HEALTH

Govt. approves National Health Sheme for poor

Scheme cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year More than 10 crore families to be covered ANDALIB AKHTER  / NEW DELHI The Union Cabinet today approved the launch of a new Centrally Sponsored scheme Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM). The scheme will cover more than 10 crore families belonging to poor and … Continue reading Govt. approves National Health Sheme for poor

PM launches Tuberculosis Free India Campaign

India has targeted to eliminate Tuberculosis by 2025 Our Correspondent / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched Tuberculosis Free India Campaign. Inaugurating the Delhi End TB Summit in New Delhi, Mr Modi said this Summit will be known as a landmark event to end TB permanently from Earth. He said TB was declared … Continue reading PM launches Tuberculosis Free India Campaign

“No woman should die of heart disease”

  Our Correspondent / New Delhi “No woman should die of heart disease just because she cannot afford treatment, or it is ignored,” said doctors at a press conference on eve of International Women’s Day here today. They said that in last two decades India have seen a steady rise in incidences of heart attack … Continue reading “No woman should die of heart disease”

UoH develops medicine to kill deadly malaria parasite

HYDERABAD A research team from the University of Hyderabad has developed a medicine that efficiently kills the plasmodium falciparum parasite that causes malaria. A release from the varsity said that the polymer-based nanomedicine was developed by a research group led by Pradip Paik, Associate Professor of the School of Engineering Sciences and Technology at the … Continue reading UoH develops medicine to kill deadly malaria parasite

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

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