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Punjab Health department to launch special campaign to curb oral cancer: Mahindra

CHANDIGARH: “The Punjab Government is all set to launch Special programme to curb oral cancer in the state. If oral cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, treatment is generally very effective.” This was disclosed by Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab, Mr. Brahm Mohindra on the occasion of Annual Reorientation Session- 2018 held for Dental Medical Officers here today.

Dengue larva detected at 48 places in Jalandhar

JALANDHAR: As a part of its ongoing drive against vector borne diseases under ‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’ in the district,  the anti-larva cell of the Health department and the Municipal Corporation Jalandhar today detected cases of 48 dengue larva in various localities.

Most damage in road accidents occurs to urinary and sex organs: Dr. Rajesh Gulia

CHANDIGARH: To discuss the problems of urological disorders and latest surgical advancements, a medical conference - Mayocon 2018 is being organized in the tricity, which has attracted participation of several renowned doctors and surgeons of the country. In this connection, a medical conference was held at Hotel Shivalik View in Sector 17, Chandigarh, where modern approach to the surgery of damaged urinary tracts of the injured persons and reconstruction techniques of the genitals were discussed.

Oxytocin sale to be regulated in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Aiming to put a check on misuse of Oxytocin, the State government has devised stringent measures to regulate Oxytocin sale in Punjab, informed KS Pannu Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab.

Dengue spreads wings in Phagwara area

PHAGWARA: With 28 fresh cases having been reported this season,  dengue has spread its tentacles in the Corporation town Phagwara. When contacted Senior Medical Officer Phagwara Davinder Singh has confirmed that  In fact, total 12 dengue cases have been detected positive. He said though it,s total failure of the working of Municipal Corporation Phagwara, but health department was actively adopting all possible preventive measures.

Health team takes 13 samples of milk products under 'Tandarust Punjab Mission'

JALANDHAR: In its firm commitment of the Punjab government to check the adulteration of various food items, a team of Health department conducted sampling of milk and milk products in various areas of the district.

Kidney stones partially dissolve naturally: Study

NEW YORK: Scientists have found that kidney stones partially dissolve and regrow again as they form, challenging previously held theories as well as raising hopes for new treatment.

Lower food prices ease India's WPI to 4.53% in August

NEW DELHI:A massive fall in food prices and cost of primary articles eased India's annual inflation rate based on wholesale prices to 4.53 per cent in August from a 5.09 per cent rise in July.

Conventional Egg Boiling vs. Using an Egg Boiler: Which Is Better?

Boiling eggs may seem like an easy job. But, boiling them to get perfectly soft-boiled or hard-boiled eggs is not everyone’s cup of tea. Though you know the exact time and water level needed to make a perfectly boiled egg, you may get easily distracted for a minute, which can completely change the texture of the egg. Conventional egg boiling procedures need continuous attention and skilful scaling of water and egg proportion. On the other hand, in an egg boiler, everything is automated. To know more about which method is better, let’s have a look at the different aspects of boiling eggs:

Despite court orders, Kamboj addresses Gian Sagar protest

PATIALA: Congress legislator from Rajpura Hardial Singh Kamboj today addressed a protest rally of former employees of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital who held a demonstration despite a Rajpura court order restraining them from holding any protest within a radius of 500 meters from the gates of the Gian Sagar Hospital.

Consumption of dairy products may prevent cerebrovascular diseases

 Consuming dairy products like milk, cheese and yoghurt may be beneficial as they protect against mortality from cerebrovascular causes, suggests a study, emphasising the need to reconsider previous guidelines that advise a limit on dairy products' intake.

Medical expenditure major concern among Indians: Study

NEW DELHI: Cost of medical treatment in India has emerged as a major concern for the citizens as 44 per cent of them think that getting treated is expensive, according to a new study.

Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

NEW YORk:  Oral intake of vitamin B3 could potentially help prevent acute kidney injury that affects 30-40 per cent of all hospitalised adults in the low-income countries, suggests a study, led by a researcher of Indian-origin.

Punjab Health Minister Warns Adulterators of Food Items

CHANDIGARH: the Health and Family Minister Punjab Mr. Brahm Mohindra today warned those indulging in making spurious and adulterated milk and milk products in the State. He ordered the District Health Officers and Assistant Food Commissioners to take stern action against the culprits under the provisions of ‘Food safety and standards Act 2006’ to curb the sale and production of adulterated food.

Modi's major healthcare scheme from Sep 25

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a major healthcare initiative to give medical insurance cover to 50 crore Indians will roll out from September 25 -- the 102nd birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Deendayal Upadhyay.

Village elders meet Gian Sagar management

PATIALA: A deputation of over a dozen sarpanches, panches besides some prominent people of villages in the vicinity of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital today met the new management team of the Gian Sagar Educational and Charitable Trust and demanded that the work of re-opening of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital be speeded up keeping in view the medical and healthcare needs of the people of the area.

Despite court orders, Kamboj addresses Gian Sagar protest

PATIALA: Congress legislator from Rajpura Hardial Singh Kamboj today addressed a protest rally of former employees of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital who held a protest demonstration despite a Rajpura court order restraining them from holding any protest within a radius of 500 meters from the gates of the Gian Sagar Hospital.

Low-calorie diet may be more beneficial for men

Men who have a low-calorie diet are likely to lose significantly more body weight than women, a new study has found.

Tofu, soy milk can boost bone strength in women

Women who consume soy protein found in foods such as tofu and soy milk might be able to counter the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health, a study suggests.

Fertility treatments may up autism risk in children

Be cautious while planning fertility treatment as it may increase the risk of autism in your child, a new study has found.

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