HEALTH

Eating green leafy vegetables can reduce risk of a stroke

AMN Consuming green leafy vegetables may be a novel way to reduce stress and lower the risk of experiencing a stroke, as per a recent study. People who ate more green leafy vegetables had 64% lower risk of experiencing a stroke. Researchers studied 682 patients (average age 53.7 years) who experienced brain bleeds. A stroke … Continue reading Eating green leafy vegetables can reduce risk of a stroke

Tributes showered on Hakim Ajmal Khan on Unani Day

“Govt making concerted efforts to promote, propagate Unani Medicine” ANDALIB AKHTER  / NEW DELHI The two day International Conference on Unani Medicine concluded here on Sunday with showers of tribute to Hakim Ajmal Khan on his 150th birth anniversary. Earlier in his inaugural address  Minister of State (IC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, … Continue reading Tributes showered on Hakim Ajmal Khan on Unani Day

Kerala, Punjab, TN top in Health Index, UP at bottom

NITI Aayog unveils Health Index for states AMN / NEW DELHI In the list of Healthy State progressive report released by NITI Aayog today, Kerala continues to top the health index among large states in terms of overall health performance while Uttar Pradesh stays at the bottom, though it has shown improvement. Kerala was followed … Continue reading Kerala, Punjab, TN top in Health Index, UP at bottom

Countrywide Pulse polio immunisation camp today

  AMN Pulse Polio drops will be administered to children below five years of age on National Immunisation Day today. President Ram Nath Kovind launched the countrywide pulse polio programme for the year yesterday by administering polio drops to a child at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Our correspondent reports that the programme will cover … Continue reading Countrywide Pulse polio immunisation camp today

Ignoring dental health can cause complications

Poor dental health can also cause problems for the heart AMN A study has shown that persons with bad oral health have a high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas. Those who are edentulous or lacking teeth – a sign of severe periodontitis – had an 80% increase in the risk of … Continue reading Ignoring dental health can cause complications

President stresses for enhancing availability of medical professionals

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today stresses on the need for enhancing the availability of medical professionals in the country. Addressing the 45th Convocation Ceremony of AIIMS in New Delhi, Mr Kovind said, the workload on doctors is very high. Expressing concern over the lack of Under Graduate and Post Graduate … Continue reading President stresses for enhancing availability of medical professionals

India registers significant decline in child mortality rate

AMN India has registered significant decline in under five child mortality rate. Health Ministry in a release said, the rate of decline has doubled over the last year. As per the Sample Registration System data, under-five child mortality of the country has shown that the mortality has come down to 39 per thousand in 2016 … Continue reading India registers significant decline in child mortality rate

Delhi govt issues advisory over prevention of Swine Flu

AMN / NEW DELHI Delhi government has issued advisory with regard to prevention of seasonal influenza – H1N1 or Swine Flu. In its advisory, the government has said that H1N1 is also a type of Seasonal Influenza and is a self- limiting viral disease. It said, in case of mild fever with sore throat with … Continue reading Delhi govt issues advisory over prevention of Swine Flu

WHO recognises ‘gaming’ as disease

AMN The World Health Organization, WHO has released its newest list of classified diseases–and “gaming disorder” is among them. A draft of the WHO’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD) describes this as being characterized by a “pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour” online or offline. ‘Gaming disorder’, according to the first draft of this … Continue reading WHO recognises ‘gaming’ as disease

1.5 lakh cases of Dengue reported, 250 died in 2017

India reported more than 1.5 lakh cases of dengue and 250 people died this year across the country. The data compiled by National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme under the Union Health Ministry showed that the maximum dengue deaths were reported from Tamil Nadu, where the disease claimed 63 lives followed by Maharashtra 41 lives. … Continue reading 1.5 lakh cases of Dengue reported, 250 died in 2017

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...