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Regular Exercise May Cut Anxiety Risk By Almost 60%: Study
Regular Exercise May Cut Anxiety Risk By Almost 60%: Study

Anxiety disorders -- which typically develop early in a person's life -- are estimated to affect approximately 10 per cent of the world's population and has been found to be twice as common in women compared to men.

Viral Video: Security Guard Administers Injection To Patient In Odisha's Angul Govt Hospital
Viral Video: Odisha Govt Guidelines Go For A Toss, Security Guard Administers Injection To Patient At Hospital

A security guard posted at a government hospital in Odisha has invited serious trouble by administering an injection to a patient. The incident which has happened at Angul District Headquarters hospital has now stoked serious questions on the ground level implementation of Odisha government's strict guidelines.

Govt Revises NLEM: Slashes Prices Of 39 Common Drugs
Govt Revises NLEM: Slashes Prices Of 39 Common Drugs

Revising the 'National List of Essential Medicines' (NLEM), the central govenrment has slashed the prices of 39 commonly used drugs

Insensitivity Of People Towards Ambulance Raises Serious Questions
Insensitivity Of People Towards Ambulance Raises Serious Questions

Instances of insensitivity towards patients while being ferried to hospitals in ambulances continue to emerge from different places in the State.

Children Gained Excess Weight During COVID Pandemic: Study
Children Gained Excess Weight During COVID Pandemic: Study

To determine if children picked up extra weight during the pandemic, researchers analysed the electronic health records of 1,91,509 children, who were age 5 to 17 from March 1, 2019, to January 31, 2021.

health tips: 3 things you can do daily to lose body fat
Health Tips: Lose Body Fat Daily By Doing These 3 Things

A good fitness level is more important than just fat loss. However, you can lose fat by practicing these things:

AIIMS Bhubaneswar Researchers Discover Rare Species Of White Fungus
AIIMS Bhubaneswar Researchers Discover Rare Species Of White Fungus

The AIIMS Bhubaneswar researchers found the rare species of fungus in a 26-year-old youth from Odisha in March, 2018.

World Mosquito Day 2021: Facts About This Vector, Diseases & Impacts
World Mosquito Day 2021: Facts You Must Know About Mosquito-Borne Diseases, Impacts And Prevention

Although very small in size, mosquitoes are perhaps the only predator that has thrived through the millennia, causing death through vector-borne diseases. In fact, it is counted among the world's deadliest, killing more than seven lakh people each year.

CM Naveen gives Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana Card to a Tribal Woman
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Rolls Out BSKY Smart Card In Malkangiri

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Card scheme at a special programme at the Sanskruti Bhawan in Malkangiri

Odisha Govt Creates Over 11,000 New Nursing Posts In Health Dept
Odisha Govt Creates Over 11,000 New Nursing Posts In Health Dept 

As many as 11,006 new posts of nursing officers have been created in the Odisha Health department, an official statement said on Thursday. 

Odisha Cautions Against Patient Handling By Non-Health Personnel
Odisha Cautions Against Patient Handling By Non-Health Personnel In Govt Facilities

The Odisha government on Thursday asked the authorities at all major State-run healthcare facilities to ensure that non-health personnel are not allowed to attend patients admitted to hospitals at any cost.

Dengue Outbreak In Odisha
Dengue Scare Reaches Far And Wide In Odisha

The Dengue is back in headlines once again after few days of lull. But this time, the fear of the mosquito-borne viral disease has become a cause of concern for residents in far-off places and rural pockets like Malkangiri where the public still struggles to access proper healthcare.

Bargarh Cancer Hospital To Come Up With Estimated Cost Of Rs 90 Crore
Odisha Govt Revises Estimate For Bargarh Cancer Hospital To Over 90 Crore

The Odisha government has revised the administrative approval for the construction of much-awaited cancer hospital in Bargarh district.

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Covid Doubled Depression, Anxiety Symptoms In Children, Youth: Study

Older teens in particular have missed out on significant life events such as graduations, sporting events, and various coming of age activities.

post covid care
Post-Covid Concern: Cases Of Hormonal Imbalance On Rise, Say Doctors

It has widespread effects throughout the body with myriad clinical manifestations, including the endocrine system.

Dearth Of Doctors, Defunct Lab Hit Healthcare In South Odisha
Dearth Of Doctors, Defunct Lab Hit Healthcare In South Odisha 

Vacant posts of doctors at MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur and closed lab at Rayagada district headquarters hospital have hit the healthcare in the south Odisha. 

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'India Well On The Path To Have 1 Doctor Per 1000 Population By 2024'

India has taken a number of steps to address these problems in the last six-seven years, and the results are encouraging, Paul pointed out at the online Department of Science & Technology (DST) Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Discourse Series New India @ 75.

Huge Cache Of Medicines Set On Fire At Health Centre In Odisha
Huge Cache Of Medicines Set On Fire At Health Centre In Odisha

Medicines meant to be given to patients free of cost were reportedly set on fire and buried before their expiry date at a health centre in Cuttack district.

People In Odisha’s Khordha Faced Major Healthcare Challenges During Covid Pandemic: Study
People In Odisha’s Khordha Faced Major Healthcare Challenges During Covid Pandemic: Study

Study titled ‘Non-communicable diseases care during COVID-19 pandemic: A mixed-method study in Khordha district of Odisha, India showed that almost half of the participants had difficulties in managing their NCD-related care during the Covid pandemic.

Free vaccination of Cattle In Koraput
Anthrax Elimination By 2024: Koraput Launches Mass vaccination Of Cattle

ICMR's Bhubaneswar Unit is undertaking the Anthrax elimination project in Koraput in association with Odisha Health and Veterinary departments

Dengue
Dengue Situation In Odisha Well Under Control, Says Top Health Official

Dengue situation in Odisha is under control, said the Director of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar on Thursday

Dengue
50 More Dengue Cases Detected In Bhubaneswar  

The number of dengue cases continues to rise in Bhubaneswar with 50 new patients being detected in the last 24 hours.

India, UK To Conduct Clinical Trials On 'Ashwagandha' For COVID Recovery
India, UK To Conduct Clinical Trials On 'Ashwagandha' For COVID Recovery

Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera), commonly known as 'Indian winter cherry', is a traditional Indian herb that boosts energy, reduces stress, and makes the immune system stronger.

COVID19-Symptoms
Early Covid Symptoms Differ Among Age Groups: Study

In the study, 18 symptoms were examined, which had different relevance for early detection in different groups.

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COVID19 May Bring A New Wave Of Diabetes: Study

While glucometabolic abnormalities declined over time in some patients -- particularly after Covid-19 infection -- other issues like higher post-prandial (after eating) glucose levels and abnormal pancreatic hormones remained in the post-Covid period.