Health/Lifestyle

7th March 2019 to be celebrated as ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’ across India

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“With the initiative of Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in the direction of making quality healthcare affordable for all, the Government has taken important steps to make affordable and quality generic medicines popular among the people through Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)”, said Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Road Transport & Highways, Shipping ...

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Two vaccine available to protect Swine flu

Dr Sanjay Kr Varun Swine flu also called pig influenza, swine influenza, hog flu and pig flu. Swine influenza virus (SIV) or S-OIV (swine-origin influenza virus) is any strain of the influenza family of viruses that is endemic in pigs. It infects the respiratory tract and results in nasal secretions, a barking like cough, decreased appetite and listless behavior. Swine ...

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HIV Awareness in India

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The Government implements 360 degree multimedia campaigns along with mass media supported by outdoor media such as hoardings, bus panels, information kiosks, folk performances and exhibition vans to create awareness on HIV/AIDS and promoting services/facilities across the country. At the inter-personal level, training and sensitization programmes for Self-Help Groups, Anganwadi workers, ASHA, members of Panchayati Raj Institutions and other key ...

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Superbug found in India 10 years ago spreads to Arctic

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The superbug found in India for the first time ten years ago has now spread to the Arctic. The superbug is antibiotic resistant gene (ARG), on which no antibiotic drug shows affect. Such ARGs produce resistance to more than one drug in different micro-organisms (MDR). According to scientists, for the first time, an ARG named NDM-1 was found in New ...

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Strikers told to resume work by Friday 8 pm

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To end the ongoing strike of GVK-EMRI 108 ambulance service, who have been on strike since January 2, official convened meeting with them but could not convince them. To resume the service management has asked the striking employees to join their duties before Friday 8 pm otherwise their service would be terminated. A day ago chief minister ...

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Is smoking one of your new year’s resolutions?

DAINIK NATION BUREAU If quitting smoking is one of your New Year’s resolutions, you may want to consider cutting back on your drinking too, scientists say. According to a study published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, heavy drinkers who are trying to stop smoking may find that reducing their alcohol use can also help them quit their daily ...

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Ginger boosts your immune

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Winter season has arrived and it is time to deal with cold and cough which is common affair during the chilly months. The cold and bone chilling winds across the country are causing a toll on many people’s health. Our immunity system tends to take a dip during winters and we end up falling prey to cold and ...

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Read it, if you don’t like beetroots

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Beetroots are known for their incredible health benefits and slimming properties. It is easily available during winter which is why it is also known as winter vegetable. The bright red or purple root vegetable is deep red or purple in colour and is known to be great for eye health and detoxification. It fights with inflammation and ...

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Air pollution may up autism risk in children: Study

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Exposure to sources of outdoor pollution such as vehicle exhausts, and industrial emissions can increase a child’s risk of developing autism spectrum disorder by up to 78 per cent, a study has warned. The research followed children in Shanghai from birth to three years to understand the effect of exposure to fine particles (PM2.5). The study included 124 ASD children ...

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MEDITATION CAN BEAT WORK STRESS

DAINIK NATION BUREAU We are collectively being faced with more external pressures in the modern world. The pace of work is increasing and we are asked to do more work in less time. If we are not careful in living an orderly life, our stress levels can skyrocket and leave us rattled with anxiety, anger, frustration, and other negative emotions. ...

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