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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Health

AIIMS Bone Bank Gets Bones, Skin From Donor

New Delhi (PTI): The country's lone full-fledged bone bank at AIIMS which has been waiting for a donation for the last two-and-a-half-years has received a boost with bones and skin harvested from a donor. The donation has come through the National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) after a 67-year-old deceased woman's family donated her bones and skin to the facility. The...

Indian-American Develops Handheld Device For Cervical Cancer

Houston (PTI): An Indian-American professor and her team have developed a new handheld, lowcost device that will soon check cervical cancer without using a painful speculum. Nimmi Ramanujam and her team of reseacrhers at Duke University in North Carolina say the "pocket colposcope", which can connect to a laptop or mobile phone, could even lead to women being able to self-screen. Ramanujam...

India’s first cattle blood bank to open in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) will come up with a one-of-its-kind blood bank for cattle in Bhubaneswar soon. The estimated cost of the projected around Rs 3.5 crore and will be setup by the central government sponsored scheme of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana. OUAT VC Surendranath Pushpalak stated that the state of art blood bank will be the...

Health tips during Monsoon

After the hot and scorching sun rays during the summer, the first water droplets of the monsoon make us relieved and joyous. Monsoon is the season that brings happiness to our life as it makes the environment pleasant and cool.But, even after the cool splash of monsoon rains, there are some health risk from which people needs to be...

Are we eating Fake Rice ?

Just think you are served a bowl of plastic beads for a meal, social media and multiple videos are being circulated with people raising their concern over the plastic rice.The families are shocked when they buy these rice from outlets, when cooked bounce as if they are made of rubber. Unfortunately, it's very difficult to distinguish the fake rice...

Brand-New Organ Identified in Human Body

London : Scientists in Ireland have classified a brand-new organ inside human body, one that has been hiding in plain sight in our digestive system, proving the anatomic description laid down over 100 years of anatomy as incorrect. Researchers hope that the reclassification will aid better understanding and treatment of abdominal and digestive diseases. The mesentery, which connects the intestine to...

Health Ministry Approves Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Health Minister J.P. Nadda
Tuesday: Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda approved the introduction of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV). Universal Immunisation Programme to be implemented in five states, including Himachal Pradesh, in a planned manner from 2017. The other states, where it will be introduced, include Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. We have achieved a new milestone towards expanding the coverage...

Diabetes risk may cause by air pollution

Researchers have found that  traffic-related air pollution may put you at  risk of developing the diabetes risk . Air pollution increases the risk of developing insulin resistance as a pre-diabetic state of Type-2 diabetes, the study said. "Whether the disease becomes manifest and when this occurs is not only due to lifestyle or genetic factors, but also due to traffic-related air pollution,"...

Noida : Mystery Fever Kills 12

The district authority has ordered an investigation into the death of 12 villagers in the previous 15 days because of a mysterious fever in Sarfabad area near Sector 73 in Noida. The health dept has set up a health camp for the villagers who accuse polluted water for the deaths. "More than 100 individuals suffering from fever in the...

Anthrax in Rayagada : 4 Dead, 10 Hospitalised

Kalyansinghpur: While four tribals of Jambuguda town under Kashipur block in Rayagada locale have passed on of Bacillus anthracis subsequent to expending meat within a week, 10 more tribals of the town, suffering the ailment, have been confessed to district hospital where their condition is expressed to be critical, reports said. Talking to OTV, Parshu Majhi of Jambuguda village said...

Video Game effects On Your Child’s Behavior

Video games sometimes get a negative effects on public health, but it may help to improve your child's behavior. Video games for health (G4H) field is pursuing innovative, potentially highly effective methods for changing behaviors and affecting health outcomes in children, but more research, defined guidelines and targeted funding are needed to drive game design, determine optimal use, and minimize...

Nadda Launched Rotavirus Vaccine Nationwide From Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Health minister JP Nadda today launched the rotavirus antibody nationwide from Odisha today as a feature of the union government's normal vaccination program for shielding youngsters from the Diarrhea. Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak were present during the launch of the vaccine, which will also be rolled out in three other...

Odisha Government appoints 151 dental surgeons

The Odisha government appointed 151 dental surgeons on Monday. Handing over appointment letters to the new appointees during a workshop at Jaydev Bhavan, CM Naveen Patnaik said the appointments would help improve oral healthcare in remote parts of the state. As many as 110 dental surgeons were posted at different health institutions in the KBK and tribal sub plan districts....

India maybe the next destination of Zika virus

The Zika virus is spreading vigorously in the Americas following which the WHO has issued a warning to all countries, including India, who have the vector of Aedes mosquito that causes Dengue and Chikungunya too. The Zika virus is caused by the aggressive Aedes aegypti mosquito that also causes Dengue and Chikungunya, both viral diseases are of great public health...