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Ginger
7 side effects of overuse of ginger in regular diet

Ginger is full of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. When overused ginger can cause serious side effects.

  • Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Cancer
Cancer cases on rise: 5 daily choices that are increasing the risk

Cancer cases have been on the rise for the last few decades. By shifting to healthier and better daily choices you can surely reduce your risk of this deadly disease.

  • Tuesday, 20 February 2024
  • Cancer
Odisha’s 108 ambulance crew to get special monthly allowance 
Odisha’s 108 ambulance crew to get special monthly allowance 

The Odisha government on Thursday approved a provision of a special allowance out of the State fund for the 108 ambulance drivers, emergency medical technicians (EMT), and helpers. 

  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
Needle Removed From Patient's Heart
Needle stuck in patient’s heart removed in rare surgery at Cuttack SCB hospital

As per reports, a man named Niwas Sharma from Bhubaneswar had a needle lodged in his heart for some reason. He consulted a lot of hospitals and doctors for treatment, but failed everywhere.

Urine Test to detect Cancer
New method may detect early ovarian cancer from urine test

New research by Joseph Reiner and colleagues at Virginia Commonwealth University in the US shows promise for a urine-based test for ovarian cancer.

  • Sunday, 11 February 2024
ESIC Hospital
ESIC eases norms to extend medical cover to retired workers

The persons who were in insurable employment for at least five years after April 1, 2012, and superannuated or voluntarily retired on or after April 1, 2015 with wages up to Rs 30,000 per month will now be eligible to avail of medical benefits under the new scheme.

  • Sunday, 11 February 2024
AIIMS Bhubaneswar
AIIMS Bhubaneswar doctors remove needle from lungs of 9-yr-old

As per a statement by the AIIMS, the remarkable feat took just over one hour and was performed by the Department of Paediatrics using a less invasive flexible bronchoscopy, sparing the kid from a major surgery (thoracotomy).

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
World Cancer Day
Early screening can detect, cure 80% of cancers in India: Experts

World Cancer Day is observed on February 4 each year. The theme this year is 'Close the Care Gap'.

  • Sunday, 04 February 2024
  • Cancer
AIIMS Bhubaneswar gets infra boost; new facilities unveiled
AIIMS Bhubaneswar gets infra boost; new facilities unveiled

Giving a major infra boost to the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday inaugurated a dharmasala, a new trauma centre, and a High Energy Linear Accelerator (HELA) machine at the facility. 

  • Saturday, 03 February 2024
  • AIIMS
MKCG’s 24X7 diagnostic centre leaves lot to be desired!
MKCG’s 24X7 diagnostic centre leaves lot to be desired!

Despite making the Regional Diagnostic Centre (RDC) at MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur operational round the clock, the patients are still suffering to get their tests done. 

How AI can help detect breast cancer early, boost treatment outcome
How AI can help detect breast cancer early, boost treatment outcome

The traditional approach to diagnosing cancer primarily revolved around biopsy, histological examinations under microscopes, and imaging tests such as MRI, CT, and PET scan.

Zombie viruses
Can ancient zombie viruses cause a deadly pandemic? Here's what study says

Permafrost covers a fifth of the northern hemisphere and is made up of soil that has been kept at temperatures below zero for long periods.

  • Tuesday, 23 January 2024
Junk Food, Modern Lifestyle, Pollution! Know What Is Causing Heart Attack Among Young People?
Junk Food, Modern Lifestyle, Pollution! Know What Is Causing Heart Attack Among Young People?

There are multiple reasons why there has been an increase in case of heart attacks among youth. The modern lifestyle where we have a lot of consumption of food, which is very rich preserved junk food in special, all the beverages have high sodium content and all that, that's also creating problems. The stress of daily existence and the pollution is also taking a toll.

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Smart insulin pill an alternative to syringes & pumps for diabetes patients
Smart insulin pill an alternative to syringes & pumps for diabetes patients

There are approximately 425 million people worldwide with diabetes and approximately 75 million of these inject themselves with insulin daily.

  • Saturday, 20 January 2024
Director General of Health ServicesAtul Goel
Health Ministry asks doctors to mention reason while prescribing antibiotics

Director General of Health Services Dr Atul Goel has also appealed to all pharmacists to strictly implement schedule H and H1 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules and stop over-the-counter sale of antibiotics and sell them only on the prescription of a qualified doctor.

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