News file for: Bangladesh
Despite its high poverty level, Bangladesh has achieved lower infant mortality rates compared to India, Pakistan and Nepal.
A study of more than 18,000 people in Bangladesh has established a link between rice consumption and arsenic exposure and toxicity.
The Bangladeshi government has vowed to continue fighting the growing industry of illicit, substandard, counterfeit and life-endangering medicines openly sold in pharmacies.
East Asian individuals with body mass indices that are higher and lower than the optimum have an increased risk of getting heart disease.
Extreme weather and hotter temperatures are reducing crop production, and Asia is struggling to adapt to climate change.
Are the large sums of money invested into building prestigious space programs diverting funding from key areas such as health and education?
The Elsevier Foundation, OWSD and TWAS have opened their call for nominations for the 2014 Elsevier Foundation Awards.
On International Women’s Day this year (March 8), The United Nations Population Fund focuses the spotlight on the problem of child marriages.
Educating children and women is essential to mainstreaming science in South Asia, writes T. V. Padma.
Following alarming reports about the discovery of high arsenic levels in rice sold in the US market, experts have reassured consumers that rice is safe to eat.