Health

IMA decides to observe 'National Protest Day' on June 14
PHAGWARA: Taking serious note of the rise in incidents of gruesome violence against the medical professionals as well as medical institutions, the Indian Medical Association has decided to observe " National Protest Day" on June 14.
Civil Surgeon Kapurthala suspended
PHAGWARA: Additional Chief Secretary Health & Family Welfare Punjab Satish Chandra has immediately suspended Civil Surgeon Kapurthala Dr Balwant Singh on the charges of irregularities and violation of rules.
Obesity ups risk of being bullying victim, perpetrator
NEW YORK: New York, June 11 (IANS) Researchers have found that obese adolescents are not only significantly more likely to experience bullying, but chances of them being perpetrators are also higher, compared to their healthy weight peers.
How Nipah infection is different from swine flu, bird flu
NEW DELHI: With the return of the Nipah infection in Kerala, the need for awareness about zoonotic diseases has increased, especially in view of the spread of misinformation about these diseases.
World Hypertension Day: Keep check on high BP; Experts
MOHALI: In support of this year World Hypertension Day’s theme ‘Know Your Numbers, with a goal of increasing awareness about high blood pressure’, a free high BP screening camp was held at Ivy Hospital, Mohali today.
C-section deliveries doubled in Chandigarh, highest in country

CHANDIGARH: More and more women in Chandigarh prefer to go under the knife instead of waiting for a normal delivery if the latest data is of any indication.

Millennial stress load - and how to overcome it

NEW DELHI: India, with a population of over a billion people, will have the worlds youngest population by 2020.

Life of Yuvraj and the lessons it has for all of us

The man with the history of six sixes has fought a battle that many of us will not be able to compete even in our nightmares.

Green tea may prevent deaths from heart attacks

Love your cup of green tea? Besides playing a role in weight loss and boosting immunity, green tea -- rich in antioxidants -- may also help prevent deaths due heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis -- a condition of narrowed artery walls due to fat build-up, claims a study.

Dieting may up smoking, binge drinking in teenaged girls

TORONTO: While looking slim is in fashion amongst teenaged girls, intentional weight loss might increase the risk of developing health-compromising behaviour like smoking, binge drinking and skipping breakfast, warn researchers.

Punjab Health Minister announces to install Biometric attendance system in all district hospitals

JALANDHAR:  With an aim to ensure the attendance of Doctors and other paramedical staff in the state run hospitals ,the Health and Family welfare Minister Mr. Bram Mohindra today announced to install Biometric attendance system in all 22 District civil hospitals till mid may.

District Hospital Nawanshehar wins state award of Rs.50 lakhs under Kayakalp programme

MOHALI: The District Hospital Nawashahr here today received the award of Rs. 50 lakhs as first prize under the Kayakalp Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2017-18 for maintaining high standards of cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene. The award was handed over by Sh. Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare Minister, Punjab at a special ceremony held to felicitate the outperforming Govt. Health Institutions at State Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Phase-VI, Mohali.

In Kashmir, two women combat menstrual taboo, unhygienic practices

KUPWARA: Growing up in a society that stigmatises menstruation, two women social entrepreneurs in this border village of Jammu and Kashmir are battling the taboos attached to what is a routine biological process.

California declares emergency amid Hepatitis A outbreak

Los Angeles, Oct 14-California Governor Jerry Brown has declared emergency amid the deadly Hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the western US state.

You can reduce your weight with Egg diet, just follow it religiously

There is no person in the world that would say no to a fast-weight loss method, and this article will show you a way to do that.

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