Dhaka: 8:06 PM, Tue, 20 Aug, 2019

Dental surgeons urge schools to go sugar-free

Risingbd Desk: Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay.

Older women 'at highest risk of Lyme disease'

Risingbd Desk: Older women are at most risk of contracting Lyme disease, a study suggests - and parts of southern and south-west England are "hotspots".

Human-sized penguin lived in New Zealand

Risingbd Desk: The remains of a giant penguin the size of a human have been discovered in New Zealand.

Women in labour given virtual reality to ease pain of childbirth

Risingbd Desk: Women in labour are being given virtual reality headsets to see if they can help manage the pain of childbirth.

Plant-based diet can fight climate change: UN

Risingbd Desk: Switching to a plant-based diet can help fight climate change, UN experts have said.

Alzheimer's blood test 'one step closer'

Risingbd Desk: Researchers say they can accurately identify people on track to develop Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear, which could help the progress of drug trials.

July was marginally world's warmest month ever

Risingbd Desk: A preliminary analysis of global temperature data for July suggests it may have "marginally" become the warmest month on record.

AI may help to spot heart problems

Risingbd Desk: A new way of identifying a common condition that causes the heart to beat irregularly may have been discovered by artificial intelligence.

Kidney condition detected in minutes by app

Risingbd Desk: A mobile phone app has speeded up the detection of a potentially fatal kidney condition in hospital patients.

Surgeon warns of life-changing water park, diving dangers

Risingbd Desk: Holidaymakers should be aware of the dangers of diving into shallow water and the risks posed by water parks, a spinal surgeon has warned.

Diabetic women more likely to have stillborn baby

Risingbd Desk: Diabetic women are more than four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than those without the condition, a new study has found.

Drug-resistant superbug spreading in Europe's hospitals

Risingbd Desk: Superbugs resistant to emergency antibiotics are spreading in hospitals, a Europe-wide study shows.

Global warming ‘unparalleled’ in 2,000 years

Risingbd Desk: The speed and extent of current global warming exceeds any similar event in the past 2,000 years, researchers say.

Russia alarmed by large fall in bee populations

Risingbd Desk: Large areas of central and southern Russia have seen a major decline in their bee populations in recent months.

Call to count butterflies after mass migration

Risingbd Desk: A potential mass influx of butterflies to the UK has led to calls for volunteers to help count them.