Home / Health (page 18)

Health

Kin told to clear hospital dues, take body

Citing dues accrued over the course of treatment, Biratnagar-based Nobel Medical College of Morang has prevented the kin of an accident victim from receiving the body. Seriously injured in a bike accident in Biratnagar Metropolitan City on July 18, 32-year-old Dipak Mishra of Katahari Rural Municipality, Morang, died at the ...

Read More »

Government set priorities for food security

Government is now setting priories for food security which is good  for all Nepalese people. It is important for all of us that government is doing such work which is beneficial. Minister for Finance Yubaraj Khatiwada said that the government has highly prioritized the issue of food security in order ...

Read More »

Twelve-year-old Ganga admitted to Paropakar maternity hospital for delivery

Ganga Maya Parja, a 12-year-old pregnant girl, from Raksirang Rural Municipality, Makwanpur, was admitted to Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital yesterday evening after Hetauda Hospital referred her to the health facility. According to Dr Jageswor Gautam, executive director at the hospital, Ganga was admitted to the hospital at the initiative ...

Read More »

Experimental treatment helps 2 out of 3 peanut allergy sufferers, study finds

Sometimes, Ellis Glover would be forced to leave her friends and sit at a lunch table where no one was eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. “I wanted to sit with my good, good friends, but I couldn’t,” the 10-year-old said. “If you’re a kid and you have a food ...

Read More »

Dharan sees 10 dengue cases in three weeks

At least 10 people have been infected with dengue, a mosquito-borne disease more prevalent in Tarai districts, in various wards of Dharan Sub Metropolis, Sunsari, within the last three weeks. Authorities said the patients are receiving treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences and other private hospitals in Dharan. ...

Read More »

‘Luxurious lifestyle cause of increase in number of diabetic patients’

The number of diabetes patients has increased with increasing urbanisation, luxurious lifestyle and unhealthy diet. The doctors have said that lack of precautions has posed the risk of diabetes in the country. Senior physician Dr Bhojraj Adhikari at Pushpanjali Hospital, which has been providing treatment for diabetes for a long ...

Read More »

Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation’s history

KINSHASA: Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country’s recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said. The deadly virus has killed about 198 people since the outbreak was declared Aug. 1 in the volatile east, the ministry said. Those dead include 163 confirmed Ebola ...

Read More »

Scrub typhus spreads after earthquake

Three months after two massive earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan alerted the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division about six children with unusual fever and severe respiratory features. Four children died during treatment as serum samples were collected for subsequent tests in Kathmandu and ...

Read More »