Over 33,000 citizens receive government assistance in medical treatment

Over 33,000 citizens receive government assistance in medical treatment
Kathmandu, Nov 28: More than 33, 488 citizen with serious illness have received monetary assistance from the government for medical treatment in a year. The Health Service Department informed that it provided the assistance to 33, 488 citizens with serious illness under the poor citizens' medical treatment programme in the fiscal year 2015/016. The...

District hospital sees waste galore

District hospital sees waste galore
Solukhumbu, Nov 26: The District Hospital Faplu has seen stinking environment of late. The malodorous surrounding of the hospital has become quite offensive to the patients and caregivers. "My father is ill and being treated at the hospital. I have also become prone to sickness due to pungent smells emanating from the pile-up of garbage in the hosp...

Cancer-patient Tulki lacking treatment due to financial constraint

Cancer-patient Tulki lacking treatment due to financial constraint
Jumla, Nov 25: Tulki Nepali, a cancer-patient at Darma-1 in Jumla, has not been able to get proper medical attention due to her deplorable economic condition. Tulki was diagnosed with cervical cancer and referred to Bharatpur Cancer Hospital by Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla on November 14. Although a week and half has passed by sinc...

Girl child dies of dengue virus

Girl child dies of dengue virus
Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Nov 18: A girl child has died from dengue – the first dengue related death recorded this fiscal year in Chitwan district – which is reeling under a spate of the infection. The deceased has been identified as 11 – year – old from Khairehani Municipality – 11 in eastern Chitwan, said Kit Control Inspector, Ram Kumar KC, of Distr...

Exactly How Many Calories You Should Eat at Lunch to Lose Weight

Exactly How Many Calories You Should Eat at Lunch to Lose Weight
If you're trying to lose weight, you've probably packed a Mason jar saladwith a side of celery sticks for your midday meal more than once. But according to new research, your low-cal lunch might actually be working against you. A new study published American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating the bulk of your daily calories at lunch, ...

Dearth of essential medicines sends patients reeling

Dearth of essential medicines sends patients reeling
Phalebash (Parbat), Nov 11: The acute shortage of essential medicines distributed to the public for free in District Hospital Parbat has sent the patients reeling. The hospital is facing a shortage of essential medicines as cetamol and iron tablets used by expectant mothers among 17 different types of medicines. The government has provisioned fo...

Five dengue cases reported in Morang

Five dengue cases reported in Morang
Urlabari (Morang), Nov 10: A total of five people have been found infected with dengue in Urlabari area of Morang district. Bikram Sunar, Ram Kumar Rai, Kamala Shrestha, Sarita Thapa and Laxmi Sah in the district were confirmed as infected. Dengue was confirmed in them after conducting blood check-up, said the district public health office. Dengue...

Dearth of essential medicines hits district hospital

Dearth of essential medicines hits district hospital
Phalebash (Parbat), Oct 30: The Parbat District Hospital is facing an acute shortage of essential medicinal supplies for the past one month forcing the patients towards the receiving end of the outrageous shortfall. The cetamol tablets used in minor fever, metronidazole used to counter diarrhoea, amoxicillin antibiotic used to contain bacterial tra...

Exactly How to Use Cheat Days to Lose More Weight

Exactly How to Use Cheat Days to Lose More Weight
Get a head start on starch. Cooking and then cooling potatoes, pasta, and rice converts some of their carbs into what's known as resistant starch, a fiber-like substance that your body can't digest. As it passes through your system, it occupies space in your stomach, filling you up. Besides helping you feel sated, one study showed that repla...

Scrub Typhus claims two

Scrub Typhus claims two
Dhangadhi, Oct 18: At least two people have lost their lives to scrub typhus in Kailali in the past one and a half months. Among the deceased are Krishna Bogati, 15, of Pahalmanpur VDC and Sagun Ranabhat, 24, of Fulbari VDC. Bogati breathed her last on last August 29 and Ranabhat on September 10 while undergoing treatment, shared Vector Control Su...