Number of TB patients on the rise

Number of TB patients on the rise
Nawalparasi, March 26: A total 671 new patients of tuberculosis have been found so far in the current fiscal year. They were detected during the examination carried out at the 97 TB testing centres in the district, according to the District Public Health Office. Many TB patients were found living along the east-west highway area of the district. Da...

Eye treatment centre to go for up-gradation

Eye treatment centre to go for up-gradation
Baglung, March 25: A separate building is to be constructed for the surgical ward in Eye Care Cente Baglung. The Nertra Jyoti Sangh is upgrading the Centre to ensure improved access of the general public to quality eye treatment service. With the construction of well-equipped physical infrastructure the patients would get effective treatment servic...

10 Sexy Things to Do to Your Partner’s Neck in Bed

10 Sexy Things to Do to Your Partner’s Neck in Bed
You know what a big deal neck play can be during the opening act—yet lately, you've been feeling like your moves should be accompanied by a sad trombone. (A kiss here, a random bite there? Big whoop.) It's almost like your partner knows exactly what's coming...which could explain his "little engine that could" determination to skip right to the gra...

Your Contact Lenses Could Be Infested with Skin Bacteria

Your Contact Lenses Could Be Infested with Skin Bacteria
If you wear contact lenses, you probably don’t follow every single rule of lens ownership to the letter. After all, it’s kind of a pain to change your solution every single day, or wash your hands every time you touch your eyes. Plus, does anyone really throw their contacts out after the recommended use? But there’s a chance all those bad habits...

Female childhood cancer survivors have a good chance of conceiving

Female childhood cancer survivors have a good chance of conceiving
A new study examines fertility issues in male and female childhood cancer survivors who had received chemotherapy. The study found that while most female survivors still have a good chance of conceiving, male survivors are significantly less likely to father children. Senior/corresponding author: Dr. Eric Chow, assistant member of the Clinical Res...

Celebrate Holi in an Ecofriendly Way

Celebrate Holi in an Ecofriendly Way
Synthetic and artificial colours can harm your health and especially your skin in disastrous ways. Here are a few reasons why you should stay away from them and opt for a safe and eco-friendly Holi: The artificial colours available at your local grocery store are made from non-food grade dyes, such as metal, leather, plastic and paper. Just ima...

Nepal launches pathology test for Zika virus

Nepal launches pathology test for Zika virus
Kathmandu, March 20: Nepal has started lab test for Zika virus which has taken an epidemic turn in South America. The disease that is caused by the day-time active Aedes mosquitoes has largely affected the South American countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) provided 'polymerase chain reaction kits' to Nepal to undergo lab test of the viru...

Mobile app launched on medical information

Mobile app launched on medical information
Kathmandu, March 19: A new internet site and mobile app were launched today with an aim to facilitate public access to medical service. Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai, launched the online portal, www.hamrodoctor.com and the mobile app created by the Best Media Creation. On the occasion, Minister Rai stressed on economic p...

Bir Hospital starts MRI service

Bir Hospital starts MRI service
Kathmandu, March 18: The oldest running state-owned Bir Hospital has introduced the MRI service to carter to the needs of patients with a promise of affordable service. Minister for Health, Ram Janam Chaudhary, inaugurated the service introduced at an investment of Rs 86.1 million at the hospital. The Minister also pledged to leave no stone unturne...

Date expired medicines in market

Date expired medicines in market
Jajarkot, March 18: The date expired medicines have been sold out in local markets for no effective monitoring. Stakeholders complained that the wrong practice has been in place due to ignorance on part of the monitoring authority concerned. It is reported that the out-of-date daily consumptive goods are being transacted in over a dozen markets in...