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Royals celebrate Prince George’s 2nd birthday

Royals celebrate Prince George’s 2nd birthday

LONDON (AP):   Prince George celebrates his second birthday on Wednesday and while he’s just a toddler, he’s already made an impression as a doting elder brother, a magnet to cameras and even a budding fashion trendsetter. A new official photograph of George, the first child of Prince William and his wife Kate, has been released […]

July 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Health, International, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

WHO to declare Nepal as polio-free today

WHO to declare Nepal as polio-free today

Nepal will be declared polio -free by the World Health Organization on Thursday for maintaining polio -free status for the last three years. Three years ago, on August 30, a 22-month baby girl from Rautahat was the last case to be diagnosed with polio. Following the worldwide campaign to eradicate polio that kicked off in 1988, Nepal started immunising […]

March 27th, 2014 | Posted in Health, LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Childhood asthma ‘admissions down’ after smoking ban

Childhood asthma ‘admissions down’ after smoking ban

There was a sharp fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with severe asthma after smoke-free legislation was introduced in England, say researchers. A study showed a 12% drop in the first year after the law to stop smoking in enclosed public places came into force. The authors say there is growing evidence […]

January 21st, 2013 | Posted in Health, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Govt’s alarm for hospitals for strict waste management

Govt’s alarm for hospitals for strict waste management

Hospitals around the country have been sent alarming bells for their waste management. The government is seeking strict actions against these institutions while they are failing to manage their hazardous waste effectively. In an interaction program organized by Solid Waste Management Technical Support Centre, Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, Krishna Hari Baskota said that […]

January 1st, 2013 | Posted in Health, Science/Environment, TOP NEWS | Read More »

Nepalese children to get clown-treatment in hospitals

Nepalese children to get clown-treatment in hospitals

Dush, the Clown, is in Nepal to teach Nepalese clinicians that laughter can be the best medicine. He enters the hospital ward in the typical clown get up, with the floppy shoes and the red nose. He then prescribes laughter, the medicine, his unique brand of medical care. Researches now provide evidence that clowning around […]

January 1st, 2013 | Posted in Health, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Smoking ‘rots’ brain, says King’s College study

Smoking ‘rots’ brain, says King’s College study

Smoking “rots” the brain by damaging memory, learning and reasoning, according to researchers at King’s College London. A study of 8,800 people over 50 showed high blood pressure and being overweight also seemed to affect the brain, but to a lesser extent. Scientists involved said people needed to be aware that lifestyles could damage the […]

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Health, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Siraha Hospital robbed of USG machine

Siraha Hospital robbed of USG machine

An ultra-sound machine has been looted from a governmental hospital based in Lahan, Siraha district. A video X-Ray machine priced at Rs. 500,000 was looted from Ram Kumar Sarada, Uma Prasad Murarka Hospital based in Lahan Municipality-4 in the night of September 29, state-run news agency, RSS reports quoting the hospital administration. According to the […]

October 1st, 2012 | Posted in Health, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Study says sugar in market unhygienic

Study says sugar in market unhygienic

A study shows that sugar in the Nepali market is unhygienic. Lab test of a sample of sugar collected from the rural markets in Siraha district confirmed that sugar produced in Nepal is not suitable for consuming, the state-run news agency said quoting Regional Food Technology and Quality Control Office, Biratnagar.   Sulphur has been […]

September 19th, 2012 | Posted in BUSINESS, Health, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Newly-discovered mosquito species poses greater malaria threat

Newly-discovered mosquito species poses greater malaria threat

Scientists have discovered a seemingly new breed of mosquitoes in Africa that have the potential to cause hundreds of thousands more deaths from malaria. According to charities, the previously unknown parasite could pose a serious setback to the global fight against the disease – one of the world’s biggest killers. Researchers said the discovery is […]

September 17th, 2012 | Posted in Health, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Kathmandu will soon be a city of obese: Study

Kathmandu will soon be a city of obese: Study

In a sign of heightening health-related risks among city dwellers, a study has reckoned that over one-third of the population of Kathmandu is overweight and 11 percent of these are obese, with a quarter suffering from high blood pressure. According to the study conducted by the Department of Public Health at Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) […]

September 7th, 2012 | Posted in CAPITAL, Health, LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

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