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symptoms and Preventive measures to protect from dengue

The WHO on Monday warned that the Kathmandu Valley might be in for a possible dengue outbreak. According to news in the fiscal year 2018-2019, more than 3,425 people had been infected with the dengue virus—the highest number of infections in 15 years. The mosquito-borne viral disease is transmitted by ...

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Ovarian Cysts Surgery Has Risen In Recent Years

The number of patients undergoing surgery of ovarian cysts has risen in recent years. According to data provided by Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, as many as 250 women underwent surgery of ovarian cysts in fiscal year 2018-19. The number was 200 in 2017-18. Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs or ...

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Study says exercise boost survival after heart attack

Exercising after a heart attack may help stave off death for longer, Swedish researchers said Thursday. A study which followed 22,000 heart attack survivors aged 18-74, found that those who boosted their exercise levels after being discharged from hospital, halved their risk of dying within the first four years. “It ...

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High Salt Intake Is Linked to Early Death

Eating foods high in salt is known to contribute to high blood pressure, but does that linear relationship extend to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death? Recent cohort studies have contested that relationship, but a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital ...

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10 Simple tips to healthy life

1. Meditation and Praying:  Helps to relieve stress 2. Balanced diet: Comprises of water, protein, carbohydrate, fats, minerals, vitamin 3. Exercise: 30 minutes walk daily 4. Maintain personal hygiene including oral hygiene 5. Avoid smoking, drinking alcohol and drug intake 6. Being around positive people 7. Avoid excess oil, spicy ...

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Government has finalised the list of medical centres for migrants

The government has finalised the list of 51 health and medical institutions that have now been authorised to conduct the health check-up of Nepali migrant workers aspiring to go for foreign employment. Publishing a final list today, the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS) informed that from now ...

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Mental health awareness among people increases cases of suicide

Social stigma, untimely treatment, lack of national-level data on mental health and changing lifestyle have been major challenges in lessening the burden of mental health problems. Lack of understanding about mental illnesses among people has resulted in increasing cases of suicide in the country, say doctors. According to Nepal Police, ...

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First cause of death in Nepal by H5N1 bird flu virus

The H5N1 bird flu virus that has been confirmed as the first cause of death in Nepal, 10 years after it was first detected in birds in 2009, is the world’s first H5N1 human infection since february 2017 and has raised issues of public health emergency of international concern as ...

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Conference on human organ transplant is set to take place in Kathmandu

A conference on human organ transplant is set to take place in Kathmandu on April 20-21. To be organised by the Sahid Dharma Bhakta National Transplant Centre, Bhaktapur, with support from the Organ Transplant Society Nepal and the Government of India. This conference  is the first of its kind in ...

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