HEALTH

Tribals health techniques to be documented

PORT BLAIR: The Regional Medical Research Centre of Indian Council of Medical Research has launched a unique project of documenting the indigenous medicinal plants used by the ancient tribes of Andaman and Nicobar.

TB: Centre asks state to follow WHO advice

By Anoop Kumar Painuli

NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry has asked tuberculosis (TB) officers of all the states to endorse the recommendations of the World Health Organization, WHO, on blood tests to diagnose TB.

World Anti Tobacco day observed

By Anoop Kumar Painuli

NEW DELHI : Anti Tobacco day is being observed on Tuesday across the globe, including India. The day highlights the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and advocating for effective policies to reduce its consumption.

Rani Mukerjee joins World Stroke Campaign

By Rector Kathuria
LUDHIANA:: Film actress  Rani Mukerjee  has joined the “1 in 6” campaign as goodwill ambassador of the Indian Stroke Association  and the World Stroke Organization. Announcing this Dr Jeyaraj D Pandian, Professor of Neurology and Stroke Neurologist from Christian Medical College here said that stroke or Brain attack is the second leading cause of death for people above 60 years and a leading cause of disability throughout the world.

Eat Well to Sleep Well

By Sadia Khan

We all need a good night’s sleep in order to function well at work and at school or just in general to get anything done the next day. Sleep is also very important for your health and well being. Lack of sleep can lead to many health conditions and of these is obesity. If you are finding yourself drinking a lot of caffeine in order to stay awake all day long then you are not getting enough good quality sleep at night.

Philips to expand healthcare biz ‎

JAIPUR: Rural women in the state are being denied basic maternal and childcare facilities as nearly two thirds of the first referral units (FRU) are not functioning. An assessment by the health department in May showed that 94 of the 150 existing FRUs are non-functional.

Under the national rural he

Health care cuts in Wales could top £1.9bn

The health service in Wales may need to find up to £1.9 billion in savings over the next five years, according to the assembly government’s health minister.

Speaking at a public services summit in Cardiff on Friday, Edwina Hart will say that Wales is well placed to meet the funding challenge.

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England oust New Zealand 2-0 to book quarter final berth in Hockey World Cup

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India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

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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 ...

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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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