Health

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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Drinking sodas tied to higher risk of earlier Death

Agency, 5 September : Whether you call it soda, pop or a soft drink, a new study's findings suggest it would be better for your health to drink water instead.…

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Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital to come under federal govt

Kathmandu, 29 August : The Ministry of Health and Population has decided to bring Rajbiraj-based Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital under the federal government. Earlier, the hospital was under…

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