Health Fitness

H1N1 virus kills 10, infects 381

In a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today, Health Minister informed that so far 381 patients of Influenza ‘A’ type are found and 10 have succumbed. According to the Health Minister, a doctor who was infected with this seasonal flu has been already recovered and the virus has not yet taken an epidemic turn. “The Ministry is fully committed to taking all elaborative measures to control the disease.” Arrangements have been...

Learn Kidney Disease

We provide online diagnosis, information and treatment options for all kinds of kidney diseases. We have doctors ready to analysis your test results, conditions, and symptoms. We sincerely hope to lift the patients out of suffering. Please feel free to consult us. Kidney Disease Symptoms When you know the symptoms of chronic kidney disease (CKD), you can get treatment and feel your best. CKD symptoms can be subtle. Some people don’t have any symptoms...

Top 10 healthy heart tips

Healthy Heart Tips Your heart works hard for you nonstop for your whole life. So show it some TLC. Making small changes in your habits can make a real difference to your ticker. “It’s like finding the fountain of youth,” says Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. “People who follow these steps not only live longer, but they also spend a lot more time healthy, without cardiovascular...

How to Maintain Healthy Hair: 7 Hair Care Tips You’ll Love

Hair style Nowadays, women do not take care of hair in the true sense; they only pay attention to the prevalent fashion. These articles the benefits of applying oil to the hair, effects of different oils, benefits of washing hair regularly, the days when hair should not be washed etc. In addition, information is also provided about the diet required to keep the hair healthy, the necessary exercises. Taking care of your hair Get it really wet. Use...

5 Health and Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

10 Foods Men Over 40 Must Eat for their Overall Health 40 is the new 20! 40 is when you are just starting. This banner birthday is a big deal in our lives. Our body, metabolism, the way we think and our approach to life in general changes. But that doesn’t mean that we have hit middle age! You can still have Akshay Kumar’s abs, Shah Rukh’s savvy and Aamir’s energy; you just need to do the right thing for your body. And this includes...

Women’s Health Tips for Heart, Mind, and Body

Exposure to Plastic Chemicals During Pregnancy Can Increase Child’s Asthma Risk The use of plastic and its products has received a lot of flak from health experts. A lot of research and scientific studies have shown that plastics can leach chemicals when they are heated, damaged or used regularly for a very long time. Certain chemicals used to make plastic products like such as bisphenol A (BPA) have also been regarded as carcinogen for humans.A...

Anti-polio vaccination drive obstructed in Kailali

Polio vaccine administration programme obstructed in Kailali Polio vaccine administration program in the district has been obstructed due to protest of health workers. The immunization program is taking place today and tomorrow. Public health office supervisor Pradip Joshi shared that the vaccines and devices for carrying them did not arrive for distribution due to obstruction by health workers. Putting forth the single demand of implementation of...

Sleep deprivation leads to weakened immunity: Study

IANS, NEW YORK People who are deprived of sleep regularly are likely to have a weak immune system, a study has found. The findings showed that chronic short sleep shuts down programmes involved in immune response of circulating white blood cells. Seven or more hours of sleep is recommended for optimal health, thus the immune system functions best when it gets enough sleep, the researchers said. “The results are consistent with studies that...

Volunteers get bit to test new strategy for malaria vaccine

ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON: Researchers infected lab mosquitoes with genetically weakened malaria parasites, and then recruited volunteers willing to be bitten — a lot — to test a possible new strategy for a vaccine. The idea: Vaccinate using living malaria parasites that are too weak to make people sick. It’s a huge challenge, and while Wednesday’s study is a small step, it illustrates the urgent quest for a powerful malaria vaccine.   Mosquito-borne...