Let’s take the example of Sufia Khatun, 65, a resident of Dhanmondi in the capital. She had suffered a heart attack in 2018 and saw doctors both in Bangladesh and India and was on medication prescribed by a cardiologist in Delhi. Torsemide was working well.
Shumona Rahman, 40, started experiencing chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue and developed certain other symptoms, a while after recovering from COVID-19. Upon consulting her doctor, she was diagnosed with myocarditis, a condition that causes inflammation of the heart muscle and abnormal heart rhythms.
Who would have known that trans-fat intake would cause the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people when French chemist Paul Sabatier won the 1912 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering the hydrogenation method to produce it?