Health

Herbal pills for cancer ‘do more harm than good’

Agency, 17 November : Cancer patients should tell their doctors if they are taking herbal products because some of the ingredients could stop their treatment working, a cancer conference has…

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Deep sleep may allow brain to rinse out toxins

Agency, 1 November : The deep stages of sleep may give the brain a chance to wash itself free of potentially toxic substances, a new study suggests. Researchers found that…

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Vision problems strike more than 2 billion globally

Agency, 15 October : More than 2 billion people worldwide suffer vision problems that range from impairment to blindness, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).…

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Research claims red meat poses no health risk

Agency, 3 October : New research that claims red and processed meat is probably not harmful to our health has caused controversy among experts who maintain people should cut down.…

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Health Ministry assures of security to hospitals and doctors

Kathmandu, 2 October : Minister of State for Health and Population, Dr Surendra Yadav has said the Ministry of Health and Population has accorded top priority to the security of…

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Dengue epidemic gradually coming under control

Chitwan, 27 September : Dengue which has widely spread its influence across the district is gradually coming under control. According to Health Office In-charge Deepak Tiwari, dengue infection which was…

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197 confirmed with dengue fever in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, 19 September : The cases of dengue fever are on the rise in Bhaktapur, indicating that it is gradually taking an epidemic turn. In the past two weeks, 197 people…

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74 infected with scrub typhus in Sudurpaschim

Kanchanpur, 17 September : As many as 74 people have been detected with infection from scrub typhus in Sudurpaschim State. According to State Health Directorate Dipayal, the patients of scrub typhus…

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One dies of dengue, 73 infected in State 2

Mahottari, 12 September : A person has died of dengue in State 2 and 73 others have been infected with the disease as of today, said the State Health Directorate.…

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Dengue poses growing threat to Kathmandu residents

Kathmandu, 10 September : As many as 1,350 people among the visitors to Teku-based Shukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) in the last nine days have been confirmed positive…

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