Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Doctors remove 24-kg tumour from woman’s abdomen

Shillong: A 24-kg tumour was removed from the abdomen of a woman by doctors at a hospital in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, officials...

Mothers should continue to breastfeed infants even if they are COVID-19 positive: WCD

New Delhi: The Women and Child Development Ministry has instructed all field functionaries and healthcare providers to reassure mothers to initiate and continue to...

J&K Govt establishes 12 AMRIT Pharmacies across UT

Srinagar: The Government of Jammu and Kashmir, with an aim to reduce Out Of Pocket Expenditure for the consumers, has established twelve AMRIT Pharmacies...

80% of Indians not aware if infected with viral B and C hepatitis

New Delhi: Hepatitis has become a global health problem yet an estimated 80 per cent of persons with chronic viral B and C hepatitis...

World Hepatitis Day: Fast-tracking elimination of hepatitis B among mothers, children

Geneva: The proportion of children under five years of age chronically infected with hepatitis B (HBV) dropped to just under 1 per cent in...

New pictorial warnings to be mandatorily displayed on tobacco products from Dec 1, 2020

New Delhi: The Centre has issued two new sets of specified health warnings for all tobacco product packs through an amendment in the Cigarettes...

J&K introduces free of cost, cashless Rs 5 lakh health cover for every family

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory (UT) government on Tuesday announced to introduce free cost and cashless Rs 5 lakh health cover for every...

43 big hospitals in 11 states join AIIMS New Delhi’s ‘e-ICU’ video consultation programme

New Delhi: In an effort to bolster the Union Government’s efforts to reduce Covid-19 mortality, AIIMS New Delhi has started a video-consultation programme with...

Why Do Some People Refuse to Wear a Face Mask in Public?

Not wearing a face mask invites public shaming, not to mention boosts your risk of COVID-19. So what keeps some of us from putting...

SaMaPa features Odissi Dance recital by Vrinda Chadha, Violin recital by Pt Santosh Nahar

JAMMU: SaMaPa (Sopori Academy of Music And Performing Arts) featured Odissi Dance recital by Vrinda Chadha and Violin recital by Pt Santosh Nahar in...

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