Health

Even a little more exercise might help your brain stay young

Agency, 21 April : Alzheimer's and dementia are not an inevitable part of normal aging, and a little exercise might help keep them at bay, a new study suggests. The…

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KMC launches free checkup services to senior citizens

Kathmandu, 17 April : The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has begun free checkup services targeting senior citizens receiving social security allowances. The mayor free health checkup service has begun from…

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Common diabetes drug may also shield Kidneys, Heart

Agency, 16 April : A common diabetes drug may also greatly reduce the odds for death from kidney failure and heart disease in diabetes patients with kidney disease, a new…

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Muscle power might be key to long Life

Agency, 14 April : If you want to celebrate many more birthdays, new research suggests you should speed up your weight-lifting routine. Boosting muscle power, which is different than muscle…

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Medical lessons learned from the Thai Soccer Team cave rescue

Agency, 4 April : For weeks last summer, the world was riveted by frantic efforts to find and rescue a soccer team of 12 Thai boys, along with their coach, who'd…

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Extra weight may raise risk for Pancreatic Cancer

Agency, 2 April : Need another reason to stay slim? People who are overweight have a greater risk of dying from pancreatic cancer, especially those who are carrying extra pounds…

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A cream with synthetic Vitamin D may help reduce skin cancer risk

Agency, 28 March : Almost 10,000 people are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. But, for people who already have precancerous skin lesions, there may soon be a way to reduce…

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Smoking around expectant moms can harm babies heart

Agency, 26 March :  Fathers-to-be who expose their pregnant partners to secondhand smoke put their babies at risk of heart defects, researchers warn. For the new study, investigators in China…

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World Tuberculosis Day being observed today

Kathmandu, 24 March : The World Tuberculosis Day is being marked around the theme - ‘It’s time’, across the globe, including in Nepal, amidst various programmes today. According to the…

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Social media linked to increase in depression among Teens, Young Adults

Agency, 22 March : If you have children who are growing up with a cell phone in their hands, you’ve seen the behavior. Your college student prefers exchanging a blizzard of…

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