotics might make us immune to stress

WT24 Desk Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder may have found a type of “good” bacterium that could protect the brain against the harmful effects of stress. If confirmed in clinical trials, the results may lead to probiotic-based treatments against ...

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Khaleda to be treated at BSMMUH: Minister

WT24 Desk Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Saturday said they will take step for treatment of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital (BSMMUH) as per prescription of her personal physicians, reports UNB. He however said ...

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Education may lead to short-sightedness

WT24 Desk A new study strongly suggests that spending time in education raises the risk of myopia. The findings, write the authors, “have important implications for educational practices”, according to MNT Myopia is a common form of visual impairment. In ...

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