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Health

Dengue Toll Reaches 4 As One More Dies In Cuttack

Cuttack: With one more dengue patient succumbing to death while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical here, the total toll has mounted up to four in Odisha. The deceased has been identified as Sanatan Nayak of Tangarapada village of Keonjhar district. Sanatan was shifted from the dengue ward in the hospital to the ICU on August 12 as his...

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...

Jaga-Balia Kept On Ventilator, First Phase Of Separation Surgery Successful

New Delhi & Bhubaneswar: After a gruelling 20-hour initial separation surgery conducted on the Kandhamal Siamese Twins, Jaga and Balia have been put on ventilator at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today. After applying injectable paediatrics anaesthesia to the conjoined twins on August 28 at around 5AM, the highly critical operation started...

Professor Digambar Behera Bags Biju Pattanaik Award For Scientific Excellence

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today gave away the Biju Patnaik Award For Scientific Excellence for the year 2016 to world renown lung cancer chemotherapist Dr. Digambar Behera at a function in Jayadev Bhawan here. Professor Digambar Behera at present is serving as the Head of the Department(HOD) of Medicine in the prestigious Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research(PGIMER)...

‘Spermbot’ can make sperm a better swimmer

A team of German researchers has invented a “spermbot” that can help sperm swim better to improve couples’ fertility by attaching tiny metal helices to sperm cells. In the artificially motorised sperm cells, customised microhelices serve as motors for transporting sperm cells with motion deficiencies to help them carry out their natural function. Scientists said, "Our results indicate that metal-coated polymer...

Purchasing Cancer: Paradip Police Seizes Dry Fish Containing Toxic Preservatives

Paradip: The Paradip police today seized nearly one quintal of ‘toxic’ dry fish during raids conducted on a dry fish manufacturing unit located on the outskirts of the Port township. The seizure indicated that dangerous chemicals with high toxic contents are still in use by dry fish making units in Paradip, The police seized dry fish stashed inside 12 plastic containers...

Two In One: Jaga-Balia Stable And Off Ventilator In AIIMS-New Delhi ICU

New Delhi: Craniopagus is a very rare condition wherein twins are joined at the head and have a very high risk of survival and even the separation surgical operation is very risky. Twentyseven-months-old Jaga and Balia, original name Honey and Singh, born to Bhuan Kanhar and Puspanjali Kanhar of Milipada village under Phiringia block in Kandhamal district, are one...

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...

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....

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...

Genetic disorder evolves skin and nervous system problems

According to a new research, one of the most common genetic disorders is known as neurofibromatosis that causes brown spots on the skin and kind of tumours on the brain, spinal cord and other parts of the nervous system. "Neurofibromatosis is one of at least 60 genetic diseases called neurocutaneous disorders that involve the skin, central nervous system, and/or peripheral...

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...

Are black raspberries the new superberries?

Black raspberries grown in Central Europe show greater health benefits than their better known cousins raspberries or blackberries, reveals a new study. As far as healthy foods go, berries make the top of the list as they contain potent antioxidants, which decrease or reverse the effects of free radicals natural byproducts of energy production that can play havoc on the...

It Is Literally Dog’s Death In Malkangiri Village

Malkangiri: As many as one hundred pigs and tens of  dogs have died at Badigata village in Kalimela block of the district since three days due to some mysterious disease. Reports said that the pigs and dogs suddenly fall ill while roaming outside and die within a few hours under mysterious circumstances. . A team of veterinarians from Bhubaneswar has reached...