HEALTH

National Immunization Day observed

WEB DESK The National immunization day was observed today. With an aim to maintain the ‘NO POLIO’ status, a nationwide programme to administer polio drops to children below 5 years was organized throughout the country. President Ram Nath Kovind launched the Pulse Polio Programme for this year by administering Polio drops to children below the … Continue reading National Immunization Day observed

WHO identifies 13 Urgent Health challenges for the decade

WEB DESK With the commencement of new year and a new decade kick-off, World Health Organisation, WHO has released a list of urgent, global health challenges. The list is a sign that global health is changing and environmental threats pose just as great a risk as infectious diseases such as Ebola and HIV. It also … Continue reading WHO identifies 13 Urgent Health challenges for the decade

Nayati Healthcare focuses on health of pilgrims

BY SAREENA ROY Uttar Pradesh, the country most populated state suffers from a huge demand and supply gap when it comes to accessible medical care. The situation is no different at places of religious importance, where a huge number of pilgrims arrive everyday; many of them struggle to find appropriate healthcare aid during medical emergencies. … Continue reading Nayati Healthcare focuses on health of pilgrims

Only branded medicines in Allopathic, Unani, Ayurvedic should be sold

The government should set production-units like IDPL By MADHU AGRAWAL It is quite usual that many times some medical-practitioners including in Unani, Ayurvedic and Homeopathic fields mix strong doses of steroids in unbranded medicines like powders and syrups in a bid to exhibit their self-acclaimed expertise in curing diseases. (I have my own bitter experience … Continue reading Only branded medicines in Allopathic, Unani, Ayurvedic should be sold

Urinary tract infections among Young children

By Antony Robert Charles Young children are as sensitive as they are carefree which leave them susceptible to a number of infections and health concerns that demand special care and attention constantly. In the initial few years of their life, kids generally tend to catch a lot of bugs. Cold and other infections hence become … Continue reading Urinary tract infections among Young children

Binge drinking can hamper your nervous system

By Dr. Kishor Rao Alcoholism is a medical disorder, and it can have disastrous health consequences. Overdose of alcohol is one of the major health problems worldwide, which has resulted in extensive patientadmissions in hospitals. December being the party season, there are few things that one needs to keep in mind. Everything in moderation is … Continue reading Binge drinking can hamper your nervous system

BHU to Start Course on ‘Bhoot Vidya’, Mental Health

By Dr KK Aggarwal BHU in India is starting a course on Bhoot Vidya and the same has caused a debate in the Western medicine doctors. In scientific terms it will be a six months course on mental health. As per Vedas physical body is made up of three basic elementary functions called Vata, Pitta … Continue reading BHU to Start Course on ‘Bhoot Vidya’, Mental Health

CGHS services to be extended to 100 cities

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today said that the Central Government Health Scheme, CGHS services will be extended to 100 cities. Inaugurating the new CGHS Wellness Centre at Vikaspuri in New Delhi, he said, at present, the scheme is operational across 72 cities through 329 Allopathic Wellness Centres and 86 … Continue reading CGHS services to be extended to 100 cities

WHO: Time to focus on Women Health Workers

By Dr Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusDirector-General WHO Women have always played a vital leadership role in their communities as traditional healers, keepers of medicinal recipes, carers of the sick and birth attendants. In many traditional societies, they still do. But when medicine formalized, women had to fight their way and that partly explains why, although women … Continue reading WHO: Time to focus on Women Health Workers

WHO gets new advice to curb NCDs and mental health

Every year, 41 million people die from Non-communicable Diseases, 15 mn of them between ages of 30 and 69. AMN / WEB DESK World leaders and health experts recently handed 8 recommendations to WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, that could save millions of lives and promote mental health. The WHO Independent High-level Commission on … Continue reading WHO gets new advice to curb NCDs and mental health

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SPORTS

Delhi Badminton League (DBL) from Jan 25 in Thyagraj Stadium

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ART & CULTURE

Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

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New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

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MARQUEE

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

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Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

FILMI TIDBITS-2; ‘Chhapaak’, a story of acid attack survivors

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