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Swine Flu: 34 Tested Positive, Hospitals Asked To Set Up Special Wards

Bhubaneswar: With two more persons testing positive for HINI virus, the total number of swine flu cases detected in the state has gone up to 34 today while the Health Department has directed both government and privately-run hospitals to set up special wards  to treat influenza affected persons. The Health Department has issued special advisory to 15 privately-run hospitals and...

Family Fined Rs 75,000 For Defecating In The Open In MP

Betul in Madhya Pradesh (PTI): A panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district has imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family for open defecation. The panchayat of Rambhakhedi village also served notices to 43 other families there to stop defecating in the open. "About a month back, the family was advised to stop defecating in the...

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...

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...

Odisha’s Salman Who Fights Mosquitoes

Phulbani (PTI):  Salman Mallick has not heard of his more famous namesake. But when he talks about fighting malaria in his Odisha village, the 25-year-old - unknowingly - echoes the reel life s Salman much quoted words from a much watched film. Odisha's Salman is one of the many foot soldiers read Volunteer Health Practitioners (VHP) -- placed by Tata...

Suchitra Sen’s health improves, responding partially

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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....

Indian-Origin Doc Finds 27 Contact Lenses In Woman’s Eye In UK

London (PTI): An Indian-origin eye specialist in the UK has found 27 contact lenses stuck in the eye of a 67- year-old woman who was due to have a cataract surgery. Rupal Morjaria, a trainee ophthalmologist at Solihull Hospital near Birmingham, found 17 lenses first and then noticed 10 others in the woman's eye. "None of us have ever seen this before....

‘64% Cardiologists Feel Stress Is Main Cause For Heart Ailments’

Mumbai(PTI): Sixty four per cent of cardiologists feel that stress is the main cause of cardiovascular ailments, says a report. Moreover, 68 per cent of doctors contend that any age group could be vulnerable to heart disease, it said. Sixty four per cent of cardiologists feel that stress was the main cause of cardiovascular ailments, contrary to popular belief that improper...

4 Infants Killed Due To Mysterious Disease In Malkangiri

Malkangiri(PTI): At least four infants have died and as many were affected by an unknown disease at a village in Odisha's tribal-dominated Malkangiri district in the last five days, officials said today. A medical team rushed to Siadimala village, around 10 km from here, after the death of infants aged between 3 and 6 months occurred since September 29,...

Lisa Hyadon Shares Breastfeeding Photo

Mumbai (PTI): Actor Lisa Hyadon Shares Breastfeeding Photo has shared a picture of herself feeding her son, Zack, saying it has helped her shed the pregnancy weight. Lisa's son, Zack Lalvani, who she shares with husband Dino Lalvani, was born on May 17, 2017. "I've gotten loads of posts asking about life after having my son... esp to do with weight and fitness....

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...

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...

Picture Perfect: EUS Gives Clear Images Of Internal Organs, Says Dr. S Varadarajulu

Bhubaneswar(PTI): The Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) or Endo-ultrasonography is a medical procedure in which endoscopy is combined with high resolution ultrasound to obtain images of the internal organs better than CT and MRI, claimed Dr Shyam Varadarajulu, a top EUS expert and researcher. "Diseases deep inside the chest and abdomen are diagnosed very accurately by this EUS technology. Tissue sample or...