Wed, 17 Oct 2018

Health

New study links vitamin D deficiency to breast cancer

Agency, 16 October : Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. Serena Williams launched the Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 2018 in collaboration with "I Touch Myself".…

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Zika Virus Outbreak in Rajasthan as 22 Test Positive

Agency, 9 October : A total of 22 people have tested positive for the Zika virus in Rajasthan’s Jaipur, prompting the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to seek a detailed report from…

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Science Says ‘Hug It Out’

Agency, 5 October : Hug it out! A new study suggests that just reaching out and touching someone -- consensually, of course -- can reduce bad feelings associated with the…

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Health insurance programme at local levels of Kanchanpur

Bhimduttanagar, 3 October : The Health Insurance Programme has come into effect in all nine local governments of Kanchanpur. As part of the government’s effort to ensure citizen’s equal access…

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Cancer will kill 9.6m people this year, experts predict

Agency, 13 September : One in five men and one in six women around the world develop cancer during their lifetime, according to the latest figures from the from the…

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World Breastfeeding Day today

Kathmandu, 1 August : The World Breastfeeding Day is being observed today across the globe. Nepal is also marking the Day, organizing various public awareness programmes for a week. The…

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Brazilian study says pineapples can be used to heal wounds

Agency, 25 July : Being carried out by Brazilian scientists, the study indicates bromelain – an active constituent of pineapples and a natural anti-inflammatory – can be used to speed up…

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Fish oil supplements do nothing to prevent heart attacks, research claims

Agency, 20 July : Omega-3 fish oil supplements taken by millions of people worldwide to keep their heart and brain healthy won’t help you live longer and may even lower…

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High Blood pressure threatens aging Brain

Agency, 15 July : High blood pressure later in life may contribute to blood vessel blockages and tangles linked to Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Tracking nearly 1,300 older people until…

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Resident Doctors halt services except emergency in TUTH

Kathmandu, 13 July : Resident doctors of TU Teaching Hospital, have shut down all services except emergency to express solidarity with Dr Govinda KC. Resident Doctors working under National Resident Doctors Association…

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