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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Health

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...

Doctors Remove 72 Coins From Palghar Man’s Stomach

Nashik(PTI): A 50-year-old tribal from Maharashtra's Palghar district has been successfully operated upon on Thursday by doctors to remove 72 coins that the man had swallowed over a long period due to certain mental ilnesses, doctors said. Dr Amit Kele, who led the team of doctors that operated on Krishna Somalya Sambar, said that Sambar was suffering from a rare...

“We Are The Creator Of Our Own Worries, Pains Are Self-Inflicted”-Ramanjeet Kaur

Theatre is a release: of artistic expression, an outlet of human communication, a pot where human experiences melt and morph to explore the relationships set up in various contexts and their interrelatedness. An art form so otherwise understood as a creative vehicle of message carrier. It ranges from the most elemental to an inwardly metaphysical—and in the interim touches...

Cabinet okays health insurance for state govt employees

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the polls, the BJD government on Monday played a master stroke to woo the state government employees by announcing to provide health insurance cover to more than six lakh state government employees. The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting in the state secretariat on Monday. After the Cabinet meeting, chief secretary JK Mohapatra said it was...

Odisha Government To Ensure Eye Care For All By 2022: Chief Minister Naveen

Bhubaneswar(PTI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today affirmed his government's resolve to ensure eye care for all by 2022. The state government has launched a Rs 600 crore Universal Eye Health Programme recently, the chief minister said Odisha is the first State in the country to launch such an initiative. "My Government has resolved to reduce all the barriers to the existing...

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....

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...

In PM’s Home Turf Gujarat Swine Flu Death Toll Reaches 323

Ahmedabad(PTI): With seven persons dying of swine flu since yesterday, the death toll due to the disease in Gujarat since January has reached 323, an official release said. A bulletin issued by the Health Department said seven patients infected by H1N1 virus died in the last 24 hours, while 197 new cases of swine flu were detected. A total of 1,204...

Apollo Hospitals Launches Regenerative Cell Therapy In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s leading super speciality hospital, the Apollo Hospitals, has introduced a new cell therapy treatment, the first of its kind in the state, for orthopaedic patients suffering from bone and cartilage diseases and injuries. Launching the “Regenerative Cell Treatment” to combat knee and hip problems, Regional CEO of Apollo Hospitals, Odisha and Chhattisgarh Sudhir M. Diggikar  said, “Apollo Hospitals,...

Vitamin B3 Can Prevent Miscarriage And Birth Defects

Melbourne (PTI): Taking vitamin B3 - a common dietary supplement - can prevent miscarriages and multiple types of birth defects, scientists said today, hailing the finding as a major medical breakthrough. Every year 7.9 million babies are born with a birth defect worldwide. In the vast majority of cases the cause of these problems has remained a mystery. Scientists at Victor Chang...

Mysterious Fever Kills Three Children In Rayagada, 60 Others Affected

Rayagada: Residents of Lipi Chekna village, mostly impoverished tribals, under Kashipur block in the district are living in a state of fear with three children dying and several others affected by a mysterious disease in the last 15 days. According to reports, 40 adults and 15 more children have also been affected by the mysterious disease. All the affected persons are...

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)...

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...

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,...