Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Health

Too much sleep increases risk of Heart Disease and Death

Agency, 9 December : Adults who get more than the recommended amount of sleep have an increased risk of heart disease and death, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from…

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Infections in the young may be tied to risk for mental illness, study says

Agency, 6 December : Could an infection make your child or teen prone to mental health issues? New research from Denmark suggests it's possible. "The findings linking infections with mental disorders…

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40 million diabetics will have no insulin by 2030, study says

Agency, 22 November : As the number of people living with diabetes continues to rise, the access to insulin needed to meet growing demand will fall short, a new study predicts.…

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World Diabetes Day being observed today

Kathmandu, 14 November : World Diabetes Day is being observed across the globe today with aims to raise awareness about the impact of diabetes on the family. The theme of…

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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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