HEALTH

Sweden moves to ban outdoor smoking

WEB DESK Sweden is banning outdoor smoking in certain public places including playgrounds and train station platforms. In a 142-120 vote the Riksdagen, the Swedish Parliament extended the smoking ban as of July 1, 2019. Smoking in outdoor restaurants and entrances to booths for smokers will also be banned. Smoking is currently allowed only in … Continue reading Sweden moves to ban outdoor smoking

V-P Naidu asks doctors to treat every patient with compassion and empathy

  A Akhter / New Delhi Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday asked doctors to uphold ethics and treat every patient with compassion and empathy, irrespective of his or her financial background. Addressing the 46th Annual Convocation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, he said Government has launched ‘Ayushman Bharat Yojana’ to cover … Continue reading V-P Naidu asks doctors to treat every patient with compassion and empathy

Govt approves MoU between India and Japan in the field of Healthcare

AMN / NEW DELHI The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today has given its ex-post facto approval on the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan in the field of Healthcare and Wellness signed on 29th October, 2018. The MoC covers the following areas of cooperation: (a) Promoting specific projects: i. … Continue reading Govt approves MoU between India and Japan in the field of Healthcare

All Women to Be Married Should Take Folic Acid Supplementation

In view of the marriage season, Doctors recommends that all women to be married should start taking folic acid supplements..   Our Correspondent / New Delhi December is the month of marriages in India. This is also a time when women should ensure they prepare themselves physically for the later stages, pregnancy, in particular. After … Continue reading All Women to Be Married Should Take Folic Acid Supplementation

Defective knee, hip, ankle, shoulder joints to be repaired, no need to replace

At the 5th International Congress of Indian Cartilage Society, discussions will be held on techniques for regeneration of cartilage New Delhi In the time to come, defective knee, hip, ankle and shoulder joints will be repaired, rather than being necessarily replaced, which will be made possible through cartilage regeneration and restoration technologies. Dr. (Prof). Raju … Continue reading Defective knee, hip, ankle, shoulder joints to be repaired, no need to replace

NITI Aayog organises dialogue on health system for New India

AMN / NEW DELHI NITI Aayog today started a series of Development Dialogues to engage experts, thought leaders and government stakeholders across key avenues of long-term social and economic development. The first event began conference on “Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks”  today. The conference will feature senior government functionaries and eminent national … Continue reading NITI Aayog organises dialogue on health system for New India

BeatO organizes interactive YouTube Live Stream BeatO Diabetes 360

Thousands of people from around India clarified doubts on diabetes and its management addressed by 9 experts from 3 locations in the country New Delhi BeatO, India’s largest digital platform for managing diabetes, organized a 24-hour YouTube live interactive session on World Diabetes Day. The one-of-its-kind session helped people from all over India clear their … Continue reading BeatO organizes interactive YouTube Live Stream BeatO Diabetes 360

Medical Experts demand liberal regulatory regime for cannabis-based medicines in India

*Cannabis-based medicines can offer a high-quality, cost-effective solution for patients of chronic diseases *Several challenges exist in mainstreaming the production and consumption of cannabis-based medicines in the country *The cannabis plant is a victim of misperception despite being an integral part of Indian culture *Experts call for extensive amendments to the NDPS Act Dr. Jitendra … Continue reading Medical Experts demand liberal regulatory regime for cannabis-based medicines in India

 93% Indians are sleep deprived due to various reasons

  -The causative factors range from lifestyle habits to certain health conditions -Tune into a parasympathetic lifestyle to counter insomnia -Surgical menopause may worsen insomnia in women.   Our Correspondent / New Delhi A recent research has indicated that undergoing surgical menopause may worsen insomnia in women. Surgical menopause is often accompanied by more psychological … Continue reading  93% Indians are sleep deprived due to various reasons

Women are at higher risk of osteoporosis

By Vinod Kumar Avoidance of sunlight exposure due to sociocultural reasons, poor intakes of dietary calcium and increasing environmental pollution lead to low bone density among indian women. According to experts, habitual low intakes of calcium have been reported in toddlers, adolescents, pregnant and lactating mothers, and postmenopausal Indian women. With the increase in life … Continue reading Women are at higher risk of osteoporosis

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SPORTS

Hockey Federation reprimands coach Harendra for his outburst against umpires

Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Sunday officially reprimanded In ...

Australia humiliates England 8-1 to claim Hockey World Cup Bronze

    Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar A rampaging Australia pumped out all their pent up frus ...

Hockey: Belgium win maiden World Cup title, Netherlands miss history and cup

    Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Playing to the script, Belgium held their nerves and downed ...

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MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

WEB DESK Well known Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai today. He was 64. The singe ...

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