Saturday, December 10, 2022

Lalu Prasad's kidney transplant successful in Singapore: Tejashwi

PATNA: Doctors in Singapore successfully transplanted the kidney of former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday, his son and Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said.

K'taka to vaccinate 48 lakh kids against Japanese encephalitis in Dec

Bengaluru:A special vaccination drive to innoculate an estimated 48 lakh children aged between 1 and 15 years against Japanese encephalitis (JE) will be held in Karnataka starting December 5 for a period of three weeks.

Equalise to end AIDS epidemic: WHO on World AIDS Day

NEW DELHI: The World Health Organisation has joined the member states and partners in the South-East Asia Region and across the world to highlight the urgent need for

Eye camps banned in Kanpur after 8 lose eyesight

KANPUR: The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Kanpur has banned public and private hospitals from holding any eye check-up camps until further orders.

UP to have mother-child units in 35 cities

LUCKNOW: To bring down the rate of maternal and infant mortality in Uttar Pradesh, the state health department plans to have mother and child wings in 35 cities.

Denied treatment, HIV+ pregnant woman loses child in UP

Firozabad:In a shocking incident, a 20-year-old HIV positive woman who had gone into labour, was allegedly left unattended by the medical staff who "refused" to touch her.

Lucknow reports 47 dengue cases in a day

LUCKNOW: Even as the mercury begins to dip and winter sets in, there has been no let-up in dengue cases, with Lucknow registering 47 cases in just a day.

Death of footballer: TN health department to conduct meeting of govt surgeons next week

CHENNAI:Tamil Nadu health department will hold a meeting of surgeons of government hospitals including district surgeons and assistant surgeons. This is following the surgery for a ligament tear of a teen footballer who developed an infection after the surgery, and due to which, her right leg had to be amputated, leading to her death by multi organ failure on Tuesday.

Cervical cancer 4th most common among women, policymakers should urgently move to eliminate: WHO

NEW DELHI: The World Health Organization and its member states in the South-East Asia Region and across the world marked the second Cervical Cancer Elimination Day of Action on Thursday.

Religious leaders to help in checking dengue in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) has roped in religious leaders for a campaign to create awareness on vector borne diseases like dengue, chikungunya, JES, AES, zika and others.

Center Govt hails Mohalla Clinics in Punjab, lauds Bhagwant Mann govt for path breaking health care initiatives

CHANDIGARH: The Government of India has hailed the state government led by the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for taking several path breaking initiatives to provide quality healthcare facilities to people.

Health department on alert after fivefold increase in Conjunctivitis in Chennai

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu health department officials are on high alert after a five-fold increase in Conjunctivitis was reported in Chennai over the last week.

Lucknow reports 42 new dengue cases in 24 hrs

LUCKNOW: Lucknow has reported 42 new dengue cases in the past 24 hours even as health teams inspected 2,547 houses to prevent mosquito breeding.

Puducherry govt commences dengue, chikungunya awareness drive

Puducherry:The Union Territory of Puducherry has commenced an awareness drive against dengue and Chikungunya as northeast monsoon has set in.

India reports 1,326 new Covid cases, 8 deaths

NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 1,326 new Covid-19 cases and eight cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

Craze for instant gratification takes a toll on mental health

NEW DELHI: As the selfie craze and short-form video consumption grow exponentially in India, healthcare experts caution that the constant urge to stay connected on digital platforms is leading to several mental health issues, including a condition called 'phantom pocket vibration syndrome'.

India logs 1,574 new Covid cases, 9 deaths

NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 1,574 new Covid-19 cases and nine deaths, the Union Health Ministry announced on Saturday.

India logs 2,208 fresh Covid cases, 12 deaths

NEW DELHI: India reported 2,208 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours against the previous day's 1,112 count, as per Union Health Ministry data on Friday.

JIBS organizes the 11th international conference on victim assistance

SONIPAT:The Centre for Victimology and Psychological Studies (CVPS) at Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) organised the 11th International Conference on Victim Assistance at O.P. Jindal Global University campus in Sonipat, Haryana.

India reports 862 new Covid cases, 3 deaths

NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 862 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Woman doctor booked for vandalising Diwali shops in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: A woman doctor has been booked for vandalising the shops of Diwali vendors and threatening them.

India reports 1,334 fresh Covid cases, 16 deaths

NEW DELHI: India reported 1,334 fresh Covid-19 infections on Sunday in the last 24 hours, against 1,994 cases reported on previous day, said Union Health Ministry.

Damage caused by polluted air extends way beyond the lungs

NEW DELHI: As a major environmental risk factor, air pollution has evolved as a serious problem in recent decades with high toxicological impact on human health ranging from lungs to other organs and leading to 7 million premature deaths annually across the globe.

India reports 2,112 fresh Covid cases, 4 deaths

NEW DELHI: India reported 2,112 fresh Covid infection on Saturday in the last 24 hours, against 2,119 Covid cases reported previous day, said Union Health Ministry.

Highly infectious new Omicron sub variant BF.7 detected in India

NEW DELHI: With a declining trajectory of fresh Covid cases, a new Omicron sub variant, however, is posing a new threat in the country.

Number of visiting patients at Aam Aadmi clinics crossed 3 lakh in two months: Jauramajra

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann's ambitious program 'Aam Aadmi Clinics' has achieved another milestone by providing healthcare services to more than three lakh patients in just two months of its onset, informed Health Minister Mr. Chetan Singh Jauramajra here today.

Gas leak: 67 students of Krishnagiri school recuperating in hospital, say authorities

CHENNAI:All the 67 students of a Corporation middle school in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu who were admitted to a government hospital in Hosur are recuperating, hospital authorities said on Saturday.

India's 99 new coal mine projects conflict with net zero by 2070: GEM

NEW DELHI: A temporary coal shortage has emboldened the Indian government to press ahead with plans to develop 99 new coal projects with production of 427 million tonnes per year (mtpa), a briefing by Global Energy Monitor (GEM) said on Thursday.

12-yr-old K'taka girl develops monkeypox symptoms

Mysuru (Karnataka):The Karnataka Health department is concerned following a 12-year-old girl developing symptoms similar to monkeypox in Mysuru district of Karnataka.

India reports 2,139 new Covid cases, 13 deaths

NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 2,139 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

Medicines not to take in case of dengue, malaria and chikungunya

NEW DELHI: The months of September, October and November often see an increase in cases of dengue, malaria and chikungunya and are regarded as the period in which dengue, malaria infections are at their peak, resulting in many deaths.

India reports 2,424 fresh Covid cases, 14 deaths

NEW DELHI: India reported 2,424 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, against 2,756 recorded on the previous day, said the Union Health Ministry on Monday.

Kerala woman's 5-year ordeal ends after scissors removed from stomach

Thiruvananthapuram:Harshina, a Kerala home maker in her thirties hailing from Kozhikode, is breathing easy after five long years after a 11 cms long scissors was removed from her stomach.

Air pollution now linked to deadly health risks other than respiratory illnesses

NEW DELHI: From dementia to altering brain structure in kids, from sudden heart attacks to autism risk -- the health impact of long-term exposure to air pollution is not just respiratory illnesses, as several new studies have documented this year alone.

WHO cough syrup alert: Drug inspectors to conduct surprise checks in UP

LUCKNOW:Drug inspectors in Uttar Pradesh will carry out surprise checks from Friday to seize any pack of the four cough syrups for which the WHO has sounded an alert.

Reports of inaccuracies in National Health Accounts estimates misleading: Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Friday dismissed media reports suggesting inaccuracies in National Health Accounts (NHA) especially the out-of-pocket expenditure reduction claim as "misleading and incorrect".

Mother's ultra-processed food intake may up obesity risk in offspring

NEW YORK: A mother's consumption of ultra-processed foods appears to be linked to an increased risk of overweight or obesity in her offspring, irrespective of other lifestyle risk factors, says a new study.

Snake bite cases on rise as rains batter Eastern UP

Prayagraj/Varanasi (UP):An increase in snake bite cases has become a cause for concern in eastern Uttar Pradesh districts that are witnessing a fresh spell of rains.

India logs 2,529 fresh Covid cases, 12 deaths

NEW DELHI: India reported 2,529 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, against the previous day's 2,468 count, Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Jauramajra orders enquiry committee to submit report in Pathankot incident by Tuesday

CHANDIGARH: The Health and Family Welfare Minister Chetan Singh Jauramajra has ordered a four member enquiry committee to submit its report on the tragic incident that happened at Pathankot civil hospital by this Tuesday.

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