Published on Mar 07 2015 // Health, World News
India’s home minister Rajnath in ICU of Medanta Hospital
India’s Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has been admitted to Medicity Medanta hospital in New Delhi after a cardiac problem on Saturday. The home minister was rushed to Medicity Medanta hospital around 9.15 a.m. and was admitted to the ICU. However, the team of doctors treating him refused...

Published on Mar 07 2015 // Featured, Health, Slideshow
A dozer continuously blew trails of black smoke in the clear blue sky. Eagles and vultures hovered around the surroundings. House flies swarmed the place. Scores of them were stuck on the waste-smeared clothes of the people who were there to dispose of the garbage. With no capping for the past few months,...

Published on Feb 23 2015 // Health
Swine flu getting worse in India; claims lives of 750
When one of her relatives became sick with the swine flu virus recently, Preeti Muley raced with her family to get the H1N1 vaccination. But the 26-year-old was too late – two days later she came down with a 38.3 degree Celsius fever and body aches, and within two days her doctor confirmed she...

Published on Feb 14 2015 // Health, Nepal News
Many benefit from free health camp in Sardikhola
Kathmandu : A free health camp has been conducted at Machhapuchhre Higher Secondary School in Sardikhola VDC-1 of Kaski with support from the Nepal Cancer Relief Society Chitwan chapter. A total of 1,130 locals including 1,000 students received services in the one-day health camp, according to secretary...

Published on Dec 14 2014 // Featured, Health
Free dialysis service for Hepatitis patients
Bhaktapur: The Human Organ Transplant Centre, Bhaktapur is to provide a free dialysis service for the Hepatitis infected people from this week. This move has come as an effort of the Centre to render free service to the kidney patients, coming to the centre, who are found to have infected with Hepatitis...

Published on Dec 10 2014 // Featured, Health, Slideshow
Ebola is still running ahead: WHO warns
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that Ebola virus that claimed nearly 6,500 lives– mostly in West Africa– is still “running ahead”. WHO Director General Margaret Chan, however, said the situation had improved in some parts of the worst-affected countries. “The...

Published on Dec 08 2014 // Health
HIV infected Shrestha to scale Mt Everest
Gopal Shrestha of Ratnachowk of Pokhara, who is living with HIV/AIDS, plans to summit Mt Everest, the highest peak of the world, in April season in 2015. It was informed here by organizing a press meet today. “I would be the first HIV infected person among the Everest summiteers if he accomplishes...

Published on Dec 05 2014 // Featured, Health, Nepal News, Slideshow
Men in Kathmandu Valley are sexually polygamous and have more than one partner: Study
Photo courtesy: UNDP, Nepal Kathmandu: Some 41 percent in the Kathmandu Valley have completely agreed that it is acceptable for a boy to have sexual relationship with girls before marriage, according to a UNDP report titled Nepali Masculinities and Gender-based Violence released recently in Kathmandu. Men...